Hyderabad: The Bharat Biotech fact sheet about the Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine advised pregnant or breastfeeding women, along with people with a high temperature or bleeding disorders, not to take the antidote.
Vaccine maker factsheet on Cofaxine, Posted on its website, said that the clinical efficacy of the vaccine has not yet been determined and is being studied in Phase 3 clinical trials, and therefore it is important to appreciate that receiving the vaccine does not imply other precautions related to Covid-19 It does not need to be followed.
“You shouldn’t get to Bharat Biotech The COVID-19 Covaxin Vaccine If you have any history of allergies. You have a high fever. You have a bleeding or blood-thinning disorder.
Immune system or a drug that affects your immune system. pregnant. Are breastfeeding. Another received COVID-19 Vaccine. Any other serious health problems, as determined by the vaccinator / official supervising the vaccination, “the factsheet said.
The factsheet also asked people to inform the vaccinator or supervising supervisor about their medical condition before getting vaccinated. In an ongoing clinical trial, Bharat Biotech said, Covaxin was shown to generate immunity after two doses four weeks apart.
Covaxin is a vaccine With the approval of restricted use in situations of emergency that may be forbidden Covid-19. The factsheet said the central licensing authority had granted permission to sell or distribute the antidote for restricted use in emergencies in the public interest as an abundant precaution, in setting up clinical trials.
Covaxin is two doses of high purity and ineffective SARS-CoV-2 vaccine, Manufactured on a Vero cell manufacturing platform with an excellent safety record of over 300 million doses, the company said.
Covaxin is a completely original COVID-19 vaccine in India developed in cooperation with the Indian Council of Medical Research and the National Institute of Virology. The inactivated vaccine was developed and manufactured at Bharat Biotech’s BSL-3 (Biosafety Level 3) biocontainment facility, which is one of its kind in the world.
(With PTI input)