The Borneo Post (Sabah)
Sinovac vaccine safe, halal – Chinese ambassador
SEPANG: China yesterday reassured Malaysians that vaccine manufactured by the country is safe and effective as their government requires Chinese vaccine companies to promote vaccine research and development in strict accordance with scientific laws and relevant regulations.
China’s Ambassador to Malaysia Ouyang Yujing said the phase three clinical trials of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine have been carried out in many countries with over 36 millions of doses of the vaccine have been administered in China and abroad.
“The data and result proved that Sinovac vaccine is safe and effective. Besides, it has been deemed halal by the Indonesian authorities.
“I hope this information will infuse more confidence among the Malaysians who will be inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine,” he said at a press conference on the arrival of Sinovac vaccine, here yesterday.
Also present was Coordinating Minister for the National Covid19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin, who is also Science, Technology and Innovation Minister.