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Covid-19 Vaccine: From China to India to UK, Let’s Know Where Coronavirus Research Stands

Small bottles labeled with a ‘Vaccine COVID-19’ sticker and a medical syringe are seen on this illustration taken on April 10, 2020. (Image: REUTERS/File)

India’s native vaccine for Covid-19, Covaxin, which is being developed by Bharat Biotech, has additionally entered Phase 2 medical trials on September 7.

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  • Last Updated: September 11, 2020, 5:31 PM IST

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The coronavirus pandemic has altered the world however not in a great way. People are pressured to remain indoors and even whereas stepping out they’re presupposed to be cautious all the time. Only a Covid vaccine can carry issues again to regular.

One of the vaccines candidates that’s being developed by Sinovac Life Sciences Corporation in Beijing has proven exceptional outcomes after the medical trial in Brazil. The outcomes are so spectacular that the Sau Paulo governor has mentioned that the vaccine is perhaps obtainable in Brazil by later this 12 months, in December.






The medical trial, which is being carried out by Butantan Institute, Sau Paulo, has over 9,000 individuals. The section 2 trial of this drug had proven 98% immune response within the aged.

In August 2020, Bangladesh additionally allowed Sinovac to conduct Phase Three human trials within the nation. Phase Three trials embody greater than 3,000 sufferers who’re affected by the situation, which the brand new drug is supposed to remedy.

As per China’s Global Times, China’s nasal spray vaccine is quickly going to enter the section of medical trial. The report says that the section 1 trial of this distinctive vaccine will begin in November.

India’s native vaccine for Covid-19, Covaxin, which is being developed by Bharat Biotech, has additionally entered Phase 2 medical trials on September 7. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan had earlier mentioned that the Covaxin is perhaps obtainable by the tip of 2020.

However, issues should not wanting brilliant for the United Kingdom’s vaccine. The medical trial of the vaccine developed by University of Oxford and AstraZeneca has been put to a halt after one of many individuals confirmed indicators of neurological issues.

AstraZeneca is among the individuals in this system of the US authorities titled Operation Warp Speed. This program goals to speed-up the vaccine growth.


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