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Tag: Covid Vaccine

Cancer Treatment May Inhibit Immune Response To Covid Vaccine
Cancer Treatment May Inhibit Immune Response To Covid Vaccine

While CDK 4/6 inhibitors are not conventionally considered to be as immunosuppressive as chemotherapy, Chumsri found that patients with breast cancer who take these drugs exhibited less optimal neutralising antibody activity.

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Sputnik V Covid Vaccine Shows Higher Omicron-Specific Antibodies Than Pfizer: Study

The study demonstrates that Sputnik V neutralises the Omicron variant by inducing robust antibody response associated with high levels of protection.

Vaccination For Under 15 Only After Scientific Data Evolves: Govt
Vaccination For Under 15 Only After Scientific Data Evolves: Govt

Bhushan also said that 52 per cent of children in the 15-18 age group in the country have been vaccinated so far.

Sputnik V Shows Strong Protection Against Omicron: Joint Italian-Russian Study
Sputnik V Shows Strong Protection Against Omicron: Joint Italian-Russian Study

Among the top quartile of individuals with high RBD-specific IgG antibodies, 100 per cent of those vaccinated with Sputnik V were able to neutralise Omicron variant in comparison to 83.3 per cent of individuals vaccinated with Pfizer. Among all samples, 74.2 per cent of Sputnik V-vaccinated sera were able to neutralise Omicron vs 56.9 per cent for Pfizer-vaccinated.

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Covishield, Covaxin Cleared For Regular Market Approval

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech had submitted complete information on chemistry, manufacturing, and controls, along with the pre-clinical and clinical data while seeking regular market authorisation for Covaxin.

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Total of 158.74 Cr COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered; Over 3.7 Cr In 15-18 Age Group Get First Dose

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country have reached 158.74 crore so far, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

India's First mRNA Covid Vax, All You Need To Know
India's First mRNA Covid Vax, All You Need To Know

mRNA vaccines are considered safe as mRNA is non-infectious, non-integrating in nature, and degraded by standard cellular mechanisms. They are highly efficacious because of their inherent capability of being translated into proteins in the cell.

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Vaccines Need To Be Updated To Combat Covid Variants: Experts

All major Covid 19 vaccines have been developed against the original strain of SARS CoV-2. While these have proved highly effective, they need to be reinvented to combat newer variants like Omicron which has the potential to escape vaccine immunity.

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Rich Countries Dump 100 Mn Near Expiry Covid Shots To Poor Nations

According to Unicef's head of supply Etleva Kadilli, more than 100 million vaccines were, in December alone, rejected by countries as they were unable to distribute them, BBC reported.

Booster Dose for Puri Srimandir servitors
Puri Srimandir Servitors Above 60 Years Get Booster Shots

Meanwhile, the doors of Srimandir have remained closed for the public since January 10. The shrine will remain shut till January 31 in view of the rising cases of Coronavirus in the State and also the detection of some cases in the shrine.

Vaccinating Adolescents: Mandaviya Asks Eligible Young Friends To Get Vaccinated At Earliest
Vaccinating Adolescents: Mandaviya Asks Eligible Young Friends To Get Vaccinated At Earliest

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March 1 for people over 60 years of age and those aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions.

Covid Surge: Administration Of ‘Precaution Dose’ Begins In Odisha, Over 17L To Receive Jab
Covid Surge: Administration Of ‘Precaution Dose’ Begins In Odisha, Over 17L To Receive Jab

As many 5,25,35,282 vaccine doses have been administered to the people of the State so far. While 91.6 percent have received the first dose and 68 per cent have received both doses, further informed Panigrahi.

Moderna Working On Jab Against Covid, Flu
Moderna Working On Jab Against Covid, Flu

Moderna is currently also developing a vaccine to specifically tackle the Omicron variant. Early-stage data on its effectiveness is expected within the next two weeks.

Fresh Registration Not Needed For Precautionary Covid-19 Vaccine Dose: Centre
Fresh Registration Not Needed For Precautionary Covid-19 Vaccine Dose: Centre

Vaccination process of third precautionary dose for health workers, frontline workers and vulnerable senior citizens is scheduled to start nationwide from January 10.

Bihar Man Takes 11 Covid Vaccine Shots
84-YO Bihar Man Takes 11 Covid Vaccine Shots

84-YO Bihar Man Takes 11 Covid Vaccine Shots

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya On Country’s Covid Preparedness

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya On Country’s Covid Preparedness

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Antibodies Down 6 Months After Receiving Vaccine: VIMSAR Findings
Antibodies Down 6 Months After Receiving Vaccine: VIMSAR Findings

As per the study, of the 112 subjects, 11 did not develop antibodies even a month after receiving the first jab. On the other hand, the antibody level in 7 persons had considerably reduced after 6 months of receiving the 2nd dose of Covishield vaccine, found the study.

Covid Vaccination of children in India
Teenagers COVAXINated: It’s ‘Victory’ Against Covid-19

Adding another feather in the cap of India’s vaccination drive, the much-awaited inoculation of teenagers in the 15-18 years age group kicked off across the country on Monday (January 3). About 42 lakh children in the age group were inoculated on the first day of Covid vaccination.

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Covid Vaccination For 15-18 Age Group Begins In Odisha Amid Omicron Surge
Covid Vaccination For 15-18 Age Group Begins In Odisha Amid Omicron Surge

As many as 35 vaccination centres have been opened for the inoculation of 15 to 18 year olds in Bhubaneswar, the State capital of Odisha.

Covid Vaccine For Children
Registration Being Started For Immunisation Of Children In 15-18 Age Group Against Covid: Mandaviya

Mandaviya visited the RT-PCR screening centre at the Ahmedabad international airport in Gujarat and interacted with passengers and officials.

Serum Institute Applies For Full Market Authorisation Of Covishield
Serum Institute Applies For Full Market Authorisation Of Covishield

Serum Institute produces AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine under the brand name Covishield. The vaccine is one of India's two main vaccines against Covid pandemic under mass vaccination drive.

Covaxin For Children Proven To Be Safe In Paediatric Subjects In Study: Bharat Biotech
Covaxin For Children Proven To Be Safe In Paediatric Subjects In Study: Bharat Biotech

No serious adverse event was reported. 374 subjects reported either mild or moderate severity symptoms with 78.6 per cent getting resolved within one day.

India-US Healthcare Collaboration In Spotlight As India Approves 2 More Covid Vaccines
India-US Healthcare Collaboration In Spotlight As India Approves 2 More Covid Vaccines

"This announcement is an important first step in vaccinating the world and halting the pandemic. Our vaccine technology offers a path to address an unfolding humanitarian crisis, namely the vulnerability the low- and middle-income countries face against the delta variant, Hotez said.

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No prescription required for elderly population with comorbidities for precautionary 3rd dose

Union Health Secretary, Rajesh Bhushan categorically underlined that the government has not issued any directions on the requirement of the doctor's certificate to establish comorbidity at the vaccination centre.

Biological E's Corbevax
Corbevax: Biological E to produce 75 mn doses per month

The Hyderabad-based company, Biological E said these capacities will enable it to deliver 300 million doses as promised to the Government of India. Soon, the company plans to deliver more than one billion additional doses globally.

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