Outbreaks of coronavirus have caused havoc in the country. Vaccines are considered a major weapon in the growing incidence of corona across the country
Mumbai: Coronavirus outbreak has caused havoc in the country. Vaccines are considered to be a major weapon in the growing corona cases across the country and meanwhile, the government has taken a major decision regarding testing of India Biotech’s corona vaccine on children aged 2 to 18 years. Member of NITI Commission Dr. V. K. Clinical trials of the second and third stages of covacin for children between the ages of 2 and 18 will begin in the next 10-12 days, Paul said.
DCGI approved the test
Member of NITI Commission Dr. V. K. “Covaxin has been approved by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for clinical trials of Phase 2 and Phase 3, ranging in age from 2 to 18 years,” Paul told a news conference on Tuesday. I have been told that this test will start in the next 10-12 days. Explain that the DGCI approved the test based on the recommendations of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO).
525 volunteers will be tested
Covacin tests will be conducted at various places including AIIMS in Delhi and Patna and Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences in Nagpur. Bharat Biotech Kovacin will be fully tested on 525 volunteers.
The new strain is rapidly attacking children
A new strain of corona in Singapore has shocked the entire world against the backdrop of the forecast of the third wave of corona in India. This new strain is attacking children more quickly and is not a good sign for the world. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has also appealed to the Center. He tweeted, ‘Corona’s new strain to Singapore is being described as very dangerous for children. This new strain could come to India as the third wave. My appeal to the Central Government is that the air services including Singapore should be canceled immediately. Priority should be given to vaccinations for children.
Hardeep Singh Puri’s reply to Kejriwal
Replying to Arvind Kejriwal’s tweet, Union Minister for Urban Development and Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri defended the Center. “Kejriwal, international flights have been closed since March 2020,” he wrote. Air services including Singapore are also included. Some Indian flights have started, they are just to bring back the stranded Indians. Still, we have our eye on the situation. Being taken care of.