China's COVID-19 vaccine may be ready for use in November: official

China's COVID-19 vaccine may be ready for use in November: official

China's COVID-19 vaccine may be ready for use in November: official

BEIJING (Reuters) – The COVID-19 vaccines being developed in China may be ready for use as early as November, a spokesman for the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Four Chinese COVID-19 vaccines are already in the final stages of clinical trials.

Phase 3 clinical trials are progressing well and the vaccines could be ready for mass use in November or December, Guizhen Wu, chief biosafety expert at the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said Monday in an interview on state television.

(Roxanne Liu and Tony Munroe in Beijing; Translated by Olga Beskrovnova; Editor Marina Bobrova)

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