Vaccine manufacturer Sinovac Biotech’s experimental Covid19 vaccine is being offered in the city of Jiaxin to essential workers and vulnerable groups as part of a national initiative, for $60.
Eastern Jiaxin’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the vaccine, CoronaVac, costs around $29.75 for each dose. Key groups which include medical workers have already begun getting vaccinated.
As part of an emergency inoculation program that the city started in July, hundreds of thousands have received CoronaVac in late-stage trials.
The vaccine is also in late-stage trials in Brazil, Indonesia and Turkey and Sinovac has said that an interim analysis of their Phase 3 trial data may come as early as November.