BEIJING, KOMPAS.com – Residents in the Chinese city of Jianxin can expect to pay about $60 for Sinovac’s coronavirus vaccine.
The city is offering Sinovac Biotech's experimental coronavirus vaccine to essential workers and other high-risk groups as part of a national program.
Jianxin’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a statement on WeChat that two doses of the Covid-19 inoculation, called CoronaVac, will cost around $29.75 of 200 Chinese Yuan per dose.
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Medical professionals have already been given a shot of Sinovac’s coronavirus vaccine.
Chinese authorities have not released pricing details for potential Covid-19 vaccines.
Hundreds of thousands of people have been given experimental coronavirus vaccines in late-stage trials as part of an emergency inoculation program launched in July.
It was not clear if Jiaxin city's pricing includes subsidies. The city's CDC declined to comment.
Sinovac did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Its vaccine is in late-stage trials in Brazil, Indonesia and Turkey, and the company has said that an interim analysis of Phase 3 trial data could come as early as November.