A step towards Possibility
WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO)
WHO has drafted a landscape for information purpose only regarding noval Corona Virus Vaccination research. According to WHO COVID-19 pendamic is unprecedented and a global crisis. We have learned lessons from the other diseases outbreak over the past several decades. The blueprint regarding developing the vaccine is ready and aiming to improvise the Co-ordination between scientists and the medical professional.
In the discussion with media, the WHO professional focused on two important aspects, primarily is to accelerate innovation research so that they could limit the spread and secondary is to creat a global platform of research in the hope of learning from current pandemic, so that world would get prepare for Unforeseen future epidemics.
As severel drugs trails are ongoing, the whole medical community is devoted towards that goal, where we heard about taking some drugs available in the market could affect the infection, hence there is no currently proof that hydrochloroquine or any other drug can cure COVID-19 patient WHO added. Use of any other like that could harm the body organ and health further. WHO advices not to take those.
Progress Report of INDIA
It is so satisfying to see India’s at least seven pharma companies are in the process to develop COVID-19 vaccine. These are on the progressive track of trail and error. Recently one pharma company Bharat Biotech’s shows Progress, as Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) supporting Bharat Biotech’s vaccine to be named COVAXIN trial is under Phase-1 and Phase-2 & enable it to be launched for public health use latest by August 15. According to the company, vaccine is to be tested on large number of people for phase -3 trial.
But the question is country is rushing phase -3 trail for public use, WHO again advised to go by the guidelines only, for safety & efficacy.
WHO has launched ACT( Access of Covid-19 Tool) for timely development, deployment, delivery and accessibility of vaccines.
ROW (Rest of the World) actions
Currently, over one crore people are already infected by coronavirus world wide. Our planet is in urgent need of this vaccine, where every country is now in the race to develop it as soon as possible. Chinese pharma giant Cansino Biologics Inc. has been granted the permission to trial the vaccine in Brazilian labs. Trials are under process in almost 11 to 12 labs across the country. Where Oxford University has already in phase-3 trial in collaboration with the Swedish firm “AstraZeneca, their vaccine is already showing promising result. According to the bio pharma Company Pfizer with German Pharma BioNtech, gave the encouraging news as their vaccine prototype which is in its first phase shows Effective results in early stage.
The whole world working as the giant pharma company, Beijing Institute of Biotechnology in venture with cansino biologics inc. has started its phase-2 and their first human trial, primarily its was tested in over 100 people and the result reports are strongly positive. In USA Inovio Pharmaceuticals- International vaccine Institute’s vaccine is clinically tested on around 40 Volunteers.
These are some research progress of Covid-19 vaccine around the world. The world will soon get the vaccine and will out of this pandemic. Till then we all need to implement government guidelines and stay focused on social distancing norms.
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