Tag: Covid 19 Vaccine

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PM Modi Hails Indian Scientists For Developing Vaccine Against COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lauded Indian scientists for developing made-in-India vaccine against Covid and boosting other measures to fight the pandemic within a year of its outbreak.

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Bio E To Roll Out Covid19 Vaccine In India By August 2021

In a major development, the Government of India has finalised arrangements with Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Biological-E to reserve 30 crore of COVID-19 vaccine doses for the country. As per reports, these vaccine doses will be manufactured and stockpiled by Biological-E from August to December 2021.

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  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Pfizer Jab Produces Less Antibodies Against Delta Variant: Lancet

People fully vaccinated with two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine are likely to have more than five times lower levels of neutralising antibodies against the Delta variant (B16172) when compared to the original strain, according to new laboratory data that supports Pfizer's plans to deliver booster shots in Autumn.

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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25 Million Doses: Who All Get US Vaccines And How Much?

Riding on strong vaccination numbers at home where more than 63 per cent of American adults have received at least one dose, US President Joe Biden announced on Thursday the US will donate 75 per cent of its unused Covid-19 vaccine stockpile to the United Nations-led COVAX global vaccine program which has delivered less than 80 million doses so far.

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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US Sending Covid Vaccines To India, Kamala Harris tells PM Modi

US Vice President Kamala Harris has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the US will be sending Covid-19 vaccines to India, following which Modi thanked her for the support from the US government and the Indian diaspora, in what was likely their first interaction.

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
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Second Made-In-India Vax Coming, Deal Signed For 30 Cr Doses

Biological-E's vaccine is currently in Phase-3 clinical trials after showing promising results in Phase 1 and 2, and it is likely to be available in the market in next few months, said a Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) statement.

  • Thursday, 03 June 2021
Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Naveen Writes To All CMs, Pushes For Centralised Procurement Of Covid-19 Vaccines

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik said though many states have floated global tenders for vaccine procurement, the global vaccine manufacturers are looking forward to the Union Government for the clearances and assurances.

  • Wednesday, 02 June 2021
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No Clinical Trials Required In India For Global Covid-19 Vaccines

Globally available Covid 19 vaccines can now be launched in India without the requirement of post approval clinical trials and testing every batch of the vaccine.

  • Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Covid-19 Vaccine For Journalists: Odisha Govt Writes To Centre
Govt's Target To Vax 1 Billion People In 2021 'Not Possible': ICMR

Experts from the ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research and the Indian Council of Medical Research, on Wednesday, slammed the government for poor planning of the home-grown vaccine production and deployment, as a result of which "India doesn't have enough vaccines to go around".

  • Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Vaccine Mixing
Canada Allows Mixing And Matching Covid Vaccines

Canada's National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) has announced its updated guidance to allow mixing and matching approved Covid-19 vaccines in most scenarios.

  • Wednesday, 02 June 2021
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‘Odisha Wants Priority Vaccination For Plus-2 Students’

Odisha government wants to vaccinate Plus-2 students. In a letter to the Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das informed that the State government would like to vaccinate Plus-2 students and their families on a priority basis.

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  • Tuesday, 01 June 2021
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Consignment Of 3 Million Doses Of Sputnik V Vaccine From Russia Land In Hyderabad

A consignment of three million doses of Russia's COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V landed at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday.

  • Tuesday, 01 June 2021
Supreme Court
Policy Makers Must Have 'Ears On Ground', SC Says On Mandatory Registration On CoWIN

The Supreme Court Monday posed searching questions to the Centre on the COVID-19 vaccine procurement policy and need for mandatory registration on the CoWIN app for people to get vaccinated without keeping in mind the real 'digital India' situation, observing that the policy makers must have an ear to the ground.

  • Monday, 31 May 2021
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COVID-19: Every 10th Household In India Report Active Cases

Every 10th household in India is right now reporting an active case within immediate family members and almost every fifth household in India is reporting loss of life among near and dear ones, as per the IANS-CVoter Covid Tracker.

  • Sunday, 30 May 2021
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Covid19: India Witnesses Lowest Covid19 Daily Infections In 45 Days

COVID19 infection rate on decline & recoveries are on rise in India. India recorded 1,73,790 Lakh fresh Covid-19 cases on May 29. As per the Union Health Ministry, the addition of new cases took the active caseload to 22,28,724.

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  • Saturday, 29 May 2021
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