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Taiwan rejects Covid-19 vaccine from UBI Pharma in blow to self-sufficiency goal

Taiwan has had a setback in its drive for coronavirus vaccine self-sufficiency, with one of its home-grown jabs failing to meet the standard for emergency use.The island’s regulator rejected UBI Pharma’s application for emergency use of its vaccine candidate on Monday, saying interim data from phase 2 clinical trials showed it did not trigger enough antibodies. Those produced did not reach the level of the AstraZeneca jab – the standard set by the island for emergency use approval before…

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