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The Covaxin Promise…Is it Possible
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The Covaxin Promise…Is it Possible

Since there is no cure for the disease to date and prevention seems to be the only saviour, the world is waiting with bated breath for a vaccine against the virus. It’s been more than six months since the dreaded coronavirus hit the world. Over eleven million people, the world over, had been infected with the deadly disease so far and about 5.25 lakh people have lost their lives. In India alone, the figures are huge and are growing leaps and bound every day. Amidst this scare, Bharat biotech shot the headlines yesterday when ICMR’s Balram Bhargava said in a letter to Bharat Biotech, “It is envisaged to launch the vaccine for public health use latest by 15th August 2020 after completion of all clinical trials.” What is Covaxin? Covaxin Is India’s first COVID 19 vaccine candida...