Globe Biotech gets permission to produce Corona vaccine

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The Directorate General of Drug Administration has given permission to local institute Globe Biotech Ltd. to produce their Corona vaccine ‘Bangavax’ for running clinical trial. Globe Biotech Research and Development division chief Dr. Asif Mahmud delivered the information on Wednesday.

Globe Biotech, a sister concern of medicine producing institution of the country Globe Pharmaceuticals Group of Companies on July 2 last year claimed that they have invented the vaccine. It is the first institution of the country which has claimed of inventing the Corona vaccine. The institution began their research to invent it on March 8.

On October 18 Asif Mahmud said that their vaccine was tested successfully on animals. The World Health Organization has a list of 156 vaccines for pre-experimental use and Globe Biotech has three of them.