Tag: vaccination

Coronavirus live updates | Pawan Kalyan goes into quarantine

Amidst complaints of vaccine shortages raised by several States, India crossed a milestone of administering 10 crore doses as on Saturday. The Health Ministry claimed that India had administered these doses within 85 days, faster than the United States’ 89 days and China’s 103 days. However, the 29 lakh doses administered within the last 24 […]

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Arshad Warsi takes the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine; says ‘vaccine lagao immunity badhao’ : Bollywood News – Bollywood Hungama

Actor Arshad Warsi has become the latest celebrity to get vaccinated for COVID-19. The actor took the first dose of vaccination in a hospital in Mumbai. Arshad took to his Instagram handle to share the news with his fans and followers. “Vaccine lagao immunity badhao…”, he wrote along with the picture. Sharing the same picture […]

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Pune: Indigenous mRNA vax candidate’s clinical trials soon – ET HealthWorld

Pune: The clinical trials of India’s first indigenous mRNA vaccine candidate — HGCO19 — to assess its safety and immunogenicity against Covid-19 could begin in a few weeks in Pune and Kolhapur. Principal scientific adviser to the Centre K VijayRaghavan, also co-chair of the Vaccine Task Force, said, “The mRNA vaccines are a new approach […]

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India’s new Covid-19 infections hit record, deaths at over five-month high – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: India reported another record number of new Covid-19 infections on Friday with daily deaths also hitting their highest in more than five months as the country battles a second wave of infections and states complain of a persistent vaccine shortage. The world’s second most-populous country reported 131,968 new infections and 780 deaths on […]

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Jabbed Docs Test Coronavirus Positive. Jittery? Here’s Why Vaccine is Still Important and How it Works

Even as India undertakes its third phase of vaccination in full force, the resurgence of covid-19 infections among vaccinated individuals has raised concern regarding the efficacy of the covid-19 vaccine. King George’s Medical University (KGMU) vice-chancellor Lt Prof Bipin Puri was reinfected 11 days after taking his 2nd dose of the covid-19 vaccine. Yet he […]

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Modi takes 2nd jab, says vax can defeat Covid – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine here at the city’s premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), giving a message to the people that “vaccination is among the few ways we have, to defeat the virus”. The Prime Minister also advised the citizens through a […]

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Morning Digest | Centre writes to States flagging below-par vaccination, fresh round of India-China talks likely on Friday, and more

A select list of stories to read before you start your day. The Centre wrote to Maharashtra, Punjab and Delhi governments on Wednesday flagging below-par vaccination of eligible beneficiaries, including healthcare workers. The letter comes after a strongly worded statement issued by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in which he hit out at Maharashtra and […]

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Covid-19: Govt allows workplace vaccination from April 11 – ET HealthWorld

The Union health ministry has allowed workplaces — in both public and private sector — to organise vaccination sessions for their employees from April 11, in an effort to ramp up the exercise amid rising infections. However, only employees aged 45 years and above can get vaccinated, and outsiders, including eligible family members, can’t be […]

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Have stocks for only 3-4 days, says Maha – ET HealthWorld

Mumbai: Warning that vaccination could come to a halt at the country’s worst-hit state, the Maharashtra government said on Wednesday it was left with merely 12-13lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccine that would last 3-4 days. Several districts, including Mumbai, prepared to slow down the drive on Thursday. Gondia could not give shots on Wednesday, while […]

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