1. Khairy: Govt will not go through with vaccine procurement if not satisfied with safety, efficacy  The Star Online
  2. Deal's off if vaccine doesn't pass muster, KJ assures amid doubts about Sinovac  Malaysiakini
  3. Indonesian President Joko Widodo receives Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine  CNA
  4. Singapore to review Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine before possible roll-out: minister  The Star Online
  5. Indonesian President Widodo receives Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, starting country’s emergency-use rollout  Washington Post
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PETALING JAYA: Khairy Jamaluddin has said that the government would not go through with the procurement of Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccine if they were not satisfied with its safety and efficacy.PETALING JAYA: Khairy Jamaluddin has said that the government would not go through with the procurement of Sinovac’s Covid-19 vaccine if they were not satisfied with its safety and efficacy.

Khairy: Govt will not go through with vaccine procurement if not satisfied with safety, efficacy | The Star

A Phase III clinical trial in Brazil finds Sinovac vaccine to be only 50.4 percent efficacious.

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 ― 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. Brazil has triggered concerns over...KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 13 ― 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. Brazil has triggered concerns over...

Khairy: Malaysia to study Sinovac clinical trial data before approving Covid-19 vaccine | Malaysia | Malay Mail

DELAYS in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia have been attributed to the absence of clinical trials at home, according to Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar (picture).The country is currently behind Indonesia, Brazil and Turkey, in its preparation to rollout millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the minister said.Several companies from China last year pulled out from taking part in human clinical trials for Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia due to the country’s declining number of active cases at the time.DELAYS in the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia have been attributed to the absence of clinical trials at home, according to Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar (picture).The country is currently behind Indonesia, Brazil and Turkey, in its preparation to rollout millions of doses of Covid-19 vaccines, the minister said.Several companies from China last year pulled out from taking part in human clinical trials for Covid-19 vaccines in Malaysia due to the country’s declining number of active cases at the time.

Khairy: Vaccine plan delayed by absence of trials

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

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

Turkey will start countrywide COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday beginning with health workers, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday shortly after Sinovac's vaccine was granted emergency authorisation.Turkey will start countrywide COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday beginning with health workers, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday shortly after Sinovac's vaccine was granted emergency authorisation.

Turkey to begin mass COVID-19 vaccination on Thursday with Sinovac shot | Reuters

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

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SAO PAULO: 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 50pct efficacy in Brazil | New Straits Times

Country approved both Pfizer-BioNTech and China's Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines - Anadolu AgencyCountry approved both Pfizer-BioNTech and China's Sinopharm coronavirus vaccines - Anadolu Agency

Jordan begins COVID-19 vaccine rollout

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

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

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

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Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jabIndonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab

Indonesia leader gets nation's first coronavirus jab - RFI

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

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

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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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

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

Countries across the world have begun vaccination drives, mobilizing to protect their elderly and most vulnerable citizens from COVID-19, but Indonesia has...Countries across the world have begun vaccination drives, mobilizing to protect their elderly and most vulnerable citizens from COVID-19, but Indonesia has...

Why Indonesia is vaccinating its working-age adults before the elderly - MarketWatch

The government of China has now bequeathed to Brazilians a vaccine that barely works.The government of China has now bequeathed to Brazilians a vaccine that barely works.

This Might Shock You, but It Turns Out China's COVID-19 Vaccine Barely Works | National Review

JAKARTA: Indonesia began its coronavirus vaccination drive on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo receiving his first shot of a Chinese-produced vaccine.JAKARTA: Indonesia began its coronavirus vaccination drive on Wednesday, with President Joko Widodo receiving his first shot of a Chinese-produced vaccine.

Indonesia starts coronavirus vaccination drive, Jokowi gets first shot

AMMAN: An 87-year-old former army physician on Wednesday received the first shot in Jordan’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination program. Retired Lt. Gen. Dawood Hanania was given his jab at 8 a.m. at a vaccination center in the Jubaihah neighborhood of the capital Amman, signaling the start of a mass immunization effort to curb the spread of the virus that has killedAMMAN: An 87-year-old former army physician on Wednesday received the first shot in Jordan’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination program. Retired Lt. Gen. Dawood Hanania was given his jab at 8

Jordan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive as physician, 87, gets first jab | Arab News

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

Indonesian President Joko Widodo received the country's first Covid-19 jab Wednesday.Indonesian President Joko Widodo received the country's first Covid-19 jab Wednesday.

Indonesian president gets nation's first coronavirus jab | Inquirer News

Indonesia starts mass vaccination on Wednesday, but experts say inoculating young people first will not reduce deaths.Indonesia starts mass vaccination on Wednesday, but experts say inoculating young people first will not reduce deaths.

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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

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

The vaccine will be free for all Indonesian citizensThe vaccine will be free for all Indonesian citizens

Indonesia starts mass COVID-19 vaccinations with president Joko Widodo | Asia – Gulf News

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

Turkish authorities have given the go-ahead for the emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China’s Sinovac Biotech LtdTurkish authorities have given the go-ahead for the emergency use of the COVID-19 vaccine produced by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd

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

The latest results are a major disappointment for Brazil, as the Chinese vaccine is one of two that the federal government has lined up to begin immunization during the second wave of the world's second-deadliest Covid-19 outbreak.The latest results are a major disappointment for Brazil, as the Chinese vaccine is one of two that the federal government has lined up to begin immunization during the second wave of the world's second-deadliest Covid-19 outbreak.

Brazil researchers report disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China's CoronaVac | Hindustan Times

São Paulo-based Butantan Institute lists an efficacy rate of 50.4%, after pressure for more transparencySão Paulo-based Butantan Institute lists an efficacy rate of 50.4%, after pressure for more transparency

Brazil finds Sinovac’s vaccine efficacy well below earlier findings

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

President Joko Widodo received the first COVID-19 vaccine in a televised ceremony at the presidential palace in Jakarta on Wednesday.Indonesia will be a test case for the Sinovac Biotech vaccine, being the first country to administer CoronaVac for mass vaccination outside of China

Indonesia Begins COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout | Time

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ISTANBUL: Turkey will begin countrywide COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday beginning with health workers, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday shortly after Sinovac’s vaccine was granted emergency authorisation.ISTANBUL: Turkey will begin countrywide COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday beginning with health workers, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday shortly after Sinovac’s vaccine was granted emergency authorisation.

Turkey To Begin Mass Vaccines Thursday With Sinovac Shot