China has administered 2 billion Covid vaccine shots. But coercive measures are sparking anger

Residents get inoculated against Covid-19 at a vaccination site in a stadium in Nanjing, China's Jiangsu Province on August 2.

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Hong Kong (CNN)China's coronavirus vaccination drive has surpassed 2 billion doses, authorities announced Friday, but heavy-handed tactics intended to boost inoculation rates are triggering backlash in some areas.

As of Thursday, more than 889 million people had been fully vaccinated, with more than two billion shots of domestically-produced Covid-19 vaccine administered in total, an official at the National Health Commission said at a press confer