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COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants
COVID19: Scientists Find Drug Cocktail Effective Against Delta, Beta Variants

Molnupiravir "interferes with a part of the virus that is conserved across different variants -- specifically, the enzyme that it uses to copy its genetic material for replication", said Dr Conrad Chan, laboratory director at the Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute from DSO.

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COVID Vaccines, Virus Does Not Enter Human DNA: Study

"From a public health point of view, we would say that there are no concerns that the virus or vaccines can be incorporated into human DNA."

AstraZeneca's Nasal Vaccination Prevents COVID Spread In Animal Models
AstraZeneca's Nasal Vaccination Prevents COVID Spread In Animal Models

SARS-CoV-2-specific mucosal immunity is possible after intranasal vaccination, and results in a reduction in virus detection in nasal swabs in hamsters and macaques.

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2nd COVID Shot Safe After Allergic Reactions To First Dose: Study

These immediate onset mRNA vaccine reactions may not be mechanistically caused by classic allergy, called immediate hypersensitivity or Ig-E-mediated hypersensitivity, the researchers explained.

Foreign-Bound Indian Nationals Can Get Covishield Second Dose In Odisha
Foreign-Bound Indian Nationals Can Get Covishield Second Dose In Odisha

"If an Indian citizen beneficiary has taken first dose of Covishield or AstraZeneca (ChAdOx1 nCov-19) vaccine outside India, the beneficiary can register on CoWIN app at the time of taking the second dose of Covishield vaccine after prescribed time interval and details of first dose can be recorded on the CoWIN app at the same time."

COVID Antibody Level Remains High For At Least 9 Months After Infection: Study
COVID Antibody Level Remains High For At Least 9 Months After Infection: Study

This finding confirms that there are large differences in the number of secondary cases generated by infected people, with the majority of infections generating no further infections and a minority of the infections generating a large number of infections.

Mixing Covid Vaccine Doses May Help Boost Immune Response: Study
India's Covid Vaccination Coverage Crosses 40 Cr

More than 41.99 crore (41,99,68,590) vaccine doses have been provided to states and the Union Territories (UTs) so far through all sources and a further 15,75,140 doses are in the pipeline.

Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine Protection May Last For Lifetime: Study
Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine Protection May Last For Lifetime: Study

The researchers found that adenoviruses are able to get into long-lived tissue cells, known as fibroblastic reticular cells, which act as "training grounds" for T-cells.

COVID19 Vaccine: Statutory Nod For Zydus Cadila Vax For 12-18 Age-Group Soon, Centre To HC
COVID19 Vaccine: Statutory Nod For Zydus Cadila Vax For 12-18 Age-Group Soon, Centre To HC

The Centre said the vaccination is its top most priority and all efforts are being made to achieve " an objective of 100 percent vaccination in the shortest time possible keeping the available resources in mind and availability of vaccine doses into consideration".

Covid 3rd Wave: Odisha CM Seeks 95 Per Cent Vaccine Allocation
Covid 3rd Wave: Odisha CM Seeks 95 Per Cent Vaccine Allocation

Prime Minister urged the states to take proactive measures to prevent a third wave and stressed on moving forward with the strategy of test, track, treat and 'tika (vaccine)'.

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11 Billion Doses Needed To Vaccinate 70% Of World To End Covid: UN Chief

"The world needs a Global Vaccination Plan to at least double the production of vaccines, ensure equitable distribution through COVAX, coordinate implementation and financing, and support national immunization programs," said Guterres.

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US Sending 1.5 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses To Nepal, 500,000 To Bhutan: WH

Today we are sending three million doses to Indonesia, 1.5 million doses to Nepal, 500,000 doses to Moldova, and 500,000 doses to Bhutan, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

37 Cr Inoculated Across India After 175 Days Of COVID Vaccination Drive
37 Cr Inoculated Across India After 175 Days Of COVID Vaccination Drive

10,98,62,585 persons in the age group of 18-44 years across 37 states/UTs have received their first dose, while 35,08,932 persons have received their second dose since the start of the Phase-3 of the vaccination drive.

Modernas 3rd Booster Jab Effective Against COVID Variants
Govt Working Actively With Moderna To See How Its Covid Vaccine Can Be Made Available In India

NITI Aayog member (Health) Dr V K Paul said, "Moderna vaccine is under emergency use authorisation. The government is working actively with the manufacturers to see how to make this vaccine available in the country.

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Odisha Health Dept Masks 'Ganesh Gaitonde' To Spread COVID Message

The Health Department in Odisha took to memeing on social media to spread Covid awareness message among the people of the State.

Odisha Administers Record 4 lakh Vaccine Doses In A Single Day
Odisha Administers Record 4 lakh Vaccine Doses In A Single Day

A total of 4,02,434 doses were administered to beneficiaries at 1735 centres across the State

Delta Variant 8 Times Less Sensitive To Vaccine Antibodies: Study
Delta Variant 8 Times Less Sensitive To Vaccine Antibodies: Study

Lower protection against B.1.351, the variant with the least sensitivity to neutralising antibodies, has been demonstrated for at least three vaccines. However, progression to severe disease and death was low in all studies.

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Odisha: Fully-Vaccinated ASHA Worker Succumbs To COVID In Kendrapara

The ASHA worker was engaged in the door-to-door survey in connection with Covid containment duty.

Covishield Vaccine: India Will Re-Evaluate Dosage Interval Based On Emerging Data
Covishield Vaccine Jab Receivers May Be Denied Entry To EU

While the AstraZeneca vaccine produced in Europe, branded Vaxzevira, has been greenlighted by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the Indian version Covishield has not even requested for market authorization.

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Pregnant Women Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccination

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI) has recommended vaccination for pregnant women. The National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC) too has unanimously recommended it.

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Health Ministry Joins ShareChat, Moj To Spread Covid Vax Awareness

ShareChat, with over 160 million monthly active users in India, allows users to share their opinions, record their lives and make new friends - all within the comfort of their native language.

Mixing Covid Vaccine Doses May Help Boost Immune Response: Study
Mixing Covid Vaccine Doses May Help Boost Immune Response: Study

Mixing doses could provide us with even greater flexibility for a booster programme, while also supporting countries who have further to go with their vaccine rollouts, and who may be experiencing supply difficulties.

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Several Countries Interested In CoWIN To Run COVID Vaccination Drive, India Ready To Share Software Free

"The Cowin platform has become so popular that as many as 50 countries from Central Asia, Latin America, Africa all showed interest in having a Co-win like system."

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Over 1.14 Crore People Have Received Covid Jabs By June 26 In Odisha: Health Minister

More than 1.14 crore people have been administered Covid vaccines shot in the State by June 26, Odisha Health Minister Naba Das said.

PM Modi Reviews COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Says Important To Continue Momentum
PM Modi Reviews COVID-19 Vaccination Drive, Says Important To Continue Momentum

India's Covid vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 31 crore as 61.19 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours.