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Vaccine candidate to enter phase-3 human trial: Health Ministry

Vaccine candidate to enter phase-3 human trial: Health Ministry

🕔08:24, 19.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 19  The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Tuesday that one of the three COVID-19 vaccine candidates would enter the third phase of the pre-clinical human trial by Wednesday. The information was shared by Dr

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Russia registers Covid vax, Putin’s daughter in test group

Russia registers Covid vax, Putin’s daughter in test group

🕔17:42, 11.Aug 2020

Moscow, Aug 11 In what could alter the course of the Covid-19 pandemic that is still creating mayhem across the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the country has registered the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine that “forms stable

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Serum Institute to price Covid vaccine at less than Rs 250/dose

Serum Institute to price Covid vaccine at less than Rs 250/dose

🕔18:05, 7.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 7  The Serum Institute of India would introduce candidate vaccines from AstraZeneca and Novavax for COVID-19 at less than Rs 250 per dose in India. The Pune-based institute would offer up to 100 million doses at a

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Chinese firm applies for corona vaccine trial in B’desh

Chinese firm applies for corona vaccine trial in B’desh

🕔07:13, 6.Aug 2020

Dhaka, Aug 6  A Chinese firm Synovac Biotech has applied for the third phase clinical trials of vaccine against COVID-19 in Bangladesh, secretary of Health and Family Welfare Ministry Abdul Mannan said. Bangladesh will get the benefit of getting the

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Human clinical trial of ‘Covaxin’ begins in Odisha

Human clinical trial of ‘Covaxin’ begins in Odisha

🕔07:19, 28.Jul 2020

Bhubaneswar, July 28 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

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AIIMS to begin Covid vaccine human trial from next week

AIIMS to begin Covid vaccine human trial from next week

🕔09:57, 19.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 19  In a major development, AIIMS Delhi will begin human trials of India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, from next week on 100 healthy volunteers aged between 18 and 55. The volunteers will be kept under observation

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Modi chairs meeting to review planning for Covid vaccine

Modi chairs meeting to review planning for Covid vaccine

🕔17:39, 30.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 30 Even as the doctors and the researchers worldwide are working round the clock to find the medicine for the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Prime MInister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a high-level meeting to review the planning and

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WHO says AstraZeneca, Modena leading vaccine race

WHO says AstraZeneca, Modena leading vaccine race

🕔07:51, 27.Jun 2020

Geneva, June 27  After admitting that the world may have a Covid-19 vaccine within one year or even a few months earlier, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday said that UK-based AstraZeneca is leading the vaccine race while US-based

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INDIA JOINS UK’S GLOBAL VACCINE MISSION

INDIA JOINS UK’S GLOBAL VACCINE MISSION

🕔07:00, 5.Jun 2020

The UK today (4 June) organised the Global Vaccine Summit 2020, helping secure US$7.4 billion (approximately £6 billion) in funding to support global vaccine supply and immunisation. The virtual event saw representatives of more than 50 countries – business leaders,

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Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by October, claims Pfizer CEO

Covid-19 vaccine could be ready by October, claims Pfizer CEO

🕔12:00, 30.May 2020

New York, May 30  Global pharmaceutical major Pfizer believes that a vaccine to prevent Covid-19 could be ready by the end of October, the company’s CEO Albert Bourla said. Pfizer is conducting clinical trials in the US and Europe for

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Pvt-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Pvt-public partnership is working to bring Covid vaccine in India: Dr Harsh Vardhan

🕔09:24, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  The governments point man on the gravest health emergency confronting the world and India is Dr Harsh Vardhan, our very own Health Minister, a Chandni Chowk MP. A doctor himself and in the main an Otorhinolaryngologist,

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