China COVID-19 vaccine maker Sinovac says it is doubling production capacity
BEIJING: Chinese biopharmaceutical firm Sinovac said on Friday (Apr 2) a third production line for its COVID-19 vaccine has been put into use, ...
AsiaSinovac says more than 200 million doses of its CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine have been delivered to more than 20 countries. (File photo: AFP/Lillian SUWANRUMPHA)02 Apr 2021 12:29PMShare this contentBookmarkBEIJING: Chinese biopharmaceutical firm Sinovac said on Friday (Apr 2) a third production line for its COVID-19 vaccine has been put into use, doubling its annual capacity of the jabs to 2 billion doses.
Its CoronaVac is one of four domestic vaccines given conditional approval by Chinese authorities, which helps rush emergency drugs to market.AdvertisementAdvertisementOn Wednesday, experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) said an interim analysis of clinical trial data from two Chinese vaccines, including Sinovac's product, showed they demonstrated"safety and good efficacy", although more data is still needed.
READ: HSA starts review of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine"Over 200 million doses of CoronaVac have been delivered to over 20 countries, including China," said Sinovac in its latest statement.Although Sinovac's jab has been approved by domestic regulators, it has yet to receive authorisation by what the WHO considers"a stringent regulatory authority", noted the UN health agency's Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization. headtopics.com
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Lotsa of guinea pigs like 1billion plus for them to test on They should triple it ..... Some countries like Philipines really needed it . Safest vaccines Noooooo! Cos they are now forcing their people to get the jab. Disgusting vaccine with dubious paperwork.