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Union Government three prices for single vaccine and chaotic distribution model upsets Indian states

According to  Emkay Global Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi’s vaccine share lower than Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra     Indian states like Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Tamil Nadu are getting lower share of vaccine than their need as against Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra which are getting more, said integrated securities company Emkay Global Financial Services.   In Read More…

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Lancet and IMA pinpoints Modi governance failure over covid management in India

Lancet international medical journal has called on the Narendra Modi government to own up mistakes, provide responsible leadership and implement a science-based response to steer India out of its Covid-19 crisis and “botched vaccination campaign”, describing some of its actions as “inexcusable”.   The Lancet, in a commentary on India’s Covid-19 emergency, cited how the Read More…

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WHO classified India identified B-1617 corona virus as a variant of concern

The B-1617 variant of the coronavirus, first identified in India, has been classified as a variant of concern at the global level by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Dr Maria Van Kerkhove, COVID-19 Technical Lead at the WHO, said Monday that the B.1.617 virus variant that was first identified in India had been classified as Read More…

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FM Nirmala gives reason to CM Mamatha over GST tax on vaccine and Oxygen

Nirmala Sitharaman said the GST on vaccines and drugs helped manufacturers claim Input Tax Credit to keep costs low.   Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that a 5 per cent tax on vaccines and 12 per cent on medicines and oxygen concentrators was necessary to keep costs low, after a new appeal by Read More…

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Sputnik Light vaccine demonstrated 79.4 per cent efficacy : RDIF

The developers of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V said that their single-dose Sputnik Light vaccine demonstrated 79.4 per cent efficacy against the COVID-19 and it has proven effective against all new strains of coronavirus.   Sputnik Light is the first component (recombinant human adenovirus serotype number 26 (rAd26)) of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, Read More…

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Third wave in India is a matter of concern : Chief Scientific Advisor

There has been an alarming rise in the coronavirus caseload and it is not coming down.   Health services are proving to be inadequate to deal with the second wave.   Under this scenario the government is busy preparing for the third wave, that is, the pandemic does not seem to be ending anytime soon. Read More…

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Delhi HC : Why Modi government should not face contempt for failing to supply oxygen

The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Centre to show cause as to why contempt not be initiated against it for failing to comply with order on supply of oxygen to Delhi for treating COVID-19 patients.   “You can put your head in sand like an ostrich, we will not,” the high court told the Read More…

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IIT Scientists predicts for India 3-4million active cases and 4.4 lakhs new cases per day during Mid may

The scientists from the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur and Hyderabad applied the Susceptible, Undetected, Tested (positive), and Removed Approach’ (SUTRA) model to predict that active cases would go up further by over 10 lakh by mid-May.   Active cases in the ongoing second COVID-19 wave in India may peak at 38-48 lakh between Read More…