Health Minister tweeted the information…
Human trial of indigenous COVAXIN begins

New Delhi. ICMR and Bharat Biotech together have started the human trials of the vaccine for Corona virus. According to Bharat Biotech, these human trials will be done on 375 volunteers. The trials will be in total 3 phases and the first phase has started. 12 institutes of India including AIIMS are participating in this human trial. This vaccine has been given to 10 volunteers in AIIMS Patna and so far no side effects are known in any of the volunteers. 

This news is encouraging the scientists. After AIIMS Patna, 3 volunteers were given vaccine at PGI Hospital Rohtak and all is well. Yesterday, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij gave this information through a tweet. However, the vaccine will be tested on the largest scale at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, Delhi. This trial is to be done on a total of 375 people, out of which 100 volunteers will be tested in AIIMS. Please tell that Corona continues to wreak havoc in the country. 

More than 30 thousand new cases are coming out from last three days. According to the data released by the Union Health Ministry on Saturday morning, the corona virus cases in the country have increased to 10,38,716, while the number of dead has risen to 26,273 with 671 deaths a day. At present, 6,53,751 people in India have been cured of this epidemic while 3,58,692 patients are still being treated.

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