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Wednesday, September 30, 2020



Covaxin: Study finds reduction in replication of virus in rhesus monkeys

September 14, 2020 3:22 am

New findings of ‘animal challenge’ studies designed to find out whether the vaccine candidate can protect animals from the disease has shown the vaccine induced a strong immune response and protected monkeys from the infection.

Covaxin animal trials generated 'robust immune response': Bharat Biotech

September 12, 2020 12:35 pm

Bharat Biotech had tested its vaccine candidate on four groups of 20 rhesus macaques. The primates were administered a "two-dose vaccination regimen of inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine".

Bharat Biotech to move to phase II trials for Covaxin

September 06, 2020 7:50 am

A candidate that raked up controversy in early July following an Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) letter pushing for an August 15 launch, Covaxin is an “inactivated” vaccine

Coronavirus India August 5 Updates: Delhi records 1,076 fresh Covid cases, highest single-day deaths in TN

August 06, 2020 9:00 am

Wednesday marked the seventh consecutive day that Covid-19 cases increased by more than 50,000 in the country. Maharashtra, New Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are the key states to watch.

Daily briefing: Habeas corpus cases in J&K dragged on; Ayodhya is a town in waiting

August 04, 2020 9:03 am

From Punjab government collecting a whopping Rs 15 crore in fines amid the Covid-19 pandemic to the Centre releasing detailed guidelines for gymnasiums and yoga institutes, read the top stories from print edition here.

Covaxin latest updates: First part of Phase 1 results 'encouraging', says Rohtak PGIMS

July 28, 2020 8:05 am

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Vaccine Covaxin: Phase I human trials of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, India's first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine candidate, are being conducted at 12 sites across the country

Covid-19 Vaccine Latest Updates: Oxford's Covishield in India by 'end of year'; Pfizer shot shows promise, Covaxin trials start

July 25, 2020 3:48 pm

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Vaccine Latest Update: Latest results from Oxford university and Moderna show that two doses of a vaccine may be better than one in getting protection from the novel coronavirus.

AIIMS panel nod to human clinical trial of Covaxin

July 18, 2020 10:31 pm

AIIMS-Delhi is among the 12 sites selected by the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) for conducting phase I and II human trials of Covaxin.

Explained: Bharat Biotech, Zydus Cadila start human trials for Covid-19 vaccine

July 22, 2020 11:16 am

Coronavirus vaccines in India: Both Bharat Biotech and Zydus Cadila began vaccinating their first set of participants on July 15.

Phase-1 clinical trials for Covaxin begin, 375 volunteers enrolled

July 17, 2020 10:52 pm

A statement from Bharat Biotech on Friday stated that this is a randomised, double blind placebo-controlled clinical trial with 375 volunteers.