Bharat Biotech starts Covaxin's at-risk manufacturing; expanding capacity

As India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine candidate gets the nod for phase 3 trials, Hyderabad-based vaccine maker Bharat Biotech has not only started the at-risk manufacturing of its candidate Covaxin, but is also looking to ramp up capacities. The first vaccine candidate will be an intra-muscular one, followed by intra-dermal and nasal ones, depending on test results.  Besides setting up a second plant at its Genome Valley facility in Hyderabad to make Covaxin, the firm is looking for another site in the country to make the vaccine. Speaking to Business Standa.....

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