8/6, 9:49 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
more TeleTrader news

Sinovac, Bio Farma launch human vaccine trial in Indonesia

Indonesia's Bio Farma and China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd will start with the human trials of their COVID-19 vaccine candidate on August 11, the two companies stated on Thursday.

The study is set to include 1,620 volunteers aged 18-59, half of which will be given the vaccine over a period of six months, while the remaining half will receive a placebo.

Sinovac coronavirus vaccine candidate had previously entered the final stage of the trial in Brazil at the end of July.

Breaking the News / BU