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What Serum Institute's persistence on Oxford vaccine trials means for India

The company is going ahead regardless of AsraZeneca pausing trials in UK after an adverse impact was reported

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Serum Institute of India | Coronavirus Vaccine | Lockdown

Sohini Das  |  Mumbai 

On Tuesday AstraZeneca voluntarily suspended clinical trials in the UK for the University of Oxford-developed vaccine candidate after an event of potential adverse side effect came to notice. The Indian arm of the trials continues its process.

A lot is riding on what is dubbed as one of the frontrunners for Covid-19 vaccine. A look at what it means for India and Serum Institute: Why was the AstraZeneca-Oxford University trial paused? British-Swedish drug major AstraZeneca on Tuesday decided to halt clinical trials of AZD1222, a vaccine candidate developed by the University of ...

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First Published: Wed, September 09 2020. 17:19 IST
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