AstraZeneca and Sputnik-V vaccines are effective against COVID-19 delta variant
Potency of AstraZenca and Sputnik-V. But touching on the country's vaccination preparedness against the Delta variant, the health management body rejected assertions that the current AstraZeneca and the proposed Sputnik-V are not efficacious to protect citizens against the high-transmissible Indian strain. The GHS cited the Public Health England which has said two doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is highly effective against hospitalization due to the Delta variant and showed no deaths among those vaccinated. Ghana took delivery of 650,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from the COVAX facility in addition to 50,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from the Indian government, and 165,000 from MTN for its mass vaccination program.