Recruitment of volunteers for trial of Covid vaccine Covovax on children begins

The trial would be held across 10 sites and would cover 920 children -- 460 each in the age groups of 12-17 and 2-11 -- according to official sources.

published on : 30th August 2021

Two more vaccines line up for regulatory nod

India’s pool of Covid-19 vaccines is set to receive a shot in the arm with two more approaching the apex drug regulator for approval. 

published on : 7th August 2021

Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults in October this year, for children in Q1-2022: Serum CEO

Covovax will be a two-dose vaccine and the price will be decided at the time of launch, he added.

published on : 6th August 2021

Govt panel recommends against allowing SII to conduct trial of Covovax on children aged 2-17 yrs

The SII applied to the Drugs Controller General of India on Monday seeking permission for conducting a trial of Covovax on 920 children, 460 each in the 12-17 and 2-11 age groups, at 10 sites.

published on : 1st July 2021

'A new milestone': Serum Institute begins Covovax production in Pune, jab likely from September

Earlier, Novavax had said that its vaccine has an efficacy of 90.4% in preventing infection and 100% efficacy against moderate to severe disease.

published on : 25th June 2021

Covovax trials begin in India, hope to launch it by September : Serum Institute CEO

The development and commercialisation pact between Novavax and SII excludes major upper-middle and high-income countries, for which Novavax continues to retain rights.

published on : 27th March 2021