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BharatBiotech says Covaxin is to be administered subject to Conditions apply clauses

The move to include Covaxin even before the publication of data from its phase 3 trial had come under criticism from some quarters.   However, the regulator had defended the decision by saying that both the vaccines were totally safe.   Over 500 adverse reactions were reported from across the country during two days of Read More…

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Medical Experts questions swift approval of 2 vaccines and ask for data

Healthcare experts on Monday 4 January questioned the government’s assertion that Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin can target mutated coronavirus strains and maybe used us a ”backup”, as they asked for the scientific basis for the claim and for the vaccine’s safety and efficacy.   India’s country drugs regulator Sunday granted emergency use approval to Read More…

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Bharat Biotech Phase 3 trials in Nov 2020 says Sai Prasad

Bharat Biotech International Executive Director Sai Prasad told PTI , Bharat Biotech is planning to launch its vaccine for COVID-19 in the second quarter nextyear if it gets the requisite approvals from the Indian regulatory authorities   It said its immediate focus isto conduct the Phase 3 trials successfully across sites inthe country.   The Read More…

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Modi biopic hero Vivek Oberoi drug scandal to be probed says Home Minister Maharashtra

Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Friday demanded an NCB probe into actor Vivek Oberoi’s alleged ties to Sandalwood drug scandal.   The state homes minister has said that if the NCB refuses to investigate the actor in the matter then the Mumbai police will.   Vivek Oberoi’s Mumbai house was on Thursday raided by Read More…

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JayaBachchan speech garners support in Bollywood amidst Modi Govt agency NCB’s drug theory

Veteran actress and Samajwadi Party member Jaya Bachchan in her speech at the Rajya Sabha alleged that a continuous attempt is being made to defame the film industry garners supporters from Bollywood actors  Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor, who on Tuesday said that she wants to be Jaya Bachchan when she grows up in a response Read More…

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Drugs War : Court asked for Center Policy and till then banned Online Sales

The Madras High Court on Monday banned the online sale of medicines till the Centre notifies rules regulating it. The high court thereby has refused to vacate an interim stay it granted in October.   The court directed the Centre to notify rules regulating the online sale of medicines by January 31, 2019, and online Read More…