Brazil has halted trials of a Chinese-developed vaccine after the unrelated death of a participant. Photo: AFP Brazil has halted trials of a Chinese-developed vaccine after the unrelated death of a participant. Photo: AFP
Brazil has halted trials of a Chinese-developed vaccine after the unrelated death of a participant. Photo: AFP

Brazil suspends China coronavirus vaccine trial after ‘unrelated death’

  • Research centre head questions decision to halt trials, says ‘severe adverse event’ had nothing to do with vaccine
  • Announcement clashes with start of building work on factory in Sao Paulo earmarked for CoronaVac production

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
Brazil has halted trials of a Chinese-developed vaccine after the unrelated death of a participant. Photo: AFP Brazil has halted trials of a Chinese-developed vaccine after the unrelated death of a participant. Photo: AFP
Brazil has halted trials of a Chinese-developed vaccine after the unrelated death of a participant. Photo: AFP
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