05 February 2021 | News
The vaccine candidate was tested in phase III clinical studies outside of China.
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Sinovac Biotech Ltd, a leading provider of biopharmaceutical products in China, announced that it has officially filed for conditional market authorisation for CoronaVac, the COVID-19 vaccine, with China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA).
The vaccine candidate was tested in phase III clinical studies outside of China. The preliminary results of the trials demonstrated a good safety profile for the vaccine. Fourteen days after a two-dose vaccination, the efficacy rate meets the standards of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the guiding principles for Clinical Evaluation on Preventive COVID-19 Vaccine (tentative) issued by the NMPA.
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