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Indians so far 3.8 lakhs vaccinated and 580 found adverse effect : Health Ministry

In india a total of 3,81,305 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for coronavirus, even as 580 adverse events following immunization were reported in the country, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.   Yesterday, for the first time, active cases declined below 2 per cent of the total cases reported in the country.   Read More…

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Covid-19 Phase 1 vaccination will kick-off on January 16 across India

The much-awaited Covid-19 vaccination drive will kick-off on January 16. Days before the commencement of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that 1.1 crore Covishield and 55 lakh Covaxin vaccines have been procured at a cost of Rs 200 and Rs 206 per dose, respectively.   “As many as Read More…

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Medical Experts questions swift approval of 2 vaccines and ask for data

Healthcare experts on Monday 4 January questioned the government’s assertion that Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin can target mutated coronavirus strains and maybe used us a ”backup”, as they asked for the scientific basis for the claim and for the vaccine’s safety and efficacy.   India’s country drugs regulator Sunday granted emergency use approval to Read More…

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Bharat Biotech’s vaccine also got approval for roll-out of COVID-19 shots

The recommendation for Bharat Biotech’s vaccine came a day after the panel cleared the Serum Institute of India’s emergency use athorisation application for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine Covishield, paving the way for the roll-out of COVID-19 shots in the country in the next few days. The Union Health Ministry on Saturday also confirmed that the Subject Read More…

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After vaccine , if tested positive for Covid-19 is dangerous or not , what Experts say

A nurse in California tested positive for COVID-19 eight days after receiving the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine approved for emergency use in the US.   Matthew W., 45, talked about receiving the vaccine on December 18 in a Facebook post, said the report on Tuesday.   He told ABC 10News that he suffered Read More…

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Expert Committee of India’s Drug approved emergency use of vaccine “Covishield”

The 10-member Subject Expert Committee of India’s Central Drug Standard Control Organisation on Friday approved emergency use authorisation of the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine ‘Covishield’.   The expert panel had convened a meeting to take a call on the emergency use authorisation sought by the Serum Institute of India, the manufacturer of Covishield, and Bharat Biotech Read More…

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WHO chief Tedros warns covid-19 crisis is not the last pandemic

World Health Organizations (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Saturday (December 26) said that the COVID-19 crisis will not be the last pandemic and all steps taken to improve human health are “doomed” if the global community fails to tackle climate change and animal welfare.   In a video message marking Sunday’s first International Day Read More…

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IIT Madras Students hotspot for Corona attack reaches 200 plus

According to Chennai Corporation data, 6,344 samples were taken from college students in the city till Wednesday. “Of the total samples tested, as many as 210 students were confirmed positive for the virus,” an official said.  As of Thursday, the civic body was awaiting the results of 2,361 samples. Among the 210 students, 200 were Read More…

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UK four volunteers who were administered Pfizer vaccine developed Bell’s palsy

United Kingdom started inoculating people with the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech.   In that exercise In United kingdom  developed Bell’s palsy, according to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulators.   Medically Bell’s palsy means is a form of temporary facial paralysis.   THe person suffering from Bell’s palsy develops temporary weakness or paralysis Read More…