World’s 1st intranasal Covid vaccine – The world’s first made-in-India intranasal Covid-19 vaccine iNCOVACC was launched on the occasion of the 74th Republic Day. the vaccine has been manufactured by Bharat Biotech. Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched the vaccine and emphasised India’s vaccine manufacturing and innovation capability.
- The vaccine is now available on CoWIN and is priced at ₹800 for private markets and ₹325 for supplies to the central and state governments.
- It can be kept in a regular refrigerator at temperatures ranging from 2-8°C.