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Chinese Covid-19 Vaccines Cleared for Final Testing in U.A.E.

  • China National Biotec Group gets U.A.E. approval for testing
  • World’s fast-moving shots approach final stage of trials

A Chinese state-owned vaccine developer secured regulatory approval to test its coronavirus shots in the United Arab Emirates, making it one of the first among a slew of global efforts to get the greenlight for the final stage of human trials.

Beijing-based China National Biotec Group Co. was awarded approval on Tuesday to conduct Phase III trials for its Covid-19 vaccines in the Middle Eastern country, the company said in a statement posted on its official WeChat account.