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Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine shows positive results, up to 90% efficacy

Data from global trials to be submitted to the Indian regulator by the end of December

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The recruitment for the 1,600-volunteer Indian arm of the Covishield vaccine trial is over and the trial is in the last leg

Sohini Das Mumbai
The AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine candidate has shown positive results in an interim analysis of clinical trials in the UK and Brazil, with a vaccine efficacy of up to 90 per cent in different dosing regimens. 

Data from the global trials would be submitted to the Indian regulator by the end of December, and Serum Institute of India (SII), AstraZeneca’s manufacturing partner here, would submit the interim data from the Indian arm by then, sources said.  

“It is up to the Indian regulator to decide which dosage form it would approve for the Indian population. Data from all the dosage forms will be presented

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First Published: Nov 23 2020 | 6:34 PM IST

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