A medical worker injects a man with a COVID-19 vaccine at a healthcare center in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

BEIJING, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) — Beijing started administering COVID-19 vaccines among specific groups of people with higher infection risks.

Nine groups of people aged 18 to 59 will receive the vaccine before the Spring Festival of 2021, which falls on Feb. 12. These include frontline customs inspectors of imported cold-chain goods and personnel working in the overseas and domestic transportation sector.

Men (1st R and 2nd R) leave the 30 minutes observation area after the COVID-19 vaccination at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

A medical worker injects a COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

People sit for 30 minutes of observation after receiving COVID-19 vaccines at a healthcare center in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

People enter a healthcare center for COVID-19 vaccination in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

People fill the informed consent form out before the COVID-19 vaccination at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

People wait for receiving COVID-19 vaccines at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

People wait for receiving COVID-19 vaccines at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

A medical worker injects a COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

People fill the informed consent form out before the COVID-19 vaccination at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

A medical worker injects a man with a COVID-19 vaccine at a healthcare center in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

A medical worker injects a man with a COVID-19 vaccine at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

People sit for 30 minutes of observation after receiving COVID-19 vaccines at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

A medical worker injects a man with a COVID-19 vaccine at a healthcare center in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

A man fills the informed consent form out before the COVID-19 vaccination at a healthcare center in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

People sit for 30 minutes of observation after receiving COVID-19 vaccines at a temporary vaccination site in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Chen Zhonghao)

A medical worker injects a man with a COVID-19 vaccine at a healthcare center in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 2, 2021. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)■

Source:
https://www.chinanationalnews.com/news/267424168/beijing-began-covid-19-vaccination-among-key-groups

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