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China Covid-19 vaccines may be ready for use by Nov

By The SATimes News Service

Beijing: China’s coronavirus vaccines that are under developing stage may be ready for civilian use by November this year, informed an official working in the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

China is working on developing 4 coronavirus vaccines that are currently under final stage critical trials.

Speaking on the availability of China-made coronavirus vaccines, CDC chief biosafety expert Guizhen Wu said phase 3 clinical trials that are being conducted went smoothly and the vaccines could be ready for the general public in November or December.

Earlier, a Chinese official had said that the Chinese government had approved emergency authorization of the coronavirus vaccine in July to frontline workers, essential workers who were fighting the virus from the front.

Global vaccine makers are racing to develop an effective vaccine against the virus which has killed more than 925,000 people.

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