Covaxin: There was no pressure to approve the use of the Covaxin vaccine; The central government denied the allegations

New Delhi: Covaxin vaccine. An explanation has now been given on behalf of the Union Health Ministry. It was alleged that due to political pressure, the Covaccine vaccine against Corona was approved early. The Union Health Ministry has clarified that there was no such political pressure, all these news are spreading rumours, all norms were followed while approving the emergency use of Covaccine vaccine. 

A statement issued on behalf of the Union Health Ministry. has been done. It says that, "All standards and regulations have been followed while approving Corona covaccine vaccine in emergency situations. There have been reports in the media that there is political pressure on the company to bring the vaccine to the market as soon as possible. Some media have also said that certain procedures were not followed to develop the vaccine early. All these news are wrong and misleading."

 

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What are the allegations? 

Covaxin, a vaccine developed on behalf of Bharat Biotech, had come to light. It has been said that there is political pressure on the company to develop this vaccine as soon as possible. It has also been alleged that while approving the use of this vaccine, the government has set aside some procedures and approved it. It has been said in some news that many irregularities have been found in the three phase clinical trial for the approval of this vaccine. It has been said that these reports in some media are completely misleading and wrong. The Central Government as well as CDSCO have followed all the norms and rules while approving the use of Covaxin vaccine in emergency situations. It approved the emergency use of Bharat Biotech’s vaccine Covaxin. 

 

 

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