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Last Updated : Aug 05, 2020 07:29 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Coronavirus Essential podcast | Zydus Cadilla to start phase II vaccine trials tomorrow; one COVID-19 death every 15 seconds, says report

Tune in to the Coronavirus Essential podcast with Sakshi Batra for the top news on the pandemic.

Pharma company Zydus Cadila announced on Wednesday that its coronavirus vaccine named ZyCoV-D was found to be safe in the first trial. The company will begin the phase II trials from August 6.

Meanwhile, a report from Reuters pointed out that nearly 5,900 people are dying every 24 hours from COVID-19 on an average. This equates to 247 people per hour, or one person every 15 seconds.

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Tune in to the Coronavirus Essential podcast with Sakshi Batra for the top news on the pandemic.
First Published on Aug 5, 2020 07:29 pm
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