Therapy Areas: Diabetes
Peru suspends trail of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine trial after patient reports decrease in muscle strength in his legs
14 December 2020 -

The head of clinical trials at China National Pharmaceutical Group Corp (Sinopharm) laboratories in Peru, German Malaga, has stated that Peru's clinical trials of Sinopharm's COVID-19 vaccine were temporarily suspended by the Peruvian National Institute of Health after a participant reported a decrease in muscle strength in his legs, CNN reported on Monday.

Malaga told CNN that the 64-year-old patient, with allegedly more than 20 years of badly-controlled diabetes, is in stable condition.

According to CNN, the reason for the symptoms cannot yet be determined and an investigation is ongoing.

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