Tag: Clinical trial

Expert panel recommends permission for phase 1 clinical trial of Bharat Biotech’s nasal vaccine | India News

NEW DELHI: An expert panel of India’s drug regulator CDSCO on Tuesday recommended granting permission for conducting phase 1 clinical trial of an intranasal vaccine...

Putin orders ‘large-scale’ vaccination of doctors, teachers

MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered the start of a “large-scale” COVID-19 vaccination of doctors and teachers late next week with the Sputnik...

Covid-19: SII’s threat to sue vaccine volunteer alarms scientists | India News

Bioethicists and several scientists have expressed shock at the Serum Institute threatening to file for damages against a trial volunteer who went public about a...

The vaccines will probably work. Making them fast will be the hard part

By Katie Thomas The promising news that not just one, but two coronavirus vaccines were more than 90% effective in early results has buoyed hopes...

India has initiated an integrated response against COVID-19 pandemic: Vardhan

NEW DELHI: From development of indigenous vaccines to novel point-of-care diagnostics, India has initiated an integrated response to overcome the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Union minister...

Israel to start human trials of COVID-19 vaccine on November 1

Jerusalem: Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) will start human clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate Brilife from November 1 after receiving all necessary...

Govt mulls strategy for Covid vaccine availability, distribution by July 2021 | India News

NEW DELHI: Group of ministers (GoM), headed by Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, met on Tuesday to discuss the current national and international scenario...

DCGI nod to Phase-1 human trials of ‘antisera’ with potential to treat COVID-19

The Drugs Controller General of India has given permission for conducting Phase-1 human clinical trial for an “antisera” that was developed by injecting inactivated SARS-CoV-2...

Centre estimates to utilise 40-50 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses on 20-25 cr people by July 2021: Vardhan

The Centre estimates to receive and utilise 40-50 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine covering 20-25 crore people by July next year and it is preparing...

UK trials new antibody cocktail treatment for COVID-19

LONDON: The UK on Monday began human trials of a new antibody treatment for patients hospitalised with COVID-19. As part of the government-backed Randomised Evaluation...

Harsh Vardhan: Early lockdown prevented 14-29 lakh Covid cases, up to 78,000 deaths in India: Harsh Vardhan

NEW DELHI: Early lockdown prevented 14 to 29 lakh Covid cases and up to 78,000 deaths in India, health minister Harsh Vardhan said in both...

DCGI orders Serum Institute of India to suspend recruitment for Oxford Covid-19 vaccine trials | India News

NEW DELHI: Drugs controller general of India (DCGI) has directed Serum Institute of India to suspend till further orders new recruitment in phase 2 and...

Govt mulls ‘Mission Covid Suraksha’ with Rs 3,000-crore corpus | India News

NEW DELHI: To accelerate the process of developing and manufacturing safe and effective Covid-19 vaccines in the country that can be easily accessible and affordable...

COVID-19: DCGI nod to Serum Institute of India for phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of Oxford vaccine candidate | India News

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...

Hydroxychloroquine No COVID Cure, Experts Warn

July 29, 2020 – Experts are warning about messages in a controversial video shared by President Donald Trump touting the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as...

Most Would Wait on COVID Vaccine

July 28, 2020 — Fewer than half of people plan to get a coronavirus vaccine in the first year it’s available, and an even...

After US, India has done most Covid-19 tests: White House | India News

WASHINGTON: After the US, which has carried out a record 42 million Covid-19 tests, India has done the second largest number of 12 million coronavirus...

COVID Vaccine Tested in People Shows Early Promise

July 15, 2020 — Every person who received Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine, mRNA-1273, developed an immune response to the virus that causes it, the company...

Antibodies Tested as Possible COVID Treatment

Indeed, when the Regeneron team screened single antibodies against the coronavirus, it found the virus could escape them fairly easily within just a few...

Russia backing antiviral drug Avifavir for Covid-19 fight good news for India, say scientists | India News

NEW DELHI: Russia‘s approval of the antiviral drug Avifavir to treat Covid-19 is good news for India as it is based on an influenza medication...