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Chinese cities find coronavirus in frozen food imports, WHO downplays infection risk

14 Aug 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI/BRASILIA Two cities in China have found traces of the new coronavirus in cargoes of imported frozen food, local authorities said on Thursday, although the World Health Organization downplayed the risk of the virus entering the food chain.

Sinovac launches Phase 3 trial for COVID-19 vaccine in Indonesia, reports Phase 2 details

11 Aug 2020

JAKARTA/BEIJING China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd launched a late-stage human trial on Tuesday that will involve as many as 1,620 patients in Indonesia for a COVID-19 vaccine candidate that it is developing with Indonesian state-owned peer Bio Farma.

AstraZeneca in first COVID-19 vaccine deal with Chinese company

06 Aug 2020

BEIJING/FRANKFURT Shenzhen Kangtai Biological Products will produce AstraZeneca Plc's potential COVID-19 vaccine in mainland China, the British drugmaker said on Thursday, its first deal to supply one of the world's most populous countries.

A big obstacle: Where can CanSino test its vaccine abroad?

31 Jul 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE CanSino Biologics Inc , one of many companies worldwide trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine, needs to conduct late-stage trials overseas if it is to stay in the race, experts say, but it has yet to announce another country willing to help.

ANALYSIS-A big obstacle: Where can CanSino test its vaccine abroad?

31 Jul 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, July 30 CanSino Biologics Inc , one of many companies worldwide trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine, needs to conduct late-stage trials overseas if it is to stay in the race, experts say, but it has yet to announce another country willing to help.

ANALYSIS-'Biggest obstacle': Where can CanSino test its vaccine abroad?

30 Jul 2020

BEIJING/SINGAPORE, July 30 CanSino Biologics Inc , one of many companies worldwide trying to develop a coronavirus vaccine, needs to conduct late-stage trials overseas if it is to stay in the race, experts say, but it has yet to announce another country willing to help.

Chinese military researchers move a new COVID vaccine candidate into human trial

24 Jun 2020

BEIJING A Chinese military research institute has been approved to test its second experimental coronavirus vaccine in humans, the eighth candidate in clinical trials for China as it emerges as a front-runner in the global fight against COVID-19.

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