Boost vaccination rates to get China borders opened: Zhang Wenhong

China could achieve limited reopening of its borders in the first half of next year if it can speed up its vaccination rate against Covid-19, a renowned Chinese infectious disease expert said.Zhang Wenhong, director of Huashan Hospital’s department of infectious disease and of the Shanghai panel overseeing the treatment of Covid-19, said other countries which had achieved high vaccination rates were looking to reopen their borders in the second half of this year. China would need to boost its…