Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij Volunteers for Phase-3 of COVAXIN Trials

Haryana Health and Home Minister Anil Vij has volunteered to get himself vaccinated first for Bharat Biotech’s Covid vaccine known as ‘Covaxin’. The third phase three trial of the vaccine will commence on November 20.

“Trial for third phase of Covaxin a coronavirus vaccine product of Bhart Biotech to start in Haryana on 20th November. I have offered myself as first volunteer to get vaccinated,” Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij tweeted.

India’s indigenous Coronavirus vaccine ‘Covaxin’ has been developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) & National Institute of Virology (NIV) using inactivated Sars-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The virus was isolated in an ICMR lab.