Does Covaxin have newborn calf serum? Govt clarifies as RTI document goes viral

Government has responded to an RTI document on Covaxin production involving cattle. The Union health ministry, in a statement, dismissed such 'twisted and misrepresented' facts. The RTI document, shared by Congress' Gaurav Pandhi, went viral on Tuesday. Reacting to the issue, Congress demanded replies from the government as well as Bharat Biotech. The RTI document had answered a question on the process of making Covaxin. Bharat Biotech's Covaxin is an indigenously-developed vaccine against Covid-19.