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Distribution of vaccine at -80 deg Cold chain is a difficult process says Kiran , Biocon

Kiran Mazumdar Shaw  chairperson and managing director of Biocon Limited said she is hopeful of a vaccine being available in the country by June, but laid emphasis on the fact that delivering the vaccine to people across the country will be challenging. While speaking to media Kiran  said, “My expectation is that the first mRNA vaccines Read More…

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500 million Vaccines to 25 crore Indians by July 2021 : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that coronavirus vaccines for India would be procured centrally and that details of this would be public in the coming months.   “The government is working round the clock to ensure fair and equitable distribution of vaccines once they are ready,” Vardhan said as he responded to Read More…

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India worries deepens with Reinfection Cases Virus Mutating put Vaccine Efficacy quandary

According to medical experts definition of a reinfection is ” A person who was symptomatic and tested positive with an RT-PCR, recovered and was cleared after an RT-PCR test, has been absolutely fine in the middle and has now again has Covid-19 disease after testing positive with another RT-PCR test ”     Reinfection Cases Read More…

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Union Health Minister says by early next year vaccine will be ready

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the coronavirus vaccine will be made available in the country by the start of next year.   The remarks come at a time when India is recording more than 51 lakh cases and people are awaiting the vaccine with bated breath.   “Just like other countries, Read More…

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Agreement on the make of Russia Sputnik V vaccine supply to Dr Reddy Lab 100 million doses

Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava also said, “Russia has a good history of vaccine manufacturing hence we assume that this vaccine is also good.   There is a dialogue going on between the high-level committees of the governments of India and Russia. We are trying to work out its Read More…

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Setback for Serum Institute in conducting vaccine trails in India

The Serum Institute of India (SII), is the partner of the University of Oxford’s Jenner Institute’s which was conducting the India trials for the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Oxford University,   SII is currently progressing the second and third phase study of the vaccine candidate at 17 trial sites across India.   But on Read More…

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Russia to register the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine during in august itself

Russia’s Deputy Health Minister Oleg Gridnev recently revealed plans to register a COVID-19 vaccine on August 12, Sputnik news agency reported.   Russia is the fourth worst-hit nation after the US, Brazil and India.   The vaccine that the country is planning to register this week has been jointly developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute Read More…

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Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 Single shot vaccine protects monkey

A leading candidate of Covid-19 vaccine developed by global healthcare company Johnson & Johnson raised neutralising antibodies and robustly protected monkeys against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19.   “This vaccine led to robust protection against SARS-CoV-2 in rhesus macaques and is now being evaluated in humans,” said study researcher Dan H. Barouch from Beth Read More…