India's Zydus begins human trials for potential Covid-19 vaccine

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Indian pharmaceutical company Zydus said on Wednesday it has started human studies for its potential Covid-19 vaccine. โ€‹โ€‹ZyCoV-D, its plasmid DNA vaccine, was found to be safe, immunogenic and well-tolerated in the pre-clinical toxicity studies, Zydus said. In the human trials, Zydus will enrol over 1,000 subjects across...
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Covid vaccine: India begins testing indigenous candidate at PGIMS, Rohtak
Human trials of a Covid vaccine candidate, developed in India, have begun. Trials of the drug named Covaxin are being conducted at PGIMS, Rohtak. Bharat Biotech and ICMR's National Institute of Virology, Pune developed Covaxin. The other trial vaccine developed in India is Zydus Cadila's ZyCov-D. The trials are being conducted as India's total case tally has crossed 10 lakh-mark.

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