6 September 2020

• Sinopharm, a Chinese vaccines company, reports vaccinating some employees with their experimental coronavirus vaccines (which are currently in phase III trials) under an emergency use program. The vaccinated employees traveled to countries with large coronavirus outbreaks; they did not become infected. No information was provided on which countries employees had visited, or any precautionary measures taken during their travel. Source
• Britain reports nearly 3,000 new coronavirus infections – the highest number since the epidemic peaked there in May. Source
• Uchitel, a union of Russian teachers, circulated an online petition calling on members to refuse vaccination with Sputnik V, due to safety concerns; it also asked that vaccination remain voluntary until phase III trials are finished. Source

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