Emergency Use Authorisation Current Affairs, GK & News

Emergency Use Permission to Sputnik Light

The Drugs controller General of India recently granted Emergency Use Permission to Sputnik light COVID-19 vaccine. The expert panel of the central drug authority had recommended this. With this sputnik light becomes the ninth COVID – 19 vaccine in the country. Sputnik light It is same as that of Sputnik – V vaccine.  Dr Reddy’s ..

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Conditional market approval for Covaxin, Covishield

The Drug regulator in India has granted conditional market approval for the COVISHIELD and COVAXIN vaccines. This means that the private hospitals shall administer the vaccines. However, the vaccines will not be available in retail medical stores. What is conditional market authorisation? The Serum Institute vaccine COVISHELD and Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN were administered in the ..

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DCGI approves ZyCoV-D vaccine for Emergency Use Authorization

The Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) has approved ZyCoV-D vaccine by Zydus Cadila for Emergency Use Authorization. Key Points According to Ministry of Science and Technology, ZyCoV-D vaccine is the world’s first and India’s indigenously developed DNA-based vaccine for COVID-19. It will be administered to humans including children and adults aged 12 years and ..

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J&J’s single-dose vaccine approved for emergency use in India

Johnson and Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 vaccine approved for emergency use India. With this vaccine, India has five Emergency Use Authorization vaccines. This move will further boost India’s collective fight against COVID-19. Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine This vaccine, also called as Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, has been developed by Janssen Vaccines in Leiden, Netherlands. Its Belgian ..

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Sinopharm Vaccine approved by WHO

The World Health Organisation recently approved the Emergency Use of Sinpharm vaccine. Recently, the WHO approved COVID-19 vaccines developed by AstraZeneca, Pfizer, BioNTech, Johnson and Johnson as well. The other popular Chinese Vaccine is sinovac. Sinopharm Vaccine Sinopharm vaccine was developed by China. This is the first time the WHO has given approval to a ..

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WHO lists Moderna’s mRNA vaccine for emergency use

The World Health Organisation recently listed mRNA vaccine of Moderna for Emergency Use. This makes it the fifth vaccine to receive emergency use validation from WHO. Why is Emergency Use Approval important? The Emergency Use Listing of vaccines of the WHO assesses the safety, quality and efficacy of vaccines. It is a prerequisite for COVAX ..

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