Vaccine Research and Development

Press Release ID: 116467
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2015
Ministry: Ministry of Science & Technology

The vaccine called “ROTAVAC” for rotaviral diarrhea was successfully developed as the first indigenous vaccine from an Indian strain (116E) by Indian investigators and manufactured by an Indian company with the support of Government and global partners. The development of other vaccines such as Dengue, Malaria, Cholera, HIV, HPV, JE, Tuberculosis etc. are in advanced stages of clinical evaluation.

This information was given by Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Harsh Vardhan in Lok Sabha today.

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