Zydus’ Vaccine for COVID-19 Completes Preclinical Development, Approval Received to Commence Human Clinical Trials

  • Jul 04, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine

An innovation-driven, global pharmaceutical company, Zydus Cadila revealed that its plasmid DNA vaccine candidate named ZyCoV-D for COVID-19 completed the preclinical trials. ZyCoV-D vaccine candidate was found to be safe, well-tolerated, and immunogenic in the preclinical toxicity studies.

Notably, the Company has received permission from the DCGI (Drug Controller General of India) CDSCO to commence Phase 1/2 human clinical trials in India.

 Moreover, Zydus intends to commence the human clinical trials in July-2020.



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