New Delhi: Pakistan has clarified that no vaccine was being prepared after reports emerged that the country was on the verge of developing it with the help of China even as the coronavirus cases climbed to 12,227. Advisor on Health Zafar Mirza in his daily media briefing said that currently there was no coronavirus vaccine in Pakistan and no work of any kind was going on for its development. Also Read - Delhi Airport To Shut Operations At T2 Terminal From May 17 Midnight
“Let me clarify that while there are several initiatives to develop vaccines across the world, there is no such initiative in Pakistan at the moment,” he said. Also Read - Karnataka Reports 39,510 Fresh COVID Cases, 22,584 Discharges in Last 24 Hours
But he said that a Chinese company developing a vaccine contacted Pakistan and offered it to become a part of clinical trials. Also Read - Class 12 Student From West Bengal Develops Unique Mask, Claims It Can Kill Coronavirus
“We have asked for more information from them,” Mirza said.