Tag: Covid Vaccine

Several states score poor on coverage of Covid precaution doses
Several states score poor on coverage of Covid precaution doses

States including Kerala, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka recorded precaution dose coverage of 13 per cent, 13 per cent, 16 per cent, 19 per cent and 20 per cent of their eligible population, respectively.

  • Sunday, 25 September 2022
 Intranasal Covid Vaccine
DCGI nod to Bharat Biotech's intranasal Covid vaccine for restricted emergency use

This step will further strengthen our collective fight against the pandemic, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya.

  • Tuesday, 06 September 2022
Over 211 cr vax doses demonstrate collective will: Health Min Mandaviya
Over 211 cr vax doses demonstrate collective will: Health Min Mandaviya

The average daily doses administered has increased to 27.77 lakh doses per day from 11.4 lakh doses per day (of 15 days) prior to the launch of the campaign.

  • Friday, 26 August 2022
COVID-19 intranasal vaccine Phase III trials over, proven safe, says Bharat Biotech
COVID-19 intranasal vaccine Phase III trials over, proven safe, says Bharat Biotech

The Centre partially funded product development and clinical trials through the Department of Biotechnology's, COVID Suraksha programme.

  • Monday, 15 August 2022
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Indonesia mulls rollout of fourth dose of Covid vaccine

Indonesia was mulling the rollout of the fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccines as the pandemic is predicted to last longer than expected and the antibodies decline after six months of inoculation, Health Ministry spokesman Mohammad Syahril has said.

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
Increase uptake of Sputnik V vaccine precautionary doses, states told
Increase uptake of Sputnik V vaccine precautionary doses, states told

To increase the uptake of precaution dose ofSputnik V vaccine by the due beneficiaries, availability of Sputnik V vaccine (Component I) and functionality of private CVCs may be ensured, he wrote.

  • Thursday, 14 July 2022
COVID Vaccine
Kids under 5 can now be vaccinated against Covid: US FDA

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday authorised emergency use of the Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the prevention of Covid-19 in children down to 6 months of age.

  • Friday, 17 June 2022
Covid vax likely safe for patients treated for hypothyroidism
Covid vax likely safe for patients treated for hypothyroidism

CoronaVac uses a dead version of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is being used in vaccination campaigns in various countries.

  • Sunday, 12 June 2022
In 15-18 years age group, over 80 pc got first dose of Covid vaccine: Health Min Mandaviya
In 15-18 years age group, over 80 pc got first dose of Covid vaccine: Health Min Mandaviya

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 last year with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. Vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2 last year.

  • Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Union Health Min Mansukh Mandaviya
Over 60% India's teenagers fully vaccinated against Covid

India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 191.96 crore as of Friday morning. This has been achieved through 2,41,17,166 sessions.

  • Friday, 20 May 2022
Corbevax price slashed to Rs 250 per dose
Corbevax price slashed to Rs 250 per dose

Corbrvax is also offered in a single-dose vial, making it more convenient for vaccine administration. It eliminates vaccine wastage, which is a major advantage for private hospitals.

  • Monday, 16 May 2022
CEPI partners with Bharat Biotech, others to develop variant-proof Covid vaccine
CEPI partners with Bharat Biotech, others to develop variant-proof Covid vaccine

The CEPI will fund the researchers to conduct activities including immunogen design, preclinical studies, manufacturing process development, and a Phase 1 clinical trial.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Vax to curb Covid spread should now be top priority: UK scientist
Vax to curb Covid spread should now be top priority: UK scientist

Although vaccine manufacturers have created booster doses for the elderly, the immunologist said "the booster had no impact on deaths, despite all the rah-rah," suggesting that two vaccine doses were enough to prevent death and serious illness.

  • Monday, 09 May 2022
Over 190.33 crore doses of coronavirus vaccine administered in India so far: Govt
Over 190.33 crore doses of coronavirus vaccine administered in India so far: Govt

India launched vaccination for all people aged more than 45 years from April 1 last year. The government then decided to expand its vaccination drive by allowing everyone above 18 years of age to be inoculated against the viral disease from May 1 last year.

  • Sunday, 08 May 2022
WHO
Drug cos recording profits, but Covid treatment out of reach for poor: WHO

Ghebreyesus added that the highly effective antivirals such as Pfizer's Paxlovid "are still not accessible to people in low- and middle-income countries," even as reports claim that nearly 600,000 courses of the highly effective Covid pill are piled up unused in the US.

  • Thursday, 05 May 2022
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