From DCGI extending Covishield’s shelf life to Russia’s vaccine for animals, here are the top updates on the coronavirus pandemic. DCGI on Wednesday extended the shelf life of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine Covishield from 6 months to 9 months. The vaccine is being manufactured in India by Serum Institute and is among the two vaccines currently being used in the vaccination process. Meanwhile, Russia registered its first Covid-19 vaccine for animals. The vaccine is called Carnivac-Cov. Russia was also the first country in the world to register Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V last year in August. Watch the full video for more updates on the pandemic.