One CNBG executive said taking his company’s vaccines produced antibody levels higher than those of recovered Covid-19 patients. Photo: EPA-EFE One CNBG executive said taking his company’s vaccines produced antibody levels higher than those of recovered Covid-19 patients. Photo: EPA-EFE
One CNBG executive said taking his company’s vaccines produced antibody levels higher than those of recovered Covid-19 patients. Photo: EPA-EFE

Chinese execs took firm’s Covid-19 vaccine pre-trials ‘to lead by example’

  • China National Biotec Group tried its experimental vaccines on 180 executives before human trials were approved
  • ‘My arm went blue from drawing blood dozens of times,’ the company’s vice-president Zhang Yuntao says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
One CNBG executive said taking his company’s vaccines produced antibody levels higher than those of recovered Covid-19 patients. Photo: EPA-EFE One CNBG executive said taking his company’s vaccines produced antibody levels higher than those of recovered Covid-19 patients. Photo: EPA-EFE
One CNBG executive said taking his company’s vaccines produced antibody levels higher than those of recovered Covid-19 patients. Photo: EPA-EFE
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