Health Ministry Rejects Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech’s Vaccine Proposal
According To The Latest Reports, Indian Health Ministry Rejected Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech's Vaccine Proposal For The Emergency Vaccine Use
The outspread of pandemic Coronavirus has not been contained as of yet and several institutes have been rigorously working on developing the COVID-19 vaccines. According to the latest reports, the Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech’s proposal for the emergency use of Vaccines has been rejected by Indian Health Ministry and the reason is an inadequate data from the institute.
As per a report by NDTV, sources while talking about the denial of the use of emergency vaccines said, “Both proposals are not approved due to inadequate safety and efficacy data available currently. Both have been asked for more data.” The decision was reportedly taken during a meeting of the Subject Expert Committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Wednesday i.e. December 9.
The media report about the rejection of Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech’s emergency use authorisation of vaccine is fake: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare pic.twitter.com/vysHrU43hi
— ANI (@ANI) December 9, 2020
The same report has also quoted sources from the Serum Institute saying, “It is standard practice for the government to hold several meetings. The process is expected to go on for one or two weeks”.
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