KATHMANDU, March 29: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal, Hou Yanqi on Monday handed over 800,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine donated by the Chinese government to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Nepal has granted a conditional emergency approval for Sinopharm, the coronavirus vaccine manufactured by China's Beijing Institute of Biological Products.

The government has already asked the Chinese company to submit the necessary documents including phase III trial data of the vaccine

BEIJING, Dec 31: China approved its first COVID-19 vaccine for general public use on Thursday, a shot developed by an affiliate of state-backed pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm, as it braces for greater transmission risks over the winter.

BEIJING, Dec 31: China approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by an affiliate of state-backed pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm on Thursday, its first approved shot for general public use as it braces for increased transmission risks over winter.