COVID vaccine: WHO approves China’s Sinopharm for emergency use – DW (English)
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, announced Friday that the body had authorized the emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine made by China’s Sinopharm.
It is the first non-Western vaccine to gain WHO emergency use approval.
“This afternoon, WHO gave emergency use listing to sign off on Beijing’s COVID-19 vaccine, making it the sixth vaccine to receive WHO validation for safety, efficacy and quality,” Ghebreysus said.
The WHO had already given such approval…