ST News Night: Special access to Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine granted in S'pore

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On Wednesday (June 2), the Ministry of Health said Sinovac's Covid-19 vaccine will now be allowed in Singapore under the Special Access Route.

It added that it is working out details on pricing, the informed consent process and safety of the patients who prefer to be administered with the Sinovac vaccine.

Also, US drug maker Moderna said it is preparing to halve the dose of its Covid-19 vaccine, from a 100-microgram dose to a 50-microgram one. This is so it can also be used to combat variants and inoculate children.

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