Protein-based booster shots help fight Omicron
China has recently rolled out two protein-based COVID-19 vaccines to serve as booster shots against Omicron subvariants, bringing new weapons to China's fight against mutated strains of the virus.
Xu Jinghe meets with CEO of Saudi Food and Drug Authority
Xu Jinghe, deputy commissioner of China's National Medical Products Administration, held talks with Hisham bin Saad Aljadhey, CEO of the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, on Feb 16 in Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabia, on the sidelines of the 26th annual meeting of the Global Harmonization Working Party.
China introduces regulation to develop new TCM drugs
China on Friday released a regulation on the registration and administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), in an effort to strengthen the development of new drugs, according to the country's top drug regulator.
TCM's role in COVID-19 treatment to be promoted
Traditional Chinese medicine will be promoted to play a more prominent role in the medical mix used to treat COVID-19, according to the National Medical Products Administration.
China grants approval for homegrown COVID-19 pills
China has recently granted conditional approval to two homegrown COVID-19 oral pills, the National Medical Products Administration said on Sunday.
Nation's new COVID cases, deaths down significantly
COVID-19 infections are on a sharp downtrend nationwide after cases peaked around Dec 22, when the number of new cases was around 7 million per day, and the number of deaths in hospitals has also declined significantly, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.