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Construction under way for secure vaccine production; Five possible inoculations months away from evaluation but facilities are already being built

Jun 01, 2020 - South China Morning Post

Beijing is laying the groundwork to begin manufacturing Covid-19 vaccines as soon as they are given approval.

Although the five inoculations being developed by the country's scientists are still months away from a full evaluation, secure ­facilities are already being built.

They will have a biosecurity rating of 3, the second-highest level, because Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, is highly pathogenic and will need a secure environment if it is used to make ...