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  • Fake news: Application for emergency use of vaccine by Serum Institute & Bharat Biotech rejected by DCGI

    Published on December 10, 2020

    In an effort to guard against fake news being circulated on various platforms, we bring you our segment on Fact Check and Myth busters. A private News Channel reported yesterday that the application for emergency use of the vaccine by Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech has been rejected by the DCGI.


    Health Ministry has termed the claim to be fake. Serum Institute which is manufacturing the Oxford Vaccine in the country applied for emergency use approval of the vaccine on this Sunday while Bharat Biotech manufacturing the indigenous COVID Vaccine, COVAXIN, had applied on Monday.