Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Health Minister :
Further strengthening the fight against COVID-19, CDSCO, Ministry of Health has given 3 approvals in a single day for :
– CORBEVAX vaccine
– COVOVAX vaccine
– Anti-viral drug Molnupiravir
For restricted use in emergency situation.
CORBEVAX vaccine is India’s 1st indigenously developed RBD protein sub-unit vaccine against COVID19, Made by Hyderabad-based firm Biological-E. It’s a hat-trick! It’s now 3rd vaccine developed in India!
The Nanoparticle Vaccine, COVOVAX, will be manufactured by Pune-based firm Serum Institute of India.
Molnupiravir, an antiviral drug, will now be manufactured in the country by 13 companies for restricted use under emergency situation for treatment of adult patients with COVID-19 and who have high risk of progression of the disease.
PM Narendra Modi Ji has led the battle against COVID19 from the front. All these approvals will further strengthen the global fight against the pandemic. Our Pharma Industries are asset for the entire world.