Bangladesh have approved CoronaVac, the corona vaccine produced by Chinese company Sinovac Biotech, for emergency use in the country.
The Directorate General of Drug Administration (DGDA) made the announcement through a press release on Sunday.
According to DGDA, the vaccine can be administered among people aged 18 and above. The two-dose vaccine will be inoculated within two to four weeks of the first jab.
The vaccine’s preservation temperature ranges between 2°C and 8°C.
China on Friday had approved emergency use of the Sinovac vaccine in people aged between three and 17.
Sinovac has also completed a Phase II clinical trial where participants were injected with a third booster dose after completing two regular shots, reports Reuters