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Corbevax approved as precaution dose for adults vaccinated with Covaxin, Covishield

New Delhi | August 10, 2022 10:27:26 PM IST
Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Wednesday said that the Centre has approved Biological E's Corbevax as a precaution dose after completion of six months from the date of administration of the second dose of either Covaxin or Covishield vaccines fo... read..
 

Japan approves COVAXIN booster dose for travellers: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad | August 5, 2022 11:57:52 PM IST
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Friday announced that Japan has approved the COVAXIN booster dose for travellers.... read..
 

Covaxin booster dose increases immune response by 40 times, gives long-term immunity against COVID-19: Bharat Biotech

By Shalini Bhardwaj

Hyderabad (Telangana) | July 20, 2022 7:55:54 PM IST
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Wednesday announced that the administration of the third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin (BBV152) after six months of two-dose vaccination dramatically increased neutralizing antibody responses against both homologou... read..
 

Covaxin can help control virus load, reduce disease severity: Study

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 5:15:09 AM IST
Scientists have found that Covaxin, which is an inactivated whole-virion vaccine, induces robust immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and its variants of concern that persists for at least six months after vaccination and induces memory T cells that can respond ro... read..
 

Covaxin safe for children aged 2-18 years, says Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 17, 2022 3:56:48 PM IST
Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) on Thursday announced that Covaxin, its whole-virion inactivated COVID-19 vaccine has proven to be safe, well-tolerated, and highly immunogenic in paediatric subjects in phase II/III study, said a press release.... read..
 

Covaxin booster shot enhances efficacy against Delta, Omicron variants of COVID-19: Study

New Delhi | June 15, 2022 1:55:25 PM IST
A study showed that administration of Covaxin booster dose will enhance the vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant infection and give protection against two Omicron variants of COVID-19.... read..
 

Germany to recognize Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN for travel from June 1

New Delhi | May 26, 2022 11:54:19 AM IST
German Ambassador to India, Walter J Lindner, on Thursday hailed the German government for recognizing the WHO-listed Bharat Biotech's COVID vaccine, COVAXIN, for travel to the country starting June 1.... read..
 

FDA removes hold on clinical trial for phase 2,3 for COVAXIN-BBV152 says Ocugen

Malvern (Pennsylvania) | May 23, 2022 11:24:29 PM IST
Biotechnology company Ocugen on Monday announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lifted the clinical hold on the Company's Phase 2, 3 clinical trials for COVAXIN™ (BBV152).... read..
 

Bharat Biotech seeks nod for Covaxin booster trials for 2-18 age group

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 4:15:10 AM IST
Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech has sought permission to conduct booster dose trials of its Covid vaccine Covaxin for below 18 population.... read..
 

Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI's permission to conduct Covaxin booster trials in 2-18 age group

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 4, 2022 5:23:21 PM IST
Hyderabad-based pharma company Bharat Biotech has sought permission from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to conduct trials of Covaxin as COVID-19 vaccine booster dose in the 2-18 age group, sources said.... read..
 

Restricted emergency use approvals to Covishield, Covaxin not granted in haste: SC

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 3:45:10 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday said the material provided by the Centre does not warrant the conclusion that restricted emergency use approvals were granted to Covishield and Covaxin in haste, without thorough review of relevant data.... read..
 

DCGI approves COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for children aged 6-12

Hyderabad (Telangana) | April 26, 2022 7:25:54 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday granted an emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for the age group of 6-12 years.... read..
 

DCGI gives emergency use authorisation to Covaxin for 6-12 age group

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 26, 2022 2:53:42 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) gives restricted emergency use authorisation to Covaxin for the 6-12 age group.... read..
 

Bharat Biotech asked to provide more data on COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for below 12-year-olds

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 22, 2022 10:54:12 AM IST
The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has asked Bharat Biotech for additional data on its COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, for administering it to children aged between 2-12 years, sources said.... read..
 

Expert panel of DCGI holds meet to discuss recommendations to use COVID-19 vaccines Corbevax, Covaxin for 5-12 age group

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 21, 2022 7:25:22 PM IST
The meeting of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) is underway to discuss recommendations on restricted emergency use of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Biological E's Corbevax COVID-19 vaccine for children aged ... read..
 

Ocugen to commercialize Covaxin in Mexico, rights now encompassing all of North America

Malvern (Pennsylvania) | April 18, 2022 9:55:06 PM IST
Biotechnology company Ocugen and Bharat Biotech (BBIL), on Monday, announced that they have entered into an amendment to their Co-development, Supply and Commercialization Agreement to expand Ocugen's exclusive territory to include commercialization of CO... read..
 

COVID vaccine: Covaxin price reduced from Rs 1,200 to Rs 225 per dose for private hospitals

Hyderabad (Telangana) | April 9, 2022 7:53:17 PM IST
Welcoming the decision to make precautionary dose available for all adults, Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Saturday, announced that it has revised the price of its COVID vaccine Covaxin from Rs 1,200 to Rs 225 per dose for private ... read..
 

