1. China gives first emergency use approval for a #Covid19 vaccine, allowing CanSino's adenovirus vectored vaccine to be used by the military. There is already evidence this vaccine may not work that well in some people. (see next tweet)
Whoa- China has skipped Phase 3 trials and now APPROVED a COVID vaccine directly for use by its military. Same vaccine being tested in Canada. But China just skipped ahead and approved it for 1 year for its soldiers without full long term data. #covid19
China is starting to use CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine. For now it is just approved for use in the military.
China's goal was always shots in arms. Their bet is that even a partially protective Covid vaccine is going to be sufficient to restore confidence and restart economic activity. It's a huge risk given the unknowns about not just efficacy, but safety.
BREAKING: China approves vaccine for use in the military.
CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China
China is so confident in their vaccine candidate that they will deploy it in the military before phase 3 trials
Sheesh, this sure looks like a giant, not super-well controlled Phase III trial being relabeled by China as a vaccine deployment to beat the Oxford group
China allows military use of CanSino's adenoviral vector vaccine.
BEIJING, June 29 (Reuters) - China's military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics after clinical trials proved it was safe and somewhat efficient, the company said on Monday.
CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China - Reuters
“China's Central Military Commission approved the use of the vaccine by the military on June 25 for a period of one year, CanSino said in a filing.”
China is deploying a #COVID19 vaccine candidate in the military. The vaccine candidate (Ad5-nCoV) appears to be in Phase II trials now, as per the WHO (). This is "limited to military use only and its use cannot be expanded..."
Will China be first to a vaccine?
Without Phase III trials...China’s military has received the greenlight to use a #COVID19 #vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics...
CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China
CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China
CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China after "clinical trials proved it was safe and showed some efficacy".
CanSino's COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China via
China’s military has received the green light to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by CanSino Biologics after clinical trials proved it was safe and showed some efficacy.
COVID vaccine approved for military use in China. My guess is that China will have hundreds of millions of doses by August. China has crushed COVID. They don’t have enough cases to do a Phase III RCT. For their citizens this is the right call. . Thread 1/