1 week Sinovac needs ethics review, FDA approval before COVID vaccine trials — DOST Inquirer
      MANILA, Philippines --- China's Sinovac Biotech will have to submit and ethics research and secure Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval before starting trials in the Philippines, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) said Friday.   "For Sinovac, I have reported that our vaccine expert panel has already reviewed [it] and have a go signal so that the only thing they await is ethics research before endorsing to FDA who will then make a final approval for the clinical trials," DOST Director Fortunato Dela Pea said in an online press briefing about updates on COVID-19 vaccine ... more