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Covaxin effective against double mutant strain found in India: ICMR

New Delhi, April 21 | Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Monday Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin neutralises multiple variants of SARS-CoV-2 and effectively...

Bharat Biotech scales up manufacturing of Covaxin

Hyderabad, April 20 | Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Tuesday announced scaling up of manufacturing capacity to produce about 700 million doses of...

Centre clears Mumbai’s Haffkine to make Covaxin

Mumbai, April 16 | In a major step to ramp up vaccine production amid the Covid-19 second wave, the Centre has approved production of...

320 doses of Covaxin go missing from Jaipur hospital

Jaipur, April 14 | In a first of its kind case in the state, 32 vials of Covaxin containing 320 doses have gone missing...

Covaxin production to ramped up to 12 mn using B’luru plant

Bengaluru/Hyderabad, April 13 | Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Tuesday welcomed Bharat Biotech's move to start manufacturing Covaxin coronavirus vaccine at its Bengaluru...

Brazil’s Covaxin order still active, says Bharat Biotech after regulator denies...

Hyderabad, April 1 | Bharat Biotech has said that Brazil government's order of 20 million doses of Covid-19 Covaxin is still active and that...

Consent, AEFI follow-up to discontinue as Covaxin taken off clinical trial...

New Delhi, March 11 | After the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) amended the licensure of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin from clinical trial mode...

Congress-ruled states rejecting Covaxin a lie: Amarinder

Chandigarh, March 6 | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday trashed the Bharatiya Janata Party's allegation of Congress-ruled states rejecting Covaxin as a...

PM’s gesture may give boost to Covaxin

Hyderabad, March 1 | Covaxin, India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19, received a shot in the arm with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Odisha...

Do not sensationalise: Harsh Vardhan to Chattisgarh Min on Covaxin

New Delhi, Feb 12 | Countering the inhibitions about Bharat Biotech's Covaxin raised by Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo publicly, Union Heath...

Bharat Biotech, Ocugen ink deal for supply of Covaxin to US

Hyderabad, Feb 2 | Ocugen Inc and Bharat Biotech on Tuesday announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to co-develop, supply and commercialise...

Covaxin neutralizes UK variant of Covid: Study

Hyderabad, Jan 27 | Covaxin, the Covid vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech, effectively neutralizes UK variants of SARS-CoV-2 reducing the possibility of mutant virus...

AIIMS: After Lancet’s study hesitation in taking Covaxin jab shouldn’t exist

Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, Jan 24 | After the Lancet study, the raging controversy over the efficacy of Covaxin, India's first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, should...

13,000 volunteers given 2nd dose of Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Jan 22 | Bharat Biotech on Friday announced that 13,000 volunteers have been successfully administered the second dose of its Covid vaccine Covaxin...

TN Health Minister takes Covaxin jab

Chennai, Jan 22 | Tamil Nadu Health Minister C.Vijayabaskar was on Friday administered the Covaxin jab at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital.Speaking to...

Bharat Biotech begins dispatch of Covaxin doses to 22 cities (IANS...

By Aakanksha KhajuriaNew Delhi, Jan 22 | Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech has started the supply of the second consignment containing over 25 lakh doses...

Three days on, Telangana yet to roll out ‘local’ vax Covaxin

By Mohammed ShafeeqHyderabad, Jan 20 | Telangana has still not rolled out Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, apparently due to fact that the...

K’taka health minister defends Covaxin, says it’s safe

Hubballi (Karnataka), Jan 19 | Allaying fears over the side-effects of Covaxin, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Tuesday defended the vaccine of from...

Avoid Covaxin in case of allergies, fever: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Jan 19 | Bharat Biotech, makers of India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19, has advised people not to take 'Covaxin' if they have...

Covaxin efficacy meets WHO standards, safe to use: Joint Drugs Controller

New Delhi, Jan 16 | Allaying the apprehensions associated with the safety of the vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech, S. Eswara Reddy, Joint Drugs...

8.1L Covaxin doses to be procured from Bharat Biotech for other...

By Aakanksha KhajuriaNew Delhi, Jan 16 | The Union Health Ministry on Saturday asked the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to consider contacting Bharat...

RML hospital docs apprehensive about Covaxin, want Covishield

New Delhi, Jan 16 | Resident doctors at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital on Saturday expressed reservations over taking Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin' due...

Centre disapproves administration of Covaxin to those below 18 yrs

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Jan 15 | In a major shift of narrative, the government has now not disapproved the authorisation of Bharat Biotech's...

Chloroquine, corticosteroids use may impair antibody response in Covaxin

New Delhi, Jan 14 | Mild adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) like headache, fatigue, myalgia (pain in muscle), injection site tenderness, malaise (weakness), pyrexia,...

Karnataka to get 20,000 doses of Covaxin also

Bengaluru, Jan 13 | Karnataka would get 20,000 doses of Covaxin from Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech for administering to frontline warriors, including healthcare workers, in...

Airlines transport Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin to 11 cities

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Domestic airlines on Wednesday provided the logistical support to pharma major Bharat Biotech for shipping out anti-Covid-19 'Covaxin' vaccines...

