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Coronavirus vaccine: DCGI gives nod to Serum-Oxford for phase 2, 3 clinical trials in India

DNA Monday, 3 August 2020
DCGI has allowed the Serum Institute of India to conduct phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials in India on the potential COVID19 vaccine.
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Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr Balram Bhargava said three vaccine candidates are at different clinical trial stages in India. Covid-19 vaccine candidates being manufactured by Cadila Healthcare and Bharat Biotech have completed the first phase of the trial while the Serum Institute of India (SII) will begin with Phase 3 trial after getting the nod, Balram Bhargava, ICMR’s director general, said during the health ministry’s briefing.The Pune-based Serum Institute will conduct the Phase 3 trial on 1,500 volunteers across 14 locations, Bhargava added.

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