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Bharat Biotech


After suspending EUA request, Brazil now shelves import authorisation of Covaxin

July 29, 2021 12:00 pm

Bharat Biotech on July 23 said it terminated the MoU it entered with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixia Pharmaceuticals LLC for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for Brazilian market.

Bharat Biotech nixes Covaxin supply pact with Precisa in Brazil

July 24, 2021 8:24 am

It is unclear at this stage whether the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker’s decision to terminate its November 24 contract with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixia Pharmaceuticals is a result of the controversy.

Bharat Biotech terminates Covaxin deal with Brazil's Precisa

July 23, 2021 5:30 pm

Bharat's statement said it will continue to work with Brazilian healthcare regulator Anvisa to obtain all required approvals for the use of Covaxin in the country.

WHO assessing Covaxin data for EUL; Decision date "to be confirmed"

July 20, 2021 11:33 am

Suchitra Ella, joint managing director of Bharat Biotech, had recently said the EUL process is a step closer to the final decision on Covaxin's 'global acceptance' as the rolling data was slated to begin in July.

Congress raises questions over Covaxin deal with Brazil, seeks probe

July 03, 2021 10:23 am

Pointing out that the deal is now being probed by a Parliament Senate panel of Brazil and two criminal investigating agencies, the party said the “taint comes all the way to ICMR also because it is a co-developer of the vaccine”.

Covaxin: Delhi highest in percentage of doses administered, five Northeast states miss out

June 30, 2021 9:49 pm

How many Covaxin doses have been administered in the country? Which states lead in Covaxin vaccinations? And how does Covaxin compare with Covishield in terms of doses used?

No payment received from Brazil govt, 'step-by-step' approach followed: Bharat Biotech over Covaxin deal row

June 30, 2021 10:19 pm

"As of 29th June 2021, Bharat Biotech has not received any advance payments nor supplied any vaccines to Ministry of Health Brazil," the company statement reads.

Explained: A controversy in Brazil over buying vaccines from Bharat Biotech

June 29, 2021 8:07 am

In March, a Brazilian Health Ministry official, Luis Ricardo Miranda, informed President Bolsonaro about pressure being brought on him to buy Covaxin despite certain red flags that he had raised over purchasing a tranche of doses.

Pushed by Supreme Court, Centre replies: Plan to vaccinate all adults by end of the year

June 27, 2021 8:59 am

In its affidavit, the Centre said that based on supply estimates, it estimates 51.6 crore cumulative vaccinations by the end of July.

Bolsonaro says Brazil didn't spend a cent on Bharat Biotech vaccine deal under probe

June 25, 2021 12:45 pm

Federal prosecutors and a special Senate committee are investigating the deal for Bharat Biotech's Covaxin shot, citing the fact that the government struck a speedy agreement when offers from Pfizer in 2020 at a lower price were ignored at the time.