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COVID-19 Vaccine
Biological E Expects 'Corbevax' Rollout By The End Of November

Biological E, the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, expects the rollout of its Covid-19 vaccine 'Corbevax' by the end of November and is looking to supply nearly 10 crore doses on the day of its launch

"Don't Worry, Delta Variant AY.4.2 Cases Negligible In India"

The AY.4.2 belongs to the same family of mutations that define the B.1.617.2, or Delta variant of the Novel Coronavirus that was first identified in India in October 2021.

Director of Sate Health Services, Bijay Mohapatra
COVID19 Turns Endemic in Odisha, State Bats For Booster Shot

Meanwhile, the new cases reported on Monday in the State stood at 425, including 71 children. The state has also recorded 4 fatalities. It is being observed that the daily cases in the State are oscillating between 400-500 since last month.

Will Never Be ZERO
Pandemic Has Turned Into Endemic: Odisha Health Director Says Covid Cases Will Never Be Zero

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned into an endemic and thus, the cases in the state will never be zero. Odisha Health Services Director, Bijay Mohapatra revealed this on Monday (Oct 25).

India COVID Cases
Active COVID-19 Cases In Country Decline to 1,67,695

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 102.27 crore.

Global Covid-19 Caseload
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 243.6 Million

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,175,468 cases.

1,200 Kids Admitted To Bengal's Burdwan Medical College, 9 Dead
1,200 Kids Admitted To Bengal's Burdwan Medical College, 9 Dead

According to the doctors, the patient affected by RSV will have a cough and cold in the first two days and then they will develop breathing problems, and, in some cases, it turns out to be serious.

Odisha COVID-19 Cases
Odisha Logs 447 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Four New Fatalities

The state's positivity rate now stands at 4.82 per cent.

Covid Vaccine
Biological E To Get $50 Million From US DFC To Boost Covid Vax Production

Founded in 1953, Biological E claims to be the first private sector biological products company in India.

India Covid-19 Cases
COVID-19: Active Cases Decline To 1,72,594

A decrease of 1,134 cases has been recorded in the total active number of COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours.

Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 243.3 Million
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 243.3 Million

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,159,562 cases.

PM Modi
Vaccine Manufacturers Played Big Role In India's Success Story: PM Modi

The Prime Minister also stressed that the country needs to institutionalise the best practices learnt during the last one and a half years, and said that this is an opportunity to modify our practices, in tune with the global standards.

Singapore Removes India, 5 Other South Asian Nations From Travel Restriction List
Singapore Removes India, 5 Other South Asian Nations From Travel Restriction List

All travellers with a 14-day travel history to Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be allowed to enter or transit through Singapore from Wednesday, the health ministry said.

75 children among 441 new COVID cases in Odisha
75 Children Among 441 New COVID Cases In Odisha

Odisha currently has 4,581 active cases, while 603 people were cured of the disease on Friday, taking the total number of recoveries to 10,25,025.

India Registers 16,326 New Covid Cases, Active Cases Decline to 1,73,728
India Registers 16,326 New Covid Cases, Active Cases Decline to 1,73,728

A decrease of 2,017 cases has been recorded in the total active number of COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours.

Pfizer Says Its Covid Vax 90.7% Effective In Kids Aged 5-11
Pfizer Says Its Covid Vax 90.7% Effective In Kids Aged 5-11

If authorised, Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine would be the first Covid-19 vaccine for younger children.

Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 242.9 Million
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 242.9 Million

In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,143,236 cases.

'Molnupiravir May Be A Game Changer In Fight Against Covid-19'
'Molnupiravir May Be A Game Changer In Fight Against Covid-19'

In the interim analysis, there was a 50 per cent reduction in risk of hospitalisation or death (7.3 per cent with drug vs 14.1 per cent with placebo) with Molnupiravir.

Odisha Logs 467 Fresh Cases, 3 New Fatalities
Odisha Logs 467 Fresh Cases, 3 New Fatalities

Seven districts - Deogarh, Gajapati, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nuapada, did not report any new cases during the last 24 hours.

Covid Pandemic Killed 80K-180K Health Workers Till May 2021: WHO
Covid Pandemic Killed 80K-180K Health Workers Till May 2021: WHO

A few large high-income countries have not yet reported data to WHO.

India Registers 15,786 New Covid Cases, Active Cases Decline To 1,75,745
India Registers 15,786 New Covid Cases, Active Cases Decline To 1,75,745

A decrease of 3,086 cases has been recorded in the total active number of COVID-19 cases in a span of 24 hours.

Global COVID19 Updates
Global Covid-19 Caseload Tops 242.4 Millon

US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 45,294,293 and 733,064, according to the CSSE.

A Dose For Each!
At least 1 Covid Vaccine Dose To Each By December End: Odisha Top Health Official

As the festival season is underway, the state government is trying to accelerate its vaccination drive. The government is planning to ensure that at least one dose is administered to each person by December end. This information was shared by Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Thursday (Oct 21).

Covid-19 Third Wave
‘Covid-19 Third Wave Hitting Odisha Looks Dim’

Odisha government’s top health official discounted the chances of third wave hitting the State

Achieving 100 Cr Vaccination Mark Is Diwali Of Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Health Minister
Achieving 100 Cr Vaccination Mark Is Diwali Of Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Health Minister

The Health Minister released a theme song and a film to mark the occasion of achieving 100 cr vaccination milestone. The theme song has been voiced by renowned Padma Shri Awardee Kailash Kher. The Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr Bharti Praveen Pawar was also present on the occasion.