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This is a Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized Study of the Tolerability, Safety and Immunogenicity of an Inactivated Whole Virion Concentrated Purified Vaccine (CoviVac) Against Covid-19

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05046548
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2021
Last Update Posted : November 12, 2021
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Chumakov Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immune-and-Biological Products

Brief Summary:
Randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, multi-center clinical trials of the tolerability, safety and immunogenicity of the inactivated whole-virion concentrated purified vaccine against COVID-19, manufactured by FSBSI "Chumakov FSC R&D IBP RAS", on adult volunteers aged 18-60" (Clinical trials, phase I/II). Study purpose is to assess the tolerability, safety and immunogenicity of the inactivated whole-virion concentrated purified coronavirus vaccine sorbed on adult volunteers aged 18-60.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coronavirus Infections Vaccine Biological: Vaccine for intramuscular injection Other: Placebo comparator (without active ingredient) for intramuscular injection Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:

The study is divided into 3 stages. At Stages I and II of the study, a maximum of 300 healthy volunteers aged 18 to 60 years should be screened, of which 200 volunteers meeting the inclusion criteria and not non-inclusion criteria, should be included and randomized to study the tolerability and safety of the vaccine.

Stage I includes 15 men and women:

Group 1 - 10 volunteers who will receive the Vaccine twice with an interval of 14 days intramuscularly in a dose of 0.5 ml with a post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

Group 2 - 5 volunteers who will receive placebo twice with an interval of 14 days intramuscularly at a dose of 0.5 ml with a post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

Stage II includes 185 volunteers:

Group 1 - 140 volunteers who will receive the Vaccine twice with an interval of 14 days intramuscularly in a dose of 0.5 ml with a post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

Group 2 - 45 volunteers who received placebo twice with an interval of 14 days intramuscularly in a dose of 0.5 ml with a post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

Stage III of the study, a maximum of 300 volunteers should be screened, of which 200 volunteers, meeting the inclusion criteria and not non-inclusion criteria, should be included and randomized to study the safety and immunogenicity of the vaccine.

Group 3 - 150 volunteers who will receive the vaccine twice with an interval of 14 days intramuscularly in a dose of 0.5 ml with a period of post-vaccination observation for 6 months.

Group 4 - 50 volunteers who will receive placebo twice with an interval of 14 days intramuscularly in a dose of 0.5 ml with a post-vaccination observation period of 6 months.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 400 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Masking Description: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized Study of Tolerability, Safety and Immunogenicity of the Inactivated Whole-virion Concentrated Purified Coronavirus Vaccine, Produced by FSBSI "Chumakov Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immune-and-Biological Products", on Volunteers at the Age of 18-60 Years
Actual Study Start Date : October 3, 2020
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 15, 2020
Actual Study Completion Date : October 1, 2021

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Vaccine

At Stage I:

Group 1 - 10 volunteers, Vaccine 0.5 ml, 14 days interval, post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

At Stage II:

Group 1 - 140 volunteers,Vaccine0.5 ml, 14 days interval, post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

At Stage III:

Group 3 - 150 volunteers, Vaccine 0.5 ml, 14 days interval, post-vaccination observation for 6 months.

Biological: Vaccine for intramuscular injection
Volunteers (10 at the Stage 1; 140 at the Stage 2; 150 at the Stage 3) will receive the vaccine twice spaced 14 days apart, intramuscularly, at a dose of 0.5 ml

Placebo Comparator: Placebo

No active ingredient in the placebo

At Stage I:

Group 2 - 5 volunteers, Placebo 0.5 ml, 14 days interval, post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

At Stage II:

Group 2 - 45 volunteers, Placebo 0.5 ml, 14 days interval, post-vaccination observation period of 28 days.

At Stage III:

Group 4 - 50 volunteers, Placebo 0.5 ml, 14 days interval, post-vaccination observation period of 6 months.

Other: Placebo comparator (without active ingredient) for intramuscular injection
Volunteers (5 at the Stage 1; 45 at the Stage 2; 50 at the Stage 3) will receive the vaccine twice spaced 14 days apart, intramuscularly, at a dose of 0.5 ml




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Geometric mean titer (GMT) [ Time Frame: 28 days after second vaccination / placebo ]
    The percentage of volunteers with an increase in geometric mean titer of specific antibodies (GMT) on day 28 after the second dose of vaccine / placebo in the virus neutralization test and ELISA.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Geometric mean titer (GMT) [ Time Frame: 7 and 14 days after the first vaccination / placebo ]
    Percentage of volunteers with a fourfold (or more) level of seroconversion in the neutralization test and ELISA on days 7 and 14 after the first dose of vaccine / placebo; on day 7, day 14, day 28, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 5 months, 6 months after the second dose of vaccine / placebo.

