Tag: Covid 19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine: Human Trial Of Covaxin Begins At Sum Hospital In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: With COVID-19 cases rising exponentially in Bhubaneswar, the much awaited human trial of the vaccine against Coronavirus began at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital here on Monday. Covaxin, the vaccine being developed by Bharat Biotech, was administered to several persons who had volunteered to be part of the trial, informed Dr. E.Venkat […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Protects Monkeys After Single Dose

New York: A leading candidate of Covid-19 vaccine developed by global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson raised neutralising antibodies and robustly protected monkeys against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. “This vaccine led to robust protection against SARS-CoV-2 in rhesus macaques and is now being evaluated in humans,” said study researcher Dan H. Barouch from […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Covid-19 Vaccine: 'Those Fasting In Ramzan Can Take Jab'

Lucknow: A ‘fatwa’ issued by a prominent Sunni cleric here has said that those observing fast during the month of Ramzan can get vaccinated for Covid-19. Maulana Khalid Rashid Farangi…

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: Russia Plans Mass Vaccination From October

Moscow: Russia is planning a mass vaccination campaign against the novel coronavirus from October, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said. “We plan wider (vaccination) from October because we need to launch a new system of treatment gradually,” the Minister told TASS News Agency on Saturday. Murashko pointed out earlier that clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Updates: DCGI Nod To Serum Institute For Phase 2, 3 Clinical Trials Of Oxford Vaccine

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given nod to the Serum Institute of India (SII) for conducting phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of the Oxford University developed COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the country. Government officials told PTI that the approval for conducting phase 2 and 3 clinical trials by […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Odisha To Conduct Covid-19 Vaccine Dry Run
Russia Bats For Safety Of Its Covid-19 Vaccine

Moscow: The Russian Ministry of Defence has said that a Covid-19 vaccine that it developed in partnership with the Gamaleya Scientific Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology appears to be safe. On August 3, a “final medical examination” of participants in clinical trials of the vaccine took place at the Burdenko Main Military Clinical Hospital, […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: Zydus Cadila To Begin Phase-II Clinical Trials

New Delhi: Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Wednesday announced that its plasmid DNA vaccine to prevent COVID-19 — ZyCoV-D — was found to be safe and well-tolerated in phase I clinical trial. The company will now commence phase II clinical trials from August 6. The company stated that the doses of the vaccine administered to […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Fighting Coronavirus: Russia To Register First COVID-19 Vaccine This Week

Moscow: Russia is reportedly going ahead with its plan to register the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine this week before it starts mass vaccination in October, despite safety concerns raised from several quarters, including the WHO. Russia’s Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev recently revealed plans to register a Covid-19 vaccine on August 12, Sputnik news agency […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Russia Announces 'World's First' COVID-19 Vaccine, Putin's Daughter Inoculated

Moscow: In what could alter the course of the Covid-19 pandemic that is still creating mayhem across the world, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the country has registered the world’s first Covid-19 vaccine that “forms stable cell and antibody immunity”. According to a report in the Tass news agency, Putin said that the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: US Strikes $1.5bn Deal For 100mn Doses Of Moderna Vax

New York: The US government has entered into a $1.5 billion deal with biotechnology company Moderna for the manufacturing and delivery of 100 million doses of its potential Covid-19 vaccine, mRNA-1273. With the previous award of up to $955 million for the development of the vaccine to licensure, the new announcement brings the US government’s […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: Russia To Begin Mass Production Within 2 Weeks

Moscow: Russia will start the production of its COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks, the country’s health minister Mikhail Murashko said. “First of all, the production facilities in Russia will be oriented towards the domestic market, to meet the need of our citizens,” Murashko said during a news conference on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. Russia […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
States Asked Not To Procure COVID19 Vaccine Separately

New Delhi: The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for Covid-19 met for the first time on Wednesday to deliberate on logistics, procurement and administration of the coronavirus vaccine. Three vaccine candidates are in different stages of human clinical trials in India -the Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by University of Oxford by Pune-based Serum Institute […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Russian COVID-19 Vaccine Not In Advanced Test Stages: WHO

London: The World Health Organization says the vaccine approved by Russia this week is not among the nine that it considers in the advanced stages of testing. WHO and partners have included nine experimental COVID-19 vaccines within an investment mechanism it is encouraging countries to join, known as the Covax facility. The initiative allows countries […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Covid-19 Vaccine: Russia Likely To Begin 3rd Stage Research In A Week

Moscow: The third stage of the research on the world’s first registered vaccine against the novel coronavirus, called Sputnik V, may begin in 7-10 days, a report has said. According to the Tass news agency, several tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in this research of the vaccine created by the […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine: China Grants 1st Patent To Indigenously Developed Vax

Beijing: China has granted the first invention patent to a Covid-19 vaccine co-developed by biopharmaceutical firm CanSino Biologics Inc in the country, which experts said demonstrates the vaccine’s originality and creativity. According to a Global Times report, the vaccine is a recombinant adenovirus vaccine named Ad5-nCoV co-developed by CanSino with a team led by Chinese […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021