The good news: The trial of one of India's three vaccines has begun


Bangla Hunt Desk: The Union Ministry of Health and ICMR have held a joint press conference on the current situation of corona virus in India. Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. BK Pal, Member, Policy Commission and Dr. Balram Varghese, Director General, ICMR briefed the conference on the Corona situation in the country.

Rajesh Bhushan said, “A record number of corona virus samples have been tested in the last 24 hours.” He said that the number of cases of coronavirus being cured is also increasing. The number of recovered patients has crossed 19 lakh 70 thousand. This number is almost three times higher than the active corona case.

Dr BK Pal said, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured the people on Independence Day about the vaccine. He said three vaccines were being developed in India and trials were at various stages. The third phase trial of one of them will start today or tomorrow. One vaccine is in the first phase and another is in the second phase trial. ” Bhushan said about 230,000 tests were conducted in the first week of July. Now it has increased to eight lakhs per week.

Dr Paul, a member of the policy commission, said another form of the disease was emerging. Scientists and doctors are keeping an eye on that. We need to be more aware. “We are using the resources available for treatment whenever we understand the thing,” he said of the case of some patients seeing symptoms after infection. We are still learning and experimenting with this.