PVInternationalDesk:The World Health Organization (WHO)Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that a WHO team in Chinais working with producers of the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines for potentialemergency use listings.

“I’m pleased that a WHO team is in China currently working with producersof the Sinovac and Sinopharm vaccines to assess compliance with internationalquality manufacturing practices ahead of potential emergency use listing byWHO,” Tedros said at a recent media briefing.

He noted that WHO continues to ask vaccine manufacturers from around theworld to move swiftly to provide necessary data that will allow theorganization to consider them for emergency use listings.

“While we are hopeful about the safe and effective vaccines that are beingrolled out, we want to see this sped up and vaccines allocated equitably inthe coming weeks,” Tedros said.