Chinese troops get COVID-19 vaccine


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Many Chinese military personnel, including peacekeeping personnel, have received a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Tianjin-based CanSino Biologics, and none of them got infected after vaccination, Yu Xuefeng, CanSino chairman and CEO, told a forum on Friday. CanSino announced in June that Ad5-nCoV, a recombinant novel coronavirus vaccine the company developed with a military research team led by the military medical expert Chen Wei, had received a special one-year military drug approval. At the Qiming Venture Partners CEO Summit, Yu said that the vaccine had been used on many military personnel, including peacekeeping team members working in epidemic affected areas.None of...