Tag: CoronaVac

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech showed a general efficacy of less than 60% in its late-stage trial in Brazil, a news website reported on Monday, citing two people who seen the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Butantan Institute director Doctor Dimas Covas said that vaccination against the novel coronavirus could become periodic. The assessment does not only refer to the CoronaVac, which the institute produces. "I do not know if...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian health authority Anvisa said on Saturday, January 9th, that the application from São Paulo-based medical center Butantan for emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech lacks some relevant information...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Studies have shown that the Butantan vaccine is 100% effective for severe and moderate cases, but pressure is growing for details to be disclosed. Emergency use should be officially requested by Friday, January 8th. The...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Minister of Health Eduardo Pazuello on Thursday, January 7th, announced the signing of a contract with the Butantan Institute for the supply of 100 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine - 46 million by...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The São Paulo State Health Secretary Jean Gorinchteyn said that the authorization of the National Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) is all that is missing for vaccination against Covid-19 to begin in the state. All...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At a time when several countries, including some in Latin America, are announcing the start of immunization against Covid-19, President Jair Bolsonaro has downplayed the government's delay in releasing and purchasing vaccines. According to him,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Turkey announced that the CoronaVac vaccine was over 90% effective in a late-stage trial. These are the first results on the efficiency of the vaccine developed by Chinese Sinovac pharmaceutical company, which has a...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With trials of Sinovac Biotech Ltd.’s coronavirus vaccine in Brazil and Turkey suggesting the shot has a protection rate on either side of 90%, there is still no final assessment on exactly how effective...



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