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ICMR to launch COVAXIN on August 15

On July 2, 2020, Indian Council of Medical Research announced that it is to launch COVAXIN, India’s first COVID-19 vaccine by August 15. Highlights There are 12 institutes that are conducting the clinical trials of the indigenous vaccine. Currently India has two indigenous manufacturers that are approved to conduct clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine. They ..

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Bharat Biotech’s Typbar-TCV: WHO approves Indian typhoid vaccine for global use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has given its pre-qualification to Typbar Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TVC) developed by Hyderabad based Bharat Biotech for global use. Typbar TCV is world’s first typhoid vaccine clinically proven to be administered to children from six months of age to adults, and confers long-term protection against typhoid fever. It has been ..

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Bharat Biotech develops world’s first Zika vaccine candidates

Hyderabad-based vaccines manufacturer Bharat Biotech has announced a breakthrough in developing the world’s first Zika vaccine by developing two candidates. In this regard, the pharmaceutical company has submitted two vaccine candidates, one each of inactivated and recombinant type to the Government. Key facts These two candidates are in an advanced stage of development and could ..

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