WHO approves Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, 2nd Chinese-made dose listed

Published on 2 Jun 2021 11:48:46 AM

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has approved a Covid-19 vaccine made by Sinovac Biotech for emergency use listing, the second Chinese-produced shot to get its endorsement, WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a news conference in Geneva on Tuesday (June 1).

He also welcomed the move, calling the vaccine safe and effective and noting its easy storage requirements make it suitable for low-income countries.

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