Doctor in India Sues Government Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Doctor in India Sues Government Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Jacob Puliyel, MD, a pediatrician in India for more than 40 years, brought suit in the Supreme Court of India against the Union of India and COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers in a legal challenge to the country’s COVID vaccine program.1 Dr. Puliyel, who has served as Director of Research and Projects at Holy Family Hospital in Delhi […]

Pfizer Withdraws EUA Application for COVID Shot in India After Regulator Asks for Independent Safety Study

Pfizer Withdraws EUA Application for COVID Shot in India After Regulator Asks for Independent Safety Study

Pfizer, Inc. has withdrawn its emergency use authorization (EUA) application for its experimental BNT162b2 (also known as “Comirnaty”) messenger RNA (mRNA) COVID-19 biologic (developed in collaboration with Germany’s BioNTech) in India.1 Pfizer was the first pharmaceutical company to apply for an EUA to distribute a COVID biologic in India in 2021. However, India’s regulatory agency […]