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Tag: Vaccine

Ensure Availability Of Covaxin If Mixed Match Policy For Booster Is Adopted: IMA
No Painkillers Or Paracetamol Recommended After Covaxin Jab: Bharat Biotech

"Through our clinical trials spanning 30,000 individuals, approximately 10-20 per cent individuals report side effects. Most of these are mild, resolve within 1-2 days, and do not require medication. Medication is only recommended only after you consult a physician," the company said.

Covid Vaccination Team Detained By Villagers In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj
Covid Vaccination Team Detained By Villagers In Odisha’s Mayurbhanj

Anganwadi worker, Soumya Sucharita Murmu said, “I reached the village at around 2 pm and since then I was kept detained by the villagers. I tried to pursue them to get vaccination but they did not hear us. They told that there is nothing called Coronavirus.”

Covid Vax Will Likely Prevent Disease, Death Regardless Of Variant: WHO
Covid Vax Will Likely Prevent Disease, Death Regardless Of Variant: WHO

The global health body said that Covid-19 is already a crisis, regardless of the emergence of Omicron. It is because many countries are in "luxurious position" with booster doses, while some do not have enough vaccines to even protect their most vulnerable, The Telegraph reported.

Work From Home Ends! Wipro Employees To Return To Office; TCS, Infosys To Follow?

After a long gap of 18 months, one of the leading IT firms, Wipro is all set to call back its employees to the offices! With this, the third-largest tech company in India, reportedly became the first IT firm to publicly announce the return of some of its senior employees to office. Taking to Twitter, Wipro Chairman, Rishad Premji informed that the company's leadership would resume work from office, twice a week, starting from Monday (September 13).

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Teachers In The Country To Be Vaccinated On Priority Basis Before Teacher's Day

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday (Aug 25) said that the states have been asked to vaccinate all school teachers on priority basis before Teachers' Day on September 5 this year.

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Odisha's Fully Vaccinated Persons Turning Super Spreaders? Chief Secy Makes Shocking Revelation

Taking both the doses of the Covid-19 vaccine may reduce the severity in patients, but chances of them transmitting the virus is still very high

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WATCH: Stampede-Like Situation In Madhya Pradesh COVID19 Vaccination Centre

This stampede-like situation was witnessed in a vaccination centre in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara district.

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Total Number Of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Given In India Crosses 15.89 Crore

New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15.89 crore with 17,08,390 doses being given on May 3, the Union health ministry said…

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…

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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…

Aamir Khan, Ramesh Taurani Test Covid-19 Positive; Sanjay Dutt Receives First Vaccine Jab

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and film producer Ramesh Taurani have tested positive for Covid-19. On Wednesday, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan’s team announced that the actor has tested positive for Covid-19 and is living under home quarantine. A statement by the actor’s spokesperson read: “Mr. Aamir Khan has tested positive for Covid 19. He is […]

Odisha: 'People With Comorbidities Need Medical Certificate To Take Vaccine Shot'

Bhubaneswar: Elderly people have to show their identity card to take COVID-19 vaccine jab while people with comorbidities will have to produce a health certificate duly signed by a registered medical practitioner to avail the benefit, Health Director Bijay Panigrahi informed on Sunday. People above 60 years and individuals above 45 years having comorbidities can […]

COVID-19: Britain Reports 30 Blood Clot Cases After AstraZeneca Shots
WHO Approves AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine

Geneva: The World Health Organization (WHO) has listed two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use including the one produced by the Serum Institute of India. The other version is produced by AstraZeneca-SKBio (Republic of Korea), the WHO said on Monday. The approval of these vaccines means giving the green light for them […]

22 Deaths Post Jab, Not Linked To Vaccine: Health Ministry
22 Deaths Post Jab, Not Linked To Vaccine: Health Ministry

New Delhi: Almost 53 lakh Indians have been inoculated against coronavirus amid the ongoing nationwide immunisation drive, and while there have been 22 deaths subsequently, these are not linked to the vaccination, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. “The number of people who died after taking Covid-19 vaccine shots have reportedly reached 22. None […]

