China in talks with WHO to make their COVID-19 vaccine available for Global use

China is in talks with the World Health Organization (WHO) to make their COVID-19 vaccine available for international use.

It is to be noted that, China has been giving their locally-developed vaccine to hundreds of thousands of essential workers even though the clinical trials have not been fully completed, raising safety concerns among health experts.

WHO’s coordinator for essential medicines and health technologies, Socorro Escalate said that China had held a preliminary discussions with WHO to have its vaccines included in a list for emergency use.

The WHO’s emergency use listing procedure allows unlicensed vaccines and treatments to be assessed to expedite their availability in public health emergencies.