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Govt's Decision On Covid Vaccination For Children 'Unscientific': Senior AIIMS Epidemiologist

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Serious adverse events following immunisation are between 10 to 15 per million population, Rai said. "So, if you do the risk and benefit analysis in adults, it is a huge benefit," he said.

Brazil Suspends Import Authorisation Of Covaxin

Jul 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The decision has come after Brazil suspended Covaxin’s proposed clinical trials and a request for Emergency Use Authorisation.

Father-Daughter Duo Who Risked Life For Vaccine Trial Begs For Jabs For Kin

Santosh K More has raised the issue in a tweet tagging PM Modi and Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla

FDA Has Rejected Covaxin’s Emergency Use In America; Here’s Why

Jun 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ocugen in a statement on Thursday announced that as recommended by the FDA, it will pursue submission of a biologics license application (BLA) for Covaxin.

Covaxin Only For 18-44 Age Group Who Are Eligible For Second Dose: Delhi Govt

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority has asked senior officials of health and revenue departments and district magistrates to ensure compliance to the order 'in letter and spirit'

07 June, 2021

AIIMS Delhi To Start Screening Children For Clinical Trials Of Covaxin From Today

Outlook Web Bureau

The trials are commencing after the Drugs Controller General of India’s (DCGI) nod for the Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials of Covaxin on children.

14 May, 2021

Covid Explained: How Phase 2 And 3 Trials For Covaxin On Kids Will Be Conducted?

Outlook Web Bureau

Covid explained: The trial will be conducted on 525 healthy volunteers at different sites across the country. These sites are expected to include AIIMS, Delhi and AIIMS, Patna as well as the Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences in Nagpur.

13 May, 2021

Covaxin Receives Nod For Trials On Children Between 2-18 Age Group

Outlook Web Bureau

The trial involves two vaccine doses injected on day 0 and day 28.

12 May, 2021

Experts Recommend Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin For Phase 2/3 Trials On 2-18-Year-Olds

Outlook Web Bureau

The trial will take place in 525 subjects at various sites, including AIIMS, Delhi, AIIMS, Patna and Meditrina Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur.

21 April, 2021

Covaxin Is 78% Effective Against Mild To Severe Covid-19 Infections: Bharat Biotech

Outlook Web Bureau

Bharat Biotech has also claimed that according to second interim data gained from Phase III analysis, chances of Covid-19 infection reduced by 100 per cent after taking the Covaxin jab

12 February, 2021

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Allays Chhattisgarh's Fears About Covaxin

Outlook Web Bureau

Chhattisgarh Health Minister T S Singh Deo said he had written to Harsh Vardhan urging him not to send Bharat Biotech's Covaxin till the phase-3 clinical trial results are completed.


24 January, 2021

How Safe Is It To Have Sex After You Take Covid Vaccine? Experts Advise Caution

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Medical experts have advised volunteers who have participated in Phase III clinical trials of Covaxin to use a condom for sex for three months.

16 January, 2021

Will Pay Compensation If Covaxin Causes Side Effects: Bharat Biotech

Outlook Web Bureau

The clinical efficacy of the vaccine is yet to be established and it is still being studied in phase 3 clinical trials.

09 January, 2021

Bhopal: Volunteer Dies 10 Days After Taking Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, Spurs Controversy

Outlook Web Bureau

Family members of Deepak Marawi claim that he and his colleague were administered the Covaxin injection on December 12 during the trial.

07 January, 2021

With 25,800 Volunteers, Bharat Biotech Completes Enrollment For Covaxin Phase-3 Trials

Outlook Web Bureau

Bharat Biotech had said it is the only Phase-3 efficacy study for a COVID-19 vaccine, and the largest efficacy trial (Phase-3) ever conducted for any vaccine in India.

03 January, 2021

Reflective Of India's Scientific Calibre: Bharat Biotech On Covaxin Approval


'Our goal is to provide global access to populations that need it the most,' founder Krishna Ella said

05 December, 2020

Govt-Farmers Meeting: Farmers Threaten To Walk Out, Go On 'Maun Vrat'


Govt proposes another meeting on December 9; seeks time from unions to present a concrete proposal


26 November, 2020

Phase-3 Trial Of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin Commences In AIIMS


Chief of Neurosciences Centre at AIIMS, and three other volunteers receive the first dose.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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