Hong Kong approves China’s Sinovac vaccine for emergency use

A worker performs a quality check in the packaging facility of Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac Biotech, developing an experimental coronavirus disease vaccine, during a government-organised media tour in Beijing, China, September 24, 2020. — Reuters pic
A worker performs a quality check in the packaging facility of Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac Biotech, developing an experimental coronavirus disease vaccine, during a government-organised media tour in Beijing, China, September 24, 2020. — Reuters pic

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HONG KONG, Feb 18 — Hong Kong has formally approved China’s Sinovac vaccine for emergency use, the city’s health secretary said today, paving the way for its introduction in the global financial hub.

In a statement, Sophia Chan said the vaccine met the “safety, efficacy and quality requirements specified in Hong Kong emergency situations”. — Reuters  

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