Covaxin supply suspension by WHO not to impact travel by people: MEA

New Delhi | April 8, 2022 3:22:48 AM IST
World Health Organization (WHO) suspending the supply of Covaxin through UN procurement agencies over "process and facility upgrade" requirements will not have an impact on travel by those who have taken the COVID vaccine, Ministry of External Affairs sai... read..
 

Japan recognizes India's COVAXIN to facilitate travel between both countries

Tokyo | April 7, 2022 6:54:07 PM IST
Japan recognizes India's COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN manufactured by Bharat Biotech with effect from April 10 to further facilitate travel from India to Japan, said the Indian Embassy in Japan on Thursday.... read..
 

Bharat Biotech to rectify issues raised by WHO on Covaxin soon: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 4, 2022 11:22:03 PM IST
Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company, Bharat Biotech will rectify the issues raised by the World Health Organization regarding its COVID-19 vaccine-- Covaxin-- in a few days and added that the company has informed about this development to the Drugs Con... read..
 

WHO suspension for Covaxin supply only for UN agencies: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 4, 2022 2:23:10 PM IST
The World Health Organization's (WHO) suspension of supplies of Covaxin of the Bharat Biotech supply is not related to safety or efficacy issues but only to supply for United Nations agencies, sources said.... read..
 

Bharat Biotech upgrading facilities as WHO suspends Covaxin supplies

New Delhi/Hyderabad |Monday, 2022 3:45:09 AM IST
After the World Health Organisation (WHO) suspended the supply of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine under the United Nations (UN) procurement after an inspection last month, the company has said it is working on upgrades to ensure that the production of Co... read..
 

No impact on efficacy and safety of Covaxin: Bharat Biotech after WHO suspension

By Shalini Bhardwaj

Hyderabad (Telangana) | April 3, 2022 9:53:38 AM IST
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Sunday issued a clarification that there is "no impact on efficacy and safety of the COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN" after the World Health Organisation suspended it from its Covax facility.... read..
 

Bharat Biotech temporarily slows down COVAXIN production for facility optimization

Hyderabad (Telangana) | April 1, 2022 11:52:53 PM IST
Bharat Biotech on Friday announced 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.... read..
 

Covaxin-maker Bharat Biotech MD D Krishna Ella, Joint MD Suchitra Ella conferred with Padma Bhushan

New Delhi | March 28, 2022 8:22:29 PM IST
Bharat Biotech Managing Director (MD) D Krishna Ella and Joint MD Suchitra Ella received the Padma Bhushan award from President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday.... read..
 

Covaxin underwent all necessary trials, findings widely published, SC told

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 1:15:10 AM IST
Bharat Biotech International Ltd has told the Supreme Court that Covaxin has undergone all necessary clinical trials and the Phase 3 efficacy trials revealed the vaccine is 77.8 per cent effective against Covid.... read..
 

COVID-19: FDA gives clearance to Covaxin for clinical trials in adults in US

New Delhi | March 7, 2022 8:22:00 PM IST
Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin has been given clearance for clinical trials in adults by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).... read..
 

Covaxin to be evaluated as COVID-19 vaccine candidate in US: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad (Telangana) | February 19, 2022 8:20:51 PM IST
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Saturday said its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin will be evaluated as a vaccine candidate for the disease in the United States.... read..
 

COVAXIN approved for emergency use in 13 countries: MoS for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar

New Delhi | February 8, 2022 10:21:46 PM IST
Covaxin has been granted approval for emergency use in 13 countries as of January 31, 2022, according to the WHO, said Minister of State (MoS) for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar in Lok Sabha on February 4.... read..
 

DCGI grants conditional market approval for Covaxin, Covishield

New Delhi | January 27, 2022 10:51:21 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Thursday granted conditional regular market approval for COVID-19 vaccines Covaxin and Covishield for restricted use in emergency situations in the adult population.... read..
 

DGCI grants conditional market approval for Covaxin, Covishield

New Delhi | January 27, 2022 5:20:56 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Thursday granted conditional regular market approval for COVID-19 vaccines Covaxin and Covishield for restricted use in emergency situations in the adult population.... read..
 

Covaxin, Covishield given normal new drug permission in adult population with conditions: Health Minister

New Delhi | January 27, 2022 7:20:50 PM IST
Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said that the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has now upgraded the permission for Covaxin and Covishield from restricted use in emergency situations to normal new drug permission i... read..
 

Regular market approval to Covishield, Covaxin expected soon after final price fixation: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | January 26, 2022 7:20:11 PM IST
The regular market approval from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) to COVID-19 vaccine Covishield and Covaxin is expected soon, but only after price fixation which is still underway, official sources told ANI on Wednesday.... read..
 

