Indian Pharma Steps in to unveil world's first Zika Virus Vaccine
7th February 2016Category : Healthcare & FitnessPublished by :Rahul Verma Reading Time : 2 Minute News Sourced : India
Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make In India’ initiative’s worth, Indian pharma company
Bharat Biotech claimed to have developed the world's first vaccine against the mysterious
Hyderabad based pharmaceuticals company’s front face portal bharatbiotech.com, claimed, Bharat
Biotech Unveils ZIKAVAC® First Vaccine Candidate for Zika Virus
“We have two
ZikaVac vaccine candidates in development; one is a Recombinant Vaccine and
Another an inactivated vaccine that has reached the stage of pre-clinical testing
in animals –Dr. Krishna Ella, Chairman and Managing Director, Bharat Biotech
Health Organisation has alerted global emergency on Zika and its serious birth effects
and poor pregnancy. Prior to 2015, Zika virus outbreaks have occurred in areas
of Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Pacific Islands.
In May 2015,
the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) issued an alert regarding the first
confirmed Zika virus infections in Brazil.
outbreaks are occurring in Latin America, United States and Caribbean have
reported the mar of dangerous virus.The
epicenter of outbreak Brazil is severely hit and risk is going double to the
people travelling across to these countries to get infected.
As the world
looking for the ray of hope, a vaccine, and other biotech companies are chasing
to bring the solution, the Bharat Biotech’s claims are positive steps in for mankind
and affirming Indian pharmaceuticals growth on world map.