China – China begins trial of COVID-19 vaccine spray

China on Wednesday approved the first phase of human testing for a nasal spray vaccine, the first trial vaccine for the coronavirus that does not require a needle injection.

The spray vaccine was co-developed by researchers at Xiamen University and Hong Kong University with the aid of vaccine maker Beijing Wantai Biological Pharmacy Enterprise, Bloomberg reported.

Previously, the intranasal spray method has been used to administer flu vaccines for people seeking an alternative to injections. 

The latest vaccine marks the 10th candidate from China to enter human trials…