Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij offered to get the vaccine voluntarily as part of the third phase trial of ‘Kovacine’, a potential vaccine for the corona virus, after which he would be vaccinated on Friday. The 67-year-old senior BJP leader said that he would be vaccinated as a test at the Civil Hospital in Ambala Cantonment. This vaccine is being developed indigenously. Trial of third phase of Kovaxin in Haryana starts on Friday.
Vij tweeted today, “I will be vaccinated at 11 am in the Civil Hospital, Ambala Cantonment under the supervision of a team of PGI Rohtak doctors and Health Department, testing vaccine for Corona virus vaccine which is a product of Bharat Biotech.”
He said that he voluntarily came forward to be vaccinated as a test. Vij Ambala is an MLA from the cantonment. He had said on Wednesday that the third phase of covaccine will be tested from November 20 in Haryana. He said he is ready to be the first to be vaccinated under trial.
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
Last month, Bharat Biotech said that it has successfully completed analysis of the first and second phase test data. After this, Bharat Biotech is going to start the third phase of human trials on 26,000 partners. It is being told that there will be a trial in different places of the country and in this episode, there will be a third phase trial in Haryana as well.
Let us know that the pharmaceutical company Bharat Biotech is planning to introduce its vaccine (vaccine) for Kovid-19 in the second quarter next year. A top official of the company said that the company has this plan in the event of getting the required clearances from regulatory authorities of India.