Chasing the Deadline
The clinical trial team from Padjajaran University and their supervisors from the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency work under a tight deadline. At stake is the fate of the Covid-19 vaccination.
LUCIA Rizka Andalusia remembers mid-2020 as a period of non-stop work. As director of drug registration, and later drug standardization at the Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM), she was tasked with supervising the CoronaVac clinical trial. Bio Farma handled the vaccine procurement, while the research team from Padjajaran University Medical Faculty, Bandung, West Java, was responsible with clinical trials.
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