A worker inspects syringes of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. Photo: AP A worker inspects syringes of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. Photo: AP
A worker inspects syringes of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. Photo: AP

Chinese vaccine makers to apply for clearance in the Philippines, as Duterte tries to block probe into illegal inoculations

  • Sinopharm and Sinovac have said they will request this week that their vaccines be cleared for emergency use, according to Manila’s ambassador to China
  • Meanwhile, the president has lashed out at a Senate attempt to investigate his security team’s use of Chinese-made vaccines that remain technically illegal

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker inspects syringes of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. Photo: AP A worker inspects syringes of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. Photo: AP
A worker inspects syringes of a Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac at its factory in Beijing. Photo: AP
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