2-DG: DRDO unveils anti-Covid drug

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh tonday (May 17, 2021) released the first batch of the anti-Covid-19 drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) to strengthen India’s fight against the coronavirus. Continue Reading

Sputnik in India: All that you should know

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd has announced that the first consignment of imported doses of the Sputnik V vaccine that landed in India on 1 May received regulatory clearance from the Central Drugs Laboratory on 13 May. Continue Reading

Sputnik V to proceed to phase 3 trials: Dr Reddy’s

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories on Monday said the Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) has recommended recruitment for the phase 3 clinical trials of Sputnik V vaccine for Covid-19. Continue Reading

Covid-19: Russian vaccine to reach India next week

The first batch of Sputnik V vaccine for Covid-19 is likely to reach Kanpur’s Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Medical College from Russia by next week. Continue Reading

Govt panel rejects Dr Reddy’s proposal

The Union government’s expert panel has rejected the proposal by Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to evaluate Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine in a Phase III clinical trial. It has instead recommended a Phase II trial, which is held among a smaller number of participants. Continue Reading