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COVID Vaccine
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.

  • Friday, 14 January 2022
COVID Vaccine
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.

  • Friday, 14 January 2022
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.

  • Friday, 14 January 2022
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.

  • Thursday, 13 January 2022
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.

  • Monday, 10 January 2022
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.

  • Sunday, 09 January 2022
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.

  • Saturday, 08 January 2022
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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  • Thursday, 06 January 2022
India Prepared!
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya On Country’s Covid Preparedness

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya On Country’s Covid Preparedness

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  • Wednesday, 05 January 2022
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.

  • Tuesday, 04 January 2022
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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  • Tuesday, 04 January 2022
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.

  • Monday, 03 January 2022
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.

  • Saturday, 01 January 2022
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.

  • Friday, 31 December 2021
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.

  • Thursday, 30 December 2021
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