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India calls out the West, says food grains shouldn't go the way of COVID vaccines

At the high-level meeting, India spoke about the issue of the wheat export ban for the first time in the UN since its May 13 announcement.

Over 186.7 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India: Govt
Over 186.7 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India: Govt

The countrywide vaccination drive against the viral disease was rolled out on January 16 last year with the HCWs getting inoculated in the first phase. The vaccination of FLWs started from February 2 last year.

1st Batch Of Quad-Supported Covid Vaccines To Be Delivered In First Half Of 2022
1st Batch Of Quad-Supported Covid Vaccines To Be Delivered In First Half Of 2022

It said the Quad is working to identify and address vaccine gaps and barriers exacerbated by gender, disability and social inequities, and ensure safe, effective, affordable and quality-assured vaccination coverage in hard-to-reach areas.

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UK Expands COVID Vaccines To At-Risk 5 To 11-Year-Old Kids

Eligible children in the youngest cohort will get a second dose eight weeks after their first dose and can't receive any vaccination until four weeks after a positive test for coronavirus.

WHO To Bring Global System To Update Covid Shots Based On Flu Jab
WHO To Bring Global System To Update Covid Shots Based On Flu Jab

Although scientists say it is not yet necessary to tweak existing jabs, yet they warn of the emergence of a vaccine-evading variant. Thus, developing a global mechanism to make decisions about how and when to introduce these next generation jabs will be "critical".

India’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Crosses 140-Crore Mark 
India’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Crosses 140-Crore Mark 

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

India Hands Over 10 Lakh Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines To Myanmar Red Cross Society
India Hands Over 10 Lakh Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines To Myanmar Red Cross Society

During his two-day visit, Shringla will hold discussions with the State Administration Council headed by General Min Aung Hlaing, who seized power in February, political parties and members of civil society.

COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Tweaked For Protection Against New Variants: AIIMS Director
COVID-19 Vaccines Can Be Tweaked For Protection Against New Variants: AIIMS Director

While Omicron was first reported in South Africa on November 24, India's first two cases of this heavily mutated version of the coronavirus were detected in Karnataka on December 2.

Covovax Receives WHO Approval For Emergency Use
Covovax Receives WHO Approval For Emergency Use

Covovax was assessed under the WHO EUL procedure based on the review of data on quality, safety and efficacy, a risk management plan, programmatic suitability, and manufacturing site inspections carried out by the Drugs Controller General of India.

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Over 125 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In India So Far: Health Ministry

The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers (HCWs) getting inoculated in the first phase. The vaccination of frontline workers (FLWs) started from February 2.

Govt Will Decide On COVID Vaccination Of Children, Adolescents On 'Scientific Rationale': VK Paul
Govt Will Decide On COVID Vaccination Of Children, Adolescents On 'Scientific Rationale': VK Paul

Zydus Cadila's indigenously developed needle-free COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is set to become the first vaccine that will be available in India for those in the age group of 12-18 years. It has received Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA).

Centre Provides Over 95.96Cr COVID Vaccines To States/UTs
Centre Provides Over 95.96Cr COVID Vaccines To States/UTs

The vaccination drive has been ramped up through the availability of more vaccines, advanced visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

SERO SURVEY – 73%
73% People In Odisha, Including Children Have Covid Antibodies: ICMR Sero Survey

Seventy-three percent people in Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19. This information was given by director of RMRC (Regional Medical Research Centre), Sanghamitra Pati on Sunday (Sept 26).

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Licensed Drug May Cut SARS-CoV-2 Infection By Up To 70%: Study
Licensed Drug May Cut SARS-CoV-2 Infection By Up To 70%: Study

Fenofibrate, which is approved for use by most countries in the world including the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the UK's National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is an oral drug currently used to treat conditions such as high levels of cholesterol and lipids (fatty substances) in the blood.

Covishield Vaccines Reach Odisha
Covid Fightback: Odisha Gets Over 9 Lakh Covishield Doses

A day after Odisha government curtailed the mass vaccination programme in the State in the wake of acute shortage of doses, around 9.43 lakh jabs of Covishield vaccines manufactured by the Serum Institute of India reached the State on Friday.

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