Sinopharm’s Coronavirus vaccine safe and dependable: Faisal

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Islamabad

The efficacy of Sinopharm’s Covid-19 vaccine is between 79-86 per cent. We are planning to buy it in sufficient quantity as 110 million out of 220 million of total Pakistan’s population need Coronavirus vaccine,” said Special Assistant to Prime Minister Dr. Faisal Sultan. According to the statistical analysis of Sinopharm China Biotech, the results of the interim analysis of the new coronavirus inactivated vaccine phase III clinical trial showed that the safety of the new coronavirus inactivated vaccine of Sinopharm China Bio Beijing Company is good after inoculation.

A report published by Gwadar Pro on Thursday says, all patients produced high-titer antibodies, the neutralizing antibody positive conversion rate was 99.52%, and the vaccine’s protective efficacy against the disease caused by the new coronavirus infection (Covid-19) was 79.34%. Speaking to Gwadar Pro, Asad Umar, federal Minister for planning appreciated government of China for donating 500,000 doses of vaccines.
“We are grateful to China for gifting 500,000 vaccine doses to Pakistan which enabled the government to inoculate the national immunization drive,” Asad Umar added. According to Sinopharm’s press release, its vaccine was 79.34% effective at preventing new cases of Covid-19. The data results reached the relevant technical standards of the World Health Organization and the country.

The “Guiding Principles for Clinical Evaluation of New Coronavirus Preventive Vaccines (Trial)” issued by the Food and Drug Administration is required by relevant standards. “At present, Sinopharm China Biotech Beijing has formally submitted a conditional listing application to the State Food and Drug Administration,” a press note issued from Sinopharm had stated earlier.

Pakistani authorities endorsed the results and requested Chinese authorities for provision of its vaccine. Dr. Faisal Sultan launched countrywide vaccine and spoke highly of Sinopharm’s Coronavirus vaccine. “It’s highly effective and ultra-safe. Pakistan also conducted its trial that was found satisfactory,” he told journalists on Wednesday.—INP