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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 »
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‘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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Moderna vaccine shows 96% efficacy among adolescents

In a recent development, Moderna Inc. said studies of its Covid vaccine in teenagers showed that it was 96% effective and raised its product sales projections for the year as it reported... Read more »
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Centre releases guidelines on use of liquid medical oxygen

Centre has released a guideline on the use of liquid medical oxygen on Thursday as the supply of oxygen is being ramped up. It said, “Oxygen is crucial for the treatment of... 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 »
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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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India becomes the fastest country to exceed 16 Crore cumulative vaccinations as the Nationwide Vaccination Drive expands

India achieves a landmark of 16 crore vaccination in a span of 109 days, leaving US (111 days) and China (116 days) behind. 16,04,94,188 vaccine doses have been administered through 23,66,349 sessions, as per... 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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US FDA to approve Pfizer among adolescents

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of U.S. is about to approve the use of two-dose Pfizer vaccine among children of 12-15 years of age, Reuters reported on Tuesday. The rollout could... Read more »