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Chinese army begins Coronavirus vaccines

by Mandla Ndlovu
30 Jun 2020 at 12:03hrs | Views
Chinese media has reported that the country’s military has approved a coronavirus vaccine for use for its soldiers.

The said vaccine was created by the Chinese army research unit and a biotech firm.

The biotech firm CanSino said Monday that China's Central Military Commission approved the use of the vaccine on June 25, for one year.

The vaccine was jointly developed by CanSino and the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology, part of the Academy of Military Medical Sciences.

Its use cannot be expanded without further approvals

Coronaviruses are a big family of different viruses. Some of them cause the common cold in people. Others infect animals, including bats, camels, and cattle.

Source - Byo24News

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