The country registered 86,508 new Covid cases in the span of 24 hours while the total recoveries surged to 46,74,987.
According to official data, 63,617 TB cases have been notified in Bihar so far this year, compared to 91,836 in the same period last year.
The J&J vaccine is made from a cold virus that’s modified to make copies of the coronavirus’s spike protein, which the pathogen uses to enter cells.
While the Phase 1 trial will take place in St Louis University's Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit, Bharat Biotech, will pursue further stages of clinical trials in India.
NPPA has been seeking reports from industry bodies on complaints regarding violations of the self-regulatory mechanism meant to discourage pharma malpractices. But it said in reply to an RTI query that this isn't part of its mandate.
The hospital Tuesday got the approval of the Maharashtra ethics committee for conducting the Phase 2 & 3 trials of the vaccine, Covishield, and has started screening volunteers.
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While 45 lakh people recovered from the disease, the country's death toll climbed to 90,020 with 1,085 people succumbing to the disease in a day.
The study was conducted by researchers from the University of São Paulo in Brazil and Duke University, US. It is yet to be peer-reviewed.
Guidelines released by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation say clinical data generated outside India will be studied to determine the safety & effectiveness of the vaccine.