WHO issues emergency use listing for Nuvaxovid, bringing allowed COVID-19 vaccines to 10

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Posted at Dec 21 2021 11:05 PM

MANILA - The World Health Organization has issued an emergency use listing (EUL) for Nuvaxovid, bringing the total number of COVID-19 vaccines with EUL issued to 10.

In a statement, WHO said it issued the EUL to the new vaccine Nuvaxovid Tuesday.

It was developed by Novavax and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). It is the originator products for the Covovax vaccine, which received its EUL on December 17.

WHO also said both Nuvaxovid and Covovax are made using the same technologies. Both require two doses and are stable at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius refrigerated temperatures.

With the addition of Nuvaxovid, the WHO has so far issued EUL to 10 COVID-19 vaccines.

  • Comirnaty
  • Vaxzevria
  • Covishield
  • Janssen COVID-19 vaccine
  • Spikevax
  • Beijing Institute of Biological Products COVID-19 vaccine
  • CoronaVac
  • Covaxin
  • Covovax
  • Nuvaxovid

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