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Covaxin: Trials In Children To Begin In 10-12 Days

New Delhi: Phase II/III clinical trials of Covaxin, indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, in the 2-18-year-olds will begin in the next 10-12 days, senior NITI Aayog member VK Paul announced on Tuesday.

“COVAXIN has been approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), for Phase II/III clinical trials in the age group of 2 to 18 years. I have been told that trials will begin in the next 10-12 days,” said Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, NITI Aayog.

The trial will take place in 525 subjects at various sites, NDTV reported.