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Covaxin 77.8% effective against symptomatic Covid-19: Bharat Biotech

The company claimed Covaxin is the first to report promising efficacy against asymptomatic infections based on qPCR testing that will help in reducing disease transmission

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Coronavirus Vaccine | Bharat Biotech | clinical trials

Sohini Das  |  Mumbai 



Covaxin has started trials on children; it would be for children who are two years or older
Phase 3 clinical trials of Covaxin were an event driven analysis of 130 symptomatic Covid-19 cases, reported at least two weeks after the second dose, conducted at 25 sites across India.

says that the final efficacy analysis of Covaxin shows it to be 77.8 per cent effective against symptomatic Covid-19, through evaluation of 130 confirmed cases, with 24 observed in the vaccine group versus 106 in the placebo group.

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First Published: Sat, July 03 2021. 09:19 IST

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