Brazil has refused to take India’s indigenous Corona vaccine Covaxin. Brazilian health regulator has refused to import covaxine. India-based Indian company Bharat Biotak has manufactured this Kovaxin. Brazil had ordered 20 million doses of 20 million doses of the India biotech vaccine. Please tell that Brazil is the worst condition after Corona virus after America.
According to the NDTV report, Brazil has questioned the lack of proper standards in the preparation of the India Biotech vaccine. A gazette issued by the Brazilian government states that covaccine has been rejected due to non-adherence to good manufacturing practices for pharmaceuticals.
However, when NDTV contacted Bharat Biotech on this issue, the company said that the requirements stated during the investigation will be met. Discussions are ongoing with the Brazilian NRA regarding the deadline for vaccine supply and it will be resolved soon. Please tell
Kovaxin, manufactured by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research, was approved for emergency use by the national drug regulator in January. The use of Bharat Biotech’s vaccine was approved only in clinical trial mode, but last month Bharat Biotech’s Corona vaccine was found to be 81% effective in Phase III trials.
Bharat Biotech said that its vaccine is also effective against Britain’s Corona virus. At the same time, the government has said that the need to change the composition of Covaxin has not yet been realized, given its effectiveness against the new variants.
Several other countries, including Iran, Nepal, Mauritius, Paraguay, and Zimbabwe, approved India Biotech’s cocaine for emergency use and were involved in the vaccination campaign. Bharat Biotech also applied for approval in Brazil, Thailand and the Philippines. Bharat Biotech says about 40 countries have expressed interest in covaxin.
Under the ‘Vaccine Friendship’ initiative, India is providing corona virus vaccines to more than 70 countries including Maldives, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Seychelles and Gulf countries. Explain that vaccination campaign is going on in India with the vaccine of Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute.