1. Brazil downgrades efficacy of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine | TheHill  The Hill
  2. Chinese Covid-19 vaccine far less effective than initially claimed in Brazil, sparking concerns  CNN
  3. Sinovac: Brazil results show Chinese vaccine 50.4% effective  BBC News
  4. Brazil researchers now say China's Sinovac vaccine is 50% effective — lower than announced earlier  CNBC
  5. Countries Press On With Chinese Covid-19 Vaccine Despite Efficacy Questions  The Wall Street Journal
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Health officials in Brazil said Tuesday that a Chinese-produced vaccine for COVID-19 is just over 50 percent effective in preventing infections, above the World Health Organization's (WHO) benchmark standards for vaccine effectiveness but far beloHealth officials in Brazil said Tuesday that a Chinese-produced vaccine for COVID-19 is just over 50 percent effective in preventing infections, above the World Health Organization's (WHO) benchmark

Brazil downgrades efficacy of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine | TheHill

Health officials in Brazil said Tuesday that a Chinese-produced vaccine for COVID-19 is just over 50 percent effective in preventing infections, above the World Health Organization's (WHO) benchmark standards for vaccine effectiveness but far beloHealth officials in Brazil said Tuesday that a Chinese-produced vaccine for COVID-19 is just over 50 percent effective in preventing infections, above the World Health Organization's (WHO) benchmark

Brazil downgrades efficacy of Chinese COVID-19 vaccine | TheHill

Latest results show Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine is less effective in Brazil than previously suggested.Latest results show Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine is less effective in Brazil than previously suggested.

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Turkey on Thursday approved the emergency use of a coronavirus jab developed by China's Sinovac, paving the way for a national vaccination drive that will start with healthcare workers.

Turkey approves China's Sinovac jab

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Turkish health authority gives go-ahead for emergency use of Chinese Sinovac vaccineTurkish health authority gives go-ahead for emergency use of Chinese Sinovac vaccine

Turkish health authority gives go-ahead for emergency use of Chinese Sinovac vaccine - The Washington Post

Efficacy questions about Sinovac Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine are rising as shots are shipped to countries across the developing world for mass inoculation campaigns.  Indonesia has joined Braz…

China’s vaccine falls short of Western-set standard – Asia Times

With the Turkish government expected to begin mass distribution of the Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine Sinovac this week, health experts are questioning its effectiveness and the state’s rollout strategy.With the Turkish government expected to begin mass distribution of the Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine Sinovac this week, health experts are questioning its effectiveness and the state’s rollout strategy.

Turkey prepares to distribute Chinese vaccine - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations will begin in Iowa within the next few weeks.The next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations will begin in Iowa within the next few weeks.

Iowa officials lay out initial plan for COVID-19 Phase 1B

A roundup of the latest developments of how the world is grappling with COVID-19A roundup of the latest developments of how the world is grappling with COVID-19

Millions around the world are about to be vaccinated with the Chinese Sinovac vaccine while some uncertainty remains about its efficacy.Millions around the world are about to be vaccinated with the Chinese Sinovac vaccine while some uncertainty remains about its efficacy.

Experts Question Efficacy of Chinese Vaccine Ahead of Rollout

China's vaunted Sinovac barely meets WHO standards at 50.4% efficacy | 2021/01/13China's vaunted Sinovac barely meets WHO standards at 50.4% efficacy

Brazil finds China's Sinovac vaccine only 50% effective | Taiwan News | 2021/01/13

Gov. Brad Little announced changes today to Idaho’s plans for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines, telling citizens that distribution will increase and more recipients will be eligible soon.Gov. Brad Little announced changes today to Idaho’s plans for rolling out COVID-19 vaccines, telling citizens that distribution will increase and more recipients will be eligible soon.

Governor: State ramping up vaccine rollout | News | mtexpress.com

Indonesia starts a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo to receive the first shot of an ambitious drive launched amid record deaths from one of Asia's most stubborn epidemics.Indonesia starts a mass coronavirus vaccination campaign on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo to receive the first shot of an ambitious drive launched amid record deaths from one of Asia's most stubborn epidemics.

