Haryana Health Minister Administered Trial Dose Of COVID Vaccine Covaxin
Haryana health minister Anil Vij receives trial dose of India-made COVID Vaccine Covaxin
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij has been administered the trial dose of Covaxin. On 18 November, the Ambala Cantt MLA had said the third phase of trial of Covaxin will begin in Haryana on 20 November. He had offered to be the first volunteer for the third phase of the trials. Vij was administered the trial dose at the Civil Hospital at Ambala Cantt.
He had offered to be the first volunteer for the third phase trial of Covaxin, which started in the state today. pic.twitter.com/xKuXWLeFAB
— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2020
Anil Vij had earlier tweeted, “I will be administered a trial dose of Coronavirus vaccine #Covaxin a Bharat Biotech product Tomorrow at 11 am at Civil hospital, Ambala Cantt under the expert supervision of a team of doctors from PGI Rohtak and Health Department.”
I Will be administered trial dose of Coronavirus vaccine #Covaxin a Bharat Biotech product Tomorrow at 11 am at Civil Hospital, Ambala Cantt under the expert supervision of a team of Doctors from PGI Rohtak and Health Department. I have volunteered to take the trial dose.
— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) November 19, 2020
Covaxin is being developed indigenously by Bharat Biotech along with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The phase-3 trials will involve 26,000 volunteers across India and will be conducted in partnership with ICMR.