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China approves Sinovac Biotech COVID-19 vaccine for general public use

· 02/06/2021 03:37
China approves Sinovac Biotech COVID-19 vaccine for general public use

- Sinovac Biotech SVA.O said on Saturday that its unit's COVID-19 vaccine has been formally approved for use by the general public by China's medical products regulator.

Prior to the approval, the CoronaVac vaccine had already been administered in China's vaccination programme mainly targeting key groups deemed to be at higher risk of exposure to the virus.


(Reporting by Roxanne Liu and David Stanway; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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