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Covaxin, A Vaccine from India Duration: 30:56
Microbiology / Virology

Learning Objectives

In this talk we will discuss the mechanism of action and the efficacy of the SARS-COV-2 vaccine from India called COVAXINE. Following topics will be discussed.

1. How are inactivated vaccines made?

2. How is the mRNA of the SARS-COV-2 inactivated?

3. Where did the actual SARS-COV-2 virus came from, that were inactivated and used in this vaccine?

4. Are inactivated virus vaccines better than adenovirus based vaccines e.g. AstraZenea or Johnson and Johson or messenger RNA based vaccines (mRNA vaccines) e.g. Moderna and Pfizer.

5. What is the efficacy of the vaccines?

6. When was this vaccine approved for India and if the company has plans to launch it in the USA.


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Dr. Mobeen Syed

Mobeen Syed is the CEO of DrBeen Corp, a modern online medical education marketplace. Mobeen is a medical doctor and a software engineer. He graduated from the prestigious King Edward Medical University Lahore. He has been teaching medicine since 1994. Mobeen is also a software engineer and engineering leader. In this role, Mobeen has run teams consisting of hundreds of engineers and millions of dollars of budgets. Mobeen loves music, teaching, and doing business. He lives in Cupertino CA.

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