Human trials begin in fortnight, J&J works to ramp up production of affordable Covid vaccine: Top scientist
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 () Johnson & Johnson is preparing the ground for the entry of a vaccine against Covid-19 and is expanding its manufacturing capacity to supply more than one billion doses through 2021 in a not-for-profit project aimed at the common person, says its top scientist.
India's Covaxin has entered clinical trials while the Drug controller Genral of India gave the nod for another vaccine by Zydus Cadila for phase I and II human trials. ICMR has asked Bharat Biotech to fast-track vaccine trials keeping a roll-out date of August 15th in mind. With 2 vaccines in the...
The corporation behind Johnson's, Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, and more has just vowed to stop selling two lines of skin-care products used for skin-lightening overseas. On June 19, in the wake of the recent Black Lives Matter uprising, Johnson & Johnson said that it will cease production of two different lines from Asian and Middle Eastern markets that were used for skin-lightening lines.
Johnson & Johnson plans to start testing its coronavirus vaccine candidate in humans in July. The company said it will move up the timeline by about two months to start clinical trials. Previously the aim was to enter the clinic with the vaccine in September. The study will start in the second half of July and enroll 1,045 healthy volunteers in the US and Belgium. If the vaccine works, Johnson & Johnson has already pledged to distribute it at a nonprofit rate to help end the pandemic.
In the ending ceremony of Jagannath Rath Yatra attendees were seen flouting social distancing norms amid increasing number of coronavirus infection cases. The annual, 13 days Jagannath Rath Yatra has ended with 'rasagulla' offers to goddess lakshmi by lord Jagannath on July 04. After denying it earlier, the Supreme Court has given permission to organise the annual Rath Yatra on June 22. As instructed, the procession has to be organised in a limited way without public attendance and only the servitors who have tested negative for COVID-19 can participate in the festival. Jagannath Rath Yatra is one of the auspicious festivals in India.
President Donald Trump said during July 4th celebrations in Washington D.C. Saturday that the U.S. has made a "lot of progress" in its fight against the pandemic even as two large states posted record increases in COVID-19 cases.
India's Covaxin has entered clinical trials while the Drug controller Genral of India gave the nod for another vaccine by Zydus Cadila for phase I and II human trials. ICMR has asked Bharat Biotech to..
Authorities in northeastern Spain on Saturday ordered the lockdown of a county around the city of Lleida due to worrying outbreaks of the COVID-19 virus. Catalan... Mid-Day Also reported by •allAfrica.com