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Pakistan Approves Chinese CanSinoBIO COVID-19 Vaccine for Emergency Use

Saudi Press Agency

Friday 1442/6/30 - 2021/02/12

Islamabad, Feb 12, 2021, SPA -- Pakistan has approved China's CanSino Biologics Inc's (CanSinoBIO) COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, Pakistan's Health Minister Faisal Sultan said on Friday, Reuters reported.

CanSinoBIO becomes the fourth candidate to get the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in the South Asian nation of 220 million people.

China's Sinopharm vaccine, AstraZeneca's vaccine developed with Oxford University and Russia's Sputnik V have already been approved.

--SPA
17:49 LOCAL TIME 14:49 GMT
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