Sinovac Coronavirus Vaccine to Cost $60 in Chinese City of Jianxin

October 16, 2020, 08.06 PM
Residents in the Chinese city of Jianxin can expect to pay about $60 for Sinovac?s coronavirus vaccine. AFP/NICOLAS ASFOURIResidents in the Chinese city of Jianxin can expect to pay about $60 for Sinovac?s coronavirus vaccine.

Bio Farma, a state-owned firm in Indonesia which has reached a deal for at least 40 million doses from Sinovac, said this week the vaccine will cost around 200,000 Indonesian Rupiah ($13.60) per dose when it becomes available in the Southeast Asian country.

Read also: Covid-19 Vaccine from China Will Cost Around $13, Says Indonesia’s Bio Farma

China has said that while reasonable profits for companies are permitted, Covid-19 vaccines should be priced close to cost.

China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm) said in August that a vaccine candidate developed by a unit may cost no more than 1,000 Chinese Yuan ($148.80) for two shots.

An official at China's National Health Commission has said, however, the price will be lower. ($1 = 6.7220 Chinese yuan) ($1 = 14,690.0000 rupiah)

(Writers: Roxanne Liu, Tony Munroe, Kate Lamb | Editors: Sayantani Ghosh, Edwina Gibbs)

Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-china-vaccine/sinovac-coronavirus-vaccine-offered-by-chinese-city-for-emergency-use-costs-60-idUSKBN2710UQ 

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