Clinical trials: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

COVID-19 Vaccine: India launches “Strengthening Clinical Trial Research Capacities in Neighbouring Countries” programme

On September 23, the Department of Biotechnology launched “Strengthening Clinical Trials Research Capacities in Neighbouring Countries” programme under the Ind-CEPI Mission. Highlights The programme has been launched in partnership with Ministry of External Affairs. It ..

Bangladesh Permits Trial of COVID 19 Vaccine by Chinese Company

The Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech Limited has been given the approval to conduct the final stage trial of coronavirus vaccine, by the Bangladesh Medical Research Council. The National Research Ethics Committee has given approval for ..

India begins human trials of COVID-19 vaccines

On July 13, 2020, the AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) Patna began human trials of COVID-19 on 10 volunteers. Highlights The first dose was given to selected 10 people though several volunteered. The ..

Russia: First Country in the world to complete COVID-19 human trials

The Sechenov University of Russia has successfully completed the human trials of COVID-19 vaccine. Thereby, Russia has become the first country in the world to complete COVID-19 trials. Highlights The first phase of Russian clinical ..

Gold Nanoparticles from Antarctic Bacteria helps in Clinical trials

The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research and the Goa University have synthesized gold nano particles. They have synthesized the particles using psychrotolerant Antarctic bacteria. Highlights The scientists have adopted a non-toxic, eco-friendly and ..