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UK approves Chinese vaccines Sinovac, Sinopharm, and Covaxin for travellers

The travellers must have had a complete course of one of the approved vaccines at least 14 days before they arrive in the UK.

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The UK approves Chinese COVID-19 vaccines Sinovac, Sinopharm, and Covaxin for travellers.

The United Kingdom on Tuesday announced that travellers fully vaccinated with Chinese vaccines can travel to the country from November 22. 

British High Commissioner to Pakistan Dr. Christian Turner shared the “good news” for Pakistani travellers in a tweet on Tuesday.

“The UK adds Sinonvac, Sinopharm & Covaxin to the fully vaccinated list for inward travel Rules from 22 November,” he wrote.

 

According to the British government’s official travel guidelines, travellers must have had a complete course of one of the approved vaccines at least 14 days before they arrive in the UK.

The vaccines earlier approved by the UK government are:

  • Oxford/AstraZeneca
  • Pfizer BioNTech
  • Moderna
  • Janssen

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