French Covid vaccine abandoned by UK proves more effective than AstraZeneca vaccine – .

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French Covid vaccine abandoned by UK proves more effective than AstraZeneca vaccine – .


However, Professor Adam Finn, a member of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization and principal investigator of the Valneva trial, said the reason for the comments remained a mystery.

“We don’t really know why he said that. This was corrected in Hansards, so he admitted he was wrong, but he didn’t really explain, at least to me, which led to this comment.

“Certainly the data we presented today is as good as we could have hoped for.

“I think we are cautiously optimistic about getting clearance for this vaccine based on these data. “

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs said: “We have received the latest interim clinical trial data from Valneva for its Covid-19 vaccines.

“The Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Agency will review the results once they receive complete data from Valneva, as part of the regular regulatory decision-making process.

“The UK vaccination program continues to be a success with over 80% of the UK population having suffered a double stroke and the vaccination booster program is fully underway. “

Dr Juan Carlos Jaramillo, Chief Medical Officer of Valneva, told reporters in a briefing: “Regarding the contract, we currently cannot comment further at this point.

“But with the positive results of our pivotal phase three trial, we believe that VLA 2001 will have validated potential value as our differentiated vaccine candidate in the Covid-19 vaccine landscape.

“Of course, we are waiting for further approval and more updates will be offered in the coming days. ”

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