Chinese vaccines can protect against mutated variants in India: China CDC - (Global Times via NewsPoints Desk)

  • China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday that current Chinese COVID-19 vaccines can offer protection against the mutated variants found in India, reported Global Times.

  • Shao Yiming, an immunologist at the China CDC said that China is studying the variants first found in India and collecting data from the study. 

  • "Chinese authorities are closely tracking the virus, and as soon as there are mutated variants that the existing vaccines can't deal with, we will have new vaccines available," Shao said. 

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