Two COVID19 (Coronavirus Vaccine) vaccines- Covaxin and Covishield have both been authorized in India for restricted use in emergency situations. India approves COVID-19 vaccines Covishield and Covaxin for emergency use and these are the first made in India vaccine –
First #1 Covishield vaccine
The First, The Covishield (Coronavirus Vaccine) Vaccine is said to be the equivalent of the vaccine made by Oxford University and the British-Swedish company- AstraZeneca.
Its efficacy is said to be around 70%. AstraZeneca had assigned the task of manufacturing the vaccine to the Serum Institute of India. which is the world’s largest serum manufacturing company. and, this vaccine will be Made in India.
Second #2 Covaxin vaccine
The second one is Covaxin (Coronavirus Vaccine), which will be manufactured by the Bharat Biotech company. many experts have criticized this because its Phase III trials are not yet complete.
And Due to similar reasons, AIDAN- All India Drug Action Network (an independent network of several NGOs) They have appealed to the government to reconsider the approval for this vaccine.
Brazilian Association of Vaccine Clinics
Brazilian Association of Vaccine Clinics (ABCVAC) has confirmed on their official website that they are seeking a deal with Bharat Biotech to buy five million doses of corona vaccine. Brazilian Association of Vaccine Clinics (ABCVAC) had signed a deal with Bharat Biotech that they will buy a vaccine that is approved in India for emergency use.