"Took my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at AIIMS," PM Modi tweeted with his picture of receiving the jab.
However, the union health ministry would take a final call on the proposition.
Hyderabad-based vaccine maker to supply 20 million doses of Covaxin during the second and third quarters of 2021
The representatives from the Central Asian nation of 41 million people took a tour of the world-class Bio-Safety Level 3 manufacturing facility.
Dr Krishna M Ella, CMD and Suchitra Ella, joint managing director, Bharat Biotech International will receive the award on February 22, during the inaugural event of BioAsia 2021.
2,77,825 inoculated as first phase of vaccine drive in State concludes
Under the terms of the agreement, Ocugen will have the US rights to the vaccine candidate and will be responsible for clinical development, regulatory approval (including emergency use authorisation (EUA)) and commercialisation for the US market.
India had earlier in January approved two vaccines -- Oxford's Covishield manufactured by SII and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin -- for restricted emergency use.
Covaxin is India's totally indigenous COVID-19 vaccine developed in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of Virology.
People with recent history of allergic anaphylaxis should compulsorily seek an allergist or immunologist opinion before getting vaccinated
This is India's first and only phase-3 efficacy study for a Covid-19 vaccine, and the largest phase-3 efficacy trial ever conducted for any vaccine in the country.
Get vaccinated against Covid despite having pre-existing medical conditions like diabetes and hypertension
Giving an update on Covid vaccination, the health ministry said 3,352 vaccination sessions were held and 1,91,181 beneficiaries vaccinated on Saturday
According to an industry expert, the company is liable to pay compensation to people in case of serious side effects caused by the vaccine administered while in the clinical trial mode
Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar along with MP Nama Nageswar Rao has formally launched the vaccination programme at the District Hospital.
Krishnamma, a sanitation worker at Gandhi Hospital was the first person to receive the Covid vaccine in Telangana.
The residents are a bit apprehensive about the lack of complete trial in case of Covaxin and might not participate in huge numbers thus defeating the purpose of vaccination, wrote the doctors