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2nd Indian Covid vaccine gets nod for human trials

Jul 03, 2020 06:56 IST

The Drug Controller General of India has approved pharmaceutical firm Zydus Cadila to start Phase I and Phase II human clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine. This is the second vaccine after Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN to get the approval. Drug manufacturers across the world are in a race to develop a vaccine for coronavirus. There are at least 17 vaccines being tested on humans across the world currently.