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Both indigenous Covid-19 vaccine candidates showed excellent safety profile: MoS (health) in Lok Sabha – india news

Both the indigenously developed vaccine candidates against the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) have shown excellent safety profile, Union minister of state Ashwini Kumar Choubey said in a written reply in the Lok Sabha. However, Immunogenicity testing, to determine whether the vaccine provokes the body’s immune response, is still in progress, the minister added. Bharat Biotech International Ltd’s inactivated whole virus candidate ...

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A look at the state of the vaccine race – science

Home / Science / A look at the state of the vaccine race Many companies and institutions across the planet are trying to develop an effective vaccine to curb the spread of Covid-19 which has claimed more than 950,000 lives globally. science Updated: Sep 18, 2020 21:47 IST An employee demonstrates vials with “Gam-COVID-Vac” vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), ...

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Covid-19 vaccine: These seven firms in India have license for vaccine manufacture – india news

The health ministry informed the Lok Sabha on Friday that the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization has not received any report regarding any deviation from the standard procedures in research and development of Covid-19 vaccine. Health minister of state Ashwini Kumar Choubey informed the Lower House that the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has granted test license permission for manufacture ...

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China’s Sinovac to test Covid-19 vaccine candidate in kids, teens. Know more – world news

China’s Sinovac Biotech plans to start a clinical trial of its experimental vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) with children and adolescents later this month. According to a registration record published on Wednesday, 552 healthy participants aged between three and 17 will take two doses of US-listed Sinovac’s CoronaVac or a placebo in a combined Phase 1 and Phase 2 ...

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China to make decision on WHO vaccine program snubbed by Donald Trump – world news

China faces a major test in its vaccine diplomacy, with a deadline fast approaching on whether it will officially join a World Health Organization-backed effort to ensure everyone across the globe is inoculated against Covid-19. Friday is the final day for governments to decide whether to take part in Covax, an $18 billion initiative that aspires to give lower-income countries ...

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Moderna shares Covid-19 vaccine trial blueprints, Pfizer follows – world news

US biotech firm Moderna, one of nine companies in the late stages of clinical trials for a Covid-19 vaccine, became the first to publish the complete blueprints of its study following calls for greater transparency. Pfizer, the other American company currently carrying out Phase 3 trials in the US, followed suit a short time later and there is now added ...

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1 in 7 volunteers for Sputnik V, Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine report side effects: Russian minister – world news

One in seven volunteers complained of side effects after being injected with Sputnik V, Russia’s experimental vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), the country’s health minister has said. Mikhail Murashko, the Russian health minister, said more than 300 out of the announced 40,000 volunteers have been vaccinated with Sputnik V so far, according to the state-run TASS news agency. “Approximately ...

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Safety first, cautions WHO as 172 nations join Covid-19 vaccine distribution plan – world news

Ahead of October 18 — the deadline to join Covax — an initiative to ensure fair distribution of Covid-19 vaccine — the World Health Organization said the race to develop Covid-19 vaccine should not lead to public fear. A total of 172 nations are now part of this global initiative. “We cannot risk having an effective vaccine for COVID-19 that ...

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Vaccine by next year, but will take time to reach all: Harsh Vardhan – india news

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Thursday that while a vaccine could become available by the beginning of next year, it would still take time to reach everyone. Following distancing norms was the most important social vaccine against Covid-19 at the moment, he added. Vardhan was speaking at the Rajya Sabha wherein members raised various issues, including the availability and ...

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Will Covid-19 vaccine be ready by this year? Trump promises defy the lessons of pharmaceutical history – world news

Every effort to develop a new medicine is like launching a ship across the ocean to hunt for riches. Over the years, we’ve improved the hulls and masts, the maps are better, the sailors more experienced. But even so, vessels get turned back or new lands are barren. And, sometimes, a squall takes down the boat and all her crew. ...

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