Trials of COVID vaccine ‘ZyCOV-D’ showed no severe side effects: Zydus Group

New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): The MD of Zydus Group, Dr Sharvil Patel on August 21 stated that the COVID-19 vaccine ‘ZyCOV-D’ had not shown any severe side effects during the trials. “The full phase 3 data doesn’t only show efficacy but also means safety and long-term immunogenicity which is at least followed up for next 3-6 months. So, for the full report to be published in a peer-reviewed journal will take at least 4-5 months,” said Dr Sharvil Patel. He further said, “The trials were conducted in 50 centres in the country. Overall, the trials on 28,000 volunteers were conducted. We have done the trials on 1400 adolescents of 12-18 years. In all the trials, we've not seen any severe side effects or deaths related to the vaccine.”

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