WHO Likely To Approve COVAXIN COVID-19 Vaccine For Emergency Use This Month

WHO Likely To Decide on COVID-19 Vaccine COVAXIN’s Inclusion in Emergency Use List in 4–6 Weeks

New Delhi, September 13: The Health Organization’s approval for the indigenous COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, developed by the Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, is likely to come this month, official sources said Monday.

The WHO has so far approved Covid vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, US pharma majors Johnson & Johnson, Moderna, China’s Sinopharm and Oxford-AstraZeneca for emergency use. Also Read | TNEA Rank List Releasing Tomorrow, Here’s How Candidates Can Check Rank List on Official Website tneaonline.org.

Covaxin is one of the six vaccines that have received emergency use authorisation from India’s drug regulator and is being used in the nationwide inoculation programme, alongwith Covishield and Sputnik V. Also Read | NEET Solver Busted in Varanasi, Vegetable Seller’s Daughter Arrested for Taking For Someone Else For Rs 5 Lakh.

The Centre had told Rajya Sabha in July that all documents required for the WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) have been submitted by Bharat Biotech as of July 9, and the global health body had commenced the review process.

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