If all goes well, expect COVID vaccine by early next year: AIIMS doctor

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Published on September 18, 2020 - Duration: 02:26s

If all goes well, expect COVID vaccine by early next year: AIIMS doctor

As clinical trials of different COVID-19 vaccines are in various phases across the globe, an AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) doctor said that if everything goes as planned, people can expect a vaccine as early as the starting of next year.

"Phase 2 clinical trial for COVID-19 vaccine is underway in India with a good sample size of more than 600 motivated volunteers.

Any vaccine will come by mid-next year, if everything goes as planned," Community Medicine Department head added.

On the Sero-survey conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research, Dr. Rai said the survey only shows the direction of infection while testing shows the actual number of infections.


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