The trial has been stopped because one of the people on whom this vaccine was to be tested has become ill. (Image- Reuters)
COVID-19 Vaccine: There has been a huge setback towards making Corona vaccine. Johnson & Johnson, an American company that manufactures medical equipment, has stopped testing the corona vaccine. According to information provided by Johnson & Johnson Company, this moratorium on the testing of Corona vaccine is temporary. This has been stopped because one of the people on whom this vaccine was to be tested has become ill. According to the release statement, the dose has been stopped for testing the Covid-19 vaccine, which includes the Phase III trial.
Clinical trial enrollment of 60 thousand patients stopped
This ban imposed by the company means that online enrollment has been stopped for the clinical trial of over 60 thousand patients. However, the company said that it is a part of any clinical study. According to Johnson & Johnson, the serious effects it has revealed during vaccine testing are a part of any major medical research. According to the company’s guidelines, the test is stopped for some time when this type of situation occurs and it is seen whether it is due to the drug or the study needs to be done again.
Enrollment of 60 thousand people from 200 places
The nomination for the free trial of Covid-19 vaccine started by the company started from September last month. The goal was made under this that around 60 volunteers (voluntary workers) from the US and around the world would be nominated for medical examination. According to the company, apart from the US, Argentina Brazil Chile Colombia will be tested in Mexico and South Africa.
Close to 4 crore patients and more than 1 million deaths
At present, more than 38 million corona infection cases have occurred and more than 1 million people have died. India ranks second in terms of corona infections. More than 71 lakh cases of corona have been reported in India. More than 1 lakh people have died in India due to corona infection.
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