Indian partner of oxford vaccine attempt

Indian partner of oxford vaccine attempt

Indian partner of oxford vaccine attempt

A team of scientist st the University of Oxford are working to produce a vaccine to combat COVID -19. Adar Poonawala’s Serum Institute has partnered with the Oxford vaccine Project as one of the 7 global institutions behind manufacturing the vaccine

Adar Poonawalla ,chief executive officer of Serum Institute of India which is helping produce a vaccine for Covid -19 developed by Oxford ,said this is not the time to make money from a vaccine against the novel coronavirus ,which has caused a global pandemic . According to trendy feed information Adar poonawalla said that the need of the hours is to make a covid-19 vaccine accessible to as many as possible .we won’t be patenting any vaccine we produce nor will we take royalties ,he also said .

A team of scientists at the University of Oxford are working to produce a vaccine to combat covid-19 .Adar poonawala’s Serum Insitute has partnered with the Oxford vaccine project as one of the seven global institution behind manufacturing the vaccine .

Adar poonawala was also joined by Oxford professor Dr. Adrian Hill, who is leading the team developing the vaccine in the interview .Dr Adrian Hill said the oxford University is starting its clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine from Thursday.

The vaccinologist said several vaccine are in the clinical trials stage at the moment .”We are starting tomorrow… Have to test its safety ,to see whether it produces immune response and what protection the vaccine offers ,” Dr Hill said ,while speaking about the challenges ahead for his team .

When asked how confident is he about the vaccine ,Dr hill said there are several indicators the vaccine being developed by Oxford could be a good one .He elaborated ,’one is that this is a single dose vaccine. it is much suitable for a pandemic situation .The technology of this vaccine has been used before so we are hopeful this will be safe as well.The scale up process to produce large number is achievable .Our Indian partner,Serum Institute ,will help us achieve this .’

Meanwhile ,Adar Poonawala said his institute’s teams members are working closely with Dr Hill for the vaccine .In around two weeks ,we can produce five million doses a month ‘, he said .Adar poonawala was also asked how confident is he that the Covid -19 vaccine being develped could be winner compared to ones that the others are making ,and he said he cannot speak for others but all he can say is that the scientists at oxford are among the best in the world .I have a lot of faith if faith if anyone succeeds ,i’m sure Dr hill and his collegues will be ones to succeed Poonawala said.

But by when can people expect the Vaccine?”Well we are aiming hundreds of millions of doses with our partners by Q4 this year but a word of caution , a lot of thing have to go right for that on the clinical trials ans scale up process .

Unnati Tiwari

Unnati Tiwari is a content writer with focus on new technology. She is passionate about helping people to accomplish their needs.,Pursing Graduation from Banasthali University . "Your time is limited , so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma- which is living with the result of other people thinking .Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your inner voice.They somehow already know what you truly want to become ."

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