India’s 1st indigenously developed vaccine against pneumonia
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The country’s first fully indigenously developed vaccine against pneumonia has got approval from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI), the Union health ministry said on 15 July.

• The vaccine is administered in an intramuscular manner.

• Vaccine will be used for active immunization against invasive disease and pneumonia caused by ‘Streptococcus pneumonia’ among infants.

• The Serum Institute of India first obtained the approval of the DCGI to conduct Phase I, II and III clinical trials of the vaccine in India.

• Thereafter, the company applied for approval and permission to manufacture the vaccine.

• The SEC (Special Expert Committee) for vaccines recommended for grant of permission of market authorisation to the said vaccine.

• On July 14, Serum Institute of India Pvt Ltd was granted permission to manufacture domestically developed first Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine, the ministry said.

Source: https://www.deccanherald.com/national/indias-first-fully-indigenously-developed-vaccine-against-pneumonia-gets-dcgi-nod-861612.html
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