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COVAXIN: Transfer of Technology from Bharat Biotech to Haffkine

The Government of India recently approved the transfer of technology from Bharat Biotech to Hafkine Institute. COVAXIN COVAXIN is one of the two drugs that is currently administered in India. It is manufactured by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research. The COVAXIN is produced by making the Corona Virus incapable ..

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Why is GoI fast tracking the Emergency use of foreign made COVID-19 Vaccines?

The Government of India recently announced that it is speeding up the Emergency Usage Approvals of foreign made COVID-19 vaccines. This includes COVID-19 vaccines that have been granted Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) in other countries. Role of NEGVAC in the approval The foreign vaccines for EUA were recommended by the National Expert Group on Vaccine ..

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India: Expert panel recommends approval to Sputnik V vaccine

An Expert panel of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) recently approved the Emergency Use of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-V. However, the Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) is to take a final call on the recommendation. When approved, Sputnik will be the third COVID-19 vaccine to be available in India. Sputnik V Vaccine The ..

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Tika Utsav: COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently appealed to the Chief Ministers of the States to organise “Tika Utsav”. What is Tika Utsav? Tika Utsav is a vaccine festival. It is to be held between April 11, 2021 and April 14, 2021. The main objective of the festival is to vaccinate as many people as possible. ..

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India-Seychelles High level Virtual Event

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a high-level programme with the President of Seychelles. The Prime Minister presented several gifts to Seychelles during the meet. Key Highlights of the Event During the meet, the two leaders jointly inaugurated the new Magistrate Court building in Seychelles. The Prime Minister handed over a Fast Patrol Vessel ..

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