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80 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In Country: Health Minister
80 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In Country: Health Minister

The countrywide vaccination drive against the corona virus has been recorded to 80 crore doses till date and Friday was described as as a golden chapter in world history.

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Odisha Health Dept In Fix Over Vaccine Hesitancy Among People; It’s Forgetfulness, Says Top Official

The Health Services Director further said that reminders are also sent to the beneficiaries on the day of vaccination as well.

Covid Booster Shots May Not Be Necessary For All: AstraZeneca Chief

The booster roll out in the UK is awaiting a green signal from the independent advisory body Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), who are expecting study results on seven different booster vaccines.

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Use Local Traditions To Help Vaccination Drive: PM Modi

PM Modi said that the success of vaccination in India is the result of the spirit and hard work of its citizens.

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Covid Vax Mounts Antibodies In 90% People Taking Immunosuppressants

The findings showed that all healthy participants and 88.7 per cent of the immunosuppressed participants produced antibodies against the virus that causes Covid-19.

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Canada Approves Moderna Vax For Kids Aged 12-17

Health Canada data show that as of August 21, 76.9 per cent of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 had received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine and 63.57 per cent were fully vaccinated with two doses.

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Pfizer Covid Jab's Side Effects In 12-15 Year Olds Mild: Study

Countries, including the US, UK, Canada and France, have already rolled out vaccines for people aged 12 years old and above.

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Now Book Vax Appointment On MyGov Corona Helpdesk On WhatsApp

After enabling users to download vaccine certificates, the MyGov Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp now allows users to locate their nearest vaccination centre and book their vaccine-appointment, the Union Ministry of Health and MyGov announced on Tuesday.

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Johnson & Johnson Seeks Regulator Nod For Vax Trials In 12-17 Age Group In India

The American-based pharma major Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has applied to the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) for permission to conduct a vaccine trial of the Covid-19 single shot Janssen vaccine in India on children of 12-17 age group.

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WHO identifies counterfeit versions of Covishield in India

As per a BBC report, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified counterfeit versions of India's primary Covid vaccine, Covishield

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Intranasal Vaccine Blocks Covid, Stops Transmission In Animal Trials

The vaccine is based on a common poultry virus called the Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV), which can reproduce in humans but is harmless.

Centre Approves Biotech Vax Production Facility At Ankleshwar

India's Covid vaccination coverage has crossed 51 crores cumulatively.

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Ganjam District Admn Ropes In Folk Artists To Dispel Covid Vaccination Hesitancy Among People

The folk artists, who have lost their livelihood due to the pandemic, will get an opportunity to earn some money with this awareness drive.

Financial Aid Provided For Covaxin, Covishield Trials, Not R&D: Centre To SC
Covishield, Covaxin Combination Brings Better Immunogenicity Than 2 Doses Of Same Vaccine: ICMR

These findings have an important implication for the COVID-19 vaccination program wherein heterologous immunisation will pave the way for induction of improved and better protection against the variant strains of SARS-CoV-2.

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Johnson & Johnson's Single-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Emergency Use Approval In India

The five vaccines granted Emergency Use Authorisation in India are Serum Institute's Covishield, Bharat Biotech's Covaxin, Russia's Sputnik V, Moderna and now Johnson & Johnson.

Indigenous COVID Vax Covaxin Effective Against Delta Plus Variant: ICMR

Delta Plus is a mutated form of the Delta variant and was first discovered in India. It is characterised by increased transmissibility and spike protein mutations.

To avoid visiting vaccination teams, tribal villagers in Odisha often escape into the forests.
Odisha Tribals Run Into Forests After Sighting Vax Team

Fear of the unknown, misinformation-fuelled anxiety, lack of trust, a cautious local community and a paucity of effective awareness campaigns mar vaccination efforts in the remote tribal villages of Odisha, as in many other parts of the country.

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Oppn Spreading Lies About Covid And Shortage Of Vaccine: PM Modi

Prime Minister expressed concern over low rate of vaccination of frontline workers and stressed that there is no shortage of vaccine.

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Odisha COVID19 Breaking: Fully Vaccinated People May Turn Super Spreaders!

While announcing the extension of partial lockdown today in Odisha, CS Suresh Mahapatra's statement regarding positivity among the fully vaccinated population in Bhubaneswar, and they having the potential to spread the virus, heightens the risk

India To Receive Sputnik V Vaccine Consignments From May 1
Serum Institute To Start Sputnik V Production In September

As part of the technical transfer process, SII has already received cell and vector samples from the Gamaleya Center, which developed the Sputnik V jab.

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DGCI Nod For Sanofi-GSK's Phase 3 Trial Of Covid Vax In India

The French pharma company Sanofi and its British peer GSK aim to produce up to one billion doses in 2021.

India's Morepen Labs Starts Production Of Russia's Sputnik V

The Sputnik V vaccine is based on a proven and well-studied platform of human adenoviral vectors, which cause the common cold and have been around for thousands of years. The vaccine is two-shot and studies have shown it to be 97.6 per cent effective against Covid-19.

Covaxins Phase 3 Trials Results Likely Next Month
Final Analysis Of Covaxin Efficacy Out; Vaccine 65.2 Percent Effective Against Delta Variant

The efficacy data demonstrates 63.6 per cent protection against asymptomatic COVID-19, a release from the city-based vaccine maker said.

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J&J's One Shot Covid Vax Effective Against Delta Variant

The vaccine is 85 percent effective against severe/critical disease and demonstrated protection against hospitalisation and death from the deadly coronavirus.

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Sputnik Light Can Submit Russian Data For Approval In India

Sputnik Light, the single-dose Covid-19 vaccine, can submit Russian safety data for approval in India, Dr Reddy's Laboratories said on Thursday.