It reported 937.1 million yuan profit and total comprehensive income for the first six months of 2021. Its single-dose COVID-19 shot, named Ad5-nCoV, has been approved for use in countries including China, Mexico, Pakistan and Chile. The vaccine approvals were one of the major drivers for the sixth-month profit, CanSinoBIO said.
($1 = 6.4813 Chinese yuan renminbi)
(Reporting by Roxanne Liu and Ryan Woo; Editing by Catherine Evans)