Covid: 3 vaccines at clinical trial stage in India; SII’s phase 3 trial soon

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Published on September 15, 2020 - Duration: 01:19s

Covid: 3 vaccines at clinical trial stage in India; SII’s phase 3 trial soon

Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr Balram Bhargava said three vaccine candidates are at different clinical trial stages in India.

Covid-19 vaccine candidates being manufactured by Cadila Healthcare and Bharat Biotech have completed the first phase of the trial while the Serum Institute of India (SII) will begin with Phase 3 trial after getting the nod, Balram Bhargava, ICMR’s director general, said during the health ministry’s briefing.The Pune-based Serum Institute will conduct the Phase 3 trial on 1,500 volunteers across 14 locations, Bhargava added.


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