Coronavirus vaccine update: Russia may partner India for producing vaccines

Coronavirus vaccine's emergency authorisation could be considered if the Indian govt so decides, says ICMR. Catch latest coronavirus vaccine updates here

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BS Web Team New Delhi
The novel coronavirus has so far infected over 22.7 million people across the globe and claimed nearly 800,000 lives. With the virus spreading rapidly, every hope is now pinned on coronavirus vaccine development. More than 150 possible vaccines are being developed and tested around the world, including in India, Britain, China, the US, Russia and Israel, to try to control the pandemic. Several companies, including Moderna, AstraZeneca, and Pfizer Inc, say they expect to make more than 1 billion doses of a vaccine each next year.

German biotechnology firm CureVac and India's ICMR have not ruled out a speedy approval

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First Published: Aug 21 2020 | 10:02 AM IST

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