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China adopts law to safeguard biosecurity

Drug trial: An engineer shows an experimental vaccine to treat COVID-19 tested at the quality control laboratory of Sinovac Biotech facilities in Beijing on April 29. (AFP/Nicolas Asfouri). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

BEIJING, Oct 18, 2020, Xinhua. China’s top legislature on Saturday voted to adopt a new law on biosecurity, ECNS reported.

Lawmakers approved the law at the closing meeting of a regular legislative session of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, which started Tuesday.

The law will take effect on April 15, 2021.

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