Covaxin Gets WHO Nod; Union Health Minister’s Reaction
This recognition is for travellers aged 12 and over who have been vaccinated with Covaxin, and those 18 to 60 who have been vaccinated with BBIBP-CorV.
The Drugs and Comptroller General of India (DCGI) has given a go-ahead to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for vaccination of children in the 2-18 years age group.
India's vaccination coverage against coronavirus under the mass vaccination drive has crossed the landmark of 63 crore. Over 73 lakh doses have been administered in the last 24 hours.
The results of Phase II and III trials of COVAXIN are going on for children in the age group of 2-18 years. So, by September or just after it, we may have COVID-19 vaccines for children, said Priya Abraham, Director of ICMR-NIV
The regulatory approval has been received for conducting "Phase 2 randomised, multi-centric, clinical trial of heterologous prime-boost combination of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines to evaluate the immunogenicity and safety of BBV152 (Covaxin) with BBV154 (Adenoviral Intranasal Covid-19 vaccine) in healthy volunteers.
India's Covid vaccination coverage has crossed 51 crores cumulatively.
The Hyderabad-based company had said in May that that application for EUL was submitted to WHO-Geneva and regulatory approvals are expected by July-September 2021.
Novavax Inc had announced that NVX-CoV2373, its recombinant nanoparticle protein-based Covid-19 vaccine, demonstrated 100 per cent protection against moderate and severe disease, 90.4 per cent efficacy overall.
Bharat Biotech dispatched its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin to nine states through the government of India and to 16 states through the respective state governments.
The FDA had on Thursday recommended Ocugen, the US partner of the Indian vaccine maker, to "pursue a Biologics Licence Application (BLA) submission instead of an EUA application" and "requested additional information and data".
Bharat Biotech has been directly supplying its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin to 18 states since May 1
Bharat Biotech has started direct supplies of its Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin to 14 states.
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