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Financial Aid Provided For Covaxin, Covishield Trials, Not R&D: Centre To SC
Monthly Production Capacity Of Covishield Projected To Increase To 120 Million Doses, Covaxin To 58 Million Doses

The Department of Biotechnology under the Ministry of Science and Technology has launched 'Mission COVID Suraksha- the Indian COVID-19 Vaccine Development Mission'.

Foreign-Bound Indian Nationals Can Get Covishield Second Dose In Odisha
Foreign-Bound Indian Nationals Can Get Covishield Second Dose In Odisha

"If an Indian citizen beneficiary has taken first dose of Covishield or AstraZeneca (ChAdOx1 nCov-19) vaccine outside India, the beneficiary can register on CoWIN app at the time of taking the second dose of Covishield vaccine after prescribed time interval and details of first dose can be recorded on the CoWIN app at the same time."

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Odisha Urges Centre To Allocate Balance Vaccine Share Of Pvt Hospitals To State Govt

The State Health Department of Odisha has requested the Centre to allocate the balance Covid vaccine doses under private hospitals share to the State government.

Odisha: Covaxin Rollout Soon For People In Ganjam
Odisha Govt To Introduce Covaxin For Vaccination In Ganjam

The State government of Odisha on Friday announced to introduce Covaxin for inoculation of people aged 18 years and above in the district of Ganjam. Manufactured by the Bharat Biotech will be soon rolled out for vaccinating people in Ganjam district including the Berhampur Municipal Corporation area from the month of July.

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Odisha Halts Vaccination Drive In 11 Districts Due To 'Shortage' Of Covishield Doses

The Odisha government on Wednesday stopped the COVID-19 vaccination drive in 11 districts due to an "acute shortage" of Covishield doses

Bijay Mohapatra
Vaccination Without Lowering Guard Need Of Hour: Odisha Health Official

The State Health Department of Odisha has appealed to the people to take Covid-19 vaccine shot as early as possible and adhere to the appropriate Covid protocols ahead of a possible third wave of the pandemic that has already hit other countries.

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Want To Know How Long Your Vaccine Give Protection From Covid? Take This Test! 

As per experts, a vaccine will be considered a marathoner protector if it is able to produce good spike protein antibodies. A spike protein antibody test can confirm whether claims made by Covisheild and Covaxin are true

Covishield Vaccine: India Will Re-Evaluate Dosage Interval Based On Emerging Data
Covishield Vaccine: India Will Re-Evaluate Dosage Interval Based On Emerging Data

On the decision to increase the gap between two doses of Covishield from four-six weeks to 12-16 weeks, he said the move was based on scientific decision and there was no dissenting voice among the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) members.

COVID19 Vaccine's Maximum Price Fixed For Pvt Hospitals: Covishield Rs 780 A Dose, Covaxin Rs 1410
COVID19 Vaccine's Maximum Price Fixed For Pvt Hospitals: Covishield Rs 780 A Dose, Covaxin Rs 1410

The maximum price of Covishield for private COVID-19 Vaccination Centres (CVCs) has been fixed at Rs 780 per dose, while that of Covaxin is Rs 1,410 per dose and Sputnik V Rs 1,145 per dose, it said.

No Data To Show Children Will Be Seriously Hit In Next COVID Waves: AIIMS chief
No Data To Show Children Will Be Seriously Hit In Next COVID Waves: AIIMS chief

Noting that 60 per cent to 70 per cent of the children who got infected and got admitted in hospitals during the second wave in India, had either comorbidities or low immunity, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director said that healthy children recovered with mild illness without need for hospitalisation.

DMET-Chief-CBK-Mohanty
Lockdown Has Worked, Vaccination Reduced Severity In Patients: Odisha DMET

The series of lockdowns and shutdowns enforced by the State government of Odisha has really fructified results as anticipated, DMET CBK Mohanty said today.

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Seropositivity Rate, Anti-Spike Antibody Titre Higher In Covishield Than Covaxin: Study

A latest study has found that both vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin elicited a good immune response after two doses, although seropositivity rates and the median anti-spike antibody titre was significantly higher in Covishield as compared to Covaxin.

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‘Serum Institute Seeks Permission To Manufacture Russian COVID19 Vaccine Sputnik-V’

Vaccine manufacturer, Serum Institute of India (SII) has applied to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking permission to manufacture Russian COVID vaccine Sputnik V in India. As per sources, the Pune-based vaccine maker has also sought permission for test analysis and examination.

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Odisha Issues AEFI Advisory To Report Post Vaccination Thrombosis

The Odisha Health and Family Welfare Department on Wednesday issued advisory for the physicians and beneficiaries to report suspected Thrombosis after Covishield vaccine administration.

India Studies Post-Vaccination Adverse Events Amid Concerns Over Covishield
2nd Covishield Vaccine Dose: Already Booked Online Appointments To Remain Valid

The Union government has reiterated to the states/UTs that online appointments booked for second dose of Covishield prior to this change of the interval between the two doses of Covishield, must be honoured.

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Covishield 2nd Dose Gap Increased; CoWIN App Won’t Allow Bookings

Gap between two doses of Covishield vaccine increased. A day after the Union Health ministry increased the gap between 2 doses of Covishield, Odisha announced the changes. Union Health Ministry widened the gap between 2 doses of Covishield from 42 days (6 weeks) to 84 days

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Gap Between Two Dosage Of Covishield: Odisha Issues Guidelines

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) had on Thursday widened the gap between two doses of Serum Institute of India’s Covidshield vaccine from 42 days (6 weeks) to 84 days (12weeks).

Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield Extended To 12-16 Weeks
Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield Extended To 12-16 Weeks

The Centre on Thursday approved extending the gap between the two doses of the Covishield vaccine from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks.

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Govt Panel Recommends Increasing Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield To 12-16 Weeks

A government panel has recommended increasing the gap between two doses of Covishield COVID-19 vaccine to 12-16 weeks and said that pregnant women may be offered the choice to take any vaccine

Financial Aid Provided For Covaxin, Covishield Trials, Not R&D: Centre To SC
Financial Aid Provided For Covaxin, Covishield Trials, Not R&D: Centre To SC

The Centre has told the Supreme Court that no governmental aid, assistance or grant was made either for research or development of either Covaxin or Covishield vaccines but some financial assistance was given for conducting clinical trials.

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Odisha Prioritises Vaccination Of Citizens Eligible For 2nd Dose

Bhubaneswar: Amid a shortage of vaccines in Odisha, the State government on Monday put persons eligible for 2nd dose of Covishield vaccine on a priority list. A notification in this…

Odisha Seeks 25 Lakh Doses Of Covishield From Centre
Odisha Seeks 25 Lakh Doses Of Covishield From Centre

Bhubaneswar: To ensure second dose of vaccine to people aged 45 years and above, the Odisha government on Friday asked the Centre to urgently supply at least 25 lakh doses…

Covid-19 Vaccination
Single dose of Pfizer, AstraZeneca can cut Covid transmission by 50%

London: A single dose of a Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine against coronavirus disease can reduce transmission by up to 50 per cent, finds a study. The study led by UK’s…

Serum Institute Cuts Vaccine Price For States To Rs 300/Dose
Serum Institute Cuts Vaccine Price For States To Rs 300/Dose

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday announced a cut in price of the jab…

Price Of Vaccine
Odisha Private Medicals Question Disparity In Vaccine Prices, BJP-BJD Lock Horn

Bhubaneswar: Voices of dissent have grown louder within the private medical community and political corridors in Odisha against the disparity in the prices of vaccine in Private and Government run…