ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Emergency Use Authorisation of COVID-19 Vaccines

In granting EUA to vaccines, both urgency and adherence to protocol should be taken into consideration.

Cleaning Up the Pharma Industry

For over 30 years pharmaceutical companies have been selling fixed-dose combination drugs with scant need to justify their efficacy, safety or rationality for use. The Government of India has finally banned 344 such drugs, though pharma companies have been able to obtain interim judicial stay orders. It is hoped that the courts take into account the serious public health implications of the sale of certain drugs and allow regulatory intervention banning uncertified combination drugs, including codeine-based cough syrups and various cold and flu drugs.
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