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Human clinical trial of ‘Covaxin’ begins in Odisha
The Siasat | 28/07/2020 08:44 AM | Click to read full article
The human trial of the coronavirus vaccine Covaxin, has begun at the Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital in Bhubaneswar.
The volunteers went under a thorough screening procedure and several tests. SUM Hospital is one of the 12 centres selected by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for conducting phase one and two of the process. Covaxin is being developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the ICMR and the National Institute of Virology (NIV).