The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has approved the first fully indigenously developed conjugate vaccine for pneumonia developed by the Serum Institute of India Pvt, Pune.
The Serum Institute first obtained the DGCI approval to conduct Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III clinical trials of Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine in India. It has also conducted clinical trials in the Gambia.
This vaccine is used for active immunisation against invasive disease and pneumonia caused by “streptococcus pneumonia” in infants. The vaccine is administered intramuscularly.
A series of high-profile Twitter accounts were hijacked including U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden, reality television show star Kim Kardashian, former U.S. President Barack Obama, billionaire Elon Musk, and rapper Kanye West.
The unusual scope of the problem suggests hackers may have gained access at the system level, rather than through individual accounts.
Shares in the social media company tumbled almost 5% in trading after the market close before paring their losses.
Publicly available blockchain records show that the apparent scammers have already received more than $100,000 worth of cryptocurrency.