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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
Covid Vaccine
No one can be forced for jabs, vax norms not arbitrary: SC

The top court further directed the Centre to make public the data on adverse events of Covid-19 vaccination.

  • Monday, 02 May 2022
Covid precaution dose administered to 18 percent people: Odisha govt
Covid precaution dose administered to 18 percent people: Odisha Health Director

The Odisha government has so far administered the precautionary Covid vaccine doses to around 18 percent of eligible population, informed the State Health and Family Welfare department Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Wednesday.

  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022
PM Modi
Covid: Vaccinating all eligible children is priority, says PM Modi

Amid rising Covid cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said vaccinating all eligible children is the government's priority and stressed on the need to promote Covid-appropriate behaviour.

  • Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Japanese Covid oral antiviral pill shows rapid virus clearance
Japanese Covid oral antiviral pill shows rapid virus clearance

"These results demonstrate that S-217622 rapidly eliminates SARS-CoV-2 in patients versus placebo, marking its potential, if approved, as an effective treatment option for Covid-19," said Isao Teshirogi, President and CEO at Shionogi, in a statement.

  • Monday, 25 April 2022
Govt panel recommends EUA for Biological E's Corbevax for 5 to 11 years
Govt panel recommends EUA for Biological E's Corbevax for 5 to 11 years

India began administering precaution doses of vaccines to healthcare and frontline workers and those aged 60 and above with comorbidities from January 10.

  • Thursday, 21 April 2022
Covid Vaccine
Novel Covid Vax May Provide Protection For Cancer Patients

B cells are the immune cells responsible for antibody-mediated responses, which is the main target of all currently approved Covid vaccines. But cancer patients remain immunocompromised as treatments such as chemotherapies and some immunotherapies destroy B cells.

  • Wednesday, 13 April 2022
Vaccine Price CUT
BIG Cut In Covid19 Vaccine Prices Announced

BIG Cut In Covid19 Vaccine Prices Announced

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  • Saturday, 09 April 2022
Govt Panel Recommends EUA For COVID-19 Vaccines Covovax, Corbevax, Anti-Covid Pill Molnupiravir
Hyderabad-Based Biological E. To Get mRNA Technology From WHO For Covid Vaccines

The Hyderabad-based company on Monday announced that it has been selected as a recipient of mRNA technology.

  • Monday, 04 April 2022
WHO
WHO Suspends Covaxin Supply To UN Agencies

Bharat Biotech on April 1 announced the temporary slowing down of production of its covid-19 vaccine Covaxin across its manufacturing facilities, having completed its supply obligations to procurement agencies and foreseeing the decrease in demand.

  • Sunday, 03 April 2022
ICMR's Research Led India To Have Its Own Indigenous Vaccine: Health Min Mandaviya
ICMR's Research Led India To Have Its Own Indigenous Vaccine: Health Min Mandaviya

"As for the directions given or not given by the Prime Minister, I would like to inform everyone that it is because of the PM's timely and correct directions that India has been able to do the best Covid management and vaccination," said Mandaviya to the house.

  • Friday, 01 April 2022
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
One-Third Of World's Population Yet To Receive A Covid Vax: WHO Chief

WHO will aso launch a new global strategy for arboviruses - the family of viruses spread by mosquitoes that includes Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya and Yellow fever, and which pose a threat to more than half the world's population.

  • Thursday, 31 March 2022
Govt Mulls Covid Booster Shots For All Above 18 Years
Govt Mulls Covid Booster Shots For All Above 18 Years

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16, 2021, with the healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. Vaccination of the frontline workers started from February 2 last year.

  • Monday, 21 March 2022
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