Covid vaccines compared: All five Covid vaccines laid bare – differences and efficacy

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Novavax

Type of vaccine: Protein subunit vaccine. It contains coded messages from moth cells that boosts immune response.

Effectiveness: 89 percent effective after both doses.

Approval: Phase III trials concluded, but not yet approved for mass distribution.

Delivery: UK ordered 60 million doses of the Novavax vaccine.

Location: If it’s approved, the vaccine will be manufactured in the UK.

Johnson & Johnson

Type of vaccine: Viral vector vaccine. Adapts a common cold virus to make it appear similar to the Covid virus.

Effectiveness: 85 percent effective against serious disease after a single dose.

Approval: Phase III trials concluded, but not yet approved for mass distribution.

Delivery: UK ordered 30 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Location: If it’s approved, the vaccine will be manufactured in the US.

Published at Sun, 31 Jan 2021 12:00:00 +0000

Covid vaccines compared: All five Covid vaccines laid bare – differences and efficacy

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