This drug has shown an effect on Corona patients, reached the fourth level of the test.
By : Samarjeet Singh | Updated On : 13 Aug, 2020
The process of making Corona's vaccine is going on continuously, but so far scientists have not been fully successful. However, scientists have also done research on many types of medicines, which are proving effective in the treatment of corona.
Scientists have got positive results of one such medicine, which is used in the treatment of patients suffering from psoriasis disease.
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, chairperson and MD of Biocon company, has given information about this medicine and how it is effective in the treatment of corona.
The name of this medicine is 'Tosilizumab', which is also known as 'Etizumab'. It is recognized in India and is being used by doctors. Its results on antibodies have been quite good. Experts have found an effective effect of this medicine on corona symptoms.
The fourth trial of this medicine is yet to be done and if it succeeds, it is expected that a best-known corona vaccine prepared by Indians may come on the market by the end of this year.
Human testing of the Indian Corona vaccine 'Covaxin' manufactured by Bharat Biotech has begun. The first dose of the vaccine has been given to the volunteers and they have not been seen to have any side-effects. According to experts, they will be given a second dose of vaccine after a few days. This vaccine has been created with the help of ICMR.
A second vaccine from India is also undergoing human trials. This vaccine named ZyCov has been made by Ahmedabad-based company Zydus Cadila. It is a 'plasmid DNA' vaccine.
Russia's Sechinov University has also claimed to have made the vaccine. The vaccine named Gam-COVID-Vac Lyo is being claimed to be available in the market by September.