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Tag: Covid 19 Vaccines

Covishield, Covaxin
Regular Market Approval Granted For Covishield, Covaxin For Use In Adult Population

The DCGI approval came after the SEC on COVID-19 of the CDSCO on January 19 recommended granting regular market approval to the SII's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for use in adult population subject to certain conditions.

COVID Vaccine
Govt Panel Recommends EUA For COVID-19 Vaccines Covovax, Corbevax And Anti-Covid Pill Molnupiravir

All the recommendations have been sent to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for final approval.

Pressure Mounts On Biden Admin To Ship Astrazeneca Vaccine, Other Medical Supplies To India

Washington: The Biden administration has came under intense pressure from various quarters, including the powerful US Chambers of Commerce, lawmakers and eminent Indian-Americans, to ship AstraZeneca and other COVID-19 vaccines…

Centre Issues Regulatory Pathways For Foreign Produced Vaccines

New Delhi: In a radical reform measure, the Centre on Thursday issued Regulatory Pathway in India for Covid-19 vaccines approved for restricted use in the US, the UK, Japan or…

China To Permit Indians To Return Home Only If They Take Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines
China To Permit Indians To Return Home Only If They Take Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines

Beijing/New Delhi: China has made it mandatory for people coming from India and 19 other nations to get Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccines if they want to travel to this country. “For the purpose of resuming people-to-people exchanges in an orderly manner, starting from 15 March, 2021, the Chinese Embassies and Consulates in India will provide the […]

Over six COVID-19 Vaccines In Offing In India: Health Min Harsh Vardhan
Over Six COVID-19 Vaccines In Offing In India: Health Min Harsh Vardhan

Bhopal: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday announced that more than six coronavirus vaccines will come up in India. He also said that 1.84 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered to people so far, while 23 crore tests have been conducted. “India has developed two vaccines, which have been given to 71 countries. […]

18-19 COVID-19 Vaccines In Different Stages Of Trials: Health Min
18-19 COVID-19 Vaccines In Different Stages Of Trials: Health Min

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Monday that 18-19 potential vaccines against novel coronavirus were in different stages of clinical trials, adding that vaccination of around 27 crore Indians above the age of 50 will begin three weeks from now. “Some are in Phase I, some in Phase II, and a few […]

Cancer Patients Too Can Take COVID-19 Vaccines: Oncologists
Cancer Patients Too Can Take COVID-19 Vaccines: Oncologists

Hyderabad: Cancer patients too can take Covid-19 vaccine, but under medical supervision, cancer specialists said ahead of the World Cancer Day on February 4. Though few patients with cancer were included in the vaccine trials, they said that going by various studies, vaccines look safe for cancer patients. At a time when several countries, including […]

India Sends COVID-19 Vaccines To Morocco
India Sends COVID-19 Vaccines To Morocco

New Delhi: India has flown the first lot of coronavirus vaccines to Africa, after having shipped these to friendly South Asian neighbours when a Royal Air Maroc plane left India for Moroccan capital Rabat on Friday evening. The Indian embassy in Rabat tweeted: “In a manifestation of excellent relationship between India and Morocco, the first […]

55L Covaxin Procured For Rs 206 Per Dose, 1.1 Cr Covidshield Vaccines For Rs 200 A Piece
55L Covaxin Procured For Rs 206 Per Dose, 1.1 Cr Covidshield Vaccines For Rs 200 A Piece

New Delhi: Days before the commencement of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 1.1 crore Covishield and 55 lakh Covaxin vaccines have been procured at a cost of Rs 200 and Rs 206 per dose, respectively. However, BBIL will provide 16.5 lakh doses of Covaxin free of cost […]

Govt Places Purchase Order For 11 Million Doses Of Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine

New Delhi: The government on Monday placed a purchase order for 11 million doses of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine- Covishield, with Serum Institute of India (SII), each costing Rs 210, including the GST. Dispatch of the vaccine is likely to start by late Monday evening, officials informed. According to the order, each dose of the vaccine […]

Queen Elizabeth, Duke Of Edinburgh Receive Covid-19 Vaccines

London: The UK’s Queen Elizabeth II and her husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, have been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus, the Buckingham Palace confirmed in a statement. The vaccinations were administered on Saturday by a household doctor at the Windsor Castle where the royal couple have been staying since early last year, Xinhua […]

Covid-19 Vaccination: Odisha Needs 3.5K litre ILR capacity for 7 Lakh Doses

Bhubaneswar: With the Union Health Ministry giving the green signal to roll out  Covid-19 vaccines across the country from coming Makar Sankrati, Odisha will also see the first dispatch of vaccines reaching the State by January 13-14. Even though Odisha had conducted the dry run for Covid-19 vaccines in all districts on January 2, the […]

COVID-19 Vaccines
Singapore To Contribute $5Mn To Help Other Countries Get COVID-19 Vaccines

Singapore: Singapore announced to contribute $5 million on Friday to support low- and lower-middle-income countries procure Covid-19 vaccines. The announcement was made in a joint statement by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Health, reports Xinhua news agency. The money would go through the Covid-19 Vaccine Global Access (COVAX) Advance Market Commitment (AMC) mechanism, which […]

Covid-19 Vaccine: Aspen Inks Manufacturing Deal With Johnson & Johnson

Durban: South African pharmaceutical company Aspen Pharmacare said it has entered into an agreement with ‘Johnson & Johnson’ (J&J) for the technical transfer and proposed commercial manufacturing of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate. The vaccine candidate, Ad26.COV2-S is currently undergoing clinical trials. Aspen Pharmacare on Monday said it will perform formulation, filling and secondary packaging of […]

Multiple Indian COVID-19 vaccines set to enter trial stages

New Delhi: With the focus shifting from containment to treatment of Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conducted a detailed review of the current status of India’s efforts in vaccine development, drug discovery, diagnosis and testing. The government expressed confidence in the competence of Indian vaccine companies, their manufacturing capacity and global presence while stating in […]