Live: Experts talk about progress of inactivated COVID-19 vaccine clinical research

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    International conference on phase 3 clinical research of inactivated COVID-19 vaccine is underway. Experts from various countries and medical institutes including Sinovac Biotech Ltd. and Instituto Butantan in Brazil gather to share updates on vaccine clinical trials. They also share immunization strategies for the COVID-19 vaccine.

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