A nurse holds a syringe containing China’s Sinovac vaccine at a hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil in August. Photo: Reuters
A nurse holds a syringe containing China’s Sinovac vaccine at a hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil in August. Photo: Reuters

Brazil could launch Chinese coronavirus vaccine this year, says governor, citing ‘extremely positive’ results

  • Widespread vaccination campaign using Sinovac’s CoronaVac could begin as early as December
  • Vaccine produced immune response in 98 per cent of recipients over 60, with no adverse side-effects reported so far, said Sao Paulo’s governor

A nurse holds a syringe containing China’s Sinovac vaccine at a hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil in August. Photo: Reuters
A nurse holds a syringe containing China’s Sinovac vaccine at a hospital in Porto Alegre, Brazil in August. Photo: Reuters
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