Oxford University COVID vaccine team are going for clinical trials, but to produce the claimed quantity of doses, the trials need to be a success.
As per the statement released by the Oxford COVID vaccine team, they would start the process of vaccine evaluation in their first human studies from 22 April 2020, but the Serum Institute of India had said that to produce in the quantities they claim they can, the trials need to be a success on humans.
The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has said in its list of frequently asked questions about COVID-19 that there is no vaccine and no specific antiviral medicine to prevent or treat the novel coronavirus currently.
Although the Oxford COVID vaccine team are prepared for clinical human trials, they have to be successful to verify whether the Serum Institute Institute will produce five million doses a month.
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