Corona vaccine trial conducted on 16 people in AIIMS, Delhi

Aug 06 2020 05:57 PM
Corona vaccine trial conducted on 16 people in AIIMS, Delhi

New Delhi: At this time the whole world is struggling with the coronavirus epidemic. This disease is becoming a challenge for scientists around the world, whose medicines or vaccines are trying to make by doctors in many countries. The same effort is being done in India as well. Covaxin has been formed by Indian scientists to fight Covid-19, which is being tested in 12 other institutions including AIIMS in Delhi, and very good news is coming out.

According to the information received, at this time the first round human test is being done in AIIMS. Under this, 16 people have been given vaccine doses at AIIMS so far. It has been almost 2 weeks since the first volunteer was given the vaccine. The person is constantly under the supervision of doctors and the good thing is that even after 2 weeks, no side effects are seen in it. It is expected that the first phase of the vaccine trial has been completed.

Dr. Sanjay Rai, Professor of Community Medical Center at AIIMS, said that the person has been eyeing for 2 weeks. He has recovered completely. He said that about 30 people have been screened daily for cocaine. Other tests including blood tests are being done after the screening, which takes 3 days. At present, the trial has been stopped. The report of all 16 volunteers has been given to the Ethics Committee. After the permission of the committee, the testing of other people will be started.

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