ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
COVID vaccines

Doubts over China vaccines' effectiveness mar production push

Focus on speedy development comes back to haunt Sinovac and Sinopharm

Doses of the Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine in Serbia: China is sending shots to countries around the world, especially those part of its Belt and Road initiative.   © Reuters

DALIAN, China -- Major Chinese drugmakers are rushing to expand production capacity for COVID-19 vaccines to aid inoculation drives around the world, but mounting doubts over how well their shots work may cloud global demand down the line.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more