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According to the China CDC, the country saw no sudden spikes in measles last year, as f
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Gao Fu, head of the China CDC, reaffirmed that vaccines produced in China are among “the best in the world” and urged the public to maintain confidence in domestically produced vaccines.
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“It is imperative for the whole society to restore public confidence in vaccines and the national immunization program,” he said.