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China conditionally approves single-shot COVID vaccine - report

China has granted conditional approval to "a recombinant ... coronavirus vaccine" that requires a single shot to prompt a satisfying immune response, Xinhua reported on Sunday.

The vaccine was developed by Chen Wei, "a researcher at the Institute of Military Medicine," the outlet wrote and added that the jab is the country's first approved vaccine relying on adenovirus to "deliver the coronavirus spike gene" into the cells.

In the clinical studies, the vaccine has reportedly showcased 65.7% efficacy against the illness, and can be store at temperatures ranging from 2 to 8 degrees Celsius.

Breaking the News / BU