CanSino's inhaled Covid-19 vaccine gets emergency use approval in China

4/9/2022 12:25:00 PM

CanSino's inhaled Covid-19 vaccine gets emergency use approval in China

CanSino's inhaled Covid-19 vaccine gets emergency use approval in China

Additional administrative approvals are still needed before the vaccine can go to market. Read more at straitstimes.com.

https://str.sg/wzmPHONG KONG - China's CanSino Biologics Inc said on Sunday that its recently developed Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the country's drug regulator for emergency use as a booster, potentially benefiting its business.The inhaled version of Cansino's adenovirus-vectored Covid-19 vaccine has obtained the green light from the National Medical Products Administration, the company said in a filing on Sunday.

"The approval will have a positive impact on the company's performance if the vaccine is subsequently purchased and used by relevant government agencies," CanSino said.The company cautioned, however, that it will face fierce competition from other vaccines in China that have also obtained government approval or are in clinical trials.

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sg/wzmP HONG KONG - China's CanSino Biologics Inc said on Sunday that its recently developed Covid-19 vaccine has been approved by the country's drug regulator for emergency use as a booster, potentially benefiting its business. The inhaled version of Cansino's adenovirus-vectored Covid-19 vaccine has obtained the green light from the National Medical Products Administration, the company said in a filing on Sunday. Over the years, the MOE has launched a slew of initiatives to better support teachers — most recently via a teacher-focused version of mental health online portal, Mindline. "The approval will have a positive impact on the company's performance if the vaccine is subsequently purchased and used by relevant government agencies," CanSino said. He will attend the four-day forum, set to begin on Monday, during his stay in Russia, it said. The company cautioned, however, that it will face fierce competition from other vaccines in China that have also obtained government approval or are in clinical trials. Raj Nadarajan/TODAY Teachers feeling overworked and facing burn-out is a perennial issue in Singapore, where there are high public expectations of the role that schools and teachers play in a child's life. China granted emergency use authorisation to Livzon Pharmaceutical Group Inc's Covid-19 vaccine as a booster, Livzon said on Friday, one of just two new products against the disease the country had cleared in more than a year. READ MORE HERE Are the recent digital bank offerings in the interest of consumers? The jury is out on who will win, but it is not consumers looking for better interest rates, says Claire Huang.

Cansino also said it was uncertain when its vaccine would be able to go to market, since additional administrative approvals are still needed, while sales would depend on the Covid-19 situation at home and abroad, as well as China's vaccination rate. In response to TODAY’s queries, MOE said that it has taken steps to help lighten teachers' workloads, such as technology to streamline administrative processes and providing additional funding for schools to hire additional staff for administrative duties. China’s President Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin announced a “no limit” strategic partnership in February, weeks before Russia invaded Ukraine in what Putin calls “a special military operation. China has seen a recent flare-up in Covid-19 outbreaks. The southern tech hub of Shenzhen imposed a weekend lockdown in most parts of the city on Saturday, while the south-western metropolis of Chengdu put its 21 million people under lockdown on Thursday. In all, MOE employs slightly over 32,000 teachers. Mainland China reported 1,848 new coronavirus cases for Sept 3, including both symptomatic and asymptomatic infections, compared with 1,988 new cases a day earlier. REUTERS More On This Topic . Apart from the overall workload, other challenges commonly cited by the teachers interviewed included how they are assessed by their superiors.