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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Karnataka government caps decides to cap price of CT scan and digital X-ray

The Karnataka government Friday decided to cap rates of CT scan and digital X-ray in private hospitals in the state, as the demand for the same in diagnosing Covid-19 has been on the rise... 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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Provide grace marks to nurse, NEET PG aspirants as incentive for Covid service, says SC

The Supreme Court has recommended Centre to make Covid service attractive to almost 1.5 Lakh NEET PG aspirants and 2.5 lakh trained nurses by providing grace marks as an incentive. According to... Read more »

Novovax firms up deal with Covax for first 350mn jabs

Novovax has signed a deal for the first 350 million of its Covid-19 vaccine doses bound for the Covax global vaccine-sharing facility, the US Biotech firm said on Thursday. Novovax, which signed... Read more »
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Oxygen Plant being set up at Kozhikode Medical College, Trivandrum

With Covid-19 cases rising drastically, an oxygen plant from the PK Steel complex is being set up at Kozhikode Medical College hospital as part of the ongoing efforts of the Kerala government.... 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 »

‘Remdesivir will be available at govt prices’

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday that the Centre will boost the production of anti-viral drug Remdesivir and the drug will be available at government’s price. The decision has been taken... Read more »
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Angry kin locked doctor inside ambulance, hospital files complaint

Family of a kidney patient who died allegedly due to delay in treatment, locked an on-duty doctor inside an ambulance on Tuesday. The doctor was serving at the emergency ward of the... Read more »

NPPA recommends Sun Pharma’s Budesonide IP 9mg price

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) Committee has suggested the retail price of Budesonide IP 9 mg for Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (manufacturer and marketer) at Rs. 40.17 per tablet excluding GST.... Read more »