Haryana minister Anil Vij, who was given trial dose of COVID-19 vaccine, tests positive

Credit: Zee News- Published on December 5, 2020
He was administered a trial dose of coronavirus vaccine Covaxin on November 20.

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Published on December 5, 2020 -  01:38
Anil Vij tests Covid positive, was given trial dose of Covaxin last month
Haryana health minister Anil Vij tested positive for Covid-19. Vij has been admitted to Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. Vij tweeted, “I have been tested Corona positive. I am admitted in Civil Hospital Ambala Cantt. All those who have come in close contact to me are advised to get themselves tested for corona.” The minister was administered a dose of Covaxin last month as part of the third phase of the trial. He volunteered to be the first volunteer for the third phase trial of Covaxin. Covaxin is being indigenously developed by Bharat Biotech with ICMR. Bharat Biotech said phase 3 trials would involve a total of 26,000 people. Watch the full video for more.

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