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Chinese vaccines not very effective

China admits vaccines have low protection rate. Vaccines from different technical lines considered.

Where: China

The Facts

▪ Gao Fu, Director CDC China said at a conference in Chengdu that Chinese vaccines do not have very high protection rates.

▪ Gao said the option of using vaccines from different technical lines is under consideration.

▪ Chinese vaccines made by Sinovac and Sinopharm have been distributed to several countries.

▪ Researchers in Brazil reported that the Sinovac vaccine was 50.4% effective at preventing severe and mild Covid-19 in late-stage trials.

▪ Brazilian regulators and the WHO require vaccines to be 50% effective to be administered to the public.

▪ The mRNA vaccines developed in China are under consideration for inoculation.

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