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Bharat Biotech’s nasal Covid vaccine to cost ₹ 800 for private, ₹ 325 for govt hospitals

Bharat Biotech announces price of Nasal vaccine. It will cost ₹ 800 for private, ₹ 325 for govt hospitals. The nasal vaccine, iNCOVACC, will be rolled out in the fourth week of January.

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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New Delhi: Covid is once again on the threshold of increasing. In such a situation, recently the nasal vaccine iNCOVACC has been approved to be given to the people as a booster. This nasal vaccine is available through the CoWin app. Bharat Biotech announces price of Nasal vaccine. It will cost ₹ 800 for private, ₹ 325 for govt hospitals. The nasal vaccine, iNCOVACC, will be rolled out in the fourth week of January.

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This will be India’s first nasal vaccine, which can be taken as a booster dose, its trial has been completed. It was trialed at 14 places in the country in which 3100 people participated. In the beginning of December, permission was given to bring Bharat Biotech’s Nasal vaccine to the market. This vaccine has been designed in such a way that it can reach the common people with less money. The nasal vaccine has been named iNCOVACC.

Bharat Biotech’s Executive Chairman Dr. Krishna Illa said that this person will be India’s first such vaccine which does not require diesel. India has got another better option for Prakashri dose. This will help in the immunization of a large number of people simultaneously.

It is being claimed by the company that Rs 325 per dose will be given to the central and state governments for purchasing nasal vaccine in large quantities by the government. Along with this, the company has claimed that a three-phase trial was done for this vaccine, which was successful. This vaccine can be given to heterologous ie any person who has taken both the doses of Covishield or Covaxin. This nasal Innovac vaccine will be effective on both types of people. It can be given as a booster dose.

The company says that this vaccine will be available at a low cost as it will be given only two drops. It exists as a better option for poor and developing countries.

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