The World Health Organisation has approved the anti-Covid vaccine manufactured by the Chinese company, Sinopharm. This is the first-ever Chinese vaccine approved by WHO.
China has already vaccinated millions throughout the country as well as in 45 other countries.
To-date WHO has only approved vaccines by Pfizer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna.
Meanwhile health regulators in a number of countries, mainly in Africa and Asia have already approved the Chinese vaccine to be used in emergency situations.