After the results achieved by Soberana 02 were announced, the anti-Covid formula developed by Cuban CIGB has also been shown to exceed the effective threshold required by the World Health Organization for vaccines against Covid.
Anti-coronavirus vaccine AbdullahDeveloped by the Cuban Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), showing 92.28% effective Three-dose vaccination plan. This is the second formula developed by the Cuban Research Center after Soberana 02 that exceeds the efficacy threshold (50%) required by the World Health Organization. After the administration of two of the three predetermined doses, the initial efficacy reached 62%.
The Phase 3 trial of Abdala began on March 22 in the provinces of Santiago de Cuba, Guantanamo, and Granma, involving more than 48,000 volunteers between the ages of 19 and 80 to provide government Three doses of vaccine (Or placebo) 14 days later. After the immunization was completed, the researchers evaluated the symptomatic infections that occurred in the two treatment groups. “This allows us to compare the ratio between the vaccinated group and the placebo group to assess the efficacy of the vaccine“Recently, Verena Muzio, Director of CIGB Clinical Research, explained.”Information about these positive results has been collected, and as the infection cases accumulate, the efficacy has been determined. The final evaluation was conducted in 150 cases, As the final result of the research“.
In a meeting with CIGB researchers, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel congratulated the vaccine developer, saying the results were impressive.”An event that doubles the pride of the countryFor her part, Marta Ayala, head of CIGB, thanked the volunteers who participated in the Abdala experiment at the Cuban Vaccination Center. Adbala added, “It’s a tribute to Jose Marti (a revolutionary hero in a patriotic poem) The vaccine gets its name), Fidel Castro, Raul Castro and Díaz-Canel, dedicated to the founders and current researchers“.
CIGB confirmed the effectiveness of its candidates and issued a message Twitter, Emphasize another tweet With this result”Cuba will have two vaccines that meet the minimum efficacy requirements set by the World Health Organization“. With these results, request Emergency use authorization Cuban drug regulatory agency, the National Center for the Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices (CECMED).