Innovative Vaccines in China

  • Qiyou XiaoEmail author
  • Zhijie An
  • Chenyan Yue
  • Yonghong Ge
  • Peicheng Liu
  • Huirong Pan
  • Lingjiu Liu
  • Ruiju Jiang
  • Yan Li
  • Yamin Wang
Part of the Public Health in China book series (PUBHECH, volume 3)


Yongxin Yu is an academician at the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a highly respected person when it comes to Japanese encephalitis (JE) live attenuated vaccine (Fig. 5.1). After the JE vaccine he developed was approved and marketed in 1989, hundreds of million doses have been used, demonstrating the safety and effectiveness of this vaccine under large-scale use. The effectiveness of this vaccine is over 95%, as recognized by the WHO and other international organizations. Academician Yu is one of China’s most famous virologists and experts in biological products; he has received an outstanding contribution award by improving China’s medical health. He is also a renowned scientist in China and in the world with his great contributions. His science is rigorous and realistic; pays attention to the accuracy, reliability, and integrity of the experimental data; and is loved by scientific and technological personnel.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Qiyou Xiao
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhijie An
    • 1
  • Chenyan Yue
    • 1
  • Yonghong Ge
    • 2
  • Peicheng Liu
    • 3
  • Huirong Pan
    • 4
  • Lingjiu Liu
    • 5
  • Ruiju Jiang
    • 6
  • Yan Li
    • 1
  • Yamin Wang
    • 1
  1. 1.National Immunization Program, Chinese Center for Disease Control and PreventionBeijingChina
  2. 2.General Director Office, Chengdu Institute of Biological Products Co. Ltd.ChengduChina
  3. 3.Department of MarketingBeijing Sinovac Biotech Co. Ltd.BeijingChina
  4. 4.Department of Vaccine Research & DevelopmentXiamen Innovax Biotech Co. Ltd.XiamenChina
  5. 5.Vaccine Division 2Changchun Institute of Biological Products Co. Ltd.JilinChina
  6. 6.Institute of Medical BiologyChinese Academy of Medical SciencesBeijingChina

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