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Chinese vaccine

Ukraine approves Chinese vaccine as COVID-19 cases hit new record high
World

Ukraine approves Chinese vaccine as COVID-19 cases hit new record high

  • Ukraine received its first batch of 215,000 Sinovac doses in March to boost its vaccination programme, which has lagged behind many other European countries and it has so far relied on a single batch of AstraZeneca vaccines from India.
  • "The vaccines of the Chinese company Sinovac Biotech can be trusted," it said.
Published 03 Apr, 2021 06:41pm
Pakistan to receive first batch of China's CanSino vaccine today
Pakistan

Pakistan to receive first batch of China's CanSino vaccine today

  • "We will be getting bulk vaccine by mid-April from CanSino from which three million vaccine doses can be made," Asad Umar announced.
  • This is the vaccine in which Pakistan participated in phase 3 trials, which was the first time ever that Pakistan had done so for any vaccine, he added.
Published 30 Mar, 2021 03:02pm
COVID-19 vaccination drive begins across Pakistan
Pakistan

COVID-19 vaccination drive begins across Pakistan

  • Dr Rana Imran Sikander head of the coronavirus ward at PIMS became the first person to receive coronavirus vaccination in the presence of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
  • China has provided 500,000 doses of the Sinopharm to Pakistan.
Published 03 Feb, 2021 12:25pm
China steps up COVID-19 vaccine drive ahead of Lunar New Year
World

China steps up COVID-19 vaccine drive ahead of Lunar New Year

  • "They wouldn't roll out something that could backfire on them," he said. "I feel like there's too many eyeballs on this for the Chinese to not be relatively sure."
  • China is stepping up its vaccinations as several countries including Brazil, Indonesia and Turkey begin mass vaccination programmes using its vaccines.
Published 20 Jan, 2021 06:44pm
Pakistan approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
Pakistan

Pakistan approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

  • The Chinese vaccine has not yet been approved by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP).
  • DRAP granted emergency use authorisation to AstraZeneca's COVID vaccine.
  • The vaccine company's Ad5-nCoV COVID-19 candidate is currently nearing completion of phase III clinical trials in Pakistan.
Published 16 Jan, 2021 06:15pm