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BREAKING: China's NMPA approves first domestically manufactured mRNA shot for emergency use.
CSPC Pharmaceutical just had an emergency use auth granted for mRNA shots produced domestically. First of their kind. But far from the last.
SCMP just announced this bit.
Long awaited, domestically produced mRNA has finally been approved in China.
China has approved its first domestically produced messenger RNA (mRNA) Covid-19 jab, a vaccine that its developer said worked well against some recent variants, including the dominant strain in the United States.
The National Medical Products Administration (NMPA) approved the SYS6006 vaccine, developed by CSPC Pharmaceutical, for emergency use on Wednesday about a year after its clinical trials began, according to the company.
Previous on topic — although the approved shot is from a company called CSPC Pharmaceutical, Sinopharm is assuredly soon to release its own version of the Autoimmune Disease Causing Poison Injections.
The new jab would be the first of its kind to be rolled out in the mainland market. China has not authorised any foreign-produced mRNA vaccines for its citizens.
The Hebei-based company said it tested the jabs on about 4,000 cases in a study from December 10 to January 18, and found the booster efficacy to be more than 85 per cent after two to four weeks.
The data has not been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
“Clinical study shows that SYS6006, either as a basic shot or booster shot, could consistently enhance the reactivity of T cells to various variants including Delta, Omicron BA.2 and BA.5 in a high and more enduring manner,” the statement said.
Why the lengthy delay?
It’s not because the CCP cares about protecting its own citizens from the harms of mRNA. More to the point: they do not care.
More likely, this was an issue of IP (intellectual property), licensing, or simply that these pharmaceutical companies needed to steal enough (or be granted enough) technology to produce the mRNA shots domestically.
Don’t know the real answer yet, and probably won’t find out for a long time. If ever.
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