Some COVID-19 Vaccines Approved By WHO

On 1st June 2021, World Health Organization issued a detailed list of the COVID-19 vaccines. And, in that list, a Chinese vaccine named “Sinovac” was also added, which is recommended for people aged above 18. Thus, the Chinese company got the second authorization from the WHO.  

Hence, World Health Organization claimed that the data submitted by the experts clearly shows that two doses of Sinovac the Chinese vaccine can prevent people from getting COVID-19. Moreover, WHO said that there are some grown-ups enrolled in the recent research, and there is no evaluation found that whether this vaccine is entirely satisfactory for people above the age 60 or not?


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However, some of the vaccines approved by the World Health Organization are mentioned below. So, keep reading the article to get to know about them!

List Of COVID-19 Vaccines Approved By WHO

As there are so many vaccines available in the market, you don’t need to get confused among all of them because the best vaccine is the one available to you. Don’t wait for some specific brands and get vaccinated as soon as possible to fight the scary COVID-19.

Keep in mind that all of the vaccines authorized and listed by the WHO are:

  • Totally safe

  • Very effective

  • Decrease the risk of severe illness that causes COVID-19.

Now, let us tell you some of the COVID-19 vaccines approved by the WHO:


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  1. Pfizer and BioNTech’s

    It is an altered nucleoside mRNA. This vaccine is produced in the:

    ·         United States

    ·         United Kingdom

    ·         Israel and some other countries.

  2. AstraZeneca

    It utilizes the recombinant of ChAdOx1 that is adenoviral vector encoding. It can also be called SARS-CoV-2, which is the spike protein antigen. This vaccine is distributed in Malaysia, South Korea, the European Union, Mexico, and United Kingdom, etc.   

    The Serum Institute of India also registers this same vaccine, and they have named it “Covishield.” Besides this, the World Health Organization has also approved the ‘AZD1222’ for emergent uses. This vaccine is also registered by the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of South Korea. 

  3. Johnson & Johnson-Janssen’s

    This vaccine is also a recombinant, counterpart incompetent adenovirus kind 26 (Ad26) vectored vaccination encoding the (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein. It is majorly administrated in the:

    ·         Switzerland

    ·          United States

    ·         The United Kingdom and other European nations.

  4. Moderna’s

    This vaccine is an mRNA encapsulated vaccine in which there is lipid nanoparticle LNP. This vaccine is also distributed in various countries, like:

    ·         Canada

    ·         Denmark

    ·         Finland

    ·         Israel

    ·         Japan

    ·         Portugal

    ·         Taiwan

  5. Sinopharm-BBIBP’s

    This is a deactivated virus vaccine that is created by the China National Pharmaceuticals. It is known as Sinopharm, and it is a product of the Beijing Institute of Biological Products. This vaccine is majorly used in:

    ·         China

    ·         UAE

    ·         Bahrain

    ·         Seychelles

The Final Words:

The vaccines mentioned above are approved and listed by the World Health Organization. Therefore, you should not pay attention to the fake news and reports regarding the COVID-19 vaccines spreading through social media platforms.

All of the vaccines are effective as they are tested and approved by the WHO. So, don’t wait anymore and schedule your appointment to get vaccinated. This is the only way to protect yourself and others from the COVID-19. But, if you are feeling ill and possess some symptoms of the coronavirus, you should conduct the COVID-19 test without any delay.

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