China vaccine

CHINA’S VACCINE SHOWS ‘NO SIDE EFFECTS’, SAYS RUSSIAN PHARMACEUTICAL FIRM

CHINA’S coronavirus candidate vaccine caused no side effects among recruits in Moscow as part of large-scale clinical trials. Russia approved Phase 3 trials of the Chinese vaccine developed by CanSino Biologics, a Chinese high-tech biopharmaceutical company, and a research team with the Academy of Military Sciences in August. “At the moment, the volunteers are doing…

BRITISH RESEARCHERS TO TEST COVID-19 VACCINE ON VOLUNTEERS DELIBERATELY INFECTED WITH VIRUS

British researchers are reportedly set to run clinical trials in which volunteers are deliberately infected with Covid-19 to test the effectiveness of potential vaccines. So-called “challenge trials” are expected to begin in January at a quarantine facility in London, according to the Financial Times, which cited people involved in the project. About 2,000 participants are said…