Facebook with Latestnigeriannews  Twieet with latestnigeriannews  RSS Page Feed
Home  |  All Headlines  |  Punch  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Vanguard   |  Guardian  |  The Nation  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent
World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  More Channels...

Viewing Mode:

Archive:

  1.     Tool Tips    
  2.    Collapsible   
  3.    Collapsed     
Click to view all Entertainment headlines today

Click to view all Sports headlines today

Ocugen jumps 20% after its COVID-19 vaccine shows potential effectiveness against virus variants

Published by Business Insider on Mon, 03 May 2021


<p><img src="https://static1.businessinsider.com/image/6090058234af8d001859a811-2400/Vaccine distribution.jpg" border="0" alt="Vaccine distribution" data-mce-source="lechatnoir/Getty Images"></p><p></p><bi-shortcode id="summary-shortcode" data-type="summary-shortcode" class="mceNonEditable" contenteditable="false">Summary List Placement</bi-shortcode><p>Shares of Ocugen jumped 20% on Monday after the biopharmaceutical company announced that its COVID-19 vaccine has shown signs of potential effectiveness against three variants of the virus.</p><p>Covaxin, co-developed with Indian firm Bharat Biotech, demonstrated potential effectiveness against the variant of SARS-CoV-2 first discovered in Brazil.</p><p>A previous study conducted also suggested that Covaxin was effective against variants first seen in the UK and India, suggesting the vaccine's effectivity against multiple strains of COVID-19.&nbsp;</p><p>The company has submitted a comprehensive drug master file with the US Food and Drug Administration and is preparing the vaccine's emergency use authorization application, according to Dr. Shankar Musunuri, CEO and co-founder of Ocugen.</p><p>Currently, there are only <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/different-vaccines.html">three authorized and recommended vaccines</a> in the US to prevent COVID-19, from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson &amp; Johnson.</p><p>In the recently shared second interim results of the phase 3 clinical trial, Covaxin demonstrated 78% overall efficacy and 100% in severe COVID-19 disease - including hospitalization.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/ocugen-stock-price-covid-19-vaccine-potential-effectiveness-virus-variants-2021-5#comments">Join the conversation about this story &#187;</a></p> <p>NOW WATCH: <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/kosher-passover-coca-cola-bottles-yellow-cap-bottle-soda-retail-food-drink-jewish-jews-2017-4">Why some Coca-Cola bottles have a yellow cap</a></p>
Click here to read full news..

All Channels Nigerian Dailies: Punch  |  Vanguard   |  The Nation  |  Thisday  |  Daily Sun  |  Guardian  |  Daily Times  |  Daily Trust  |  Daily Independent  |   The Herald  |  Tribune  |  Leadership  |  National Mirror  |  BusinessDay  |  New Telegraph  |  Peoples Daily  |  Blueprint  |  Nigerian Pilot  |  Sahara Reporters  |  Premium Times  |  The Cable  |  PM News  |  APO Africa Newsroom

Categories Today: World  |  Sports  |  Technology  |  Entertainment  |  Business  |  Politics  |  Columns  |  All Headlines Today

Entertainment (Local): Linda Ikeji  |  Bella Naija  |  Tori  |  Pulse  |  The NET  |  DailyPost  |  Information Nigeria  |  Gistlover  |  Lailas Blog  |  Miss Petite  |  Olufamous  |  Stella Dimoko Korkus Blog  |  Ynaija  |  All Entertainment News Today

Entertainment (World): TMZ  |  Daily Mail  |  Huffington Post

Sports: Goal  |  African Football  |  Bleacher Report  |  FTBpro  |  Kickoff  |  All Sports Headlines Today

Business & Finance: Nairametrics  |  Business Insider  |  Forbes  |  Entrepreneur  |  The Economist  |  BusinessTech  |  Financial Watch  |  BusinessDay  |  All Business News Headlines Today

Technology (Local): Techpoint  |  TechMoran  |  TechCity  |  Innovation Village  |  IT News Africa  |  Technology Times  |  Technext  |  Techcabal  |  All Technology News Headlines Today

Technology (World): Techcrunch  |  Techmeme  |  Slashdot  |  Wired  |  Hackers News  |  Engadget  |  Pocket Lint  |  The Verge

International Networks:   |  CNN  |  BBC  |  Al Jazeera  |  Yahoo

Forum:   |  Nairaland  |  Naij

Other Links: Home   |  Nigerian Jobs