Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine gets approval in India

Bhubaneswar: US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson’s single dose COVID-19 vaccine received approval for emergency use in India.

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya informed it in a tweet today.

With the approval, it became the fifth vaccine received nod from the Government of India after Covishield, Covaxin, Sputnik V and Moderna in fight against COVID-19.

The vaccine will be brought to India through a collaboration with Hyderabad-based biotechnology and biopharmaceutical company Biological E Limited.

On August 5, the American pharma major Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd had applied for emergency use authorization of its single dose COVID-19 vaccine to the Government of India.

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