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Over 90,000 teenagers get coronavirus jab in Himachal Pradesh

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The vaccination campaign was launched at the Government Vijay Senior Secondary School (Boys) in Mandi with Class 12 humanities student Ravi Kumar becoming the first student to get the first dose of Covaxin.

Health Minister Mandaviya Instructs States To Avoid Mixing Up Of Covid Vaccines For Children

Inoculation of children in the 15-18 age category will commence from 3rd January .

Covid-19 Vaccine For Teenagers: DCGI Grants Emergency Authorisation To Covaxin

Dec 26, 2021 PTI

Bharat Biotech, has completed the phase 2/3 trials of Covaxin Covid-19 vaccine for use among those aged between 2 and 18 years. The Drugs Controller and General of India has granted emergency use authorisation to the vaccine for 12-18 year olds.

The Jab Of Life: Covaxin’s Success Proves Bharat Biotech Was On Right Path

We bring you the story of how Bharat Biotech braved all odds and criticism to give India its first homegrown vaccine just on time. These and more are part of Outlook Business’ Anniversary issue about 21 change-makers who helped shape 2021. Read on:

03 December, 2021

CDSCO Approves Shelf Life Of COVID-19 Vaccines

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Responding to a question on the shelf life of Covid vaccines approved in the country and their active period among the vaccinated people, Mandaviya, in a written reply, said the vaccines were developed very recently, therefore, scientific evidence regarding the duration of protection is still evolving globally.

12 November, 2021

Covaxin 77.8 Percent Effective Against Covid-19: Lancet Study

Outlook Web Desk

Covaxin analysis demonstrated it to be 93.4 percent effective against severe symptomatic Covid-19, the Lancet Study said.

09 November, 2021

UK To Add Covaxin To List Of Approved Covid-19 Vaccines For International Travellers

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After the World Health Organization (WHO) listed Bharat Biotech's Covaxin in Emergency use, the UK government will now list it in its list of approved vaccines for Covid-19, the British High Commissioner said.

06 November, 2021

US To Allow Vaccinated Foreigners To Enter From Nov 8: What It Means For Indian Travellers

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An estimated three million visa applications from Indians wanting to visit the United States, either for work, leisure or academics, will flood the US administration once the travel restrictions are eased.

05 November, 2021

Bharat Biotech’s US Partner Seeks Approval For Use Of Covaxin In Children

Outlook Web Desk

The submission is based on results of Bharat Biotech's Phase 2/3 paediatric clinical trial involving 526 children between 2-18 years of age.

04 November, 2021

Covaxin Gets WHO Nod For Emergency Use: What That Means For Indian Travelers

Outlook Web Desk

The announcement has come as a great relief to the millions of Indians including—students, professionals and businessmen jabbed with Covaxin who intend to travel abroad.


04 November, 2021

WHO Negotiates With Bharat Biotech To Join UN Agency's Tech Access Pool

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Covaxin was assessed under the WHO EUL procedure based on the review of data on quality, safety, efficacy, a risk management plan and programmatic suitability.

03 November, 2021

Covaxin: WHO Panel Recommends Emergency Use Listing Status For Bharat Biotech's Covid Vaccine

Outlook Web Desk

The Technical Advisory Group (TAG) on October 26 had sought 'additional clarifications' from the company for Covaxin to conduct a final 'risk-benefit assessment' for Emergency Use Listing of the vaccine.

03 November, 2021

Covaxin: Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 Shot Gets Shelf Life Extension Up To 12 Months

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This approval of shelf life extension is based on the availability of additional stability data, which Bharat Biotech submitted to Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).

01 November, 2021

Australia Recognises Covaxin: All Countries That Have Approved Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 Vaccine

Outlook Web Desk

Australia has become latest in the list of countries that are allowing Indians vaccinated with Covaxin entry inside their territories.

28 October, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine: Oman Approves Bharat Biotech's Covaxin Under New Travel Rules

Outlook Web Desk

The passengers from India who have received two doses of Covaxin at-least 14 days before the estimated arrival date won't be subjected to quarantine upon arrival in Oman.

22 October, 2021

100 Crore Shots: How India Achieved Covid-19 Vaccination Milestone In 280 Days

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the feat as 'a journey from anxiety to assurance' that has made India stronger.


18 October, 2021

WHO Technical Group To Meet On Oct 26 To Consider EUL Of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

Outlook Web Desk

If a product submitted for assessment is found to meet the criteria for listing, the WHO will publish the results widely.

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.

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz