Thursday, October 28, 2021


WHO advises additional Covid jab for the immunocompromised

The panel also recommends that people over 60 receive an additional dose of the shots made by Chinese vaccine makers Sinopharm and Sinovac some one to three months after completing their schedule.

Covax to receive 110 million Chinese vaccine doses

Gavi says Covax now expects to be able to distribute two billion doses by early 2022, including 1.8 billion to the 92 poorest countries relying on the facility for their Covid vaccines.

China gifts Vietnam 500,000 Sinopharm Covid-19 jabs

The vaccines will be used for Chinese citizens in Vietnam, Vietnamese who have plan to work or study in China and people who live near the borders with China.

WHO approves China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine

It is the first Chinese jab to receive WHO's green light.

China approves 2 more home-grown Covid-19 vaccines for use

China is exporting vaccines to 27 countries and providing free doses to 53 others, a foreign ministry spokesman says.

Cambodia launches Covid-19 inoculations with shots for PM’s sons

Beijing is sending one million doses of its Sinopharm vaccine to Phnom Penh, one of its closest allies.

China arrests at least 80 in fake Covid-19 vaccine ring

The 'vaccines' were sold in China and to other unidentified countries,

China’s first vaccine hustled to market as race to inoculate 1.3 billion speeds up

A conditional listing helps hustle emergency drugs to market in cases when clinical trials are yet to meet normal standards but indicate they will work.

China’s Sinopharm says vaccine ‘79% effective’

This puts it behind rival jabs developed by Pfizer and Moderna.

China buys millions of German-made BioNTech vaccine doses

China's own Covid-19 vaccines have yet to receive public use approval from drug regulators.

Peru suspends clinical trials of Chinese Covid vaccine

60,000 across the globe have already taken the Sinopharm vaccine, including volunteers in Argentina, Russia and Saudi Arabia.

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