Pakistan to participate in Chinese developed vaccine trial

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar said on Saturday, Pakistan is set to participate in the Phase 3 trials of a Chinese developed corona virus vaccine.

The Minister said in a recent tweet “Pakistan will be participating in Phase 3 trials of a Chinese developed vaccine for coronavirus.”

“The trials in Pakistan will Inshallah start in about 10 days’ time,” he added.

The World Health Organization does not expect widespread vaccinations against COVID-19 until the middle of next year, a spokeswoman said, stressing the importance of rigorous checks on their effectiveness and safety.