COVID - 19 vaccine arrives in Pakistan

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COVID - 19 vaccine arrives in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Renowned scientist and Chairman of Prime Minister’s Taskforce on Science and Technology, Dr Atta-ur-Rahman said on Sunday that the clinical trials of the proposed COVID-19 vaccine produced by a well-acclaimed international company will start in Pakistan from this week.

He said this while talking to the state-owned news agency.

Dr Atta-ur-Rahman said that the International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences based in the University of Karachi has been approved for conducting clinical trials of the vaccine.

Dr Rahman said that it usually takes two to three months for the completion of a vaccine’s clinical trials.

After successful completion of all the trials the COVID-19 vaccine will be available in the country between the months of April and June coming year, he added.