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China Blocked COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment to Canada Days After Agreement

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China Blocked COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment to Canada Days After Agreement

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The federal government learned that China had blocked a COVID-19 vaccine shipment meant for clinical trials in Canada, after a collaboration plan between the two countries was just announced, new documents reveal. On May 12, 2020, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) announced plans to work with CanSino Biologics Inc., a Chinese company with connections with the Chinese military, to produce the Ad5-nCOV vaccine against COVID-19. CanSino would have been the first company to undertake clinical trials for a COVID-19 candidate vaccine in Canada. On May 19, 2020, the federal government learned that the shipments of the vaccine candidate were blocked by China’s General Administration of Customs, according to documents tabled in the House of Commons on Jan. 25, reported iPolitics. But the Liberal government waited three months before making public that the partnership with CanSino was over, according to the latest NRC document tabled. “Under this agreement, CanSino was …

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