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Bharat Biotech starts human trials of anti-Covid vaccine

Friday, July 17, 2020 • Telugu Comments

It's known that the pharmaceutical company Bharat Biotech has been developing a vaccine for Coronavirus. On Friday, a fresh development took place days after the vaccine candidate was given approval for human trials.

At Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Rohtak, Haryana, the human trials of the vaccine began. The news was confirmed by the Health Minister of Haryana.

"Human trial with Corona vaccine (COVAXIN) of Bharat Biotech started at PGI Rohtak today. Three subjects were enrolled today. All have tolerated the vaccine very well. There were no adverse effects," the Minister said.

Involving 375 volunteers, it's a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial.

The vaccine is expected to come out next year.

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