Sites in Pune to start enrolling children for Covovax trial within 2 weeks: SII – ET HealthWorld

Pune: The enrolment of minors aged 12 to 17 from Pune district for the second and third phase paediatric trials of Covovax will begin within the next two weeks. Bharati Hospital in Dhankawdi and KEM Hospital’s Vadu branch are among the 10 sites across the country where 920 minors in this age group fitting the criterion would undergo the advanced trials. These minors would be followed up for six months after being inoculated with two doses of Covovax, given 21 days apart. The recombinant nanoparticle protein-based vaccine — NVX-CoV2373 —…

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