The other one is Serum Institute of India's locally-made Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID 19 vaccine, Covishield.
Beijing-based biopharmaceutical company Sinovac's CoronaVac vaccine's data on the first and second phase trials were published in the Lancet, a reputed scientific journal. The Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines were found to be more than 90 per cent effective.
Data indicates the vaccine can also effectively combat the variant first spotted in the United Kingdom, according to an analysis by India's National Institute of Virology.
The results, evaluated by an independent data safety and monitoring board, show that the vaccine is well-tolerated and efficacious across a wide range of age groups and variants, the ICMR added. For instance, Covaxin was granted restricted approval in "clinical trial mode" without any efficacy data.
India reported 17,407 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total to 11.16 million.
Also known as Gam-COVID-Vac, the vaccine uses a heterologous recombinant adenovirus approach using adenovirus 26 (Ad26) and adenovirus 5 (Ad5) as vectors for the expression of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein. Among the major COVID vaccines in development to date, only Gam-COVID-Vac uses this approach.
Bharat Biotech's home-grown Covid-19 vaccine has shown an interim vaccine efficacy of 81 per cent in late-stage clinical trials, the Indian company said on Wednesday (March 3).
"The Phase 3 ongoing trial of Sputnik V may turn into a landmark in untiring journey of COVID Vaccination". Sputnik V is being commercialized globally by Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).
India had approved the vaccine, branded COVAXIN, in January without late-stage efficacy data, raising questions about its effectiveness.
"COVAXIN demonstrates high clinical efficacy trend against COVID-19 but also significant immunogenicity against the rapidly emerging variants", Bharat Biotech Chairman Krishna Ella said in a statement, referring to its vaccine.
It is aiming to produce about 700 million doses of COVAXIN this year.
Covishield, on the other hand, has an efficacy of 70.4 per cent on an average in preventing Covid-19, as per the interim analysis of its late-stage clinical trials conducted in the United Kingdom and Brazil.
The AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine has been found to be about 62 per cent effective in preventing infection. "So clearly, there is a lack of transparency here and there should be an informed decision keeping all the aspects in mind", added Dr. Gajendra Singh.
Covaxin is stable at 2 to 8 degree Celsius (refrigerator temperature) and are shipped in a ready-to-use liquid formulation that permits distribution using existing vaccine supply chain.
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In an unsworn statement she claimed the incident happened in 1988 after a night of drinking and dancing in Kings Cross. The attorney-general said the woman's parents did not deserve the "frenzied politicisation" over the past few days.
Secretary of State says it's part of a "pragmatic and proportionate implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol". Ireland's Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said he had already spoken to Frost to express his regret at the move.
The Hays County Local Health Department has recorded 16,399 total COVID-19 cases and 221 coronavirus-related fatalities. Businesses are able to limit capacity or implement additional safety protocols if they choose to do so.
Trudeau also announced just over half a billion dollars will be invested in research projects and researchers across the country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $518-million Wednesday he says will support the work of almost 1,000 researchers.
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On Feb. 16 a rocket attack on US -led forces in northern Iraq killed a civilian contractor and injured a USA service member. Washington has blamed these on Shiite militias attempting to pressure the USA into withdrawing from the country.
Both the underlying fraud case and his current imprisonment have been condemned by the European Court of Human Rights. An anti-corruption campaigner, he has always been the most prominent face of Russian opposition to Mr Putin's rule.
Anthony Gonzalez of OH , one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump over the Capitol attack. Mitt Romney has said that Trump will win the party's primary if he decides to run for president again.
Texas Lifts Mask Mandate, Ending COVID Restrictions
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Chinese investment in Australia plummets amid tensions
The Australian National University's Chinese Investment in Australia Database than $780m (A$1bn; £550m) in speculation. Accordingly, China has forced duties on Australian products like grain, wine, hamburger and lobster.
Neera Tanden withdraws her nomination as budget chief
Tanden needed just 51 votes in an evenly-divided Senate , with Vice President Kamala Harris acting as a tiebreaker. Her past actions have demonstrated exactly the kind of animosity that President Biden has pledged to transcend".