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India Becomes First Country In World To Administer COVID-19 DNA Vaccine
Indian Defense News | 07/02/2022 01:11 PM | Click to read full article
The Indian government approved emergency use authorisation for Zydus Cadila's DNA vaccine earlier this year, citing initial results from Phase III clinical trials that showed approximately 66 per cent efficacy for symptomatic cases India on Saturday became the first country in the world to administer DNA vaccine against COVID-19.
Unlike most COVID-19 vaccines, which need two doses or even a single dose, ZyCoV-D is administered in three doses with a gap of 28 and 56 days from the first dose respective