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.

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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.

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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'.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 imm

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Only Covaxin to be administered to children aged 15-18 yrs

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 3:15:08 AM IST

As the vaccination process for the teens aged 15 to 18 years will commence from January 3 across the nation, the government has said only Covaxin will be administered.

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