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India Stands Ready To Work With UN To Ensure Supply Of COVID-19 Vaccines In Syria

United Nations: India, which has shipped critical supplies of COVID-19 vaccines to nations globally, has said it stands ready to work with the United Nations and its agencies to ensure the doses are delivered to people of Syria facing dire situation compounded by the pandemic, winterisation and food insecurity. Speaking at the UN General Assembly […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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Odisha Vaccinates Over 33K People In Two Days: Health Director

Bhubaneswar: As many as 21,726 people including elderly persons above 60 years of age and people over 45 years of age with co-morbidities were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Tuesday taking the total number of immunizations to 33,315 in the first two days of the second phase vaccination drive in Odisha. “As many as 20,952 people […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
Sputnik V Could Be India's 3rd COVID Vaccine: Experts
Sputnik V Could Be India's 3rd COVID Vaccine: Experts

New Delhi: To cater to the vaccination process of the world’s largest democracy, it would be pertinent to bring in safer and more effective vaccines from other countries. However, on February 24, India’s drug authority had asked Dr Reddy’s, the Indian pharmaceutical company facilitating the trials in the country, to supply data on immunogenicity for […]

  • Sunday, 04 April 2021
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WHO's Safety Review Of AstraZeneca Vaccine Underway

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) said that it was still conducting its safety review of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine as more European countries have suspended the use of this jab following reports that some recipients developed blood clots and died after being inoculated. Since March 12, “several countries have suspended the use of AstraZeneca […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
India Supplied Over 58 Mn COVID Vaccine Doses To 70 Nations: Govt
India Supplied Over 58 Mn COVID Vaccine Doses To 70 Nations: Govt

New Delhi: The Indian government has supplied as many as 70 nations with over 58 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines so far, parliament was informed on Tuesday. In a reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, said 583.85 lakh vaccine doses have been […]

  • Saturday, 03 April 2021
COVID-19: People Above 45 Yrs To Be Vaccinated From April 1
COVID-19: People Above 45 Yrs To Be Vaccinated From April 1

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Tuesday allowed administration of coronavirus vaccination for people above 45 years of age from April 1, irrespective of the co-morbidities. Briefing the media on the Cabinet decisions, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said: “I urge all above the age of 45 to register and get themselves vaccinated from April 1. […]

  • Friday, 02 April 2021
Centre Rubbishes Odisha's Claim Of Erratic Covid-19 Vaccine Supply
Centre Rubbishes Odisha's Claim Of Erratic Covid-19 Vaccine Supply

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Centre today dismissed the Odisha government’s allegations of insufficient and erratic supply of Covid-19 vaccines to the State that is hindering its daily vaccination target. In a letter to PK Mohapatra, the Additional chief secretary of Odisha Health Department, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan stated that 34,46,760 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
Mutations Could Render COVID Vaccine Ineffective In A Year: Experts
Mutations Could Render COVID Vaccine Ineffective In A Year: Experts

New York: Mutations could render current Covid-19 vaccines ineffective in a year or less, according to two-thirds of 77 epidemiologists, virologists and infectious disease specialists from 28 countries surveyed by People’s Vaccine Alliance. The results published on Tuesday deliver a stark warning of the risk the world is taking by failing to ensure all countries […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
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Pfizer-BioNTech Covid Vaccine Shows 100% Efficacy In 12-15 Yrs Old

New York: Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and BioNTech on Wednesday announced that their Covid-19 vaccine — BNT162b2 — demonstrated 100 per cent efficacy and robust antibody responses in a Phase 3 trial in adolescents between 12 to 15 years old. The Phase 3 clinical trial enrolled 2,260 adolescents aged between 12 to 15 years old in […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021
Health Ministry Says No Compromise On Regulatory Norms For COVID Vaccine
Health Ministry Says No Compromise On Regulatory Norms For COVID Vaccine

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday emphasised that no compromise has been made on scientific and regulatory norms related to the Covid-19 vaccine. The Minister’s assertion holds importance at a time questions are being raised on both the safety and efficacy of the vaccines which are being developed at a phenomenal rate […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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One-Fourth Of World Population World May Not Get Covid Vaccine Until 2022, Reveals Study

New York: Nearly a quarter of the world’s population may not have access to a Covid-19 vaccine until at least 2022, revealed researchers in a major study. The findings, published in the journal The BMJ, suggest that the operational challenges of the global Covid-19 vaccination programme will be at least as difficult as the scientific […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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Inactivated Vaccines Are Safest With Lesser Adverse Reactions: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi: Bharat Biotech has claimed that amongst all the vaccine platforms such as an mRNA-based vaccine, DNA-based vaccine, vector-based vaccine, or live attenuated vaccines, etc., the inactivated vaccines being developed by it for Covid 19 are safest, and hence, the adverse reactions are lesser. In a series of frequently asked questions (FAQs) for its […]

  • Monday, 01 March 2021
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