CoronaVac’s Overall Efficacy in Brazil Measured at 50.4%

Caixin Global | Jan 13, 2021 at 2:13 PM

— Brazil officials said the CoronaVac vaccine developed in partnership with Sinovac Biotech Ltd. was 50.38% effective in preventing coronavirus cases, a number that meets the threshold required by global regulators for approval but that’s well below the 78% figure announced last week.

Russia conducting additional COVID-19 vaccine animal trials

TASS Russian News Agency | Jan 13, 2021 at 2:11 PM

Russia is carrying out more scientific COVID-19 vaccine trials involving animals to test its efficiency against new strains, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova told a cabinet meeting headed by President Vladimir Putin Wednesday.

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  • Russia conducting additional COVID-19 vaccine animal trials (TASS Russian News Agency: 2021-01-13 13:15:15+00:00)

COVID: Museums to reopen in yellow zones

ANSA | Jan 13, 2021 at 2:06 PM

Health Minister Roberto Speranza said Wednesday that the government is set to allow museums and sites of cultural interest to reopen in regions that are ‘yellow zones’, meaning the risk of COVID-19 contagion there is moderate.

Russia recorded around 285,000 COVID-19 cases in 2021

TASS Russian News Agency | Jan 13, 2021 at 1:53 PM

Around 285,000 coronavirus cases have been identified in Russia since the beginning of 2021, it is 15 percent fewer than in the last 12 days of 2020, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova told a cabinet meeting headed by President Vladimir Putin Wednesday.

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  • Russia recorded around 285,000 COVID-19 cases in 2021 (TASS Russian News Agency: 2021-01-13 12:58:57+00:00)