India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine
The first nasal vaccination produced in India against Covid-19, the iNCOVACC, was introduced by Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh and Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya. Bharat Biotech has created the vaccine. At Mandaviya’s house, the first intranasal vaccine produced in India was introduced to the world.
iNNCOVACC – India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine: Key Points
- Krishna Ella, the company’s chairman and CEO, took part in the IISF’s “Face-to-Face with New Frontiers in Science” event, which was held at the Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT)
- Bharat Biotech has previously declared that it will offer the intranasal vaccine for 325 for government purchases and 800 for private immunisation facilities.
- Bharat Biotech recently declared iNCOVACC® (BBV154) to be a booster dose throughout the nation.
iNNCOVACC – India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine: Booster dosages
- The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) had earlier this month given Bharat Biotech permission to use heterologous booster dosages of iNCOVACC.
- Adenovirus-vectored vaccine called iNCOVACC has a pre-fusion-stabilized SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and recombinant replication-deficient replication.
- Clinical studies for this vaccine candidate were conducted in phases I, II, and III with positive outcomes.
- Nasal drops can be used to give intranasally using iNCOVACC, which has been specially prepared to do so.
- The nasal delivery technique was created and developed with low- and middle-income nations in mind.
The effectiveness of iNCOVACC as a primary dosage schedule and a heterologous booster dose for patients who have already received two doses of either Covishield or Covaxin were assessed in clinical trials.