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6/4/21

What Is Different Between Covishield And Covaxin


Covishield vs Covaxin - Here is everything you need to know about Covishield vs Covaxin Efficacy, side effects, and more. Read ahead to find out.

Covishield vs Covaxin - As per Mohfw.gov.in

Covishield details


Intramuscular vaccine

Developer - Developed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII).



Vaccine type -

Prepared using the viral vector platform

Contains harmless chimpanzee adenovirus ' ChAdOx1 incapable of infecting the receiver

Teaches the immune system to prepare a defence mechanism against the active virus.




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Similar technology has been used for developing a vaccine against Ebola

Doses required - Two-dose regimen

Efficacy - A good result of 81.3% efficacy rate, as per Medical News Today.

Price - Free in government hospitals and Rs 250 per dose for private hospitals and clinics.



Similar technology has been used for developing vaccines for various diseases like Seasonal influenza, Rabies, Polio and more.


Doses required - Two dose regimen


Efficacy - A good result of 80.6% efficacy rate, as per Medical News Today.



Price - Free in government hospitals and Rs 250 per dose for private hospitals and clinics.


Covaxin side effects - Most common:



Injection site pain or swelling or redness or itching

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