Big news! For the first time in India, the Minister took CORONA VACCINE; लस घेतानाचा VIDEO haryana health minister anil vij take made in india corona vaccine covaxin trial dose mhpl | Coronavirus-latest-news

He is the first Indian minister to directly contribute to the corona vaccine.

Rohtak, November 20: Made in India Coronavirus vaccine Covaxin is in the third phase of clinical trial. So far, the initial two-phase trial has involved ordinary citizens. But now, for the first time, Indian ministers have joined the corona vaccine trial. For the first time in the country, the minister has been vaccinated against corona.

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij has vaccinated against corona. The third phase trial of Kovacin vaccine started in Haryana from today. Health Minister Vij also participated in the trial. He has taken the first dose of the vaccine in the third phase trial in the state.

Senior BJP leader and minister Anil Vij administered the vaccine at the Civil Hospital in Ambala. The vaccine was given to him under the supervision of PGI Rohtak and Health Department. According to the Vice Chancellor of PGI Rohtak, the first dose is being given to 200 volunteers first. Each will be given two doses. The second dose will be given 28 days after the first dose.

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The vaccine was developed by Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The third phase trial of this vaccine is underway. The vaccine was initially expected to arrive by the second quarter of next year. However, the vaccine will be launched before then, said Rajni Kant, a scientist at ICMR and a member of the Covid Task Force.

According to Reuters, Rajni Kant said, “The vaccine has shown good results. Tests on animals and trials on humans in the first and second phases have shown that the vaccine is safe and effective. Can’t “

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“The vaccine will be available in early February or March next year. The government is also considering allowing the vaccine for emergency use if needed,” Kant said.

In that case, covacin would be the first Indian corona vaccine to be launched. Meanwhile, Bharat Biotech has not yet commented on the matter.

Published by:Priya Lad

First published:November 20, 2020, 2:47 PM IST


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