Indonesia to launch vaccination drive as COVID-19 deaths hit record | Reuters

Indonesia’s vaccination program is the first large-scale use outside of China of the Sinovac Biotech Ltd. vaccine. Indonesia’s vaccination program is the first large-scale use outside of China of the Sinovac Biotech Ltd. vaccine. 

Indonesia Starts Mass COVID Vaccinations Over Vast Territory – The Diplomat

China News: A coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac showed "general efficacy" of 50.4% in a late-stage trial in Brazil, researchers said on Tuesday, baChina News: A coronavirus vaccine developed by China's Sinovac showed "general efficacy" of 50.4% in a late-stage trial in Brazil, researchers said on Tuesday, ba

Brazil researchers report disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China's CoronaVac vaccine - Times of India

Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.

Turkey's choice Sinovac vaccine far less effective, says new Brazilian study | Ahval

Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.Minister of Health of Turkey Fahrettin Koca said on January 7 in a statement that the efficacy rate of 78 percent in the Brazil trial is valid in moderate cases while the vaccine provides 100 percent efficacy in severe cases. Turkey argued that the CoronaVac provides 91.25 percent efficacy based on the country's interim results of a phase 3 trial conducted with volunteers between the ages of 18-59.

Turkey's choice Sinovac vaccine far less effective, says new Brazilian study | Ahval

"It is not the best vaccine in the world." So said a Brazilian microbiologist of a vaccine created by China that the developing world had held high hopes on. Scientists with the Butantan Institute... Health News Summaries. | NewserSinovac vaccine is far less effective than initially reported

Chinese COVID Vaccine Results Fuel New Concerns

The Chinese-developed Coronavac COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated a 50 percent efficacy following tests in Brazil, the organization in charge of its production in the South American country said on Tuesday.

Chinese coronavirus vaccine shows 50% efficacy in Brazil

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Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab - RFI

Dollar General will offer frontline employees four hours worth of pay after they get the COVID-19 vaccine, the discount retailer said Wednesday, making it one of first US companies to incentivize its workers to get inoculated.Dollar General will offer frontline employees four hours worth of pay after they get the COVID-19 vaccine, the discount retailer said Wednesday, making it one of first US companies to incentivize

Dollar General to pay workers to get COVID-19 vaccine

Sao Paulos Butantan biomedical center, which partnered with Sinovac to test and produce the vaccine in Brazil, dismissed the report as purely speculative as it prepares to release a more complete set of results on Tuesday.Sao Paulo’s Butantan biomedical center, which partnered with Sinovac to test and produce the vaccine in Brazil, dismissed the report as “purely speculative” as it prepares to release a more complete set of results on Tuesday.

Sinovac's vaccine efficacy less than 60% in Brazil trial - World - The Jakarta Post

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which is negotiating supplies of a Covid-19 vaccine with China's Sinovac Biotech, will only go ahead with procurement if it satisfies the safety and efficacy standards of local regulators, a minister said on Wednesday.KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, which is negotiating supplies of a Covid-19 vaccine with China's Sinovac Biotech, will only go ahead with procurement if it satisfies the safety and efficacy standards of local regulators, a minister said on Wednesday.

Malaysia to study Sinovac trial data before approving vaccine

China’s CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac has been proven safe and effective after phase III trials conducted in several countries, boosting public confidence over its global rollout as Indonesian President Joko Widodo received his first shot of the CoronaVac vaccine on Wednesday.

Sinovac’s vaccine proven safe and effective in several countries - Global Times

The announcement comes as confirmed COVID-19 infections continue to spike across the archipelago.The announcement comes as confirmed COVID-19 infections continue to spike across the archipelago.

Jokowi Receives First Shot as Indonesia Begins CoronaVac Roll-out – The Diplomat

Turkey approves emergency use of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccineTurkey's Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TITCK) on Wednesday approved the emergency use of Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac's coronavirus vaccine. The...

