CDSCO developed draft guidelines for vaccine development

  • Posted on: 22 September 2020
  • By: admin

CDSCO (Central Drugs Standard Control Organization) has developed draft guidelines for vaccine development in light of the present pandemic situation in the country. Development of vaccine is a complex activity which involves multidisciplinary research and generation of adequate laboratory, nonclinical and clinical data to ensure their safety, efficacy and quality. India is one of the major producers of vaccines in the world which cater the major portion of requirements of many vaccines globally.

Covaxin got DCGI nod for phase II clinical trial

  • Posted on: 7 September 2020
  • By: PharmaTutor News

Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation has approved phase II trials of Bharat Biotech's vaccine candidate Covaxin. After satisfactory results of Phase I clinical trial, DCGI has given permission for phase II trials of Covaxin, which is developed by Bharat biotech in alliance with the ICMR - National Institute of Virology.