To get approval in India, vaccines must work in at least 50% cases

Mumbai: Companies working on Covid-19 vaccine in India will have to demonstrate that at least half the people who receive it are protected from the infection and that it induces superior antibody and cellular responses to get their vaccine approved. Vaccines developed outside of India can apply for marketing authorisation …

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India needs to invest Rs 5K cr to give all Indians Covid vaccine: Zydus Cadila Chairman

As the world waits expectantly for COVID-19 vaccine, Zydus Cadila Chairman Pankaj R Patel said India would need to invest between Rs 3,000-5,000 crore to create additional facilities for making a huge number of vaccines required for the Indian population. He also said that the vaccine alone is not the …

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 180 | Madras HC refuses to stay conduct of Class X exams for special children

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has completed its second national sero-survey to gauge the prevalence of COVID-19. The first survey was conducted in May across 400 districts and about 28,000 were sampled — most of them in rural India — to gauge the spread of the infection. The …

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