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COVID vaccines

WHO approves Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use

Second Chinese vaccine gets green light as agency pushes for global access

Sinovac's CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine is the second from China to be approved by the WHO.   © Reuters

SHANGHAI -- The World Health Organization on Tuesday approved the second Chinese COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, providing a possible boost to its global access initiative as concerns about trial data linger.

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