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Former Tennis player Jimmy Connors urges U.S. to approve India made Covaxin

American Tennis star Jimmy Connors has called out the FDA to recognize India's indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin

Former World No. 1 Tennis player Jimmy Connors. Source: Twitter

American Tennis legend Jimmy Connors on Friday urged the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve India's indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for the country’s vaccination program. The US is yet to green light the Indian vaccine despite it being granted emergency-use listing (EUL) by the World Health Organization (WHO).

The Eight-time Grand Slam Champion took to Twitter to raise the question as to why Covaxin has not been given a chance in the United States, although several other vaccines have been made available.

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