Chinese COVID Vaccine Appears Safe, Effective


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Chinese COVID Vaccine Appears Safe, Effective Nov. 18, 2020 By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) WEDNESDAY, Nov. 18, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- A Chinese COVID-19 vaccine seems to be safe and effective, early trial results suggest, but one expert says the findings should be regarded with caution. The CoronaVac vaccine is based on inactivated SARS-CoV-2 virus. It was tested in a phase 1/2 clinical trial that included more than 700 healthy volunteers, ages 18-59, who were recruited in China between April 16 and May 5. The vaccine appeared to be safe and well-tolerated at all tested doses, researchers reported. The...