Bharat Biotech applies for emergency use authorization of Covaxin in Philippines

EUA was filed earlier this month in the country and is the first international regulatory filing for Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN. Once approved by the local regulator, India is expected to donate some doses and also open the door for exports in commercial terms, as is being done currently by Western and Chinese vaccine manufacturers.

Jan 31, 2021, 19:18 PM IST

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin effective against UK strain of coronavirus: Study

The vaccine against novel coronavirus made by Bharat Biotech has been found effective against the UK variant of the virus. The UK variant of the virus is considered to be 70 per cent more infectious and more leathal than the one from Wuhan. In India, 150 cases of the UK strain have been reported.

Jan 27, 2021, 15:05 PM IST

India to gift COVID-19 vaccines to these six countries in first tranche; export starts on Wednesday

India has said that it is keeping with the nation's commitment to using the vaccine production and delivery capacity to help the humanity fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The first tranche will leave on January 20 and is being gifted to six neighbours--Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan, Maldives, and Seychelles. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted the announcement as well.

Jan 19, 2021, 21:10 PM IST

Bharat Biotech makes big announcement, reveals who should avoid COVID-19 vaccine

Covaxin is a vaccine with approval for restricted use in emergency situations that may prevent COVID-19. The Central Licensing Authority has granted permission for the sale or distribution of the antidote for restricted use in emergency situations in the public interest as an abundant precaution, in clinical trial mode, the  Bharat Biotech's factsheet said.

Jan 19, 2021, 12:37 PM IST

With two Made-in-India vaccines, COVID-19 vaccination drive successfully conducted on Day 1, nearly 2 lakh get shots

In a major leap in India’s public health history, PM Narendra Modi launched the COVID-19 vaccine drive.

Jan 17, 2021, 00:11 AM IST

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to pay compensation if Covaxin causes side effects

Bharat Biotech, which has received a government purchase order for the supply of 55 lakh doses of Covaxin, a COVID-19 vaccine, said the company will pay compensation to recipients in case of any serious adverse effects experienced after receiving the antidote.

Jan 16, 2021, 15:43 PM IST

As India launches world's biggest COVID-19 vaccination drive, know who will get the first dose

India is set to launch the world's biggest COVID-19 vaccination drive today. Sudhir Bhandari, the Principal of Sawai Mansingh Medical College, in Rajasthan's Jaipur will be given the first vaccine dose. The security guards of a hospital in Madhya Pradesh and others including an assistant will be the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

Jan 16, 2021, 10:22 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to flag off India's COVID-19 vaccine drive in less than 12 hours; Centre reviews preparedness

The first phase of the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive will be flagged off on Saturday.

Jan 15, 2021, 23:25 PM IST

Exclusive: Bharat Biotech's Chairman Dr. Krishna Ella answers to every question about Covaxin

Watch in this video: Dr Krishna Ella, CMD of Bharat Biotech answers to every question regarding Covaxin. Dr Ella said that Covaxin is safest coronavirus vaccine in the world.

Jan 15, 2021, 10:26 AM IST

Covaxin only for those above 18 years, not for children: Dr Krishna Ella

Bharat Biotech’s Chairman and Managing Director Dr Krishna Ella interacted exclusively with Zee News.

Jan 14, 2021, 23:38 PM IST

Video: First consignment of Covaxin arrives in Delhi for January 16 mass vaccination

After acquiring Covishield, a consignment of COVID-19 vaccine developed by the Bharat Biotech arrived in the national capital on Wednesday. 

Jan 13, 2021, 16:04 PM IST

Campaign to transport Corona vaccine to every corner of the country starts

The first consignment of Bharat Biotech's vaccine 'Covaxin' landed at Delhi Airport via Air India Flight AI559 from Hyderabad on Wednesday morning. The Covishield vaccine arrived in Delhi from Pune on Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2021, 13:34 PM IST

First consignment of Bharat Biotech`s Covaxin arrives in Delhi for January 16 mass vaccination

On Tuesday, the first consignment of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' had arrived at Delhi's IGIA from Pune

Jan 13, 2021, 11:55 AM IST

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin also arrives in Delhi after Covishield

The first consignment of Bharat Biotech's vaccine 'Covaxin' landed at Delhi Airport via Air India Flight AI559 from Hyderabad on Wednesday morning. The Covishield vaccine arrived in Delhi from Pune on Tuesday.

Jan 13, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

Corona cases decrease in India before vaccination, reported 16, 311 new cases in 24-hrs

The cases of corona in the country are decreasing before vaccination in India. Only 16, 311 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. Which are much less than the earlier times.

Jan 11, 2021, 11:32 AM IST

Death of Covaxin volunteer in Bhopal 'not related' to vaccine trials, clarifies Bharat Biotech

The 42-year-old man died on December 21, 10 days after he participated in the clinical trial for Covaxin held at a private hospital in Bhopal.

Jan 09, 2021, 20:26 PM IST

Dry run of vaccination of Corona vaccine across the country on Friday

Preparations are going on all over the country regarding vaccination against corona pandemic and a dry run is going on. The third phase of which will run across the country on Friday.

Jan 08, 2021, 10:10 AM IST

Both corona vaccines ready for supply in the country: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Health Minister

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that preparations have been completed to install Corona vaccine in the country and supply the vaccine. Also, Dr. Harshvardhan appealed to avoid rumors on the vaccine.

Jan 07, 2021, 14:14 PM IST

COVID-19 vaccines 'Covishield' and 'Covaxin' ready for supply; dry run in 33 states and UTs on January 8: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the COVID-19 vaccines  'Covishield' and 'Covaxin' are on the verge of being available in the country.

Jan 07, 2021, 13:42 PM IST

No fever, pain has subsided, says Zee News reporter Pooja Makkar 48 hours after taking coronavirus vaccine

Pooja got vaccinated at AIIMS, Delhi on Monday afternoon (at 2 PM) after undergoing the requisite tests, and was put under observation. The Zee News reporter has extensively reported about the COVID-19 pandemic and its fallout besides keeping a tab on the development of coronavirus vaccines to check this deadly virus. 

Jan 07, 2021, 12:02 PM IST