SA regulator says Sinovac application at an advanced stage

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The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority said an application by Sinovac Biotech to have its Coronavac Covid-19 vaccine approved “is at a very advanced stage.”

So far South Africa has only approved the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines for use. Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine is also being evaluated.

The regulator commented in a statement on Monday.

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