More than 150 domestic and foreign companies are working on the vaccine among the increasing cases of Covid 19 worldwide.
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan informed today that the vaccine for coronavirus can be obtained from more than one source. He gave this information in the meeting of group of ministers. In this meeting, he hoped that by next year, the vaccine can be received from more than one source in the country. He said that a group of experts is preparing a strategic plan for the distribution of these vaccines across the country.
We’re expecting that early next year we should have vaccine in the country from maybe more than one source. Our expert groups are formulating strategies to plan on how to roll out the distribution of the vaccine in the country: Union Health Min during Group of Ministers meeting pic.twitter.com/M2G0QzNFxG
– ANI (@ANI) October 13, 2020
Currently more than 8 lakh corona infected
According to the information given on the website of the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, till today 8 am, 8,38,729 patients in the country are infected with corona. Apart from this, 1,09,856 people have died from Corona.
Guidelines for Corona vaccine already released
Last month, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) issued guidelines for pharma companies preparing COVID-19 vaccines, stating that a company producing COVID-19 vaccines would have at least one vaccine for a third phase trial There should be 50 percent efficiency. This guideline has been issued keeping in mind the safety of patients. Apart from this, it should be made continuously. According to ICMR Director General Dr. Balaram Bhargava, the most important safety, immunogenicity and efficacy for the vaccine is. Let us know that among the increasing cases of Covid 19 worldwide, more than 150 domestic and foreign companies are working on the vaccine.
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