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Health Ministry Issues Regulatory Pathways For Foreign-Produced COVID-19 Vaccines

Health Ministry Issues Regulatory Pathways For Foreign-Produced COVID-19 Vaccines
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Applicants for grant of approval for Restricted Use in Emergency situation may be submitted to Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) and the application can be made by the foreign manufacturer through its Indian subsidiary or through its authorized agent in India ...
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COVID Vaccine Equity: Where Does India Stand And How Can We Tackle Global Inequity Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases

COVID Vaccine Equity: Where Does India Stand And How Can We Tackle Global Inequity Amid Rising Coronavirus Cases
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To ensure everyone in the world has access to COVID vaccines, in April 2020, the WHO, Gavi Vaccine Alliance and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) had launched COVAX ...
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Equitable Access To COVID-19 Vaccine Critically Important To Fight Pandemic, India’s ‘Vaccine Maitri’ Trying To Ensure Access To All: External Affairs Minister

Equitable Access To COVID-19 Vaccine Critically Important To Fight Pandemic, India's 'Vaccine Maitri' Trying To Ensure Access To All: External Affairs Minister
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In an interactive session at the opening day of the Raisina Dialogue, which is being held virtually, External Affairs Minister said that India's 'vaccine maitri' approach was trying to ensure no one gets left behind in taking the COVID-19 vaccine jab ...
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Centre Fast Tracks Emergency Approvals For Foreign-Produced COVID-19 Vaccines

Centre Fast Tracks Emergency Approvals For Foreign-Produced COVID-19 Vaccines
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A meeting of National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC) recommended increasing the basket of vaccines by including those which have been approved in other countries ...
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Ward Level Committees To Be Strengthened In Kerala, More Restrictions To Be Put To ‘Crush COVID-19 Curve’

Ward Level Committees To Be Strengthened, More Restrictions To Be Put To 'Crush COVID-19 Curve'
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According to Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja, the state would require more COVID-19 vaccines than now being supplied by the Centre for the mass vaccination campaign as the current stocks would not be adequate for the purpose ...
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Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V Gets Approval Of Expert Committee In India

Russia's COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V Gets Approval Of Expert Committee In India
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If approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), Sputnik V will be the third COVID-19 vaccine to be used in India after Serum Institute of India's Covishield - developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca - and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin ...
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India To Have Five More COVID Vaccines By October, Sputnik V Expected To Get Emergency Use Nod In 10 Days

India To Have Five More COVID Vaccines By October, Sputnik V Expected To Get Emergency Use Nod In 10 Days
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The five COVID-19 vaccines are Sputnik V vaccine (in collaboration with Dr. Reddy's), Johnson & Johnson vaccine (in collaboration with Biological E), Novavax vaccine (in collaboration with Serum India), Zydus Cadila's vaccine, and Bharat Biotech's Intranasal Vaccine ...
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India Fastest Nation To Administer Over 100 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine In 85 Days: Health Ministry

India Fastest Nation To Administer Over 100 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine In 85 Days: Health Ministry
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India started its COVID vaccination drive on January 16 with priority given to all healthcare and frontline workers in the first phase ...
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Benefits Of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outweigh Risks Despite ‘Possible Links’ Of Blood Clots, Says EU Regulator

Benefits Of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outweigh Risks Despite 'Possible Links' Of Blood Clots, Says EU Regulator
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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said that it is reminding healthcare professionals and people receiving the vaccine to remain aware of the possibility of very rare cases of blood clots combined with low levels of blood platelets occurring within two weeks of vaccination ...
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No COVID-19 Vaccine Shortage In Any Part Of Country, Carelessness Behind Surge In Cases: Union Health Minister

No COVID-19 Vaccine Shortage In Any Part Of Country, Carelessness Behind Surge In Cases: Union Health Minister
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said it has come to notice that the sudden increase in COVID-19 cases are largely or maybe event-driven including grand weddings, local body elections and farmers' protest ...
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Indian Medical Association Urges PM Modi To Start Vaccination For All Above 18 Years, Suggests Limited Lockdown

Indian Medical Association Urges PM Modi To Start Vaccination For All Above 18 Years, Suggests Limited Lockdown
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The Indian Medical Association urged the Prime Minister to include private sector family clinics in the COVID vaccination drive along with private hospitals ...
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On-Site COVID Vaccine Registrations For Health And Frontline Workers Only At Government Sites: Centre

On-Site COVID Vaccine Registrations For Health And Frontline Workers Only At Government Sites: Centre
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This move has come after the Centre uncovered instances of vaccination of ineligible beneficiaries in the name of healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers (FLWs) at some COVID-19 vaccine centres ...
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