CoronaVac gets approval

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


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