The Covid-19 cases have crossed six lakh in the country and still close to 19,000 cases are getting reported every other day. Under these serious circumstances, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has a good news for all the countrymen.
A couple of days back ICMR has sanctioned approvals for Bharat Biotech company for human trials of Covid-19 vaccine and the latest update is ICMR wants to bring the vaccine by Independence Day i.e, August 15th.
ICMR has developed the indigenous Covid-19 vaccine (BBV152 COVID vaccine) in partnership with Bharat Biotech and in an official statement, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava stated that the aim is to launch the indigenous COVID-19 vaccine by August 15th.
However ICMR director added it all depends upon the success of clinical trials and about 12 institutes across the country have been selected for the clinical trials.