We can probably have a happy New Year in India, with something in hand, said the Comptroller General of India (DCGI), suggesting that Covid-19 vaccines be approved. Sources in the health ministry said the dry shooting for the shootings will probably take place next week in all states.
While the drug regulator is requesting more information from vaccine manufacturers ahead of the emergency approval, AIIMS Delhi director Dr. Randeep Guleria said India will have Covid-19 outbreaks in a few days. “This is very good news that AstraZeneca has received the vaccine approval from the UK regulators. They have solid data, and in India the same vaccine is being developed by the Serum Institute in India. This is a big step forward not only for India. , but also for India. in many parts of the world, “said Dr. Guleria as ANI.
The Central Drug Control Organization (CDSCO) will meet again on Friday to consider approving the Covra-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use after the UK became the first country to do so. declared the government after a meeting. India wants to start inoculating citizens next month. It also considers applications for emergency use authorization for vaccines made by Pfizer Inc. with the German company BioNTech and India Bharat Biotech. Sources told Reuters that CDSCO would likely approve the AstraZeneca vaccine this week after its local manufacturer, Serum Institute of India (SII), presented further findings of the study.
The Central Committee for the Control of Drug Standards (CDSCO) Committee of Experts, which met yesterday, rejected the emergency use authorization (EUA) requested by the Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech for their Covid-19 vaccines. This happens against the background of an increased number of people who are tested positive and the tests are intensified. While two British returnees from Uttar Pradesh have been shown to have contracted the new virus, the scare remains in the vicinity of Gurugram in Delhi, where a 22-year-old return sample was sent from the UK for genome sequencing. to establish the new variant after giving positive results.
A further 1,108 air passengers arrived in Mumbai from European and Western Asian countries, 322 of whom were quarantined on Wednesday following a new strain of COVID-19 found in the UK, a senior official said. civic. A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official said a total of 14 flights had landed at Mumbai International Airport in Europe and West Asia in the past 24 hours.
Of the 1,108 passengers who arrived on these flights, 322 were held in institutional quarantine in hotels in the city, while 705 were sent to other states, he said. According to the official, 81 passengers were exempted from the mandatory institutional quarantine rule for various reasons.
The Mumbai civic body on Sunday amended its previous SOPs on the institutional quarantine of passengers arriving from European countries, including the United Kingdom and West Asia, and aligned them with those employed by the Maharashtra government. Under the amended rule, travelers will have to remain in institutional quarantine for seven days and then a week in solitary confinement at home, instead of the previous 14-day institutional quarantine rule.
The new PCOS were implemented after the UK said it had detected a new variant of coronavirus that is said to be even more transmissible than the first.