If all goes well, India will be able to get the corona vaccine by March 2021. An official from the Serum Institute, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer, said. The company is conducting a nationwide trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Coronavirus vaccine corona vaccine.
The Executive Director of Serum Institute (SII), Dr. Suresh Jadhav has given this information to Indian Express. India may get corona vaccine by March 2021. It is possible if the administration approves early. Several companies are working on this vaccine. In India, this research is progressing rapidly. The third phase of testing of two corona vaccines is underway in the country. The second phase of testing of one vaccine is underway. Other companies are also doing research on the vaccine, he said.
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The chief researcher of the World Health Organization, Dr. According to Soumya Swaminathan, the corona vaccine should be ready by the second quarter of next year. There are ups and downs in any vaccine test. We will see the final test report by January 2021. Therefore, a vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 should be ready by the second quarter, he hoped.
Dr. “We can make 70 to 80 crore doses every year,” Jadhav told the India Vaccine Availability E Summit. 55% of the country’s population is under 50 years of age. However, the vaccine should be given to health workers first, depending on availability and risk. After that to others. We are preparing 6 to 7 crore doses by December 2020. However, the vaccine will be available in the market only after getting the license. After this we will prepare another dose with the consent of the government.
Approval of corona vaccines by age
Meanwhile, the government has started preparations for the distribution of corona vaccines and more than one corona vaccine is likely to be approved. The vaccines that are being tested in India are double or triple dose vaccines. According to researchers, two or three doses of vaccine are more effective than one dose. As a result, Union Health Minister Harshvardhan said, different age-appropriate vaccines could be approved.
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