Drugs Controller General of India gives nod for conducting a study on mixing Covaxin & Covishield. pic.twitter.com/twudwqBAXu
— ANI (@ANI) August 11, 2021
Earlier, on August 8 the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that the study on mixing and matching of two COVID vaccines, namely Covaxin and Covishield, shows better results. “Study on mixing & matching of COVID vaccines, Covaxin & Covishield shows better result,” ICMR had said in a tweet.
While, the Subject Expert Committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) claimed that the purpose of the research study is to evaluate if an individual can be administered two different COVID-19 vaccine shots, one each of Covishield and Covaxin and study its effect.