Turkey approves emergency use of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine | Daily Sabah

Lake County is opening a new appointment-only COVID-19 vaccination site on Wednesday, following a shaky rollout in the county.Lake County is opening a new appointment-only COVID-19 vaccination site on Wednesday, following a shaky rollout in the county.

COVID vaccinations in Lake, Sumter: Here's what you need to know Jan. 12

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Dollar General doesn't want employees to have to choose between receiving the vaccine or coming to work.Dollar General doesn't want employees to have to choose between receiving the vaccine or coming to work.

Dollar General will pay its employees to get the COVID-19 vaccination - CBS News

Sinovac's 50% efficacy rate may not be as bad as it first appears.The lower efficacy rate may not be as bad as it first appears.

JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo kicked off a mass inoculation program by getting his country's first shot of China's Sinovac Biotech vacciNation hopes to achieve herd immunity as COVID cases hit daily high

Jokowi gets Sinovac shot to kick off Indonesia mass vaccinations - Nikkei Asia

While its global rollout has kicked in with multiple South East Asian nations looking to expedite inoculation, uncertainty continues to swirl over its efficacy.While its global rollout has kicked in with multiple South East Asian nations looking to expedite inoculation, uncertainty continues to swirl over its efficacy.

COVID-19: China's Sinovac vaccine shows four efficacy rates, experts concerned

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Update (1:05 PM ET): First doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine could be available in Europe from April 1 after regulatory approval - EU Source Update (1:05 PM ET): First doses of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine could be available in Europe from April 1 after regulatory approval - EU Source as reported by Reuters.Previously:Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) is likely to release critical results from its Covid-19 vaccine trial in almost two weeks, however it will be unable to provide as many doses this spring as it promised to the federal government due to unexpected manufacturing delays, The New York Times reports.The company has notified the federal officials of a two-month lag in the original production schedule.

Johnson & Johnson vaccine results to arrive, supply lags - NYT (Updated) (NYSE:JNJ) | Seeking Alpha

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine after Indonesia approved it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccine millions of people in the world’s fourth most populated country.JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Wednesday received the first shot of a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine after Indonesia approved it for emergency use and began efforts to vaccine millions of people in the world’s fourth most populated country.

Indonesia starts mass COVID-19 vaccinations with president - Egypt Independent

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has started shipping COVID-19 vaccines to multiple cities, four days ahead of the nationwide inoculation drive. The first consignment of vaccines developed by the Serum Institute of India left the Indian city of Pune on Tuesday. The vaccines rolled out from Serum Institute of India’s facility in temperature-controlled trucks to … Continued

Asia Today: India starts shipping COVID-19 vaccine to cities - Egypt Independent

Sinovac CEO says COVID-19 vaccine safe and efficient - CGTN

Lower efficacy for Sinovac's vaccine still meets recognized threshold for emergency use, but barelyLower efficacy for Sinovac's vaccine still meets recognized threshold for emergency use, but barely

Third time’s the charm? Brazil scales back efficacy claims for COVID-19 vaccine from China | Science | AAAS

In the largest trial of the private Chinese biotech firm's vaccine, it just crossed the efficacy cut-off set by many regulators.In the largest trial of the private Chinese biotech firm's vaccine, it just crossed the efficacy cut-off set by many regulators.

The chairman of Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac has insisted that the company’s Brazilian partners were incorrect to suggest its jab is only 50 percent effective against Covid-19 after stage-three trials.The chairman of Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac has insisted that the company’s Brazilian partners were incorrect to suggest its jab is only 50 percent effective against Covid-19 after stage-three trials.

Sinovac says its Covid-19 vaccine has ‘good’ efficacy after Brazilian partner claimed it was only 50% effective — RT World News

President Joko Widodo this morning received a jab of the CoronaVac vaccine, officially launching Indonesia’s mass vaccination program against COVID-19 The vaccination ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta The president...President Joko Widodo this morning received a jab of the CoronaVac vaccine, officially launching Indonesia’s mass vaccination program against COVID-19 The vaccination ceremony was held at the Presidential Palace in Central Jakarta The president...

President Joko Widodo ushers Indonesia’s mass vaccination program with first CoronaVac jab | Coconuts Jakarta