Covid-19: India's first intranasal vaccine gets emergency use approval

This is the country's first such vaccine



Reuters file photo used for illustrative purposes
Reuters file photo used for illustrative purposes

By Web Desk

Published: Tue 6 Sep 2022, 1:48 PM

Last updated: Tue 6 Sep 2022, 2:55 PM

India's Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya said on Twitter that Bharat Biotech has received emergency use authorisation from Drugs Controller General of India for an intranasal Covid-19 vaccine.

The minister added that this will be India's first intranasal vaccine.

The minister said that this would also be a big boost to India's fight against Covid-19. He added: "This step will further strengthen our collective fight against the pandemic."

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