Pfizer and BioNTech Initiate Rolling Submission of Biologics License Application for U.S. FDA Approval of their COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech SE today announced the initiation of Biologics License Application (BLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval of their mRNA vaccine to prevent Covid-19 in individuals,... Read more »

Novovax firms up deal with Covax for first 350mn jabs

Novovax has signed a deal for the first 350 million of its Covid-19 vaccine doses bound for the Covax global vaccine-sharing facility, the US Biotech firm said on Thursday. Novovax, which signed... Read more »

NPPA recommends Sun Pharma’s Budesonide IP 9mg price

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) Committee has suggested the retail price of Budesonide IP 9 mg for Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (manufacturer and marketer) at Rs. 40.17 per tablet excluding GST.... Read more »

Sputnik Light single dose vaccine shows 80% efficacy approved by Russia

Russian health officials have approved a single-dose version of the Sputnik V vaccine. Sputnik Light has showed nearly 80 per cent efficacy in tests.  “Sputnik Light is a fast and reliable pandemic... Read more »
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Moderna vaccine shows 96% efficacy among adolescents

In a recent development, Moderna Inc. said studies of its Covid vaccine in teenagers showed that it was 96% effective and raised its product sales projections for the year as it reported... Read more »
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Eli Lilly to donate 4 lakh tablets of Covid-19 treatment to India

American pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday said that it would make an immediate initial donation of 4,00,000 tablets of its coronavirus treatment to the Indian government for eligible hospitalised Covid-19 patients.... Read more »
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Serum endorses receipt of Rs. 1732 crore from govt

Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday endorsed the government statement that 100 per cent advance of Rs. 1732 crore has been released to the company on April 28 for 11 crore... Read more »

US FDA to approve Pfizer among adolescents

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of U.S. is about to approve the use of two-dose Pfizer vaccine among children of 12-15 years of age, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The rollout could... Read more »
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WHO nod to emergency use of Moderna’s Covid vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the emergency use of Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine on Friday. WHO has said that similar approvals for China’s Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines are expected in the... Read more »

Dr Reddy’s: Sputnik V to be available in a few weeks

After arrival of the first lot of Sputnik V vaccines on Saturday, Dr. Reddy’s said that the vaccines will be available in a few weeks after statutory clearances. ”Today, we have received... Read more »