New Delhi: Biological E has received the WHO nod to be an additional facility for production of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.
“Congratulations to @biological_e on its @WHO approval as an additional manufacturing site for the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine! Great progress for the Quad Vaccine and #USIndiaHealth partnerships through U.S. technical support and @DFCgov financing,” the US embassy in India said in a tweet on Wednesday.
CORBEVAX is a protein sub-unit vaccine, developed from a component of the spike protein on the virus’s surface, which helps the body build the immune response against the virus. The vaccine has the Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) protein as an antigen, CpG 1018 and Aluminium hydroxide as adjuvants formulated in Tris buffer.