First indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Zydus to enter human trials

Published: 16th July 2020 07:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th July 2020 07:26 PM  

The Department of Biotechnology under the Union Ministry of Science and Technology has announced that ZyCoV-D, the plasmid DNA vaccine candidate designed and developed by Zydus, has entered Phase I/II clinical trials. This makes it the first indigenously developed vaccine candidate for COVID-19 to be administered to humans in India.

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