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China's current COVID-19 vaccines can tackle Indian variants - China CDC experts

by Reuters
Thursday, 20 May 2021 07:22 GMT

BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) - China's current COVID-19 vaccines can tackle new coronavirus variants spreading in India and can provide protection "to a certain extent", based on preliminary research results, a disease control expert said on Thursday.

Speaking at a news briefing, Shao Yiming, a researcher at the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, did not elaborate on the specific vaccines or variants he referred to. (Reporting by Roxanne Liu and Ryan Woo; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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