A health worker inoculates a volunteer with Sinopharm’s Covid-19 vaccine during its trial at the Clinical Studies Centre of the Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. Photo: AFP
A health worker inoculates a volunteer with Sinopharm’s Covid-19 vaccine during its trial at the Clinical Studies Centre of the Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. Photo: AFP

Peru halts Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine trials after volunteer develops neurological problems

  • The National Institute of Health suspended the trial of a shot made by the Chinese firm after a volunteer had difficulty moving their arms
  • Peru’s trials for the vaccine were due to conclude this week, after testing around 12,000 people

A health worker inoculates a volunteer with Sinopharm’s Covid-19 vaccine during its trial at the Clinical Studies Centre of the Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. Photo: AFP
A health worker inoculates a volunteer with Sinopharm’s Covid-19 vaccine during its trial at the Clinical Studies Centre of the Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. Photo: AFP
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