First Covid-19 vaccine for children above 12 years gets emergency use nod

Gujarat based company- Zydus Cadila's three dose Covid-19 vaccine was granted emergency use authorisation for use in adults and children above 12 years.

Such nod would potentially make it the first vaccine to be administered to the adolescent population in India.

With this clearing, Zydus Cadila's ZyCov-D is set go become the first Covid vaccine candidate devloped on a plasmid DNA platform to be commercially introduced anywhere in the World.

It has been jointly developed in partnership with Department of Biotechnology and had demonstrated a primary efficacy of 66.66% in phase 3 clinical trials.


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