DCGI gave emergency use authorization to 3 vaccines today


Posted on 26 April 2022


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The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) gave emergency use authorization to Corbevax for use in children aged 5 to 12, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for use in children aged 6 to 12, and ZycovD (Zydus Cadila vaccine) for use in children aged 12 and up for a two-dose regimen on Tuesday. The Union Health Ministry has yet to provide any information on when these vaccines will be available.


Key Points

  • The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) gave emergency use authorization to Corbevax for use in children aged 5 to 12.

  • Bharat Biotech's Covaxin is the vaccine that has been given approval for use in children aged 6 to 12.

  • For use in children aged 12 and up, ZycovD (Zydus Cadila vaccine) has been given approval for use in a two-dose regimen.


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