India’s first indigenously made COVID-19 vaccine for animals, Anocovax was launched by the Union Agriculture Minister Shri. Narendra Singh Tomar. The vaccine was developed by Haryana based ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines (NRC).
Anocovax is an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Delta (Covid-19) vaccine for animals. The immunity induced by Anocovax neutralises both Delta and Omicron variants of SARS-CoV-2. The vaccine is safe for dogs, lions, leopards, mice and rabbits
‘CAN-CoV-2 ELISA kit’, an antibody detection kit against SARS-CoV-2 for animals was also launched.