A long-awaited report from the World Health Organisation into the origin of COVID-19 virus favour transmission from animals, instead of a leak from a laboratory.
China National Biotec Group (CNBG) and Sinovac Biotech said on Saturday (September 5) that four more countries have agreed to run late-stage human tests of their coronavirus vaccine candidates, as China steps up its efforts in the global race.
China will strengthen international cooperation in future COVID-19 clinical vaccine trials, the science and technology minister said.
Chinese scientists working on a COVID-19 vaccine have told Sky News they are "99%" sure it will be effective.
Coronavirus vaccine update: China has approved early-stage human tests for two experimental COVID-19 vaccines as it battles to contain imported cases.