Tag: Bharat Biotech

Covid-19: Interim clinical efficacy of Covaxin is 81%, says Bharat Biotech | India News

HYDERABAD: India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has demonstrated an 81% efficacy in preventing Covid-19 after the second dose, as per the interim results of...

Covid vax price to be capped at R250/dose at private hospitals | India News

PUNE/NEW DELHI: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 for a dose of Covid vaccine, including the hospital’s user fee of around Rs 100,...

Centre set to charge for vaccines at private hospitals

As India expands its public immunisation drive to senior citizens above 60 years and persons above 45 years with comorbidities, it would charge for the...

No data on efficacy of India’s Covid vaccines against South African, Brazilian variants: Scientists | India News

NEW DELHI: Preliminary research shows the two vaccines against Covid-19 approved in India are effective against the UK variant of the novel coronavirus but there...

As vaccination drive picks up, Govt eyes to give shots to 50-plus group | India News

NEW DELHI: The vaccination drive against Covid-19 is set to be ramped up, targeting a larger population group of around 26 crore people above 50...

Lack of clarity on Covid vaccines’ safety may derail India’s next phase of inoculation

New Delhi: Nearly a month after India started its vaccination drive, there is still no clarity if the vaccines can be administered to immunocompromised people...

Bharat Biotech: Controversy swirls around India’s homegrown Covid-19 vaccine

A year ago, Krishna Ella was simply known for running a small Indian pharmaceutical company with a reputation for scientific rigor. Then came the pandemic...

Covaxin effectively neutralises UK variants: Bharat Biotech | India News

HYDERABAD: India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin effectively neutralises the deadly and infectious UK variants of SARS-CoV-2 virus, reducing the possibility of mutant virus escape,...

From factory to faraway village: Behind India’s mammoth vaccination drive | India News

KORAPUT: Reena Jani rose early, finished her chores in the crisp January cold and walked uphill to the road skirting her remote tribal hamlet of...

Seven more states to administer Covaxin from next week: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Seven more states will be administering the indigenously-developed Covaxin from next week, the health ministry said on Saturday. The Drugs Controller General of...

India plans to export Covid vaccines to the Gulf, Myanmar, Seychelles and North African nations

NEW DELHI: After the immediate neighbourhood, Delhi is considering sending vaccines to the Gulf, North African and SE Asian countries, including Myanmar and Seychelles, as...

Expert panel recommends permission for phase 1 clinical trial of Bharat Biotech’s nasal vaccine | India News

NEW DELHI: An expert panel of India’s drug regulator CDSCO on Tuesday recommended granting permission for conducting phase 1 clinical trial of an intranasal vaccine...

Covid vaccine: 2,24,301 beneficiaries given vaccine so far; 447 cases of adverse effect reported: Health Ministry

New Delhi: A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse events following immunisation (AEFI)...

India to ship Covid vaccine to neighbours | India News

NEW DELHI: India plans to ship off doses of Covid vaccine to its neighbours as part of its vaccine diplomacy in a couple of weeks....

Over 1.91 lakh people vaccinated on Day 1; no case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported: Health Ministry

India began its nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 and as many as 1,91,181 people were vaccinated on Day 1, Union Health Ministry said. A total...

India’s jumbo-sized vaccine rollout in numbers

New Delhi: India began one of the world’s biggest coronavirus vaccination programmes on Saturday, hoping to end a pandemic that has killed 150,000 people in...

Those who need it most, will get it first: Key points of PM speech | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated world’s largest Covid vaccination drive in the country. He congratulated the people on the occasion of...

Maharashtra may go the UK way for max spread

Mumbai: Maharashtra may delay the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine by up to six weeks, similar to the strategy that countries such as the...

Medical experts back both Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech’s vaccines in India

MUMBAI: A group of medical professionals has endorsed the vaccines made by Serum Institute of India (AstraZeneca/Oxford) and Bharat Biotech in an attempt to address...

Stage set for roll-out of world’s biggest vaccination drive against COVID on Saturday

New Delhi: India is all set to roll out the world’s biggest vaccination programme on Saturday with over 3 lakh healthcare workers to be inoculated...

Experts question govt vaccine purchase price, say it’s higher | India News

MUMBAI: As the Covid-19 vaccine completes its journey from laboratory to hospital, its pricing is being questioned. Public health activists and industry experts to whom...

WHO asks Serum Institute of India for Covishield trial data to begin global supply

MUMBAI: The World Health Organisation has asked Serum Institute of India to submit its data from clinical trials of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine conducted in India...

India’s biggest vaccine rollout begins: 1st shipment of 55L doses sent to cities | India News

“May all be free from disease” — with this slogan printed on each box, the shipment of Serum Institute of India’s Covishield set out from...

First Covishield vaccines consignment leaves Serum Institute | India News

PUNE: A decisive phase in India’s fight against coronavirus began in the wee hours on Tuesday as the first consignment of Covishield vaccines left Serum...

Krishna Ella: How Krishna Ella built Bharat Biotech and why the company is at a tipping point

In the midst of the lockdown in April, as the world was trying to get a handle on the nature of the novel coronavirus, a...