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Covaxin, Covishield receive drug regulator’s nod for conditional market authorisation
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Covaxin, Covishield receive drug regulator’s nod for conditional market authorisation

January 28, 2022

New Delhi: Two Covid-19 vaccines —Covaxin by Bharat Biotech and Covishield by the Serum Institute of India — have received “conditional market authorisation” from India’s drug regulator, Union Health Ministry announced on Thursday. The approval was granted under the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019 after recommendations from the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) under…

Covishield, Covaxin suggested for regular market approval
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Covishield, Covaxin suggested for regular market approval

January 20, 2022

New Delhi: The Government’s Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Wednesday recommended granting regular market approval to Covishield and Covaxin Coronavirus vaccines, but with certain conditions. The Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech had submitted their respective applications to the country’s drug regulator, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), seeking full market authorisation…

‘All Pharmacists must be trained to administer jabs’
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‘All Pharmacists must be trained to administer jabs’

January 20, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Regular market approval to Covishield and Covaxin vaccines may not make much of a difference to Pharmacists as they are not trained in vaccination, said N. Raghavan, proprietor of Raghulal & Co., Mysuru. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning regarding the Government’s Subject Expert Committee (SEC) recommending granting regular market approval to Covishield…

41 lakh children receive first dose
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41 lakh children receive first dose

January 4, 2022

Over 12,000 teens jabbed in Mysuru as against a target of 10,000 New Delhi: Over 41 lakh children received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines on Monday, the first day of the vaccination drive for those in the age group of 15-18 years, according to provisional data. While 41,27,468 doses of Covaxin were administered to…

COVID vaccination for students in 15-18 age group begins
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COVID vaccination for students in 15-18 age group begins

January 3, 2022

High Schools, PU Colleges turn vaccination centres Mysore/Mysuru: Academic activities at High Schools and PU Colleges across Mysuru took a backseat this morning as the focus was on getting children aged between 15 and 18 vaccinated to stimulate the body’s immunity as a shield against infections unleashed by COVID-19 and its variants. All High Schools…

Lockdown in Bengaluru or semi-lockdown in State ?
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Lockdown in Bengaluru or semi-lockdown in State ?

January 3, 2022

CM convenes meeting with experts tomorrow Bengaluru: The number of active COVID-19 cases in Karnataka, which had been consistently declining since September 2021, has breached the 10,000-mark again, for the first time since Oct. 10. Yesterday, the State reported 10 more cases of Omicron variant, taking the State’s Omicron  tally to 76. The number of…

Bharat Biotech picks up unused Covaxin stocks, re-labels them
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Bharat Biotech picks up unused Covaxin stocks, re-labels them

January 3, 2022

New Delhi: As India started vaccinating its teenagers, Bharat Biotech, the maker of Covaxin, has started to pick up unused stock from private hospitals to re-label the shelf life. Covaxin is the only vaccine available for vaccination drive for teenagers now. The company got a shelf life extension in December, when the country’s drug regulator…

Covaxin doses for 1.4 lakh teens to begin tomorrow
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Covaxin doses for 1.4 lakh teens to begin tomorrow

January 2, 2022

1,48,184 beneficiaries in Mysuru; official launch at 8.30 am Registration begins on CoWin portal; 2 lakh doses in stock Mysore/Mysuru: On Monday, Jan. 3, the State Government will kick off the Covaxin drive for the 15-18 years age group in schools and PU colleges, with the Centre announcing vaccination for teens. While Karnataka has to…

Vaccination for teens at schools, colleges from Jan. 3
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Vaccination for teens at schools, colleges from Jan. 3

December 29, 2021

1.47 lakh beneficiaries in Mysuru district Plans afoot to open vaccination centres Over 400 booths needed in entire district Mysore/Mysuru: With the vaccination of those aged between 15 years and 18 years set to begin from Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. Bagadi Gautham reviewed the preparations with District Health Officer (DHO) Dr….

Kids can register for jabs using student ID card
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Kids can register for jabs using student ID card

December 28, 2021

Covaxin has shown good immune response in children in clinical trials New Delhi: Children in the age group of 15-18 years will be able to register on the CoWIN app from Jan. 1, 2022, two days before the vaccination programme is expanded across the country to include them. “We have added an additional (10th) ID…

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