Human trials for Chinese mRNA vaccine set to begin in China

  • The phase I clinical trial of the COVID-19 mRNA vaccine developed by a Shanghai-based biotechnology firm has completed patient enrollment in China, according to a report by online news portal
  • Designed by Stemirna Therapeutics, the vaccine SW-BIC-213 is designed to offer protection against various strains of COVID-19, including the Delta, Omicron BA3, BA4, and BA5 variants, according to Shen Haifa, the chief technology officer of the company.
  • One hundred and twenty participants in China have been enrolled in the first phase of the trial, during which two doses will be administered 21 days apart. Participants will have their blood drawn and tested at different stages to determine the safety and efficacy of the vaccine.

Read the full details regarding COVID measures in China and the shipping situation in all major Chinese ports in the following reports.  These reports come directly from our agent, the largest, non-state-owned shipping agency in China, Ocean Favor.

>>> Weekly China shipping report – Week 33 – 2022

In this report you will receive:

  • The latest news on the COVID situation in China.
  • Information on extraordinary quarantine measures in place.
  • Updates on port operations.
  • The latest on crew changes.

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