Brazil has suspended the trial of the Corona virus vaccine Coronavec of the Synovac company, giving a blow to China. The Brazilian health regulator said the ban was imposed following an adverse event caused by the vaccine. The Health Department said that the incident took place on 29 October. However, it is not yet clear whether the incident occurred in Brazil or another country.
Trial of Chinese vaccine stopped by citing death
Dimas Kovas, head of the Medical Research Institute Butanan of Sao Paolo, said the decision to stop the trial of the Chinese vaccine has been taken after a death caused by the vaccine. He feared that the death that occurred was not related to vaccination. He said that this vaccine is currently being run on more than 10,000 people. In such a situation, one person may die.
Brazilian president is against Chinese vaccine
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro mocked China’s Kovid-19 vaccine, saying that Brazilians cannot become guinea pig for anyone. He announced several days ago that his country would not buy the corona virus vaccine from China. President Bolsonaro wrote on social media while replying to one of his supporters that surely we will not buy the Chinese vaccine.
China defended its vaccine
China’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian defended his Corona virus vaccine over Bolsonaro’s remarks. He had said that China’s vaccine research and development capacity is leading worldwide. China is currently working on four vaccines, which have reached Phase III clinical trials. China’s vaccine research and development capacity is being discussed in many countries. China is also part of the World Health Organization coalition ‘Kovacs’ to distribute the Kovid-19 vaccine worldwide.
Brazil is the third most affected country by Corona
Significantly, Brazil is among the countries most affected by the Corona virus. According to the data, about 5,675,766 people have been found infected with the Corona virus so far in Brazil. In terms of infected, it is third after the US and India, while it is second behind the US in deaths from Kovid-19. So far in Brazil, 162,638 people have died due to Corona virus.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Announces- Will Not Buy Corona Virus Vaccine From China
Brazil will make AstraZeneca vaccine
The Brazilian government has already made preparations to buy AstraZeneca and the Corona virus vaccine from the University of Oxford. Not only this, they are also preparing to produce this vaccine at their Biomedical Research Center FioCruz. The first report on the trial of the Chinese vaccine was released on Monday, which said that this vaccine has shown good effect on up to 9000 people in Brazil.