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Serum Institute seeks Covovax EUA for 7- to 11-year age group

Pune-based vaxmaker conducting trials on children aged 2 yrs and above


Sohini Das Mumbai
Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought emergency-use authorisation (EUA) for its Covovax vaccine from the drug regulator for children aged between seven and 11 years, said sources in the know. If the approval comes through, this will be a global first for the vaccine for such an age group.

“SII has submitted the interim data from the clinical trials and sought EUA for the Novavax vaccine it manufactures in India under the name Covovax,” said a source close to the development.

SII withheld comment till the time of going to press. Earlier this month, SII had received the Drugs Controller

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First Published: Mar 24 2022 | 12:40 AM IST

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