The UK’s vaccine candidate and a Chinese one, both showed promising results according to research published in The Lancet
Community transmission of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been recorded in a few areas in West Bengal, the state’s Home Secretary, Alapan Bandyopadhyay, has been quoted as saying on July 20, 2020, by news agency Press Trust of India. Meanwhile, the Bengal government has declared a two-day lockdown every week to curb the transmission of the novel coronavirus.
The United Kingdom’s vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) has shown promising early stage results from a Phase 1/2 clinical trial, according to results published on July 20 in The Lancet.
A Phase 2 trial of an Ad5 vectored COVID-19 vaccine candidate, conducted in China, has found that the vaccine was safe and induced an immune response, according to new research published in The Lancet.
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) has distanced itself from the statement of its chairman that warned of community transmission in India.
Menawhile, COVID-19 figures in India continued to climb on July 20, 2020.
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