Submit previous trial data for Covaxin before rolling out phase III: Drug regulator to Bharat Biotech

According to the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) meeting, the firm presented the phase III clinical trial protocol along with interim data of phase I and II clinical trials on October 2.

published on : 10th October 2020

Covaxin to use ViroVax’s adjuvant to boost immune response

The technology is being used under licensing agreement with the USA-based ViroVax LLC.

published on : 6th October 2020

Covaxin to use ViroVax's adjuvant Alhydroxiquim-II to boost immune response

Covaxin is an inactivated vaccine derived from a strain of SARS-CoV-2 virus, isolated at the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune, an Indian virology research institute.

published on : 5th October 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | India's coronavirus death toll crosses one lakh

The total cases include 9,42,217 active cases, 53,52,078 cured/discharged/migrated & 99,773 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare's latest update.

published on : 2nd October 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Rajasthan imposes section 144 in eleven districts due to rising coronavirus cases

Section 144 CrPC imposed in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Udaipur, Sikar, Pali & Nagaur due to increasing COVID case, announced Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot. 

published on : 20th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | PM Modi likely to hold review meeting with Chief Ministers next week

The prime minister has been regularly holding meetings to review the pandemic situation across the country with a focus on states/UTs where the situation is more serious.

published on : 19th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | MHA asks states to ensure free movement of oxygen carrying vehicles

Some states are reportedly mandating manufacturers and suppliers located in the state to restrict their oxygen supplies to the hospitals of the state.

published on : 18th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | India crosses six crore mark in testing; 11,36,613 samples taken in single day

Recently, increasing number of cases were reported from states like Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Naidu.

published on : 16th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | India's caseload races past 50 lakh eleven days after crossing 40-lakh mark

In terms of recoveries, India is in the pole position, followed by Brazil and the US, according to the Johns Hopkins University which has been compiling COVID-19 data from all over the world.

published on : 15th September 2020

IMS, SUM out of race for second phase trial of India’s indigenous COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin' 

In the first phase, 12 sites were selected across the country for human clinical trial of Covaxin developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech International.

published on : 14th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Two AAP MLAs leave Delhi Assembly midway after testing positive

It was mandatory for all legislators to carry their COVID-19 test report to attend the House proceedings.

published on : 14th September 2020

Covaxin protected animals from Covid-19 significantly, shows study

The two-dose vaccination candidates was found to induce a strong immune response and protection of animals from the infection of SARS-CoV-2, the researchers said.

published on : 11th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Maharashtra reports 23,446 new cases, 448 deaths, total tally at 9,90,795

The death toll due to the pandemic in Mumbai increased by 38 to reach 8,023.

published on : 9th September 2020

PGI Rohtak to start phase-2 trial of Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine

Dr Vinod K Paul said that Bharat Biotech's vaccine candidate based on inactivated virus procured by ICMR and Zydus Cadila's candidate based on viral DNA are two Indian vaccines in second phase trial.

published on : 8th September 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | 3,609 fresh cases take Delhi's tally past 1.97 lakh

According to the Delhi government latest health bulletin, the death toll mounted to 4,618, after 19 more fatalities were recorded in the last 24 hours.

published on : 8th September 2020
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