What is Carnivac-Cov Vaccine?

326
What is Carnivac-Cov Vaccine

Russia has registered the first animal vaccine against the novel coronavirus in the world. The vaccine is named “Carnivac-Cov”. The announcement was made by the country’s agriculture safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor.

Important Facts

  • The first animal vaccine against the novel coronavirus in the world has been named as Carnivac-Cov.
  • After the vaccination, the immunity will last for 6 months however this is still being analyzed by the developers of the dose.
  • As per Rosselkhoznadzor, this Covid-19 vaccines mass product is expected to begin from early April 2021.
  • Russian scientists has stated that the use of this vaccine will help prevent the virus mutations in animals.

A Look At Covid-19 Cases in Russia

  • As of March 29, 2021, Coronavirus cases in Russia has increased from 8,711 to 4,528,543.
  • Russia has three vaccines for Covid-19 for humans to fight the pandemic.
  • The most popular Covid-19 vaccine used in Russia for humans is Sputnik V. Emergency approval has been also given to EpiVacCorona and CoviVac by Moscow.

More About Carnivac-Cov

  • The vaccine to fight Covid-19 for animals has been developed by a unit of Rosselkhoznadzor, a part of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance.
  • The clinical trials of Carnivac-Cov vaccine started in October 2020 which involved dogs, cats, minks, foxes, Arctic foxes among other animals.
  • This vaccine is the first of it’s kind in the world and the only product to prevent Covid-19 in animals.
  • The vaccine came out harmless and highly immunogenic by the clinical trials, during the trials all the vaccinated animals developed antibodies to the novel coronavirus in all the cases.
Content Protection by DMCA.com

Leave a Reply !!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.