Malaysia in deal with China for COVID-19 vaccine development


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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia said on Wednesday (Nov 17) it has signed an agreement with China to cooperate on the development of a safe and efficacious vaccine, as part of efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the agreement, in force for an initial period of five years, Malaysia will be given priority access to COVID-19 vaccines developed by China. Advertisement Advertisement Both will share knowledge and expertise and facilitate scientific and technological capabilities to advance vaccine development in their countries, Malaysia said in a joint ministerial statement. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin signed the agreement with his Chinese...