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Bharat Biotech announces slowing down of Covaxin production

New Delhi | Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Friday announced the temporary slowing down of its Covid vaccine Covaxin’s production across its manufacturing facilities. “Bharat Biotech today announces the temporary slowing down of production of Covaxin across its manufacturing facilities, having completed its supply obligations to procurement agencies and foreseeing the decrease in demand,” it […]

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DCGI grants regular market approval for Covishield, Covaxin with conditions

New Delhi | The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Thursday granted regular market approval for Covid vaccines – Covishield and Covaxin – for use in adult population with certain conditions. Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin and Serum Institute of India’s Covishield have been given regular market approval with certain conditions of registration on the CoWin […]

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Covaxin booster can neutralise Omicron: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi | Covaxin’s booster dose is able to neutralise the vaccine evading Omicron variant of Covid-19, according to a study conducted at US’ Emory University, Bharat Biotech announced on Wednesday. Earlier studies have demonstrated the neutralising potential of Covaxin against other SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern such as Alpha, Beta, Delta, Zeta, and Kappa, it said. […]

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Covaxin gets DCGI nod for emergency use for children aged 12-18

New Delhi | Amid growing concern over the new Covid variant Omicron, Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin on Saturday got approval from the Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) for emergency use for children aged between 12-18 years. The vaccine manufacturer had submitted data from clinical trials in the 12-18 years age group for COVAXIN […]

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UK to add India’s Covaxin to approved list of vaccines from November 22

New Delhi | Hyderabad-based pharma major Bharat Biotech’s Covid vaccine Covaxin will be added to the UK government’s approved list of vaccines for international travellers from November 22. “From 4 a.m. on Monday 22 November, the government will recognise vaccines on the World Health Organisation’s Emergency Use Listing,” said the UK government’s new travel guidelines. The […]

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Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin gets WHO’s nod

New Delhi | The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday granted Emergency Use Listing approval to India’s indigenously-developed Covid vaccine, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin. The global health group’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) issued the final decision. The WHO, in a tweet, said: “WHO has granted emergency use listing (EUL) to Covaxin, developed by Bharat Biotech, adding to […]

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After Australia, 5 more countries recognise India’s Covaxin

New Delhi | After Australia recognised Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for allowing entry of travellers who had received the vaccine, five more countries on Monday recognised India’s vaccine certificate. These five countries recognised both Covaxin and Covishield. The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that five more countries have recognised India’s vaccination certificate, including Estonia, Kyrgyzstan, State […]