TECH Canada, China cooperate to develop COVID-19 vaccine: Report

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Canada, China cooperate to develop COVID-19 vaccine: Report

CGTN

23:37, May 12, 2020

Canadian researchers are working with China to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, Canadian media, the Globe and Mail reported on Tuesday, citing the country's National Research Council.

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According to the report, human tests of Chinese vaccine candidate Ad5-nCoV, under joint development by a Chinese company and the Canadian military, will begin in Canada.

The two countries have struck a deal to produce the vaccine in Canada for clinical trials and emergency use, said the report.

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