News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Wed, 19 Aug 2020 08:32 AM IST
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Phase III of an indigenous vaccine begins
Doctor Paul said that three corona vaccines are being worked out in the country, which are in different stages. One of these vaccines will reach the third phase of the trial on Wednesday, while the other two vaccines are in the first and second phase. However, he did not name it. He said that we are moving in the right direction. The vaccine supply chain will also start. However, it was not told how long the vaccine would be prepared. No definite claims have been made about the success of the vaccine.
Corona investigation accelerates
Rajesh Bhushan said that in the first week of July, about two lakh 30 thousand average tests were conducted all over the country. Now this number has increased to eight lakh eight thousand average tests per week. The death rate due to corona virus infection in the country has also come down to 1.92 per cent from two per cent. The weekly average mortality rate has been 1.94 per cent.
A new dimension of disease is coming.
NITI Aayog member Dr. Pal said that 'a new dimension of disease is coming out. The scientific and medical communities are monitoring this. We have to be aware that it may have some effect later also, but far-reaching consequences or effects are not dangerous. '
Regarding cases of symptoms appearing after infection in some patients, he said, 'As we have understood this, we will use the available resources of treatment. It is being learned and studied right now. The medical community is responding to this. '
Decline in death cases due to corona
Rajesh Bhushan said that 'new cases of Kovid-19 and cases of deaths due to illness have seen a decline since August 13. However, the ministry warned against any laxity and said that the five-day decline is a short period in the context of the epidemic. '