Sinovac CEO says has licensed vaccine in five countries -Bloomberg News
ISTANBUL, May 12 (Reuters) - 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)