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India’s 'First' Indigenous COVID-19 Vaccine COVAXIN Gets Approval For Human Clinical Trial

Jun 30, 2020 03:25 PM IST India India

The country's 'first' indigenous COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN, developed by city-based Bharat Biotech in collaboration with ICMR and NIV, has got the nod for human clinical trials from the Drug Controller General of India, the company said on Monday. The Phase I and Phase II clinical trials of the vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, approved after pre-clinical studies demonstrated safety and immune response, would start across the country next month.