- While it took 20 weeks to give the first billion doses, it took only four weeks to give the last one thousand million
- Four out of 10 jabs were given in China (1.2 billion), followed by India (329 million) and the US (324 million)
- However, the UAE, Bahrain and Israel are leading in terms of coverage
Beijing/Geneva, Jun 1 (PTI) The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday that it has approved China's second COVID-19 vaccine 'Sinovac' for emergency use listing.
- Two vaccines developed by Sinopharm contained COVID-19 outbreak, a study published in a US journal said
- The findings are largely in line with what Sinopharm had announced earlier
- The WHO cleared one of Sinopharm's shots earlier this month
- WHO's China Chief will spur similar global recoginition for the other 15 Chinese vaccines
- He said that the approval will encourage greater Chinese contribution in global supply for vaccine
- WHO granted the conditional approval to Sinopharm vaccine on Friday
Beijing, May 8 (PTI) The WHO's China chief has termed the conditional approval granted by the global health body to China’s first COVID-19 vaccine Sinopharm as a “milestone achievement” which ...
- Aside from Sinophram, WHO has approved five other vaccines
- Emergency use listing by WHO allows countries to quickly import the vaccine
- Sinophram is already in use in 42 countries around the world
Beijing/Geneva, May 7 (PTI) In a big relief for China, the WHO on Friday finally granted the conditional approval to its Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, a move that could help ...
Dhaka, Apr 29 (PTI) Bangladesh on Thursday approved the emergency use of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine, two days after allowing Russia's Sputnik amidst concern over the availability of the ...
Islamabad, Mar 26 (PTI) Pakistan is planning to buy 7 million doses of the coronavirus vaccines from China as the nation is experiencing a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections, a top minister has ...