Brunei welcomes WHO approval for China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine


BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Xinhua): The Brunei government welcomed the decision of the World Health Organization (WHO) to list China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for this vaccine to be rolled out globally.

The Ministry of Health shared the information of WHO's emergency use approval for Sinopharm vaccine with local media, asking for publication on respective platforms to let the public know that all vaccines used in Brunei have WHO endorsement.

"We note the endorsement from WHO. We continue to review emerging evidence on the vaccine use and will ensure that all vaccines in use in our Covid-19 vaccination programme are safe and effective," Athirah Yussof, senior public relations officer and head of Corporate Communications Division of Brunei's Ministry of Health, told Xinhua.

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