1. Oxford’s ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine
The vaccine is being developed by the University of Oxford in association with the Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca.This vaccine is expected to be out till December 2020 and the estimated price of the vaccine will be $4 (Rs 295).
2. Moderna vaccine
American drug company Moderna’s mRNA-1273 vaccine is in the third phase of its trial. The sample size for this trial is 30,000 and it is expected to be complete by September-end. Its price is expected to be between Rs1,800 and Rs23,00
3. Vaccine by China’s Sinopharm
Chinese company Sinopharm has announced that it will launch a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of 2020. The third phase of this potential vaccine’s trial is underway in the UAE. Two doses of this vaccine will reportedly cost Rs 10,700.
4. CanSino Biologics Inc’s vaccine Ad5-nCoV
This vaccine has been developed in association with the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology. This vaccine too is expected to be launched by the end of this year. There has been no revelation about the price of the vaccine.
5. Russia’s Sputnik V
Russia had claimed to have launched the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik V, on August 11. However, the vaccine has not undergone the third stage of the trail. As many as 40,000 volunteers will participate in the trial. According to the Moscow-based Gamaleya Institute, the vaccine will be out by September-end.