Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday cautioned people against lowering their guard till an effective anti-coronavirus medicine is developed. With a slogan to to drive home his point, Mr Modi said, “Jab tak dawai nahi, tab tak dhilai nahi’ (No carelessness till a medicine is found).” … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Oxford vaccine trials to resume in U.K.
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In July, AstraZeneca had reported results of early Phase-1/2 trials in the peer-reviewed journal The Lancet of acceptable safety and immunogenicity basis, with which it was proceeding to larger Phase-3 trials. It reported that 60% of volunteers reported some kind of reaction such as a fever, headache and muscle pain, which were deemed to be minor reactions that are routine in vaccine inoculations. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus | Serum Institute pulled up for not pausing vaccine trial
Train18 officer Shubranshu, not in Railways promotion listThe Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved a proposal of the Ministry of Railways to empanel 25 seniors officers for appointment to the post of General Manager or equivalent in the Zonal Railways. The name of Shubranshu, the architect of India’s first semi-high speed train – Vande Bharat Express — has been dropped. … [Read more...] about Morning Digest: Last Indian hostage returns from Afghanistan, Naomi Osaka wins U.S. Open, and more
Covid-19 vaccine candidates being manufactured by Cadila Healthcare and Bharat Biotech have completed the first phase of the trial while the Serum Institute of India (SII) will begin with Phase 3 trial after getting the nod, Balram Bhargava, ICMR’s director general, said during the health ministry’s briefing. … [Read more...] about 3 vaccines at clinical trial stage in India, SII to begin Phase 3 trial soon: ICMR