  2. Seroconversion rate [Time frame: 7 and 14 days after first vaccination / placebo] [ Time Frame: Percentage of volunteers with a fourfold (or more) level of seroconversion in the neutralization reaction and the ELISA reaction on days 7 and 14 after the first dose of vaccine / placebo; on day 7, day 14, day 28, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 5 months, ]
    Seroconversion rate on day 7, day 14, day 28, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 5 months, 6 months after second vaccination / placebo.

  3. Level of γ-IFN and subpopulation composition of T-lymphocytes [ Time Frame: 7 and 14 days after the first vaccination / placebo ]
    Levels of γ-IFN and subpopulation composition of T-lymphocytes on days 7 and 14 after the administration of the first dose of vaccine / placebo; on day 7, day 14, day 28, 2 months, 3 months, 4 months, 5 months, 6 months, after the second dose of vaccine / placebo.

  4. Cases of acute respiratory diseases (influenza, acute respiratory infections, COVID-19) [ Time Frame: Within 6 months after the second vaccination / placebo ]
    The frequency of acute respiratory infections (influenza, acute respiratory infections, COVID-19) within six months after the second dose of vaccine / placebo.

  5. Cases of acute respiratory diseases (influenza, acute respiratory infections, COVID-19) [ Time Frame: Within 6 months after the second vaccination / placebo ]
    The severity of acute respiratory infections (influenza, acute respiratory infections, COVID-19) within six months after the second dose of vaccine / placebo.

  6. Cases of acute respiratory diseases (influenza, acute respiratory infections, COVID-19) [ Time Frame: Within 6 months after the second vaccination / placebo ]
    The duration of acute respiratory infections (influenza, acute respiratory infections, COVID-19) within six months after the second dose of vaccine / placebo.

  7. Frequency and severity of adverse events [ Time Frame: Within 6 months after the first dose of vaccine / placebo ]
    The incidence and severity of adverse events throughout the study period after the first dose of vaccine / placebo

  8. Assessment of adverse events [ Time Frame: within 6 months after the first dose of vaccine / placebo ]
    The incidence of adverse events during the study

  9. Evaluation of clinically significant abnormalities in vital signs [ Time Frame: within 6 months after the first dose frame of vaccine / placebo ]
    The incidence of clinically significant deviations from the main indicators of vital functions.

  10. Evaluation of clinically significant deviations from laboratory parameters [ Time Frame: 3, 7, 10 and 14 days after the first vaccination; 4, 7, 14 and 28 days after the second vaccination ]
    The incidence of clinically significant deviations from the laboratory parameters.

  11. Cases of early termination of participation of volunteers in the study [ Time Frame: within 6 months after the introduction of the first dose of vaccine / placebo ]
    Cases of early termination of the volunteer's use in suggesting the development of AE / SAE associated with the use of study drugs.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

Volunteers must meet the following inclusion criteria:

  • Healthy volunteers (men and women) aged 18-60;
  • Written informed consent of volunteers to participate in a clinical trial;
  • Volunteers who are able to comply with the requirements of the Protocol (i.e. filling out the Self-Observation Diary, come to control visits);
  • For women capable of childbearing, a negative pregnancy test and consent to adhere to adequate contraceptive methods (use of contraceptives within six months after the second vaccination). Women should use contraceptive methods that are more than 90% reliable (cervical caps with spermicide, diaphragms with spermicide, condoms, intrauterine devices), or be sterile or postmenopausal.
  • For fertile men, consent to adhere to adequate contraceptive methods for six months after the second vaccination. Men and their sexual partners must use contraceptive methods with more than 90% reliability (cervical caps with spermicide, diaphragms with spermicide, condoms, intrauterine devices), or be sterile.

Non-inclusion criteria:

Volunteers cannot be included in the study if any of the following criteria are met:

