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India’s Bharat Biotech says its Covaxin coronavirus vaccine is 81 per cent effective

Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech said its domestically developed vaccine, criticised for being rolled out before final trials, was found in interim late-stage data to have almost 81 per cent efficacy in preventing Covid-19 infection.Questions had been raised by Indian medical experts about the effectiveness of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin vaccine after officials authorised it for emergency use in January even though its Phase 3 trials – the last stage before regulatory approval – were not…

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