You are here: Home » Current Affairs » Coronavirus » News
India Coronavirus Dispatch: Has the Aarogya Setu app been effective?
Business Standard

Covid-19 vaccine unlikely before early or mid-2021: WHO Southeast Asia head

Even the front-runners among vaccine companies would take at least a few months to complete Phase-III trials and evaluate the efficacy and safety of individual vaccines

Topics
Coronavirus | Coronavirus Vaccine | WHO

Ruchika Chitravanshi  |  New Delhi 



Poonam Khetrapal Singh
“While the vaccine pipeline looks promising, we cannot say with certainty when a vaccine will be available for administration to populations,” Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Southeast Asia Regional Director, WHO

Even as several countries were planning to roll out vaccines as early as in December or January, doses of these vaccine were unlikely to available before early- or mid-2021, World Health Organization (WHO) Southeast Asia Regional Director Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh told Business Standard.

TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW NOW AT JUST RS 249 A MONTH.

SUBSCRIBE TO INSIGHTS

What you get on Business Standard Premium?

  • icon Unlock 30+ premium stories daily hand-picked by our editors, across devices on browser and app.
  • icon Full access to our intuitive epaper - clip, save, share articles from any device; newspaper archives from 2006.
  • icon Curated newsletters on markets, personal finance, policy & politics, start-ups, technology, and more.
  • icon Pick your 5 favourite companies, get a daily email with all news updates on them.
  • icon 26 years of website archives.
  • icon Preferential invites to Business Standard events.

OR


Subscribe to Business Standard Premium

Exclusive Stories, Curated Newsletters, 26 years of Archives, E-paper, and more!

Insightful news, sharp views, newsletters, e-paper, and more! Unlock incisive commentary only on Business Standard.

Download the Business Standard App for latest Business News and Market News .

First Published: Tue, November 17 2020. 15:09 IST

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU