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Israel to begin trials of COVID-19 vaccine 'Brilife' by Oct-end

Israel had claimed in August that it already has the vaccine against the coronavirus "in hand" but it has to go through regulatory processes that would begin with human trials following the autumn holidays


The American company said the data appeared inconsistent, the findings were premature and that other studies had validated the drug's benefits

The indicated price is for treatment using the drug for about a month, or a treatment cycle depending on the disease progression and patient condition

In most cases, AstraZeneca gathered information about marketing approvals from the state departments by using the RTI (Right to Information Act) route


China has said that while reasonable profits for companies are permitted, COVID-19 vaccines should be priced close to cost

While severe COVID-19 symptoms are extremely rare in infected children, they can pass on the virus to high-risk groups such as the elderly

Dr Reddy's has teamed up with Russian Development Investment Fund (RDIF) to conduct trials and distribute 100 million doses of Sputnik V in India

The country's state medical research agency had given a go-ahead to the Phase III trial in July and government approval came a month later

The company confirmed the safety of the drug in its latest study in partnership with New Delhi-based Mankind Pharma Ltd, Daewoong said in a statement