Pfizer and BioNTech Initiate Rolling Submission of Biologics License Application for U.S. FDA Approval of their COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech SE today announced the initiation of Biologics License Application (BLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for approval of their mRNA vaccine to prevent Covid-19 in individuals,... Read more »
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Ex-Defence doctors to provide online consultation on e-Sanjeevani OPD

Ex-Defence doctors will now provide online consultation on e-Sanjeevani OPD to all citizens of the country, the Ministry of Defence said on Friday. Ministry said Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Director... Read more »
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Covid-19 Case Update: 4.14 Lakh cases reported with 3,915 deaths

India continues to report high spike in the number of daily Covid cases with more than 4 lakh cases reported in the last 24 hours. Cases in 24 hours: 4,14,188 Total discharges:... Read more »

COVID-19 Triggered Mucormycosis on the rise again

Amid a high surge in the number of Covid cases, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital is again seeing a rise in COVID-19 triggered Mucormycosis cases. In December last year, the hospital had seen... Read more »
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Union Health Minister Secretary says evidence suggests pandemic moving eastwards

Union Health Minister Secretary Rajesh Bhushan along with NITI Aayog Dr Vinod K Paul chaired a high-level meeting on Wednesday to review the Covid situation in 5 states of Assam, West Bengal,... Read more »

No evidence that the new variant is deadly, says CCMB director

The Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) Wednesday debunked reports of a unique or a novel strain circulating in Andhra Pradesh, particularly in Visakhapatnam.  In an interview with The Print, CCMB director,... Read more »
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We should be prepared for the new wave, says Centre

As India grapples with the second wave of Covid-19, the government on Wednesday warned that a third wave is “inevitable”. During a press briefing, the principal scientific advisor to the Centre, K... Read more »
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3.8 lakh cases registered in last 24 hrs

3,82,315 new cases were registered in the last 24 hours. India’s total Active Caseload has reached 34,87,229. It now comprises 16.87% of the country’s total Positive Cases. A net incline of 40,096... Read more »
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Eli Lilly to donate 4 lakh tablets of Covid-19 treatment to India

American pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday said that it would make an immediate initial donation of 4,00,000 tablets of its coronavirus treatment to the Indian government for eligible hospitalised Covid-19 patients.... Read more »
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Vaccination for 45 and above to resume in Maha

After three days of vaccinating fewer than 100,000 adults, including the newly-added category of 18-44 years, Maharashtra received 900,000 doses of vaccines on Tuesday afternoon from the Centre and is set to... Read more »