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18 July 2020 Current Events Covaxin Trial Started from July 15; Test Being Carried Out by Twelve Hospitals

In India, the first phase of vaccine trial started 375 people as per a report on Saturday. The vaccine for Covid-19 is developed by Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL). Further, the trial of Covaxin also started on July 15. The Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company has jointly developed the vaccine with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV). This test is being carried out by twelve hospitals. The vaccine manufacturers said that "there are randomised double-blind clinical trials". Some of the volunteers will be vaccinated and will be given a placebo. However, neither of the patients nor the researchers would know who has been given the vaccine, which will be revealed only after the test period is over.


Covaxin Trial Started from July 15; Test Being Carried Out by Twelve Hospitals

In India, the first phase of vaccine trial started 375 people as per a report on Saturday. The vaccine for Covid-19 is developed by Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL). Further, the trial of Covaxin also started on July 15. The Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company has jointly developed the vaccine with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and National Institute of Virology (NIV). This test is being carried out by twelve hospitals. The vaccine manufacturers said that "there are randomised double-blind clinical trials". Some of the volunteers will be vaccinated and will be given a placebo. However, neither of the patients nor the researchers would know who has been given the vaccine, which will be revealed only after the test period is over.




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