Indians not ‘guinea pigs’, stop Covaxin rollout till ph 3 trials...

New Delhi, Jan 13 | As the government gears up for the Covid vaccination drive targeting health care and frontline workers, the Congress has...

Covaxin arrives in Delhi; 20,000 doses to reach Rajiv Gandhi Hospital

New Delhi, Jan 13 | After acquiring Covishield, Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital (RGSSH) would now receive 20,000 doses of Bharat Biotech's Covid vaccine...

1.1 cr Covidshield vaccines procured for Rs 200 per dose, 55L...

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Days before the commencement of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that...

Bharat Biotech concludes recruitment for Covaxin’s phase 3 study

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Jan 7 | Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech has concluded the recruitment of volunteers for the phase III trials of...

Don’t deserve this backlash, says Covaxin maker Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Jan 4 | Bharat Biotech Chairman Krishna Ella said on Monday that the company does not deserve the backlash it is receiving in...

Bharat Biotech gets permission to manufacture ‘Covaxin’ for sale (Lead, correcting...

By Aakanksha KhajuriaNew Delhi, Jan 3 | The Central Licensing Authority on Sunday granted permission to Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech to manufacture 'Covaxin' for sale...

Covaxin generated excellent safety data, says Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Jan 3 | Amid the criticism of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for granting approval for emergency use of Covid-19 vaccine...

Bharat Biotech gets permission to manufacture ‘Covaxin’ for sale

By Aakanksha KhajuriaNew Delhi, Jan 3 | The Central Licensing Authority on Saturday granted permission to Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech to manufacture 'Covaxin' for sale...

Giant leap for innovation: Bharat Biotech after DCGI approval to Covaxin

Hyderabad, Jan 3 | Bharat Biotech on Sunday said the approval for emergency use of its Covid-19 vaccine --Covaxin -- is a giant leap...

AIDAN asks DCGI to withdraw approval for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

New Delhi, Jan 3 | The All India Drug Action Network (AIDAN) said it is shocked to learn of the SEC's recommendation to grant...

Bharat Biotech recruits 23,000 volunteers for Phase III trials of Covaxin

Hyderabad, Jan 2 | Bharat Biotech on Saturday announced successful recruitment of 23,000 volunteers, and continued progress towards achieving the goal of 26,000 participants...

‘In public interest’: Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin recommended for emergency approval (Ld)

New Delhi, Jan 2 | The Central Government on Saturday said that the expert panel of India's drug regulator has recommended granting permission for...

After ‘Covishield’, expert panel recommends Bharat Biotech’s ‘Covaxin’ for emergency use

New Delhi, Jan 2 | The Subject Expert Committee of Central Drug Standard Control Organization on Saturday recommended Bharat Biotech's 'Covaxin' for emergency use...

No approval for Covaxin, expert panel seeks more data from Bharat...

New Delhi, Jan 1 | The Subject Expert Committee of the Central Drug Standard Control Organisation on Friday has held that the data provided...

Covaxin can deal with new Covid strains too: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Dec 30 | Bharat Biotech said on Tuesday that its vaccine candidate, Covaxin, will be effective in dealing with new strains of coronavirus.Bharat...

1,000 volunteers prepare for second dose of Covaxin

Kanpur, Dec 24 | The first dose of indigenously developed coronavirus vaccine, Covaxin, has been successfully administered to 1,000 volunteers at Prakhar Hospital as...

Bharat Biotech recruits 13K volunteers for Covaxin Phase III trials

Hyderabad, Dec 22 | Bharat Biotech on Tuesday announced successful recruitment of 13,000 volunteers, and continued progress towards achieving the goal of 26,000...

‘Covaxin likely to be available for public use by Feb’ (IANS...

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Dec 8 | Covaxin, the COVID vaccine candidate by Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech Limited, being developed in collaboration with...

Covaxin trials a 2-dose schedule: Bharat Biotech on Vij testing positive

New Delhi, Dec 5 | Hours after Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij, who was administered a dose of Covaxin last month, tested positive for...

Covaxin Phase-3 trials begin in AIIMS

New Delhi, Nov 26 | The Phase-III human trials of indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin began at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in...

Bengal Minister Hakim likely to take part in Covaxin Phase-3 trial

Kolkata, Nov 25 | West Bengal Urban Development and Municipal Affairs Minister Firhad Hakim is likely to participate in the Phase-3 trial of Covaxin...

India’s first vaccine candidate, Covaxin’s Phase-3 trials begin

Hyderabad, Nov | Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Monday announced that it has commenced Phase-3 trials of Covaxin, India's first indigenous vaccine for Covid-19.The...

Vaccinating 130Cr people with injectable Covaxin a challenge: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad, Nov 16 | Even as India's first indigenous coronavirus vaccine Covaxin is entering its third phase of human trials, Bharat Biotech on Monday...

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Apple pips Samsung to take 2nd spot in India tablet market

New Delhi, April 22 | Riding on the surge in remote work, learning and fun activities at home during the pandemic, Apple dethroned Samsung...