13 August, 2022
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According to a recent announcement from the Indian government, persons who have already taken Covishield or Covaxin as their first or second dosage of Covid-19 may take Corbevax as their third booster shot.
Corbevax is still seeking the Emergency Use Listing (EUL)from the World Health Organization
Up until this point, the vaccination used for the third dose had to be the same as that for the first and second doses.
The choice was made when India's drug authorities authorized Corbevax as a heterologous Covid booster dose for people 18 years of age and above.
What is WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL)?
With the ultimate goal of accelerating the availability of products to persons affected by a public health emergency, EUL is a risk-based system for evaluating and listing unlicensed vaccines, medicines, and in-vitro diagnostics.
Many nations mandate vaccinations on the WHO-approved list for travellers going abroad.
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Source: The Indian Express
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