4 COVID-19 vaccine candidates may enter clinical trial phase in 3-5 months: Vardhan - (Business Standard via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan four out of the 14 COVID-19 vaccine candidates from India may enter clinical testing in the next three to five months, reported Business Standard.

  • "It's very difficult to predict when a vaccine will come, but as a doctor, I can say that the process it involves, one year would be a modest estimate," he said.

  • Meanwhile, the country's Department of Biotechnology has been made a central coordination agency to identify pathways for vaccine development, the news source said.

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