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China says has seen positive results in China-UAE phase 3 COVID-19 vaccine trials

FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken taken April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United Arab Emirates have seen some positive results in their Phase III COVID-19 vaccine trials, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told a news briefing in Beijing on Wednesday.

The United Arab Emirates on Monday granted emergency approval for use of a coronavirus vaccine, six weeks after human trials in the Gulf Arab state started.

(This story corrects day of week in first paragraph)

Reporting by Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Alex Richardson

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