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Odisha: Active Caseload Comes Down Below 1K For First Time In 8 Months

Bhubaneswar: Active Covid-19 cases have come down below 1000-mark for the first time in several months in Odisha. The State Health department on Wednesday reported that the Odisha’s overall active caseload stood at 946. The State has so far reported 335282 positive cases out of which 332377 patients have recovered from the disease. The cumulative […]

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Odisha: Registered Health Workers Can Get Covid-19 Vaccine Shot Anywhere In State

Bhubaneswar: A registered health worker can get the Covid-19 vaccine shot anywhere in Odisha, the Health Department said today. “If a health worker is transferred outside the district where he/she had registered herself/himself to get the vaccine shot, they can also avail the benefit at their present workplace. We have included them in the list […]

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Corona Vaccine Covishield Reaches Odisha, Over 3 Lakh Health Workers To Get Shots In Phase-1

Bhubaneswar: Ahead of India’s vaccination drive, the world’s largest immunisation exercise against coronavirus, which is set to kick off on January 16, the first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine dispatched from Serum Institute of India in Pune reached Odisha at around 3:30 PM on Tuesday. The vaccine Covishield landed at Biju Patnaik International Airport […]

Spain To Begin Covid-19 Vaccination Drive On December 27

Madrid: Spain will begin a vaccination programme against the novel coronavirus from December 27 onwards, confirmed the country’s Health Minister Salvador Illa on Friday. The programme will first administer the BioNTech Pfizer vaccine, which will begin arriving in the country on December 26, reports Xinhua news agency. “If Europe has agreed that vaccination begins in […]

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Covid-19: Odisha Plans Vaccination Drive On Lines Of Poll Process

Bhubaneswar: With nation-wide anticipation building up over launching of Covid-19 vaccine possibly in the next few weeks, the Odisha Government has firmed up its blueprint for the mass vaccination that is expected to roll out with the onset of New Year. According to sources, the State government has planned to undertake the vaccination drive on […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Ready By Year End In 'Best Case Scenario': Pfizer

New York: Pfizer, which has struck a nearly $2 billion deal with the US government to deliver 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine developed in collaboration with its German partner BioNTech, is hoping to seek regulatory approval for a vaccine “as early as October” this year and have a vaccine on the market by […]

China's Inactivated COVID19 Vaccine Shows Promise In Initial Trials

Beijing: An inactivated Covid19 vaccine candidate has shown promising results in both safety and efficacy in phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials, according to the China National Pharmaceutical Group (Sinopharm). The vaccine, developed by the Wuhan Institute of Biological Products under the China National Biotec Group (CNBG) affiliated to Sinopharm, involved 1,120 volunteers aged […]

COVID-19 Vaccine From AstraZeneca May Provide Protection For A Year

London: AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by researchers from Oxford University will likely provide protection against the disease for one year, the British drug maker’s CEO told Belgian radio station Bel RTL on Tuesday. According to a report in City A.M., AstraZeneca is aiming to deliver two billion doses of the drug by the end […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Likely In 2020, But Production Only By 2021 End

New Delhi: Swedens chief epidemiologist Dr Anders Tegnell said Covid-19 vaccine may be developed in 2020, but its production will only start by the end of 2021. In a webinar organized by Public Health Foundation of India, Tegnell, who is also the architect of Covid-19 Sweden’s lockdown-lite, said: “To reach full herd immunity to stop […]

India will have to play key role in mass production of coronavirus vaccine: France

New Delhi: India will have an important role to play in the mass production of medicines and vaccines for coronavirus infection once the treatment for the deadly disease is found, French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain has said. Dozens of researchers across the globe are racing against time to come out with a vaccine for coronavirus that […]

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Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Enters Advanced Human Trials

London: The University of Oxford said on Friday that its researchers have begun recruiting adults and children for advanced human trials of a COVID-19 vaccine that will involve up to 10,260 volunteers across the UK. The initial human trials which began in April involved more than 1,000 volunteers. The immunisations in the initial trials have […]