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WHO gives emergency approval to China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, sixth jab to be backed by UN agency

1 month ago   |   By RT

The World Health Organization has given emergency use authorization to a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by China's Sinopharm, making it the sixth such inoculation to receive the agency's green light.
The approval of the jab, which was developed with the Beijing Institute of Biological Products, is for all adults aged 18 and over with a two-dose regimen.
The vaccine demonstrated an overall efficacy against Covid-19 of 78.1% in international phase 3 clinical trials and 78.7% efficacy in preventing hospitalization, according to WHO data.
“This afternoon, WHO gave emergency use listing to...
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WHO approves emergency use of China's Sinopharm COVID vaccine

WHO approves emergency use of China's Sinopharm COVID vaccine

1 month ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Sinopharm is the first COVID jab developed by a non-Western country to win World Heath Organization backing.
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The WHO is granting emergency use of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

The WHO is granting emergency use of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement A World Health Organization panel has authorized the emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine made by China's Sinopharm.
The vaccine was developed by Sinopharm, a Chinese state-owned drugmaker, alongside the Beijing Institute of Biological Products.
"This expands the list of Covid-19 vaccines that Covax can buy, and gives countries confidence to expedite their own regulatory approval, and to import and administer a vaccine," WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing, according to The Washington Post.
This is the first time that any Chinese-made...
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