A worker performs a quality check at a Sinovac packaging facility in Beijing in September. Photo: Reuters A worker performs a quality check at a Sinovac packaging facility in Beijing in September. Photo: Reuters
A worker performs a quality check at a Sinovac packaging facility in Beijing in September. Photo: Reuters

Tests show coronavirus vaccine by China’s Sinovac is safe, says Brazil’s Butantan Institute

  • Company is first drug maker to disclose late stage trial results, putting China ahead in race to develop Covid-19 shot
  • Preliminary results showed Coronavac was safe after two doses were applied to 9,000 volunteers in tests by top Brazilian biomedical research centre

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A worker performs a quality check at a Sinovac packaging facility in Beijing in September. Photo: Reuters A worker performs a quality check at a Sinovac packaging facility in Beijing in September. Photo: Reuters
A worker performs a quality check at a Sinovac packaging facility in Beijing in September. Photo: Reuters
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