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COVID vaccines

Turkey begins production of own 'better than Sinovac' vaccine

Government promises to share Turkovac, but some question hurried approval process

Turkey says clinical trials have shown that Turkovac is more effective than China's Sinovac vaccine. (Anadolu Agency) 

ISTANBUL -- Turkey kicked off mass production of its homegrown COVID-19 vaccine Turkovac on Wednesday, after authorities gave emergency use authorization.

Vaccine administration will begin before the year ends, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.

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