Articles about Sinovac Biotech

Kim orders tougher virus steps after North Korea shuns vaccines

03 Sep 2021

World
Kim orders tougher virus steps after North Korea shuns vaccines

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered officials to wage a tougher epidemic prevention campaign after he turned down some foreign COVID-19 vaccines offered via the UN-backed immunization program.

EU regulators start the review of China's Sinovac vaccine: Details

04 May 2021

World
EU regulators start the review of China's Sinovac vaccine: Details

European Union drug regulator announced on Tuesday that it has started a rolling review of China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to assess its effectiveness and safety, the first step toward possible approval for use in the 27-nation bloc.

At 106, woman among earliest vaccine recipients in Brazil

21 Jan 2021

World
At 106, woman among earliest vaccine recipients in Brazil

On Wednesday, ZĂ©lia de Carvalho Morley, a 106-year old woman, took a COVID-19 shot in Brazil. She is one of the few, old enough to recall an earlier viral pandemic that swept the world a century ago.

Indonesia starts COVID-19 vaccination drive with President Widodo

13 Jan 2021

World
Indonesia starts COVID-19 vaccination drive with President Widodo

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a China-made COVID-19 vaccine after Indonesia approved it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccinate millions of citizens.

Indonesia green-lights emergency use of Chinese vaccine

11 Jan 2021

World
Indonesia green-lights emergency use of Chinese vaccine

Indonesia's Food and Drug Authority on Monday green-lighted emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine, called CoronaVac, produced by China-based Sinovac Biotech Ltd. Vaccination of high-risk groups is expected to start later this week.

China to expand COVID-19 inoculations; meat sellers also high priority

19 Dec 2020

World
China to expand COVID-19 inoculations; meat sellers also high priority

China will soon expand coronavirus inoculations for workers in health care, transport, and border control, a senior official said on Saturday.

NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok tries to dodge sale, and more

10 Sep 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: TikTok tries to dodge sale, and more

Last night, TikTok was reported to be considering a way out of selling its US business to an American company.

#VaccineTracker: Early COVID-19 vaccine results expected by September 15

04 Sep 2020

Technology
#VaccineTracker: Early COVID-19 vaccine results expected by September 15

As the COVID-19 crisis is deteriorating with every passing day, all the hopes are pinned on the development of a safe and effective vaccine.

Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

30 Aug 2020

India
Bangladesh's Beximco enters COVID-19 vaccine deal with India's Serum Institute

One of Bangladesh's largest drugmakers, Beximco Pharmaceuticals, has announced that it will invest in the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the development of a coronavirus vaccine.

NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'

11 Aug 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Russia orders Apple to stop its 'power abuse'

In the updates since last night, Russia's competition watchdog slammed Apple for abusing its App Store dominance by requiring third-party developers to distribute apps through the marketplace and then blocking them unlawfully.

Coronavirus: How much would the vaccines cost?

30 Jul 2020

World
Coronavirus: How much would the vaccines cost?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge, all hopes rest on the development of a vaccine to beat the virus.

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

21 Jun 2020

Technology
COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, the entire scientific community is progressing forward with the efforts to develop a vaccine that could finally end the pandemic.

China's Sinovac gets positive results in COVID-19 vaccine trials

15 Jun 2020

Technology
China's Sinovac gets positive results in COVID-19 vaccine trials

China's Sinovac Biotech has announced "positive" results from the clinical trials of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

07 Jun 2020

Technology
COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?

With a sporadic increase in the number of cases and deaths, COVID-19 is growing beyond control in India.

China successfully conducts first COVID-19 vaccine trial (on monkeys)

08 May 2020

Technology
China successfully conducts first COVID-19 vaccine trial (on monkeys)

China has made a significant breakthrough in the race to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) disease.