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India : BHARAT Biotech launches 4G Typhoid vaccine.

A new typhoid vaccine claimed to be the world s first clinically proven typhoid conjugate vaccine is introduced by the Bharat Biotech International Ltd.

Rs 65 crore were spend by the privately-held company to develop the vaccine in a period of 8 years of internal R&D, is at present aiming a business of Rs 100 crore from this segment.

At present, Bharat Biotech creates and markets a third-generation typhoid vaccine, which adds about Rs 50 crore in income.

Krishna Ella, CMD, Bharat Biotech said, This is the first typhoid conjugate vaccine to get a licence after going through the full scale clinical trial process .

Presently available Typhoid vaccines fall short of two major aspects long-term protection and protection for children below 2 years, an age group that s mostly affected.

Ella added, We hope this vaccine will reach millions of people and help reduce the burden of this devastating disease in infants and children .

A dual pricing model for public and the private market will be followed by Bharat Biotech, which exports a large volume of typhoid vaccines to Pakistan and Bangladesh for both civilian and army requirements.

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