21 January 2021 – CSIC COVID-19 vaccine shows 100% effectiveness in mice

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Research and Development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Science and Innovation

Overview: The most advanced CSIC vaccine for COVID-19 shows 100% efficacy in mice
The vaccine candidate MVA-CoV-2, which uses the modified Ankara vaccinia virus (MVA) as a ‘vehicle’ to ‘transport’ a SARS-CoV-2 protein (the S protein) that stimulates immune defense against the coronavirus, has been proven effective in animal models and have been just published in the prestigious Journal of Virology. Therefore is ready to move further into clinical trials.

Full details here: http://www.ciencia.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.edc7f2029a2be27d7010721001432ea0/?vgnextoid=e600609f8e027710VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD&vgnextchannel=c7fd8357ad4cb210VgnVCM1000001a04140aRCRD

Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, International – academic