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Russia 1st nation to finish human trials for Covid-19 vaccine

Moscow: Russia has become the first nation to complete clinical trials of Covid-19 vaccine on humans, and the results have proven the medication’s effectiveness, the media reported on Sunday. Chief researcher Elena Smolyarchuk, who heads the Center for Clinical Research on Medications at Sechenov University, told Russian news agency TASS on Sunday that the human […]

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Bharat Biotech develops India’s first vaccine candidate for Covid-19

Hyderabad: Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Monday announced that it has successfully developed Covaxin, India’s first vaccine candidate for Covid-19, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV). The SARS-CoV-2 strain was isolated in NIV, Pune and transferred to Bharat Biotech. The indigenous, inactivated vaccine was […]

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Johnson & Johnson to begin human trial of Covid vaccine in July

New York: Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday said that it has accelerated the first in-human clinical trial of its investigational SARS-CoV-2 vaccine in the second half of July via its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies (Janssen). The trial for the vaccine, Ad26.COV2-S, recombinant, was initially scheduled to begin in September. “Based on the strength of the preclinical […]