Pakistan Listed in countries developing COVID-19 vaccine

Pakistan Listed in countries developing COVID-19 vaccine

National Library of Medicine (NLM) of America included Pakistan among number of other countries formulating COVID-19 vaccine. NLM hailed Pakistan’s effort in developing the cure. Furthermore, Pakistan allowed to develop vaccine on the basis of its experts & credentials to start the medicine trial.

According to news source, CEO Ayub Medical College Dr Umer Farooq said the medicine will be initially tried on 25 individuals. Further, he also said people fighting with other diseases like heart & diabetes will be included in the test trials. The medicine will be tested on three different groups. The details shared below:

  • First Group: azithromycin & chloroquine
  • Second Group: chloroquine only
  • Third Group: traditional medicines

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The Vaccine for COVID-19 available for public particularly after approval from Food & Drug Administration (FDA) from United States. Also, several demographics of patients plays major role in selection of vaccine to be given.

News Source: The News

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