Turkey approves China-based Sinovac vaccine's emergency use

Source: indiatimes.com

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ANKARA, TURKEY : Turkish authorities gave the go-ahead for the emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China's Sinovac Biotch Ltd. on Wednesday, paving the way for the rollout for Turkey's vaccination program starting with health care workers and other high-risk groups. The country's health minister and members of the country's scientific advisory council received the first shots live on television, soon after the health regulatory authority, the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency, announced it had given its approval for CoronaVac's emergency use in the country of 83 million. "I had previously said that there is light at...