Covid 19 Vaccine News

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin Approval Requested in US for Ages 2-18

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin Approval Requested in US for Ages 2-18

Ocugen Inc, Bharat Biotech’s partner for the US and Canada for Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin, has submitted a request to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the jab for paediatric use. The submission is based on results of a Phase 2/3 paediatric clinical trial

Australia includes Covaxin to its list of accepted Covid-19 vaccines for travel

Australia includes Covaxin to its list of accepted Covid-19 vaccines for travel

New Delhi: Australian government on Monday recognised Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin as an accepted Covid-19 vaccines, for the purpose of travel to the country as it eased curbs on international travel without quarantine. Apart from Covaxin, it has also recognised China’s BBIBP-CorV vaccine, made by Sinopharm.  “Covaxin (manufactured by Bharat Biotech,

PM Modi to meet 7 Indian Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers today

PM Modi to meet 7 Indian Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers today

New Delhi: In the wake of the country achieving the landmark of administering 100 crore doses of the Coronavirus vaccines, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reportedly meet seven Indian Covid-19 vaccine manufacturers on Saturday, as per official sources. Representatives from seven vaccine makers – Serum Institute of India, Bharat

India crosses 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses mark

India crosses 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses mark

India crossed a major milestone on Thursday when the number of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine doses administered in the country crossed the 100 crore (1 billion) mark. The milestone was achieved just before 10am. The number is twice the number of vaccines administered in the United States, five times that

Russian ‘Sputnik V’ rejected for potentially increasing HIV risk: Study

Russian ‘Sputnik V’ rejected for potentially increasing HIV risk: Study

Johannesburg: While the world is ramping up its vaccine programmes to counter Covid-19 pandemic by getting more and more of its populace jabbed against the deadly virus, South Africa’s rejection to Russia’s ‘Sputnik V’ coronavirus vaccine – flagging it potential to increase the risk of HIV infection among men –