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Sinovac CEO says has licensed vaccine in five countries -Bloomberg News

05/12/2021 02:26
Sinovac CEO says has licensed vaccine in five countries -Bloomberg News

- Sinovac Biotech SVA.O has licensed its COVID-19 vaccine for production in five countries - Turkey, Indonesia, Brazil, Malaysia and Egypt, CEO Yin Weidong told Bloomberg News in an interview.

In the interview on Tuesday Weidong said the company supplied 260 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine globally last month, with over 60% of those going to countries outside China. nL1N2MD0JD

In Turkey, the Sinovac vaccine is being used as well as the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine PFE.N, BNTX.O. It has also signed a deal for 50 million doses of Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.


(Reporting by Daren Butler; Editing by Jonathan Spicer)

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