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Tag: Covid 19 Vaccine

India's Covid Vaccination Drive Completes 1 Year
India's Covid Vaccination Drive Completes 1 Year, Over 156.76 Cr Doses Administered So Far

In the vaccination drive, the country has achieved several milestones, which have no precedent in the world, including administering over 100 crore doses in less than nine months, administering 2.51 crore doses in a single day and several times administering one crore doses in a day, it said.

WHO
Booster Doses Of Current Vaccines May Not Be Enough: WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that current Covid-19 vaccines may need to be updated if they are to provide continued protection against emerging variants, including Omicron.

Over 2 Crore Children In 15-18 Age Group Vaccinated With First Dose So Far: Mandaviya
Over 2 Crore Children In 15-18 Age Group Vaccinated With First Dose So Far: Mandaviya

"Great Going, my Young Friends. Over 2 crore youngsters between the 15-18 age group have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in less than a week of vaccination drive for children," Mandaviya tweeted.

Phase III Trial Of Bharat Biotech Intranasal Vaccine
DGCI Approves For Phase III Trial Of Bharat Biotech Intranasal Vaccine As Booster

According to a source, Bharat Biotech aims to conduct clinical trials on 5,000 healthy subjects: half or 2,500 individuals who have received Covishield and another 2,500 who have been administered Covaxin.

Over 80K Teenagers Take Covid Vax Jab In Odisha On 1st Day
Over 80K Teenagers Take Covid Vax Jab In Odisha On 1st Day

Only Covaxin vaccine has been given to those who are in the 15-18 age group.

Vaccination Of Children
Vaccination Of Children: BMC Targets To Inoculate 1 Lakh Teens In Bhubaneswar

Mishra said that a person is eligible to get the dose if the gap between the second dose of Covid vaccine and the registration date for the booster is more than 9 months (39 weeks).

Children Can Register For Vaccines From Jan 1, All To Be Inoculated Within A Month
Children Can Register For Vaccines From Jan 1, All To Be Inoculated Within A Month: Odisha Health Dept

At present, the State has 7.05 lakh healthcare and frontline workers and around 10.47 lakh people above 60 years with co-morbidities, said the top health official.

Over 25 Lakh Children In Odisha To Get Covid Vaccine Doses From Jan 3 
Over 25 Lakh Children In Odisha To Get Covid Vaccine Doses From Jan 3 

Over 25 lakh eligible beneficiaries between 15-18 years age group in Odisha will start receiving doses from January 3.     

Big Announcements
PM Modi’s 3 Major Announcements: Precaution Dose, Vaccine For Kids From January 2022

India charts a separate way. Addressing the nation on Saturday, PM Narendra Modi announced that children in the 15-18 years age group will now get COVID-19 vaccines starting 3rd January 2022. The government has also decided that precaution dose of vaccine will be started for frontline workers and healthcare workers and elderly with co-morbid conditions.

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One Dose Of Ad5-nCoV Covid Vax Is Safe, Effective: The Lancet
One Dose Of Ad5-nCoV Covid Vax Is Safe, Effective: The Lancet

The vaccine has been approved for emergency use in 10 countries, including Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Pakistan, where this current clinical trial took place.

Omicron
No Evidence To Suggest Existing Vaccines Don't Work On Omicron: Govt

The Union Health Ministry said that the number of cases of new Covid strain Omicron has crossed the 200 -mark in India.

Covid Warriors Walk 24Km In Kullu
Covid Warriors Walk 24Km Along Rocky Hills To Administer 2nd Dose Of Vaccine

A health team in Kullu, Himachal Pradesh travelled 24 kilometres on foot to reach Shankli village atop the hills to administer the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to beneficiaries.

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Deploy State Officials To Motivate People For Full Vaccination: Mandaviya
Deploy State Officials To Motivate People For Full Vaccination: Mandaviya

"Let us ensure collectively that no eligible citizen is left without the 'Suraksha Kawachh' of Covid-19 vaccine in the country, and address issues of hesitancy, misinformation, superstition etc", said Mandaviya.

Covid Vaccine
Over 21.65 Crore Unutilised Vaccine Doses Available With States, UTs: MoHFW

Among the age group of 18-44 years, a total of 44,03,91,026 shots of the first dose and 18,67,51,559 jabs of the second dose have been administered so far.

Covid Vaccine
Zydus Cadila Agrees To Reduce Its Covid Vaccine Price To Rs 265 A Dose, Final Decision Soon: Sources

The government is currently procuring two other vaccines -- Covishield at Rs 205 per dose and Covaxin at Rs 215 per dose -- for the national COVID-19 immunisation programme.

PM Modi
Country Now Has Strong 'Protective Shield' Of 100 Crore Vaccine Doses Against Pandemic: PM Modi

Modi also expressed gratitude to all the vaccine manufacturing companies of the country, workers engaged in vaccine transportation and health sector professionals engaged in administering the vaccines.

Covid Vaccine
Total COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In India Crosses 100-Crore Milestone

The top five states which have administered the highest number of doses are Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra, West Bengal, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

WHO To Meet Next Week To Consider Emergency Use Listing Of India's Covaxin
WHO To Meet Next Week To Consider Emergency Use Listing Of India's Covaxin

Bharat Biotech recently said it has submitted all data pertaining to Covaxin to the WHO for the EUL and is awaiting feedback from the global health watchdog.

Covid-19 Vaccination
'India To Achieve 100 Cr-Vax Target On Oct 14, Centre Plans Big Event'

The Health Ministry has planned that the feat will be celebrated as India's triumph over Covid 'evil spirit' much like the 'Vijayadashami' festival, which signifies the victory of good over evil.

 Covaxin
Covaxin Approved For Children In 2-18 Age Group

The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) has given the necessary approval for the administration of the anti-Covid vaccine to children.

COVID-19 Vaccine
WHO Experts Back Covid Booster Dose For Immunocompromised

Since the end of September, several Covid-19 vaccines have been certified by the WHO UEL, including Pfizer-BioNTech, Janssen, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac, AstraZeneca, and Covishield.

Covid-19 Vaccination
Putin Spies Stole AstraZeneca Covid Formula To Create Sputnik Vax

Conservative MP Bob Seely, an expert in Russian affairs, said: "I think we need to get serious about Russian and Chinese espionage. Whether it is stealing the design for AstraZeneca or blackmailing us over energy by these authoritarian and totalitarian regimes, we need to get wise to them."

COVID Vaccine
WHO Set To Vaccinate 40% Population Of Every Nation By Yr End

Earlier this year, the WHO had set a target for all countries to vaccinate 10 per cent of their populations by the end of September, but 56 countries didn't make it.

COVID-19 Vaccine
Over 88.14 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Given To States, Uts: Health Ministry

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the government has been supporting states and UTs by providing them COVID-19 vaccines for free, the ministry said.

Odisha Health Director Bijay Mohapatra
‘Fully Vaccinated People Less Likely To Be Critical Post Covid-19 Infection’

Odisha Health Director Bijay Mohapatra urged the people in the State to get double doses of vaccines at the earliest as the effect of post-Covid effects on the fully vaccinated people are less.

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