Oxford Covid Vaccine Trials To Be Conducted In India Soon; Other Big Stories

Updated: July 21, 2020 07:33 IST

Trials for the coronavirus vaccine developed at the Oxford University will begin in India as soon as a license is procured, said the Indian firm partnering the researchers in the UK. The vaccine AZD1222 had a favourable response in the first phase of clinical trials. It did not prompt any serious side effects and elicited antibody and T-cell immune responses, according to trial results published in The Lancet medical journal.

Oxford Covid Vaccine Trials To Be Conducted In India Soon; Other Big Stories
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Oxford Covid Vaccine Trials To Be Conducted In India Soon; Other Big Stories
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