China's CanSino COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use in Hungary

China's CanSino Biologics Inc (CanSinoBIO) said on Monday its COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for emergency use in Hungary, making it the second Chinese vaccine to receive approval in the European country.

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The Hungarian National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition approved the vaccine, with the trade name Convidecia, based on the interim results of its phase III trial, the company said in a statement.