Affordable Covid-19 vaccine developed in US holds phase 3 trials in India

A health worker inoculates a woman with a coronavirus vaccine dose in Amritsar, India, on June 29, 2021.
A health worker inoculates a woman with a coronavirus vaccine dose in Amritsar, India, on June 29, 2021.PHOTO: AFP

NEW DELHI - It is a low-cost Covid-19 vaccine that today holds out hope for low- and middle-income countries that have been elbowed out by richer nations amid a scramble for vaccines.

But attaining this pedestal has not been easy for the team of researchers behind this vaccine in the United States who have had to jump through several hoops to get this far.

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