A nurse holds a shot of the CoronaVac vaccine, made by China’s Sinovac, currently on phase 3 clinical trials at Acibadem Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AP
A nurse holds a shot of the CoronaVac vaccine, made by China’s Sinovac, currently on phase 3 clinical trials at Acibadem Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Turkey approves China’s Sinovac vaccine for emergency use

  • The country’s health minister and members of the country’s scientific advisory council received the first shots live on television
  • Widely differing efficacy rates have been reported for the CoronaVac shot from clinical trials in Turkey, Brazil and Indonesia

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nurse holds a shot of the CoronaVac vaccine, made by China’s Sinovac, currently on phase 3 clinical trials at Acibadem Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AP
A nurse holds a shot of the CoronaVac vaccine, made by China’s Sinovac, currently on phase 3 clinical trials at Acibadem Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Photo: AP
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