This vaccine is very favorable in the Indian environment. Maintenance of this viral vector based vaccine is very easy.
Single dose is very effective. (Photo Credit: News Nation)
- Vaccine costs around Rs 1,800 in India
- The special thing is that it is a single dose vaccine.
- It provides 100% protection to the patients
Corona Virus In the ongoing war against infection, India will get another effective weapon next month. Vaccine Hope to meet. american pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson India will get the anti-corona vaccine in July. Although initially this vaccine will be available in very small quantities. The most important thing is that it is a single dose vaccine. Explain that the Association of Healthcare Providers (India) is in talks with the American company to get the vaccine directly. The cost of this one-dose vaccine India It will cost 25 dollars i.e. about Rs 1,800.
adapted to the Indian environment
This vaccine is very favorable in the Indian environment. Maintenance of this viral vector based vaccine is very easy. There will be no need for a low temperature refrigerator to keep it. Considering the state of health facilities in the country, this vaccine can prove to be very useful for Tier-2 cities. Johnson & Johnson is already in talks with the government to certify its manufacturing process and specifications in the country. The company had approached the government in April itself to start clinical trials in India. Now according to the new guidelines, the company does not need to conduct trials in the country. According to the new guidelines of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI), emergency use will be approved in the country only on the basis of approval from the US Drug Control.
Vaccine is 66.3 percent effective
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Johnson’s vaccine has been found to be 66.3 percent effective against mild and moderate-grade infection of the corona virus, while 76.3 percent is effective against severe to very severe infections. Not only this, even after 28 days of taking the infection, the patient does not need to be hospitalized, that is, it provides hundred percent protection to such patients. At present, the Modi government is running a vaccination campaign on the strength of Covaxin, Kovishield and Sputnik-V.
First Published : 27 Jun 2021, 08:23:29 AM