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China says coronavirus vaccine could be ready for public by November

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 16, 2020
A China coronavirus vaccine could be ready for the public as early as November, a Chinese official has told state television.
Biotech   Sinovac
Chinese manufacturers have been bullish about development, with companies Sinovac Biotech and Sinopharm even putting their vaccine candidates on display at a trade fair in Beijing this month.

Topics: China

Representatives of the firms told AFP that they hope their vaccines will be approved after phase 3 trials as early as year-end.

And on late Monday, the chief biosafety expert at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control told state broadcaster CCTV that a vaccine would be available to the general public "around November or December."