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Covaxin 81% Effective Against COVID-19 UK Strain In Phase-3 Trials

Indian pharmaceutical giant Bharat Biotech has claimed 81% efficacy against COVID-19 for its vaccine 'Covaxin'. Releasing the phase three clinical data of the vaccine on March 3, the company claimed the vaccine of being effective against the UK variants of the virus. While peer reviews are still awaited, the developer conducted clinical trials on over 25,800 people. Reportedly, Indian drug regulator DCGI earlier approved the Covaxin for… read-more

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 06:38 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bharat biotech, Covaxin, Health, Covid-19, Coronavirus Vaccines

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CoWIN App Not For Vaccine Registration, Only For Administrative Use: Govt

The Centre on March 1 stated CoWIN app has been developed only for administrators to manage the inoculation drive and is not a registration platform for COVID-19 vaccination. It clarified that individuals, who want to get vaccinated, can register themselves through official website. The statement followed the beginning of India's second-phase of mass vaccination which is expected to cover around 27 crore people who are either aged above 60 or… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 02:45 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccines, India, Covaxin, CoWIN App

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Uttar Pradesh Gets The Highest Covid-19 Vaccine In Nation

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UP Becomes Most Inoculated State On First Day Of Vaccine Drive

As per reports, Uttar Pradesh has received the highest number of vaccine shots (21,291) after the launch of nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive. Andhra Pradesh (18,412), Maharashtra (18,328), and Bihar (18169) followed UP in the list of most vaccinated states. The Union Health Ministry declared that 1,91,181 people were vaccinated in 3,352 vaccination sessions. Currently, the Serum Institute of India's Covishield and Bharat Biotech's… read-more

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:26 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Covid-19, Covid-Vaccination, Uttar Pradesh, Covaxin

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Covaxin and Covishield

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Delhi: Doctors Request Preference Of Covishield Over Covaxin

In a letter addressed to the medical superintendent, the resident doctors of Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital have expressed their apprehension towards Bharat Biotech's Covaxin due to inadequate trial. The doctors instead entreated to use the Serum Institute of India's Covishield vaccine. The decision drew criticism as the panel approved just a day after asking Bharat Biotech to provide more evidence. Reportedly, Covaxin is in its Phase-III… read-more

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 06:46 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Covid -19, Covid Vaccination, Covaxin, COVISHIELD

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Representational photo: Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN

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Bharat Biotech Assure Compensation For Covaxin's Side Effects

Covaxin manufacturer Bharat Biotech has promised to compensate vaccine recipients if they experience any adverse effects post-vaccination as mentioned in its consent form. However, the company has advised the recipients to follow Covid-19 norms even after inoculation the vaccine. Reportedly, Centre has ordered a supply of 55 lakh doses of Covaxin considering the vaccine's efficacy which is still under the phase-three of clinical trials.

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 04:01 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bharat biotech, Covaxin, Covid-19 Vaccine, Health

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COVID Vaccines Not Authorised For Children Below 18 Years: Centre

Union Health Ministry has not authorised the administration of two recently approved COVID vaccines on children below 18 years of age. Reportedly, a letter from the ministry has cited the comparative factsheet for the vaccines as the reason behind the decision. Earlier, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted approval for the use of the vaccines - Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin' and Serum Institute of India's 'Covishield' - on… read-more

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 - 09:37 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Covid-19, Vaccination, Covid Vaccination, COVISHIELD, Covaxin, Union Health Ministry

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COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin's Shipment

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COVID-19: Bharat Biotech Provides 16.5 Lakh Covaxin Doses To India

Vaccine developer Bharat Biotech on January 13 provided 16.5 lakh doses of its COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin’ to the Government of India. Moreover, the company acknowledged the nation, partners, and volunteers of clinical trials for making the first indigenous vaccine a success. The vaccine developer also announced successful air-shipment of the vaccine to 11 Indian cities including Bengaluru, Jaipur, Chennai, and Pune. Reportedly, the Centre had… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 06:03 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Covaxin, Bharat biotech, Covid Vaccine, Vaccination

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People May Not Have Option To Choose From COVID Vaccines, Hints Govt

Stating that no other country with two or more vaccines has given an option, the health ministry representative on January 12 hinted that India will not provide option to choose between COVID-19 vaccines. Addressing a press conference, Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said both the vaccines of India are equally safe and there is no risk. Reportedly, the government will procure 110 lakh doses from Serum Institute of India and 55 lakh doses from… read-more

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 - 12:04 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Covid-19 Vaccine, Covaxin, Bharat biotech, Serum Institute of India

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Covid -19 Vaccine

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Telangana Government Plans To Vaccinate 3 Crore People In One Month

The Telangana government plans to administer Oxford's Covishield and India's Covaxin to about three crore people in one month. Making arrangements, the government cleared that 1.5 crore doses will be stored at the state’s vaccination centre and another 1.5 crore doses at ten other locations. Informing about the 1crore storage capacity at the hospitals, the state health minister claimed that it has trained personnel to administer vaccine to 10… read-more

Wed, 06 Jan 2021 - 09:47 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Covaxin, COVISHIELD, telangana government, Telangana Health Minister, Corona Virus Vaccine

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Bharat biotech cheif

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Bharat Biotech CMD Slams People Doubting Over 'Covaxin' Efficacy

Slamming reports criticizing Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, Chairman of the company Dr Krishna Ella stated the vaccine is nowhere inferior to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. In the press conference addressed by Dr Ella on January 4, he expressed his anger over people for "gossiping" and backlashing Indian companies. Speaking on transparency, he said that more than 70 articles had been published and Bharat Biotech conducted trials in over 12 countries… read-more

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 07:37 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Bharat biotech, Covaxin, Coronavirus, Pfizer, Covid-19

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