DCGI Grants Emergency Use Approval to Single-dose Sputnik Light COVID Vaccine in India
This is the 9th COVID-19 vaccine in the country, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted.
Breaking News: The Drugs Controller General of India has granted emergency use permission to single-dose Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday.
“This is the 9th COVID-19 vaccine in the country,” he tweeted. This will further strengthen the nation’s collective fight against the pandemic, he wrote.
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An expert panel of India’s central drug authority had on Friday recommended granting restricted emergency use authorisation (EUA) to single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light subject to various regulatory provisions. Sputnik Light is the same as component-1 of Sputnik V.
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