Covaxin maker Bharat Biotech Chairman Krishna Ella, wife Suchitra Ella to be awarded Padma Bhushan on Republic Day

New Delhi | January 25, 2022 9:21:28 PM IST
Bharat Biotech Chairman Krishna Ella and co-founder Suchitra Ella will be conferred with Padma Bhushan on the 73rd Republic Day.... read..
 

Covishield, Covaxin cleared for regular market approval

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
India's two main vaccines -- Bharat Biotechs Covaxin and Serum Institute of India's Covishield -- on Wednesday got the nod for regular market authorisation.... read..
 

SEC recommends regular market approval to Covaxin, Covishield for adults

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | January 19, 2022 11:20:58 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) subject expert committee (SEC) has recommended the regular market approval to Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech for their COVID-19 vaccines Covaxin and Covishield with conditions for the adult popul... read..
 

Ensure only Covaxin is given to 15-18 group: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST
Bharat Biotech has urged healthcare workers to ensure that only Covaxin is administered to individuals in the 15-18 years age group.... read..
 

COVID-19: Bharat Biotech requests healthcare workers to ensure only COVAXIN is administered to 15-18 age group

New Delhi | January 18, 2022 10:50:27 PM IST
Following reports of unapproved COVID vaccines being given to 15-18 year age group, Bharat Biotech on Tuesday requested healthcare workers to ensure that only COVAXIN is administered to individuals of the group.... read..
 

SEC asks for more data to grant full market approval to Covaxin and Covishield

New Delhi | January 14, 2022 11:20:29 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) Subject Expert Committee (SEC) will continue thorough review of data submitted by the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech for granting full market approval to Covaxin and Covishield, sources tol... read..
 

DCGI's SEC to review applications of Bharat Biotech, SII for full market approval to Covaxin, Covishield today: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | January 14, 2022 12:50:28 PM IST
Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)'s Subject Expert Committee will review applications of Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute of India (SII) for full market approval to Covaxin and Covishield respectively on Friday, sources said.... read..
 

COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin now universal vaccine for adults, children: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi | January 14, 2022 12:50:06 AM IST
Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Thursday announced that its indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine Coavaxin is now a universal vaccine for adults and children.... read..
 

Covaxin can neutralise Delta, Omicron variants of coronavirus: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi | January 12, 2022 8:20:53 PM IST
Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Wednesday claimed that its COVID vaccine Covaxin can neutralise both Delta and Omicron variants of coronavirus.... read..
 

COVID-19: Third Covaxin dose holds promise, says ICMR as India prepares to administer 'precaution' doses from tomorrow

New Delhi | January 9, 2022 8:50:30 PM IST
The third dose of Covaxin holds promise, the Indian Council of Medical Research said on Sunday just a day before the government plans to administer 'precaution' doses of COVID-19 vaccines to frontline workers, healthcare workers and senior citizens with c... read..
 

Covaxin booster dose trial shows 'long-term safety': Bharat Biotech

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech said on Saturday that its trials for Covaxin booster dose have shown 'long-term safety with no serious adverse events'.... read..
 

COVID-19: Bharat Biotech urges healthcare workers to ensure administration of only Covaxin to 15-18 years agegroup

Hyderabad (Telangana) | January 8, 2022 2:20:41 AM IST
Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Friday said that it has received reports of COVID-19 vaccines other than Covaxin are being administered in children of age group 15-18 years in the country and urged healthcare workers to ensure admin... read..
 

Paracetamol not recommended after getting Covaxin jab: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad |Thursday, 2022 3:45:08 AM IST
Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Wednesday clarified that Paracetamol or pain killers are not recommended for teenagers after being vaccinated with Covaxin.... read..
 

No paracetamol or pain killers are recommended after being vaccinated with Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi | January 5, 2022 7:49:58 PM IST
Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Wednesday said that no paracetamol or pain killers are recommended after being vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin.... read..
 

COVID-19: India supplies 5 lakh more Covaxin doses to Afghanistan

New Delhi | January 3, 2022 1:20:45 PM IST
Bharat Biotech on Monday informed that India has supplied another batch of humanitarian assistance consisting of 5,00,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin to Afghanistan.... read..
 

India supplies 5 lakh Covaxin doses to Afghanistan

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
India supplied humanitarian assistance consisting of 5,00,000 Covaxin doses to Afghanistan on Saturday, the Ministry of External Affairs said.... read..
 

33.2 lakh students in TN to be given Covaxin from Jan 3

Chennai |Saturday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
Tamil Nadu health department will be inoculating 33.2 lakh students with Covaxin from January 3 onwards.... read..
 

Covaxin for children proven to be safe in paediatric subjects in study: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
Hyderabad based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Thursday announced that BBV152 (Covaxin), its whole-virion inactivated COVID-19 vaccine candidate, has proven to be safe, well-tolerated, and immunogenic in paediatric subjects in phase II/III study.... read..
 
 
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