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.
'The aim is to develop a priority list with the focus being on adolescents aged 12-18 years with comorbidities,' Dr N K Arora said.
The company's indigenously developed needle-free three-dose COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D was granted emergency use authorisation (EUA) by the drug regulator on Friday
Previously, India's central drug authority's expert panel sent recommendations for the vaccine's EUA to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for final approval.
'On August 5, 2021 Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd applied for EUA of its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine to the government of India,' a Johnson & Johnson India spokesperson said in a statement.
Dr Reddy's soft launched the vaccine in India in May 2021, after receiving Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) in April 2021.
Argentine players jubilate with the trophy after beating Germany in the final match of FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World cup 2021, at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
Charred remains of vehicles of security personnel after the vehicles were put on fire by some miscreants over the death of 13 people, who were allegedly killed by Armed Forces, in Mon district.PTI Photo
Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif outside actor Vicky Kaushal's residence in Mumbai.PTI Photo
Actress Rashi Singh, center, along with models pose during a fashion show preview of Hilife Brides in Hyderabad.AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.
Actress Rashi Singh, second right, walks on a ramp during a fashion show preview of Hilife Brides in Hyderabad.AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.
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