Coronavirus epidemic continues wreaking havoc worldwide. This epidemic has affected the economy of many countries of the world including America, India, and Britain. In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, US President Donald Trump has made a big claim regarding the COVID-19 vaccine. Trump said that if all goes well, the Corona vaccine could be ready within four weeks.
Vaccine could be ready for distribution ahead of the US presidential election:
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, ‘The previous administration would have taken perhaps years to have a vaccine, because of the FDA and all the approvals.
We’re within weeks of getting it. You know, could be three weeks, four weeks. Trump said a vaccine could be ready for distribution ahead of the US presidential election on 3 November.
Vaccine will not be ready by November or December: Anthony Fauci
Earlier this month, top American infectious disease specialist Dr. Anthony Fauci said that most experts believe a vaccine will be ready by November or December.
‘It is being said that you may have it by October, although I do not think it is a possibility,’ he added. Other experts say a scientifically reliable vaccine will not be available until early 2021.
Serum Institute to Resume Oxford’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in India:
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has allowed the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) to resume the second and third phase trials of the oxford’s COVID-19 vaccine in India.
Britain has stopped the trials of the vaccine after the health of a person involved in the trials deteriorated. Now the trial started there again. After this incident, the drug controller in India also stopped the trial on 11 September.
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