People wait to receive a dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine in Skopje, North Macedonia. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wait to receive a dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine in Skopje, North Macedonia. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: WHO gives emergency approval to China’s Sinopharm vaccine

  • ‘The addition of this vaccine has the potential to rapidly accelerate Covid-19 vaccine access,’ says WHO official
  • The Sinopharm approval comes more than four months after the WHO handed out its first emergency use listing for a Covid-19 vaccine to Pfizer and BioNTech

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wait to receive a dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine in Skopje, North Macedonia. Photo: EPA-EFE
People wait to receive a dose of the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine in Skopje, North Macedonia. Photo: EPA-EFE
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