International – Two Chinese coronavirus vaccines under review at WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it is assessing two COVID-19 vaccines produced by Chinese firms for “potential emergency use listing.”

The WHO said it is evaluating data submitted by China’s Sinovac and Sinopharm, Chinese broadcaster CGTN reported on Wednesday.

A team is working with the companies “to assess compliance with international quality manufacturing practices ahead of potential emergency use listing by the WHO,” the report said.

Beijing has signed deals with at least 24 countries for supply of the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines…