Business Standard

Govt in talks with Russia for advancement of Covid-19 vaccine: Health Min

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has informed that it has received information about one Covid-19 vaccine developed and approved in Russia

Ashwini Kumar Choubey. Photo: ANI
Premium

Govt has also given permission to the Serum Institute of India to conduct phase II and III clinical trial of the Oxford Covid-19 vaccine, the minister said. Photo: ANI

Press Trust of India New Delhi
The Centre is in consultations with the Russian government for exploring the possibility of cooperation between the two countries for advancing the Covid-19 vaccine in India, Parliament was told on Friday.
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has informed that it has received information about one Covid-19 vaccine developed and approved in Russia, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey informed the Lok Sabha.
Further, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an autonomous organisation under the Department of Health Research, has informed that as per information available from WHO draft landscape of Covid-19 vaccine (last update on September 17), globally

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Sep 18 2020 | 9:25 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on business-standard.com are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to read more on Business-Standard.com