Sinovac posts positive PhI/II data for their Covid-19 vaccine as researchers rush into a pivotal test
Beijing-based Sinovac has posted a positive preliminary snapshot of human data from the Phase I/II study of their vaccine for coronavirus, showing that the jab was able to safely spur protective antibodies in more than 90% of the volunteers involved.
The biotech reported Saturday that they had recruited 743 patients for the two-step trial, with 143 in Phase I and the rest in Phase II.
“The neutralizing antibody seroconversion rate is above 90%,” the company states, “which concludes the vaccine candidate can induce positive immune response.” That’s about all you’re getting at this stage of the process, though, with little hard data in their statement to decipher.
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