Govt Dismisses Report Of SII, Bharat Biotech Vaccines Not Being Cleared As ‘Fake’ News


New Delhi: The Union government dismissed media reports of Serum Institute India (SII) and Bharat Biotech’s emergency use authorisation of COVID-19 vaccine being rejected and called it “fake.”

According to a report earlier in the day, SII and Bharat Biotech’s applications for emergency use of their vaccine have not been cleared yet due due to inadequate safety and efficacy data.

“SII has applied for emergency use authorisation to DCGI. The application will be reviewed by the expert committee and after that final call will be taken,” a senior official of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare told ANI.

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