Vaccine By March If Trials Succeed: Centre
The Times of India Hyderabad|September 21, 2020
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Vaccine By March If Trials Succeed: Centre
CDSCO Nod To Testing 7 Candidates
​​​​​​​Srikanth Aluri

Vijayawada: A vaccine for Covid-19 is likely by the end of March 2021 if the clinical trials succeed, Union minister of state for health and family welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey said on Sunday.

In a written reply to a question by YSRC MP V Vijay Sai Reddy in the Rajya Sabha on Sunday, Choubey said that the Central Drug Standard and Control Organisation (CDSCO) has given permission for testing seven vaccine candidates developed by different manufacturers. If the clinical trials succeed, a vaccine for Covid-19 can be expected by the end of the first quarter of 2021.

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September 21, 2020