Speaking at the BRICS Summit through video conference Chinese President Xi Jinping said that Chinese companies are working with their Brazilian and Russian partners on phase-III clinical trials of Covid 19 vaccines, and we are prepared to have cooperation with South Africa and India as well.

Chinese President said, China will work with other BRICS countries to advance collective corona virus vaccine research and trials, set up plants, authorize production and recognize each others standards. Mr Xi Jinping also proposed to convene a BRICS symposium on traditional medicine to explore its role in Covid 19 prevention and treatment.