1st animal study in India on coronavirus moves to its final stage: AYUSH Ministry

NEW DELHI: The first animal study in India on coronavirus, which is a collaborative effort between Ministry of AYUSH and Department of Bio-Technology (DBT), has moved to its final stage.

This concerns pre-clinical studies on four oral interventions which have already been taken up for clinical studies, the AYUSH ministry said.

In a statement, it describes the study as one of the most sophisticated research projects in the country in the COVID-19 context.

The clinical studies are being pursued through another collaboration of the Ministry of AYUSH, the partner in this one being the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). (AGENCIES)