China CDC: Inactivated COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Upgraded for Variants in 2 Months

BEIJING (Reuters) -
A man walks on the premises of the Vivantes Humboldt hospital, which is under quarantine due to infections with a new coronavirus variant, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Berlin, Germany, Sunday. (Reuters/Annegret Hilse)

An expert with Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said that if china’s COVID-19 inactivated vaccines need upgrading for mutated virus variants, the upgrade could be completed in about two months, the Global Times reported on Tuesday in Chinese social media platform Weibo.

The Global Times is published by the People’s Daily, the official newspaper of China’s ruling Communist Party.