A Chinese state-owned company is reportedly giving free shots of its unproven COVID-19 vaccine to students going abroad

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CountryMiddle east

A state-owned Chinese company is giving away doses of its unproven COVID-19 vaccines to students going abroad, according to The Wall Street Journal. The distribution of two trial vaccines from China National Biotec Group (CNBG) is taking place outside clinical trials, the newspaper reported. In July, China approved the two trial vaccines for emergency use on frontline medics, teachers, and customs officials. Chinese companies have already given hundreds of thousands of people their vaccines outside clinical trials, The Journal reported. Experts have warned that giving vaccines to people outside clinical trials is incredibly dangerous.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A state-owned Chinese company is giving away free shots of its unproven COVID-19 vaccines to students going abroad to study, according to The Wall Street Journal. China National Biotec Group (CNBG), part of the drugs ...read more...