Malaysia, China reach agreement on COVID-19 vaccine development: report

Malaysia has signed an agreement with China on cooperating in the development of a safe and efficacious COVID-19 vaccine, Singapore’s Chinese-language newspaper Lianhe Zaobao reported.

Citing a statement by the Malaysian government, the report said the two governments agree to support and encourage companies to cooperate fully in vaccine development and supply.

Both countries will also support the participation of their public and private sectors including universities, institutions, and societies in joint collaborative projects, the report said.