Not available in Canada: A look at COVID-19 vaccine tech from China, India and Cuba – CBC

Inactivated, conjugate COVID-19 vaccines developed, in use in middle-income countries

May 04, 2021

COVID-19 vaccines developed in China are already being used in several countries around the world. And some developed in India, Kazakhstan and Cuba have been in use domestically for their own populations even before completion of Phase 3 trials.

Vaccines being made in some of those countries (including the Serum Institute of India’s Covishield version of the AstraZeneca vaccine) use the viral vector technology or mRNA technologies used to inoculate Canadians. But other vaccines developed domestically are quite different.

Here’s a closer look at two kinds of COVID-19 vaccines —inactivated and conjugate protein vaccines — developed in middle-income countries and not available in Canada.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/science/inactivated-conjugate-covid-19-vaccines-1.6011962

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