Here is a curation of top Covid-related news of the day
# Covid vaccine for animals: Hisar-based National Research Centre on Equines under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has developed the country’s first Covid vaccine — Ancovax — safe for dogs, lions, leopards, mice and rabbits.
# Daily tally: India reported 7,584 new cases and 24 deaths in the last 24 hours.
# Corbevax’s pitch for an EUL: Biological E is awaiting a communication from the World Health Organization, which will kickstart the next round of approval process to get an emergency use listing (EUL) for Corbevax.
# Covid tests waning: Large diagnostic brands, where revenue from Covid-tests stood at almost 15-20 per cent, will see a dip to just 3-5 per cent this year.
# Dietary supplements and Covid: There have been 900 new start-ups in the dietary supplements space since Covid-19, says ACG Managing Director Karan Singh, explaining the phenomenal interest in nutraceuticals, the regulatory framework in which they operate, and the role of their capsules in this growth.