A resident gets tested for Covid-19 in Erenhot, in the northern Inner Mongolia region, on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A resident gets tested for Covid-19 in Erenhot, in the northern Inner Mongolia region, on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Omicron: China speeds up research into vaccines and tests amid progress on recombinant spike protein

  • Sino Biological announces it has developed a recombinant key part of the ‘variant of concern’ that could be used to test vaccines and antibodies
  • ‘Our aim is to be prepared, but not necessarily use [new vaccines against variants] unless the existing vaccine is completely ineffective’: NHC official

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A resident gets tested for Covid-19 in Erenhot, in the northern Inner Mongolia region, on Thursday. Photo: AFP
A resident gets tested for Covid-19 in Erenhot, in the northern Inner Mongolia region, on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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