‘WHO call on emergency nod for Covaxin in September’ – ET HealthWorld

A WHO official has said the agency’s assessment of made-in-India Covaxin is at an advanced stage and a decision on emergency authorisation for Bharat Biotech’s vaccine is likely by mid-September. Covaxin is still to be authorised by Western authorities. A top vaccines official at the World Health Organization says the agency expects to make a decision next month on an emergency authorization for the Indian-made Covid-19 vaccine made by Bharat Biotech, a shot that has yet to be authorized by any Western regulatory authorities. Dr. Mariangela Simao, a WHO assistant…

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