Emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine from January 2 across India

In the new year, preparations have been made to approve the emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine Covishield before a dry run of the Corona virus vaccine from January 2 across India. Let us know that all the tests were being conducted in India through the serum institute regarding Kovishield. However, sources were quoted as saying that the recommendation was made after deliberating with the Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on the approval of the expert committee meeting of CDSCO on Friday.

As part of this recommendation, Covishield, an anti-Covid-19 vaccine from Oxford, is set to approve emergency use in India. In fact, the expert committee of CDSCO has approved the approval of Covishield. Now the Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) will work on the final approval after considering this approval. If this happens, it will become the first vaccine to be approved for emergency use in the country. Explain that the Central Government is already preparing for the rehearsal of vaccination.

However, sources said that the committee’s meeting is still going on. Presentation of Bharat Biotech is still going on. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, before the DCGI, the committee will make its recommendations by taking appropriate decisions. After this, the decision of DCGI will be the final decision. Let us know that after the increase in corona cases in the country last year, DCGI changed its rules related to approving drugs and made them more strict.

Emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine from January 2 across India
Emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine from January 2 across India

Let us know that on Friday, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan held a meeting to take stock of the preparations. This meeting is also important because it was to consider giving emergency approval to the vaccine. The meeting considered the emergency use of Oxford AstraZeneca’s Covishield and Covaxin.

In a meeting with the Delhi government through video conferencing, the Health Minister said that preparations for vaccination in the first phase have been completed. The list of people to be vaccinated first is ready. He said that the dry run of the Kovid vaccine will be conducted at GTB Hospital and a private hospital in Delhi.

Harshvardhan said on the dry run of the Kovid-19 vaccine from January 2, “The list of health workers has been prepared and will be uploaded on the Covid platform. Just as we prepare during elections, we need to train every member of all medical teams responsibly.