ICMR planned to release a Covid-19 vaccine on 15 August. But the vaccine trials are still in an early stage, and no fixed date of release has been set
However, in a recent update, the Chairman and Managing Director of Bharath Biotech, Mr. Krishna Ella, said that the company had just entered Phase 2 of the clinical trials after spending 30 days on Phase 1. He further said that the company would not rush the launch, considering the safety and long-term effectiveness of the vaccine. He raised concerns that such a step could lead to a long-term disaster. Consequently, the company has not set any fixed date for the release of the vaccine.
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