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Union Health Secy chairs high level meeting to review progress of vaccination

At a high-level meeting chaired by Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan with the states to review the progress of vaccination, it was highlighted that while the national average for the first dose... Read more »

Bharat Biotech to conduct Phase IV trial soon, Phase III trial data to be published in July

Amid the Twitter war between Bharat Biotech’s Raches Ella and Kolkata researcher Dr Aswadhesh Kumar Singh over Covaxin versus Covishield, Bharat Biotech on Wednesday informed that the company will conduct a phase 4... Read more »
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Govt revises guidelines for Covid vaccination program

Government of India has recently released revised guidelines for implementation of Covid vaccination program which will come into effect from 21st June 2021. The main elements of the Revised Guidelines are as... Read more »
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Covid case update: 1.27 lakh cases in the last 24 hrs, lowest in two months

India records 1,27,510 new cases in last 24 hours. This is the lowest since the last two months. 2,55,287 discharges & 2,795 deaths were recorded in last 24 hrs, as per Union... Read more »
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Testing effects of mixed Covid vaccine to begin in India

India may soon start testing an immunisation routine that mixes two different types of Covid-19 vaccines, in order to see if it helps enhance immune response to the virus, Dr NK Arora,... Read more »
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Covid case updates: India reports 1.52 lakh cases, 3k deaths

India reports 1,52,734 new COVID19 cases, 2,38,022 discharges & 3,128 deaths in last 24 hrs, as per Health Ministry Total cases: 2,80,47,534 Total discharges: 2,56,92,342 Death toll: 3,29,100 Active cases: 20,26,092 Total... Read more »
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UK approves single shot Johnson & Johnson Covid vaccine

Britain on Friday approved the use of the single shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced. “This is a further boost to the UK’s... Read more »

Covaxin manufacturing to vaccination takes 4 months, says Bharat Biotech

Manufacturing to supply of Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin involves four months of lag time depending on technology and regulatory approvals, Bharat Biotech said on Friday. “The timeline for manufacturing, testing and release for... Read more »

GlaxoSmith launches trial for Covid-19 vaccine

Production of another potential vaccine against COVID-19 will begin within weeks, its developers Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday as they launched a large trial enrolling 35,000 adult volunteers in the United States,... Read more »
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India expecting Moderna delivery next year, Pfizer offers 5 cr doses in 2021

Moderna is expecting to launch a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine in India next year and is in talks with Cipla, among other Indian firms, while another US giant Pfizer is ready to offer... Read more »