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US Defends Restrictions On Export Of COVID-19 Vaccine Raw Materials Amid India's Request To Lift Ban
US Defends Restrictions On Export Of COVID-19 Vaccine Raw Materials Amid India's Request To Lift Ban

Washington: Defending US’ restrictions on the export of key raw materials for the manufacture of COVID-19 vaccine that threatens to slow India’s vaccination drive, a senior State Department official has…

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
ICMR Grants Permission For Drone Trial To Deliver Vaccine
ICMR Grants Permission For Drone Trial To Deliver Vaccine

New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has granted permission for conducting feasibility study of Covid-19 vaccine delivery using drones in collaboration with IIT Kanpur. In a statement,…

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
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On India's Request For Vaccine Raw Materials, US Says First Obligation Is To Americans

New York: It is in the world’s interest that Americans are vaccinated and the US has to first to take care of the requirements of its own people, State Department…

  • Friday, 23 April 2021
Odisha: Private Hospitals Asked To Procure Covid-19 Vaccine From Manufacturers From May 1
Odisha: Private Hospitals Asked To Procure Covid-19 Vaccine From Manufacturers From May 1

Bhubaneswar: Private hospitals in Odisha will now have to procure their supplies of Covid-19 vaccine directly from manufacturers as the State government on Thursday announced cessation of vaccine supply to…

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Pfizer Offers COVID-19 Vaccines At 'Not-For-Profit' Price In India
Pfizer Offers COVID-19 Vaccines At 'Not-For-Profit' Price In India

New Delhi: US pharma major Pfizer on Thursday offered to supply the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at a “not-for-profit” price, media reports have cited. The company had earlier said that it will…

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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Big Number Of Participants At Olympics Will Be Vaccinated: Bach

Lausanne: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is confident that a “big number” of participants at the Tokyo Olympics this year will be vaccinated against Covid-19. “I think we…

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
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UP Govt Announces Free Vaccination For Those Above 18 Years

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh will now offer the Covid vaccine free of cost from May 1, as India’s vaccine net widens to include all people over the age of 18. The…

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
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Govt To Provide Rs 4,500 Cr Booster To Vaccine Manufacturers For Ramping Up Capacity

New Delhi: Looking to ramp up supplies ahead of the opening of Covid-19 vaccination to all citizens over 18 years of age, the government has approved a payment of about…

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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Harsh Vardhan Slams Manmohan Singh, Says Cong-Ruled States Busy Raising Doubts About Vaccines

New Delhi: Hitting back at senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh for his critique of the government’s COVID-19 management, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday alleged the second wave of…

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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Covid-19 Vaccine Won't Prevent Infection, Will Reduce Severity And Deaths: Odisha Public Health Director

Bhubaneswar: Covid-19 vaccines do not prevent one from getting infected completely. However, it will reduce the chances of developing severe infection and mortality, said Director of State Public Health Dr…

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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Human trials for coronavirus vaccine to begin in April

Massachusetts: A vaccine for coronavirus (COVID-19) developed by Moderna Therapeutics will be ready for human testing as early as April. According to a report in Time, Moderna Therapeutics, a bio-tech company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, has shipped the first batches of its COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine was created just 42 days after the genetic sequence […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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COVID19 vaccine research not for sale, says German Foreign Minister

Berlin: Germany cannot allow other countries to “exclusively” acquire the results of its researchers, the country’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told the Funke media group on Monday. On Sunday, German newspaper Welt am Sonntag reported that US President Donald Trump had attempted to lure scientists from German company CureVac, which is researching a coronavirus vaccine, […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Covid-19: Odisha To Get 2 Lakh More Doses Of Covishield Vaccine

Bhubaneswar: As many as 2 lakh more doses of Covishield vaccine will reach Odisha today. The State currently has a stock of 3.1 lakh shots of the vaccine which will…

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Coronavirus Outbreak: 35 companies in race to produce COVID19 vaccine, trials begin

London: Around 35 pharmaceutical companies and institutes are racing against time to create a possible vaccine to prevent thousands of people from getting infected from COVID-19 virus. At least four such companies have already started testing in animals. The science journal of American Association of Advancement in Science (AAAS) reports that Boston based biotech firm, […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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Johnson & Johnson plans to start human trial of COVID-19 vaccine by Sept

Mumbai: US-based global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson on Monday announced the selection of a lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate, adding that it expects to initiate testing of the vaccine in humans at the latest by September this year. The first batches of a COVID-19 vaccine could be available for emergency use authorisation in early 2021, […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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