The second round of vaccination round has begun in India since May 1.
Here you will come to know Covesheild vs Covaxin.
Preferably both has good efficacy , but both have different origin .
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Is been developed by Oxford- Astrazeneca and is bein manufactured by Serum institute of INDIA .
Is being developed by the Hyderabad Based Bharat International LTD. in association with ICMR ( INDIAN COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH ) and National Institute of Virology.
How both the vaccines are developed ?
Covaxin is an inactivated vaccine prepared on tried and tested platform of dead viruses .
This vaccine is developed by Whole Virion Inactivated Cell derived Technology .
Covesheild has been prepared using the viral vector platform .
This exact mechanism is was used to prepare vaccine for Ebola Virus .
Doses Guidelines :-
There is no difference between these 2 vaccine .
Both of the vaccines require 2 doses, 28 days apart .
Storage Guidelines :-
Stored in the room home temperature of the fridge . .
Which is about 2- 8 degree .
Thus making very suitable to store in Indian conditions.
Efficacy of both vaccines :-
Both have shown good results till now .
According to reports covesheild has effectiveness of about 90% .
And Covaxin has 81% .
These reports have been gound till 3 rd phase trial results .
But again we can not be accurate regarding their efficacy .
Prices of vaccine :-
Both the vaccines are being given free from government in government hospitals .
In private hospitals , the price is 250 rupees.
Mode of administration :-
Both the vaccines are intramuscular vaccines .
And given in Deltoid Muscle .
Common symptoms :-
Common symptoms like tiredness , swelling and fever is being seen .
So nowadays , register yourself and go get the vaccine with precautions .