EU starts rolling review of China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine – National

The European Union’s drug regulator announced Tuesday that it has started a rolling review of China’s Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to assess its effectiveness and safety, a first step toward possible approval for use in the 27-nation bloc. The European Medicines Agency said Tuesday that its decision to start the review is based on preliminary […]

China widens approval for coronavirus Sinovac vaccine use beyond high-risk groups – National

China has given broader approval for the domestic-made Sinovac coronavirus vaccine, expanding those who can receive it beyond the high-risk and priority groups already allowed under an emergency clearance. Regulators gave conditional approval for Sinovac Biotech Ltd’s shot, CoronaVac, on Friday, clearing the way for general use, The National Medical Products Administration announced in […]

Brazil to resume trial of China’s Sinovac coronavirus vaccine – National

Brazil‘s health regulator Anvisa has allowed the resumption of late-stage clinical trials for China’s Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, which had been suspended due to the death of a volunteer that was registered in Sao Paulo as a suicide. Brazilian medical institute Butantan said in a statement it would restart trials later on Wednesday. Brazil’s President […]

Chinese company says coronavirus vaccine should be ready by early 2021 – National

A Chinese pharmaceutical company said Thursday the coronavirus vaccine it is developing should be ready by early 2021 for distribution worldwide, including the United States. Yin Weidong, the CEO of SinoVac, vowed to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to sell CoronaVac in the United States if it passes its third and […]

90pc of China’s Sinovac employees, families took virus vaccine – Newspaper

BEIJING: About 90 percent of Sinovac Biotech Ltd employees and their families have taken an experimental coronavirus vaccine developed by the Chinese firm under the country’s emergency use programme, its chief executive said on Sunday. The extent of inoculations under the emergency programme, which China launched in July but has released few details about, points […]