The vaccine was found 92 percent effective at preventing severe disease after two shots and 62 percent after one.
The COVID-19 toll increased to 1,56,705 on Thursday with 138 daily new fatalities. The daily deaths crossed 130 after a gap of 26 days
Passengers arriving from Maharashtra, Kerala, Karnataka and Telangana should undergo RT-PCR tests within 72 hours of the flight's departure
Researchers are also exploring whether olfactory complaints are linked to COVID-related cognitive difficulties, including problems with concentrating.
Symptomatic COVID-19 infections in those 70+ years of age also decreased, three weeks after a single shot of either vaccine was given.
The total number of recoveries surged to 3,05,639 with 903 new discharges on Tuesday. The recovery rate of the Mumbai district is 93 percent
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RS Sharma, chairman of the Empowered Group (EG) on COVID-19 Vaccine Administration, said there were no glitches in the system and that citizens can register for their vaccine by using the Co-WIN 2.0 web portal or Aarogya Setu app
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Even if the wait has minimal effects on survival or long-term health, the psychological trauma of living in limbo is worth considering.
Research on the Brazil variant had been slow since its discovery in December, leaving scientists unsure of just how worrisome it is.
Companies traditionally pour huge amounts of money and research into drugs and vaccines, for the right to profit from them.
Hospitalisations and deaths can be significantly reduced if the vaccine rollout is successful , said Michael Ryan, director of WHO's emergencies program
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The Government of India is letting users add as many as three individuals using a single mobile number. Users can go to the ‘Account Details’ section click the ‘Add more’ tab
Everyone in Bihar will get free COVID-19 vaccine, even at private hospitals, says Nitish Kumar after receiving first dose
Access to free COVID-19 vaccine was one of the poll promises made by the ruling NDA during the state Assembly election last year
JnJ's vaccine appears to be less prone than Pfizer-BioNTech's and Moderna's, to trigger the kinds of side effects that require monitoring.
The remaining restrictions are meant to maintain low levels of infections and prevent super-spreading events, he said.
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna plan to gradually test their vaccines in younger and younger age groups.
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The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 1,07,75,169, which translates to a national COVID-19 recovery rate of 97.10 percent