Eastern Times Correspondent, Dhaka, 6 July: Chinese vaccine research and development companies are working with their Bangladesh counterparts for future vaccine co-production in Bangladesh, said Hualong Yan, the deputy chief of mission at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka.
China has so far provided vaccines to nearly 100 countries and will provide the first batch of 10 million doses of vaccines to Covax, he said.
Chinese vaccines are the first batch of vaccines obtained by many developing countries, Yan said.
China has carried out joint research and development and cooperative production with many developing countries, and supported relevant companies to cooperate with foreign parties in conducting the phase III clinical trials, he said.
Chinese vaccines, the safety, and effectiveness of which is widely recognized have gained a good reputation in the international community, Yan said.