Government expert panel recommends regular market approval for Covishield, Covaxin

Prakash Kumar Singh, director (government and regulatory affairs) at SII, had submitted an application to the DCGI on October 25 on this matter.

published on : 19th January 2022

Receiving reports that 15-18 age group being administered vaccine other than Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

Bharat Biotech in a twitter post said its vaccine is the only approved COVID-19 jab to be administered to children in the age group between 15 and 18.

published on : 18th January 2022

Maharashtra: Centre denies Rajesh Tope's vaccine shortage claim

Maharashtra health minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday said that the state is facing shortage of both Covaxin and Covishield vaccines.

published on : 14th January 2022

Bharat Biotech seeks full marketing approval from DCGI for its COVID vaccine Covaxin

Bharat Biotech is yet to submit the full follow up data of clinical trila of Covaxin to DCGI, a source said.

published on : 13th January 2022

Covaxin booster effective in neutralising Omicron, says Bharat Biotech

Sera samples from individuals who received a booster of Covaxin were observed to be effective in neutralizing Omicron and Delta variants, the firm said in a statement.

published on : 12th January 2022

550 vials of Covid vaccines stolen from Hyderabad's Jambagh PHC

The suspects allegedly broke into the PHC and also looted BCG, DPT and OPV vaccines along with computers and tyres of an autorickshaw parked on the premises.

published on : 11th January 2022

Third dose of Covaxin beneficial for highest protection, says Bharat Biotech citing study

The study results come as the government is about to allow the most vulnerable population groups to avail a third jab but with a caveat of having completed nine months since their second doses

published on : 8th January 2022

Guidelines on Covaxin for under 18 don't mention EUL by WHO: Centre hits out at media reports

The EUL by CDSCO, the national regulator, for Covaxin vaccine for age group 12-18 age group was accorded on December 24, 2021.

published on : 7th January 2022

No painkillers or paracetamol recommended after Covaxin jab: Bharat Biotech

It asserted that paracetamol was recommended along with certain other COVID-19 vaccines and is not recommended for Covaxin.

published on : 5th January 2022

No mix and match of Covid vaccines for booster jabs: Govt

Those who’ve received Covaxin will receive Covaxin, those who’ve received primary two doses of Covishield will receive Covishield, said VK Paul, member-health, NITI Aayog.

published on : 5th January 2022

Paracetamol not recommended after being vaccinated with Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

As of now, only Bharat Biotech's indigenously-made Covaxin is available for vaccinating the 15-18 years' age group. 

published on : 5th January 2022

SEC to hold meeting on Bharat Biotech's Nasal vaccine booster dose

The Hyderabad-based manufacturer has proposed the booster dose for those who have been already been innoculated against COVID with Covishield and Covaxin vaccines.

published on : 4th January 2022

Mix and Match of Covaxin, Covishield elicits four times antibody response, says study

The study was conducted to determine the safety profile of mixing Covishield and Covaxin along with checking the antibody response, a press release from AIG said on Monday.

published on : 4th January 2022

Revised expiry dates of Covaxin triggers controversy as 15-17-year-olds get jab, Centre clarifies

Several people took to social media on Monday to claim that their teenage kids were being administered Covaxin doses from vials which were showing expiry dates of previous weeks...

published on : 3rd January 2022

Vaccination for kids: Government cautions against mixing of jabs as over six lakh register on CoWIN

With some states intending to hold vaccination camps in schools itself, jabbing ought to be wrapped up pretty soon.

published on : 3rd January 2022
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