India's drug regulator, the Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO) has approved the extension of shelf life of indigenously-developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin from nine to 12 months.
The vaccination drive against Covid-19 needs a 'Har Ghar Dastak' approach to achieve its target, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
A decline of 2,567 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 case count in a span of 24 hours.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 46,140,509 and 748,173, according to the CSSE.
"The vaccine is one-third the adult dose and the vaccine would be given in two doses, three weeks apart. "
The BMC on Tuesday issued guidelines for offering of paya shraddha and pinda and celebration of Chhat Puja at the banks of different water bodies under its jurisdiction.
Currently, the active caseload of the country is 1,53,776 -- the lowest in 250 days.
A decline of 5,041 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 46,089,514 and 746,982, according to the CSSE.
Biotechnology firm Novavax Inc and its partner Serum Institute of India on Monday said they have received the first emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine, in Indonesia.
Door-to-door Covid-19 vaccination in Odisha will begin from November 2 in order to boost the inoculation drive. This information was shared by Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Monday (Nov 1).
Most people experienced benefits from solitude during the early days of the global Covid-19 pandemic. This was found in the study of more than 2,000 teenagers and adults, published in Frontiers in Psychology
The door-to-door month-long vaccination drive which will begin from tomorrow in Odisha particularly aims to inoculate all those who have not taken their second dose or are due for the second jab, stated the Health Services Director.
This recognition is for travellers aged 12 and over who have been vaccinated with Covaxin, and those 18 to 60 who have been vaccinated with BBIBP-CorV.
A decline of 455 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.