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Two full dose Lower efficacy AstraZeneca is apt vaccine for India recommends SII

The British drugmaker AstraZeneca has said its COVID-19 vaccine could be up to 90% effective if administered as a half dose followed by a full dose, but some scientists have questioned the robustness of that result because only a few thousand people were given that regimen in late-stage UK trials.   Serum Institute of India, Read More…

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Pfizer Chief Scientist says no need for any vaccines to bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end

While Pfizer pharmaceutical had made headlines on the release of their Coronavirus vaccine, a former Vice President and Chief Scientist of Pfizer  Dr. Michael Yeadon has said that there is no need for any vaccines to bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end.   According to an article published in Lockdown Sceptics, Dr. Michael Yeadon Read More…

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SC asks Gujarat Maharastra and Delhi government status report on rising covid cases

The Supreme Court on Monday said Covid situation in Delhi have worsened in the last two weeks and sought a status report from the Arvind Kejriwal government to examine the bottlenecks in connection with the pandemic management.   The top court also pulled up other state governments Gujarat and Maharashtra over the worsening Covid situation Read More…

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Moderna brings cheer news with 500 million and 1 billion doses in 2021

According to Reuters Moderna’s data provide further validation of the promising but previously unproven mRNA platform, which turns the human body into a vaccine factory by coaxing cells to make virus proteins that the immune system sees as a threat and attacks.   Moderna expects the vaccine to be stable at normal fridge temperatures of Read More…

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AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine 100 million doses ready by December 2020 : SII

According to Bloomberg Serum Institute of India (SII) is ramping up production of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, aiming to have 100 million doses ready by December for a vaccination drive that could begin across India in the same month .   About 20 million doses have been made, and he expects to have 10 times that Read More…

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BJP one month extravaganza Vel Yatra rally fantasies rejected by High Court

Madras Highcourt has halted the aspirations of BJP over the proposed Vel Yatra:   Earlier BJP spend huge amount for the dvertisment and promotion of procession for a period of a month. It should be noted December 6 coincides with Babar Masjid demolition anniversary, so this procession considering the past of BJP , rally could Read More…

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Moderna now leading race in vaccine late-stage trial in November

Moderna one of the front-runners in the global race to produce a vaccine, said its independent data monitoring committee is expected to conduct an interim review of its ongoing 30,000-volunteer late-stage trial in November.   Moderna, which has no approved products on the market yet, is among a handful of companies in final trials for Read More…

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India conducts Antigen device tests are less effective to detect Corona virus : Lab Experts

Antigen devices return results in about 15 minutes compared with several hours for the reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) method, a laboratory-based process which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls the “gold standard here” for COVID-19 detection.   Antigen tests typically detect the virus around 80% to 90% of the time, Read More…