WHO assessing vaccines

BEIJING: A World Health Organisation (WHO) team is in China working with producers of Covid-19 vaccines Sinovac and Sinopharm to assess compliance with international quality manufacturing practices ahead of potential emergency use listing by WHO, said Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.

During a press briefing on Monday, he urged Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers from around the world to move swiftly to provide the necessary data which would allow the organisation to consider them for emergency use listings.

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