Covid 19 Vaccine News

Moderna seeks nod for vaccine in India, DCGI to take decision soon

Moderna seeks nod for vaccine in India, DCGI to take decision soon

New Delhi: Moderna has requested approval for restricted emergency use authorisation for it’s COVID-19 vaccine from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI), official sources told media on Tuesday. Moderna has also informed that the US Government has agreed to donate a certain number of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine

Bharat Biotech defends higher Covaxin price says ‘₹150 not sustainable’

Bharat Biotech defends higher Covaxin price says ‘₹150 not sustainable’

New Delhi: Indian vaccine manufacturer, Bharat Biotech, defended a higher price for its Covid vaccine ‘Covaxin’, saying the current rate at which the vaccine is being supplied to the central government is not sustainable, hence, a higher price in private markets is required to offset part of the costs. “The supply

Covishield produced more antibodies against Covid-19 than Covaxin: Study

Covishield produced more antibodies against Covid-19 than Covaxin: Study

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India’s Covishield vaccine produced more antibodies than indigenously manufactured Covaxin by Bharat Biotech, according to a preliminary study by Coronavirus Vaccine-induced Antibody Titre (COVAT) involving healthcare workers (HCW) who have received both doses of either of the two vaccines. As per the study, seropositivity rates to