Therapy Areas: Vaccines
Results of Indonesian study indicate Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine highly effective in health workers
12 May 2021 -

A official of Indonesia's health ministry has stated that an analysis of Indonesian healthcare workers inoculated with a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech showed it was 98% effective at preventing death and 96% effective at preventing hospitalisation, Reuters news agency reported on Wednesday.

According to lead researcher and health official, Pandji Dhewantara, this preliminary study was done from data on healthcare workers in the Indonesian capital Jakarta who had received the CoronaVac vaccine between January and March 2021.