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Punjab to start Covaxin’s Phase-3 trials

Chandigarh: Punjab’s three Government Medical Colleges will participate in the Phase-3 trials of Bharat Biotech Ltd’s Covaxin, the first indigenously-developed vaccine candidate against coronavirus, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an official said on Tuesday. The trials are scheduled to commence from October 15. This was disclosed by a government spokesperson fter […]

COVAXIN’s animal trial gets robust immune responses: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi: Bharat Biotech International Limited has announced that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate, COVAXIN, has shown positive efficacy in animal studies and generated robust immune responses. COVAXIN, developed by the Indian Council of Medical Research and Bharat Biotech, is being tested at 12 institutes across India. This indigenous vaccine is one of the front runners in […]

Human clinical trial of ‘Covaxin’ begins in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The human clinical trial of India’s first possible anti-Covid vaccine ‘Covaxin’ began at an institute here on Monday, an official said. The human trial of the coronavirus vaccine has begun at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar. Covaxin has been administered to several volunteers, informed E.Venkat Rao, Principal Investigator of […]

COVAXIN, India’s 1st indigenous COVID-19 vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech successfully enters human clinical trials

Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Friday announced that the Phase-I clinical trials of India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin began across the country on July 15. “This is a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial on 375 volunteers in India,” the company said in a brief statement. The leading vaccine maker had announced on June 29 […]