People who got Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine showed "substantially higher" levels of antibodies compared to those who received China's Sinovac shots, according to a new study.
Amid shortage of Covid jabs in many states, the Centre on Sunday announced that more than 3.06 crore vaccine doses are still available with the states and the Union Territories (UTs) to be administered, and over 24 lakh will be provided to them within three days.
As per experts, a vaccine will be considered a marathoner protector if it is able to produce good spike protein antibodies. A spike protein antibody test can confirm whether claims made by Covisheild and Covaxin are true
A 32-year-old woman allegedly died after she was administered Covid-19 jab in Odisha.
The country's Covid curve can be flattened by July end if the government is able to vaccinate a whopping 90-lakh people a day, said healthcare expert at a webinar.
Children in Denmark between the ages of 12 and 15 will soon be offered the opportunity to be voluntarily vaccinated against Covid-19, "possibly" from this September, Soren Brostrom, director general of the Danish Health Authority, said at a press conference here on Thursday.
More than 27.28 crore (27,28,31,900) vaccine doses have been provided to the states and UTs so far by the government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category, it said.
The Japanese government wants its citizens carrying the documents verifying their vaccination status to be exempted or only have to undergo a shortened quarantine period when they travel.
PETA wrote a letter on Thursday morning to DCGI's Dr V.G. Somani, to direct vaccine manufacturers, to consider its proposal following report that Covaxin uses NBCS during the production stage, which is extracted from the blood of slaughtered calves under 20 days old.
The trial of vaccine candidate CVnCoV, which included nearly 40,000 volunteers from 10 countries, did not meet pre-specified statistical success criteria, according to the preliminary results of a clinical trial reported on Wednesday.