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Updated on: August 21, 2021 8:20 IST

Zydus Cadila's ZyCoV-D Covid vaccine gets approval for emergency use in India

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Friday gave approval for emergency-use authorization of Zydus Cadila's ZyCoV-D vaccine, the Union Ministry of Science and Technology said. The world’s first and India’s indigenously developed DNA-based vaccine for COVID-19 will be administered in humans including children and adults 12 years and above, the ministry said.