India’s leading vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech has announced that it has made an effective vaccine on coronavirus. Bharat Biotech in its official statement said that it has prepared it in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the National Institute of Virology (NIV). With this, the first and second phases of human testing have also been approved for the country’s first vaccine effective at Corona.
Drug regulator Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare have approved phase-I and phase-II human clinical trials of this indigenous vaccine. The company also said that coronavirus strain (SARS-COV-2 strain) was separated into THE NIV at Pune and later transferred to Bharat Biotech. The company said in its statement that the vaccine will start testing on humans from next month.