Sinopharm crosses 'critical threshold' on vaccines2021-10-18
Chinese drugmaker Sinopharm reached an annual production capacity of 7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses last month, as significant progress has been made in upgrading existing vaccines to tackle new variants and in developing vaccines of different technologies, the head of the company said on Sunday.
Sinopharm gets OK to test drug for COVID-192021-10-18
Chinese drugmaker Sinopharm has gained approval to launch clinical trials of a COVID-19 drug based on human immunoglobulin derived from vaccinated people, the company said recently.
TCM spreads its wings across the globe2021-10-18
The popularity of TCM can be traced back more than 40 years, when China launched reform and opening-up. It was also when Harish Chandra Shah, the first TCM practitioner in Nepal, visited Beijing to study Chinese medicine.
Chinese vaccine maker aims to increase global markets2021-10-18
China National Biotech Group, a subsidiary of pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm, has made unprecedented forays into the global vaccine market amid the COVID-19 pandemic, said Zhang Yuntao, vice-president of the company.
Nation pushes overseas vaccine production2021-10-18
China is encouraging the production of more of its vaccines in overseas countries, especially developing ones, to help ensure supplies and speed the global economic recovery, according to officials and analysts.
Efficacy of Sinopharm vaccines tops 70%, study finds2021-10-18
Domestic drugmaker Sinopharm's two vaccines are both more than 70 percent effective against symptomatic cases of COVID-19, according to a study published on Wednesday on the world's first third-stage clinical trial of inactivated vaccines.
Firms go all out to meet global vaccine demand2021-10-18
Chinese vaccine makers have been stepping up efforts to improve the manufacturing and equitable use of COVID-19 vaccines around the world by offering expertise, technical assistance and production licensing to countries that hope to have access to high-quality and affordable vaccines.