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COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax price slashed to Rs 250 from Rs 840

BY ANI, May 16, 2022 2:21 PM - REPORT AN ERROR

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The price of COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax has been reduced to Rs 250 a dose from its earlier Rs 840, said Biological E Limited (BE) on Monday.

For end-user, the price would be Rs 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges, added the pharmaceutical company. Earlier in April, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) granted emergency use authorisation to Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax for those aged 5 to 12 years, informed the pharmaceutical company.

Corbevax is currently being administered to children in the age group of 12-14. Biological E Limited has manufactured 30 crore doses of Corbevax and has already supplied nearly 10 crore doses to the Central Government. Currently, over 3 crore doses of Corbevax have been administered to children between 12-15 years of age.

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