Review Of Covaxin Shot Underway, May Get Recommendation In 24 Hours: WHO Official

Covaxin Vaccine: "If all is in place and all goes well and if the committee is satisfied, we would expect a recommendation within the next 24 hours or so," Margaret Harris said at UN press briefing.

Covaxin Vaccine: Millions of Indians have taken the shot produced by Bharat Biotech. (File)

Highlights

  • WHO technical advisory group is reviewing data on Covaxin shot
  • Indians who have taken Covaxin are unable to travel pending WHO approval
  • Would expect recommendation within the next 24 hours or so: UN Official
GENEVA:

A World Health Organization technical advisory group was reviewing data on Covaxin shot against COVID-19 on Tuesday with a decision on its emergency use listing likely soon, a spokesperson said.

"If all is in place and all goes well and if the committee is satisfied, we would expect a recommendation within the next 24 hours or so," Margaret Harris told journalists at a U.N. press briefing.

Millions of Indians have taken the shot produced by Bharat Biotech but many have been unable to travel pending the WHO approval.

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