A health worker applies a dose of CanSino’s vaccine in Mexico, one of the countries that has already started buying Chinese vaccines. Photo: Reuters A health worker applies a dose of CanSino’s vaccine in Mexico, one of the countries that has already started buying Chinese vaccines. Photo: Reuters
A health worker applies a dose of CanSino’s vaccine in Mexico, one of the countries that has already started buying Chinese vaccines. Photo: Reuters

What next for Chinese coronavirus vaccines after WHO approves first two products?

  • The global health body has approved the emergency use of products made by Sinovac and Sinopharm, and three more have formally registered their interest
  • Drugs given the green light can also be used by the Covax Facility, which is designed to ensure equal access to vaccines

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A health worker applies a dose of CanSino’s vaccine in Mexico, one of the countries that has already started buying Chinese vaccines. Photo: Reuters A health worker applies a dose of CanSino’s vaccine in Mexico, one of the countries that has already started buying Chinese vaccines. Photo: Reuters
A health worker applies a dose of CanSino’s vaccine in Mexico, one of the countries that has already started buying Chinese vaccines. Photo: Reuters

Corrected [6:20pm, 3 Jun, 2021]

  • [6:20pm, 3 Jun, 2021]

    This article originally stated that two vaccines had been approved for emergency use in mainland China. It has since been ammended to clarify that the number was three

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