As Turkey rolls out its own COVID-19 vaccine, questions loom over its efficacy

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Screenshot from DW video news segment. Turkey joined the list of countries developing their own vaccine against COVID-19 in November 2020. In December 2021, President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan approved Turkovac for emergency use as a booster vaccine. However, as medical professionals began delivering jabs, in the absence of publicly available data from the phase-3 trials, some experts are hesitant, saying it is too early to comment on its effectiveness. Meanwhile, the number of new cases of infected patients has skyrocketed in the country in the past weeks due to the new Omicron variant, reaching 6…

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