AstraZeneca gives rights to trademark for three diabetes drug brands to Sun Pharma

Sun Pharma informed it has acquired the rights to trademarks of diabetes drug Dapagliflozin under brands Oxra, Oxramet and Oxraduo in India from AstraZeneca Pharma India’s parent company. “Sun Pharma has now... Read more »

ICMR to examine effectiveness of AstraZeneca’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin

In the first of its kind study since the launch of the AstraZeneca’s Covishield and Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin in the country, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will conduct a survey... Read more »

EU seeks fine from AstraZeneca for alleged contract breach

A lawyer for the European Union accused AstraZeneca on Wednesday of failing to respect its contract with the 27-nation bloc for the supply of Covid-19 vaccines and asked a Belgian court to... Read more »
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Two Covid vaccine doses needed for protection against variant from India: Report

Both doses of two-dose regimen Covid-19 vaccines are needed to provide strong protection against symptomatic infection from the virus variant first identified in India, according to a Financial Times report based on... Read more »

Spanish study finds AstraZeneca vaccine followed by Pfizer dose is safe and effective

The Combivacs study, run by Spain’s state-backed Carlos III Health Institute, found the presence of IgG antibodies in the bloodstream was between 30 and 40 times higher in people who got the... Read more »

EU says legal action will be launched against AstraZeneca

A legal action has been launched against AstraZeneca for not respecting its contract for the supply of Covid-19 vaccines and for not having a “reliable” plan to ensure timely deliveries, the European... Read more »

EU to receive 50 mn doses of Pfizer after Denmark bans Astra over clot issue

On Wednesday, the European Union said that it would get 50 million Pfizer vaccine doses earlier than expected after Denmark banned use of AstraZeneca over blood clot links. The news broke out... Read more »
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Top Expert Committee to investigate side effects of AstraZeneca Vaccine – Sources

A team of experts is investigating on blood clotting even mild ones of the anti-coronavirus vaccines that is being administered in the county. The decision of investigating the by the national committee... Read more »

Sputnik V gets no Nod from CDSCO panel

An expert panel of India’s central drug authority has sought additional data and information from Dr Reddy’s Laboratories which has sought emergency use authorization for Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V, while deferring... Read more »
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India reports more than 47000 COVID-19 cases in 24 hours

India reports 47,262 new #COVID-19 cases and 23,907 recoveries. In last 24 hours India has reported 275 deaths. According to the Union Health Ministry India reports total 1,17,34,058 cases with total recoveries... Read more »