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DCGI grants EUA to ZycovD COVID vaccine for two-dose regimen for children above 12
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DCGI grants EUA to ZycovD COVID vaccine for two-dose regimen for children above 12

With this approval, the vaccine will now be administered on day 0 and day 28. Earlier, the vaccine was approved in a three-dose regimen to be administered on day 0, day 28 and day 56

COVID-19: India's vaccination coverage crosses 182 crore mark
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COVID-19: India's vaccination coverage crosses 182 crore mark

In the age group of 12-14 years, 16,97,168 first dose of the vaccine was administered taking the total number of doses in the category to 69,99,528

Centre mulls COVID booster shot for all above 18 years as infections surge in parts of the world
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Centre mulls COVID booster shot for all above 18 years as infections surge in parts of the world

Currently, healthcare and frontline workers and those above 60 years are being administered the precaution doses of COVID vaccine

India begins COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 12-14 years, booster for all above 60 from today; All you need to know
India

India begins COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged 12-14 years, booster for all above 60 from today; All you need to know

The Centre has released guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination of children between 12-14 years. Two doses of Biological E's intramuscular vaccine Corbevax would be administered at an interval of 28 days

COVID-19: All above 60 eligible for precaution doses from 16 March, says Centre
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COVID-19: All above 60 eligible for precaution doses from 16 March, says Centre

India will also start vaccinating children in the age group of 12-14 years against COVID-19 from 16 March, Mandaviya said in a tweet on Monday

India to begin COVID-19 vaccination for children in 12-14 age group from 16 March
India

India to begin COVID-19 vaccination for children in 12-14 age group from 16 March

The health ministry said that Biological E's Corbevax will be administered to the new age group

US to evaluate Covaxin as COVID-19 vaccine candidate, announces Bharat Biotech
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US to evaluate Covaxin as COVID-19 vaccine candidate, announces Bharat Biotech

The FDA has lifted its clinical hold on Bharat Biotech's Investigational New Drug application (IND) to evaluate the COVID-19 vaccine candidate, BBV152, known as Covaxin outside the United States

America's top medical expert Antony Fauci hints at need for fourth-dose to battle COVID-19 variant Omicron
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America's top medical expert Antony Fauci hints at need for fourth-dose to battle COVID-19 variant Omicron

The fourth-dose boost for an individual could be based on age, as well as underlying conditions, explained the White House chief medical advisor

COVID-19: One crore adolescents in 15-18 yrs group fully vaccinated, says Mansukh Mandaviya
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COVID-19: One crore adolescents in 15-18 yrs group fully vaccinated, says Mansukh Mandaviya

As per the Registrar General of India (RGI), the estimated population of beneficiaries in the age group of 15-18 years is 7.4 crore for 2021-22

Vaccine protection better maintained against severe COVID-19: Lancet study
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Vaccine protection better maintained against severe COVID-19: Lancet study

The results showed that protection against infection of any severity waned progressively following the peak which occurred a month after the second dose

COVID-19: Regular market approval granted for Covishield, Covaxin for use in adult population
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COVID-19: Regular market approval granted for Covishield, Covaxin for use in adult population

Under the conditions, the firms shall submit data of ongoing clinical trials and the vaccines to be supplied for programmatic setting besides recording all vaccinations done within the country on the CoWIN platform, the sources said

Each dose of Covishield, Covaxin likely to be capped at Rs 275 after getting regular market approval
India

Each dose of Covishield, Covaxin likely to be capped at Rs 275 after getting regular market approval

As of now, Covaxin is priced at Rs 1,200 per dose while Covishield costs Rs 780 in private facilities, the prices include Rs 150 service charge. Both the vaccines are only authorised for emergency use in the country

PM Modi's picture on COVID vaccination certificates cannot be considered as advertisement, says Kerala HC
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PM Modi's picture on COVID vaccination certificates cannot be considered as advertisement, says Kerala HC

The petitioner had contended that the certificate was a private space with personal details on record and therefore, it was inappropriate to intrude into the privacy of an individual

Those unvaccinated can have a severe form of COVID-19 after Omicron infection, says WHO expert amid rising cases
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Those unvaccinated can have a severe form of COVID-19 after Omicron infection, says WHO expert amid rising cases

Maria van Kerkhove, the health agency's technical lead on coronavirus, said that the surge of infections across the world is putting a significant burden on health care systems which are already severely overburdened

Kashmir: Vaccine workers trek in Srinagar's snowy mountains
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Kashmir: Vaccine workers trek in Srinagar's snowy mountains

In a new phase that began this month, the health workers are inoculating teens in the age group of 15 to 18 and giving booster shots to people above age 60 with health problems

India logs 2.38 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 8.31% less than yesterday; Omicron tally at 8,891
India

India logs 2.38 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 8.31% less than yesterday; Omicron tally at 8,891

The active cases have increased to 17,36,628, the highest in 230 days, while the toll has climbed to 4,86,761 with 310 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated

Coronavirus vaccine: Over 3 crore teens between 15-18 age group receive first dose
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Coronavirus vaccine: Over 3 crore teens between 15-18 age group receive first dose

Amid the spread of the Omicron variant and the surge in COVID-19 cases, India began vaccination drive for children on 3 January

Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose
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Jab, jab, jab: Healthcare, frontline workers, seniors line up for third COVID-19 vaccine dose

India on Monday started administering the 'precautionary' vaccine jab as the country witnesses an exponential rise in COVID-19 cases infections, driven by the Omicron variant

India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know
India

India begins new vaccine phase in COVID-19 fight, ‘precautionary doses’ for frontline workers and seniors from today: All you need to know

An estimated 1.05 crore healthcare and 1.9 crore frontline workers, and 2.75 crore co-morbid people in the 60-plus age group would be administered the third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

Novak Djokovic lawyers say vaccine exemption due to positive Covid test
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Novak Djokovic lawyers say vaccine exemption due to positive Covid test

Novak Djokovic has filed a court appeal after his visa was cancelled on arrival in Australia to play the first Grand Slam of the year.