Breaking News: Health Ministry Gives Emergency Approval To One More Covid Vaccine
Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Vaccine

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has given it’s nod for Emergency Use Authorisation to Johnson & Johnson’s single dose Covid-19 Vaccine.

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya made this announcement on his twitter handle:

The EUA submission of the vaccine is based on topline efficacy safety data from phase 3 clinical trial, which showed that company’s single shot vaccine had 85% effectiveness in preventing severe complications and showed protection against Covid-19 related illness and death, beginning from 28 days of vaccination.

Till now, Government has given Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) to five Covid-19 Vaccines, namely:

  • Serum Institute’s Covishield.
  • Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin.
  • Russia’s Sputnik V.
  • Moderna’s Covid-19 Vaccine.
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Single Dose Vaccine.


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