Explained: Why has Pfizer’s vaccine application for India been turned down for now?

… “After detailed deliberation, the committee has not recommended for grant of permission for emergency use in the country at this stage”

… was due to concerns over certain Serious Adverse Events

… “incidents of palsy, anaphylaxis

… any plan to generate safety and immunogenicity data in Indian population”

… “resubmit its approval request with additional information “as it becomes available in the near future”



                            Recommendation 03 02 2021