What is emergency-use
authorisation of Covid-19
What is emergency-use authorisation of Covid-19 vaccines? on Business Standard. There is this term
'Emergency Use Authorisation', or EUA, which is being used for vaccines or drugs that get the drug
regulator's nod. But what does EUA for Covid vaccines mean? Let's find out.
Coronavirus News It's been almost a year and half since India
registered its first coronavirus case. And since then, we have been
hearing new terms that define the pandemic's rise and fall.
We have also seen a race across the world to produce a vaccine against
this virus. A term which has been and is being used very frequently in
the field of vaccines is'Emergency Use Authorisation' or EUA.
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But what is EUA?- What is EUA and when is it given?- In an
emergency to diagnose, treat or prevent serious or life-threatening
diseases or conditions, when marketing authorization is given to an
unapproved medical product.
Or the regulator authorizes unapproved use of an approved medical
product, it is called EUA. This is unlike full authorisation, for which the
regulator assesses more elaborate data collected over a longer duration
of time...Read more.
News Source : BS / Business Standard