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COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech files for emergency use of Covaxin

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Rashi Bisaria | December 8, 2020

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Adar Poonawalla, the head of vaccine-making company Serum Institute of India (SII), on Monday informed the company has applied for an emergency use authorisation for Covishield coronavirus vaccine to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI). Serum Institute, which is the world's largest vaccine producer by volume, has become the second company to apply for the emergency authorisation after Pfizer India.

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