Thursday, Jan 28 2021 | Time 03:54 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Three arrested from UP for robbery in Thane
  • Six die in separate road accidents at Shimla
  • Covid-19: 123 new cases detected in Nashik
  • One held with mandul snake in Nashik
  • R-Day violence: FIR against Yogendra Yadav, Rakesh Tikait, Medha Patkar, 34 others
  • Over 50 peopled killed in traffic accident in Cameroon - Reports
  • R-Day violence: Delhi CP warns strict action against perpetrators
States » South


MGMCRI selected for Phase III clinical trials of COVAXIN

Puducherry, Nov 24(UNI) Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute (MGMCRI), a constituent college of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, Deemed to be University, here has been selected as one of the centres entrusted with the task of conducting Phase III Clinical Trials of COVAXIN.
According to Subash Chandra Parija,Vice-chancellor of Balaji Vidyapeeth on Tuesday, COVAXIN, an inactivated vaccine jointly developed by Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) and Bharat Biotech Limited, Hyderabad is figuring in the Phase III clinical trials and MGMCRI figures along with 21 other centres in India approved by Central Licensing Authority, Drug Controller of India for testing the safety and efficacy of Corona Virus vaccine (BBV152B) on a total over 28,000 subjects. The challenges of the government and public health in needs of the region is significant that has now led MGMCRI to take several steps forward and MGMCRI has taken various initiatives to supplement the efforts of the Government of Puducherry in terms of testing and tracing,Parija said.
Dr. S.R. Rao, Vice President (Research, Innovation and Development), SBV said that the study of this event driven Phase III multi-centric approach to ascertain the efficacy and safety of the inactivated SARS – COV – II Vaccine in adults. The molecular diagnostic laboratory at MGMCRI is accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing, Calibration Laboratories (NABL) and recognized by ICMR and the Phase III trials will begin soon and intend to cover 1200 volunteers,he added. Interested persons can register as volunteers and preference would be accorded to health care workers, doctors, nurses and security personnel.
More News

Cong to observe relay hunger protest against police action on farmers in Delhi

27 Jan 2021 | 10:26 PM

Tirupati, Jan 27 (UNI) Former Union Minister and Special Representative in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) from Andhra Pradesh Chinta Mohan on Wednesday said the BJP goons were responsible for whatever happened around the Red Fort on Republic Day in Delhi on Tuesday and not the farmers.

see more..

Police shot dead dacoit, arrests 3 others after murder of woman and son during burglary

27 Jan 2021 | 10:23 PM

Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu Jan 27 (UNI) Police shot dead a robber and arrested three of his accomplices, hours after they brutally murdered a woman and his son during a burglary at Sirkazhi in this district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

see more..

Electric fence meant for wild boars kills farmer

27 Jan 2021 | 9:53 PM

Kakinada, Jan 27 (UNI): A farmer died due to electrocution when he touched a live wire fence that had been set up to deter wild boars.

see more..

Bahubali fame actor Anushka Shetty graces launch of ShePahi, first Annual Conference in Hyderabad

27 Jan 2021 | 9:46 PM

Hyderabad, Jan 27 (UNI) 'ShePahi,' the first-of-its-kind Annual Conference 2021 of women police, was held at JRC Conventions, Jubilee Hills in the city on Wednesday
Over 750 women police attended the day-long conference, graced by Bahubali fame actress Anushka Shetty.

see more..

COVID-19: Kerala reports 5,659 new cases

27 Jan 2021 | 9:24 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 27 (UNI) Kerala has registered 5,659 more cases of COVID-19 while 5,006 patients successfully recovered from the disease, Health Minister KK Shailaja said on Wednesday.

see more..
image