Intranasal Covid-19 vaccine, ‘iNCOVACC’ @ Rs 800 from January 23

JNS: iNCOVACC— nasal vaccine against Covid-19 would be available in the market for the public from the fourth week of January. Bharat Biotech, Hyderabad-based Biotechnology Company said that the vaccine will cost 800 rupees for private markets and 325 rupees for governments.

Bharat Biotech’s iNCOVACC is the world’s first intranasal Covid vaccine to receive approval for the primary 2-dose schedule as well as a heterologous booster dose. The nasal vaccine will be rolled out as a booster dose for those above 18 years of age, the company said in a statement.

Incovacc will be available as a heterologous, or mix-and-match, booster dose. People who have received the first two doses of Covaxin or Covishield will be eligible to get iNCOVACC.

Notably, iNCOVACC has been developed by Bharat Biotech in partnership with America’s Washington University.


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