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China totals 13 coronavirus vaccines under clinical trials

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 21, 2020
China reported on Tuesday that a total of 13 coronavirus vaccine candidates are in clinical trials, four of them have entered phase III trials and no one has reported severe adverse reactions.
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Tian Baoguo, an official from the Ministry of Science and Technology, said that about 60,000 people have been injected and all of them are favorably recovering. Fever or discomfort at the injection site are the main side effect.

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These people are included in the vulnerable groups because they have contact with the population and they were vaccinated, as part of an emergency-use program, in force since July, Tian said.

The vaccination is supported by the World Health Organization and complies with Chinese regulations, the official stated.