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How many types of Covid vaccines are approved in India ?

1. Covishield
Developed By: University of Oxford and AstraZeneca in collaboration with the SII

 • Dosage: Two doses
    (12-16 weeks between dosage)

• Routes of administration:
   Intramuscular injection

• Efficacy: 70.42% overall
2. Covaxin
Developed By: Bharat Biotech in association with ICMR and NIV              

 • Dosage: Two doses
    (28-42 weeks between dosage)

• Routes of administration:
   Intramuscular injection

• Efficacy: 77.8% against symptomatic          cases and 63.6% against asymptomatic    cases
3. Sputnik V
Developed By: Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Russia. (Approved to be used in India)             

 • Dosage: Two doses
    (21 days between dosage)

• Routes of administration:
   Intramuscular injection

• Efficacy: 91.4%
4. Novavax
    COVID-19
Developed By: Novavax and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), that is undergoing trials in India under the brand name Covovax. 

 • Dosage: Two doses
    
• Efficacy: 89.3%
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