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Serum Institute seeks EUA for its Covovax vaccine for 12-17 yrs age group

February 21, 2022 7:55 pm

The Drugs Controller General Of India has already approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28.

Bharat Biotech’s intranasal Covid booster dose trials get DCGI nod

January 28, 2022 3:39 pm

The approval comes soon after Covaxin and Serum Institute of India's Covishield were cleared for sale in the market.

Recruitment of volunteers for trial of Covid vaccine Covovax on children begins

August 29, 2021 8:23 pm

The trial would be held across 10 sites and would cover 920 children -- 460 each in the age groups of 12-17 and 2-11 -- according to official sources.

Fake mucormycosis drugs seized after FDCA raids in Ahmedabad and Surat

July 07, 2021 11:24 pm

The FDCA has initiated an inquiry after Cuvicon brand of fake Posaconazole tablets and oral suspension concoctions used to treat mucormycosis were seized.

Serum Institute of India seeks DCGI's nod to manufacture Covid vaccine Sputnik V

June 03, 2021 5:04 pm

The Pune-based firm has collaborated with the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow for developing Sputnik V at its Hadapsar facility.

Pfizer, Cipla demands pending, DCGI relaxes norms for clearing vaccines

June 02, 2021 7:20 am

The move, which would make it easier for companies to bring their vaccines to India, follows similar demands raised by, among others, Pfizer and Cipla during negotiations to supply imported vaccines to the country.

Don’t to be misguided by rumours, government ready for Covid vaccine roll out: Gujarat CM

January 11, 2021 4:26 am

In the first round of vaccination, nearly 11 lakh health workers and other frontline workers, who were directly involved in Covid-19 management, will be inoculated, the CM said through a video message on a social media platform.

Vardhan reviews preparedness for Covid vaccination trial run on January 2

January 01, 2021 10:08 pm

Vardhan asked officials concerned to ensure that the vaccination sites and official in-charge abide by the detailed checklist and SOP for vaccination that has been prepared by the health ministry and shared with the states/UTs to guide them in the dry run.

In-principle nod to replace gelatin in medicine capsules

July 26, 2015 2:52 am

The Indian Express had reported about the BIS notification and the scheduled meeting of the scientific committee July 24.

New drug capsule shells offer new choice: veg or non-veg

July 24, 2015 6:16 am

Expert panel to meet tomorrow to decide on gelatin versus cellulose