In April, the US pharma company had offered a not-for-profit price for its vaccine for the Indian government's immunisation programme.
There have been no reports of cases in India, authorities are still looking into claims as many countries have either stopped or limited the use of the vaccine.
AstraZeneca's Britain COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials for children paused due to blood clot concerns
Britain and the vaccine's developers had until now resisted any restrictions in its use, saying that there was no proof of any link.
If NDV-HXP-S proves safe and effective, flu vaccine manufacturers could potentially produce well over a billion doses of it a year.
Like anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine — so far unproven by clinical trials — ivermectin is widely available and cheap.
The benefits of vaccinating children are direct like preventing rare serious pediatric Covid-19 and MIS-C but also indirect like limiting spread.
the trial in South Africa underscored the need to stamp out the virus before it mutates further.
The intranasal vaccine BBV154 is being tested to check if it prevents infection, halts person-to-person transmission, and progression of COVID-19.
Moderna's vaccine is based on mRNA technology and it 94 percent effective at preventing COVID-19 in people who were given two doses and had no history of the infection.
In 2021, Johnson & Johnson promised to supply 200 million doses to Covax and will supply another 300 million to Covax in 2022.
Either pausing or cancelling approvals is not unheard of, and the CDSCO does have the authority to do so.
Turkey, which also helped carry out CoronaVac's Phase 3 tests, said the vaccine had shown the effectiveness of 91.25 percent in its trials.
Scientists have slammed the new guidance which allows for the interchange of vaccines, if the second dose of the vaccine originally received is not available, saying officials have abandoned science and are just trying to 'guess their way out of a mess'
As more COVID-19 vaccines get approval, experts debate if it's time for trial volunteers to get the real thing
In an ideal world, vaccine trial participants could hold off to discover whether they received the dummy shot or the vaccine. But experts agree the current circumstances are extraordinary
Molnupiravir is now in the advanced phase, multi-centre, clinical II/III trials in human beings after successful completion of phase I safety trials.
The health minster said that no state will be given preferential treatment and the distribution of vaccines will be equitable.
Oxford vaccine candidate found safe in elderly, offered immunity against SARS-CoV-2 in all age groups
Two weeks after volunteers were administered a second dose, over 99 percent of them had neutralising antibody responses regardless of age.
The FDA issued emergency use authorization for Eli Lilly’s monoclonal antibody while Regeneron is still awaiting the FDA’s green light for its antibody treatment.
The volunteer would be infected via the nose and the results will be used to study how vaccines might work and to explore potential treatments.
DCGI approves Dr Reddy's request to conduct Phase 2, 3 clinical trials with Russia's Sputnik V COVD-19 vaccine
RDIF will also supply 100 million doses of Dr Reddy's after receiving Indian regulatory approval.