Addressing the issue of recent reports on adverse effect of COVID-19 vaccines' clinical trails, Bhushan said the Data Safety Monitoring Board supervises the clinical trials of the vaccine and analyses all the reports. He said, "Data Safety Monitoring Board also monitors clinical trial from day to day basis & keep an eye on adverse events and report it. Drug Controller General analyses all reports & finds out whether there's a one-to-one co-relation between adverse event & vaccination."
The Health Secretary said that an Institutional Ethics Committee is available at each clinical trial spot, that is independent of the manufacturer or the government."In case of any adverse event, this Committee takes note & gives its report to Drug Controller General of India," he added.
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