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Sinovac Costs More But Is Less Effective Than Other Vaccines According to Data

SINOVAC VACCINE LESS EFFECTIVE – China’s leading COVID-19 vaccine, Sinovac, was found to have a 50% efficacy rate but costs more than other vaccines.

As 2021 comes to a close, several vaccine candidates against COVID-19 were developed. Among the leading brands were Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines.

However, the Philippines’ Vaccine Czar emphasized that the government was prioritizing China’s Sinovac Vaccine which had a 50% efficacy rate. According to the DOST, this was acceptable as it passed the World Health Organizations’ minimum requirements.

Sinovac Costs More, Less Effective Based On Data - Vaccine Comparison

Still, with such a low efficacy rating, Sinovac is still the second-most expensive vaccine next to Moderna which showed 95% effectiveness against COVID-19.

According to an article from ABS-CBN, here are the estimated prices of vaccines inclusive of 12% vat, 10% inflation rate:

VaccineDosesTotal Price (inclusive of 12% vat, 10% inflation rate)Efficacy Rate
# Of Recipients (For P82.5B)
Novavax236695% 225,409,836
Moderna23,904-4,50494% 18,317,051 – 21,132,172

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