First Typhoid vaccine promising long-term protection launched by Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad based Bharat Biotech launched world’s first clinically proven typhoid conjugate vaccine, Typbar – TCV.

How Typbar-TCY is different from existing vaccines?
  • Typbar-TCV has a sharp edge over the existing typhoid vaccines as the latest conjugate vaccine provides long-term protection — for about 10 years — with a single dose.

World over around 200 lakh people are affected annually by typhoid, out of which around 2 lakh die. About 62% of these were in Pakistan and India.

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