  • Medical staff of clinics and polyclinics;
  • A history of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) or Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) or other coronavirus infection (HCoV-229E, HCoV-OC43, HCoV-NL63, HCoV-HKU1);
  • History of contacts with confirmed or suspected cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection within 1 month;
  • Positive IgM or IgG to SARS-CoV-2, found at screening (for volunteers of Phases I and II);
  • Positive PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 at screening;
  • Clinically and/or laboratory (according to PCR) confirmed disease with SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus at the current time or in history;
  • Serious post-vaccination reaction (temperature above 40 C, hyperemia or edema more than 8 cm in diameter) or complication (collapse or shock-like state that developed within 48 hours after vaccination; convulsions, accompanied or not accompanied by a febrile state) to any previous vaccination in history;
  • Aggravated allergic history (anaphylactic shock, Quincke's edema, polymorphic exudative eczema, atopy, history of serum sickness, history of hypersensitivity or allergic reactions to the administration of any vaccines, known allergic reactions to vaccine components, etc.);
  • History of Guillain-Barré syndrome (acute polyradiculitis);
  • Previous vaccination with rabies vaccines less than 2 months before immunization or planned vaccination with rabies vaccines within 1 month after immunization with investigational vaccines;
  • Vaccination with any other vaccine within 1 month preceding vaccination;
  • A history of leukemia, tuberculosis, cancer, autoimmune diseases;
  • Positive blood test for HIV, syphilis, hepatitis B/C;
  • Volunteers who received immunoglobulin preparations or blood transfusions within the last 3 months prior to the start of the study based on the history;
  • Long-term use (more than 14 days) of immunosuppressants or other immunomodulatory drugs during the six months preceding the study, according to the history;
  • Any history of any confirmed or suspected immunosuppressive or immunodeficient condition;
  • Chronic diseases of the cardiovascular, bronchopulmonary, neuroendocrine systems, gastrointestinal tract, liver, kidneys, hematopoietic, immune systems, mental illness in exacerbation stage or decompensation stage (recovery earlier than 4 weeks before vaccination) in history;
  • Disorder of blood clotting, a tendency to thrombosis in the anamnesis;
  • Progressive neurological pathology, a history of convulsive syndrome;
  • Diabetes mellitus, hyperthyroidism or other endocrine diseases in history;
  • Treatment with glucocorticosteroids, including low doses, as well as topical use of drugs containing steroids (> 10 mg prednisolone, or an equivalent, for more than 14 days in the last three months);
  • According to the anamnesis, the volunteer was/is registered in a tuberculosis dispensary and/or a narcological dispensary and/or a neuropsychiatric dispensary and/or others;
  • Acute infectious diseases (recovery earlier than 4 weeks before vaccination) according to the history;
  • Taking more than 10 units of alcohol per week or anamnestic information about alcoholism, drug addiction, or drug abuse;
  • Smoking more than 10 cigarettes a day;
  • Participation in any other clinical study within the last 3 months;
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding;
  • Axillary temperature at the time of vaccination is more than 37.0 °C;
  • Body mass index less than 18 or more than 28 kg/m2;
  • Serious concomitant diseases or pathological conditions not listed above, which, according to the investigator, could complicate the evaluation of the study results, including pathological deviations from the age norms and laboratory norms of blood and urine parameters, clinically significant, according to the investigator.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Withdrawal of informed consent by a volunteer;
  • Serious adverse events or adverse events that do not meet the criteria for severity, the development of which, in the opinion of the investigator, may be detrimental to the health or well-being of the volunteer;
  • The need for procedures and/or drug treatment not permitted by the Study Protocol;
  • The volunteer was included in violation of the inclusion/non-inclusion criteria of the Protocol;
  • The emergence of non-inclusion criteria during the study;
  • The need for surgical intervention;
  • Any condition in a volunteer requiring, in the reasonable opinion of the investigating physician, the withdrawal of the volunteer from the study;
  • The volunteer refuses to cooperate or is undisciplined (for example, not showing up for a planned visit without warning the investigator and/or losing contact with the volunteer), or has dropped out of observation;
  • For administrative reasons (termination of the study by the Sponsor or regulatory authorities), as well as for gross violations of the protocol that could affect the study results.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT05046548


Locations
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Russian Federation
Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education Kirov State Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Russia
Kirov, Russian Federation, 610027
FSBSI Chumakov FSC R&D IBP RAS
Moscow, Russian Federation, 108819
FGBUZ MSCh No. 163 FMBA of Russia
Novosibirsk, Russian Federation, 630559
Eco-Safety Scientific Research Center LLC
Sankt Peterburg, Russian Federation, 196143
Center for Family Medicine Joint Stock Company (CSM JSC)
Yekaterinburg, Russian Federation, 620043
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chumakov Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immune-and-Biological Products
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Responsible Party: Chumakov Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immune-and-Biological Products
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05046548    
Other Study ID Numbers: VKI-I / II-08/20
First Posted: September 16, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 12, 2021
Last Verified: November 2021

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Chumakov Federal Scientific Center for Research and Development of Immune-and-Biological Products:
COVID-19
Coronavirus infections
Vaccine
SARS-Cov-2
Immunobiological medicine
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Coronavirus Infections
Infections
Coronaviridae Infections
Nidovirales Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases