Vietnam’s Covid-19 vaccine, Nanocovax almost ready

VIETNAM’S development of its own Covid-19 vaccine – Nanocovax – is nearing completion, with its manufacturer claiming an efficacy rate of 90 per cent.

The Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology JSC, which is developing the vaccine, said the efficacy rate was based on the results of the second phase of clinical research by Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City and recovered patients.

Nanogen’s chairman Ho Nhan said the firm had send its reports on the trials to the Ministry of Health for approval.

New Straits Times