India's drug regulator approves AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine- sources

FILE PHOTO: AstraZeneca's logo is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

A representative of India's Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), whose experts were meeting for the second time this week, declined to comment.

(Reporting by Krishna N. Das and Nigam Prusty; Editing by Gareth Jones)