COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China
Monday, 29 June 2020 () China's military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics after clinical trials proved it was safe and showed some efficacy, the company said on Monday. The Ad5-nCoV is one of China's eight vaccine candidates approved for human trials...
The Chinese government has announced the approval of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine. According to CNN, the new vaccine is only approved for use in the country's military personnel. The vaccine, known as Ad5-nCoV was developed by the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology and CanSino Biologics. CanSino...
Chinese officials have announced the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine for immediate use by military personnel. According to UPI. the vaccine, Ad5-nCoV is currently being studied in clinical trials. There is no word yet on how many of the 2.2 million Chinese military members will receive the vaccine. Ad5-nCoV was developed by the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology, and biotechnology firm CanSino Biologics. Globally there have been over 10 million confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.
A coronavirus vaccine developed by CanSino Biologics Inc appears to be safe. It induced a rapid immune response in its first human trial, Reuters reports. This vaccine did not cause any serious adverse effects, though side effects such as fever were noted. Blood samples from the 108 vaccinated adults showed "neutralizing antibodies" and T-cell responses. However, the ability to trigger these immune responses does not necessarily indicate that the vaccine works.
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