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Bangladesh rejects Chinese Corona vaccine co-financing request


  • Bangladesh will not co-finance the phase 3 trial of the Corona vaccine being developed by the Chinese company Sinovac Biotech.
  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that co-financing was not in the agreement and the company never asked for money when they approached the Bangladesh govt. 
  • The Minister said that Sinovac had agreed to bear all expenses and give 1.10 lakh free vaccines to the country.