WHO enlists Globe Biotech's vaccine

Staff Reporter Published: 17 October 2020, 06:26 PM | Updated: 17 October 2020, 09:38 PM
WHO enlists Globe Biotech's vaccine

The World Health Organization has enlisted BANCOVID, a coronavirus vaccine developed by Bangladeshi firm Globe Biotech Ltd.

Mohammad Mohiuddin, an official of the local pharmaceutical group, confirmed this to Jago News on Saturday.

Globe Biotech is the lone coronavirus vaccine candidate in Bangladesh.

Mohiuddin said WHO enlisted BANCOVID in its draft landscape of Covid-19 candidate vaccines on October 15.