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Delta variant of COVID-19 can infect despite Covishield, Covaxin doses, claims preliminary AIIMS study
India

Delta variant of COVID-19 can infect despite Covishield, Covaxin doses, claims preliminary AIIMS study

The study included 63 people who got breakthrough infections; of which 36 patients received two doses, while 27 had received one dose of vaccine

WTO members agree to intensify talks on patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments
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WTO members agree to intensify talks on patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

Since October, the WTO has faced calls led by India and South Africa to ease patents, in what proponents argue will boost production in developing countries of vaccines, treatments needed to battle COVID-19

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine 'strongly protects' kids in 12-17 age group, says pharma company
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Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine 'strongly protects' kids in 12-17 age group, says pharma company

The company studied more than 3,700 12- to 17-year-olds. Preliminary findings showed the vaccine triggered the same signs of immune protection in kids as it does in adults, and the same kind of temporary side effects such as sore arms, headache, and fatigue

Now, walk-in vaccine registration for 18-44 age group allowed at govt-run centres
India

Now, walk-in vaccine registration for 18-44 age group allowed at govt-run centres

This feature will not be available for private CVCs and they will have to publish their vaccination schedules exclusively with slots for online appointments, the health ministry said

US vaccines are effective against COVID-19 strain first detected in India, says Anthony Fauci
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US vaccines are effective against COVID-19 strain first detected in India, says Anthony Fauci

'This is an example of the scientific data... indicating another very strong reason why we should be getting vaccinated,' the US CDC chief said

'Minuscule' bleeding, clotting events post COVID-19 vaccination, says Centre; AP, Manipur, Chandigarh extend curfew
India

'Minuscule' bleeding, clotting events post COVID-19 vaccination, says Centre; AP, Manipur, Chandigarh extend curfew

India's COVID-19 tally mounted to 2,49,65,463 with 2,81,386 new cases, the lowest in 27 days, while the toll climbed to 2,74,390 as 4,106 more people succumbed to the disease on Monday

COVID-19: 84% of vaccines sent abroad is part of commercial and licensing liabilities, says BJP
India

COVID-19: 84% of vaccines sent abroad is part of commercial and licensing liabilities, says BJP

Targeting Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and the AAP, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said misinformation is being spread that the BJP-led Centre has exported over 6.63 crore vaccine doses abroad, while not using those to inoculate Indians

India sees record 4,205 deaths in 24 hrs: Karnataka, Maharashtra suspend vaccination for 18-44 group
India

India sees record 4,205 deaths in 24 hrs: Karnataka, Maharashtra suspend vaccination for 18-44 group

The WHO has blamed the ferocity of the second wave of COVID-19 cases in India on the holding of religious and political mass gatherings in the middle of the pandemic, among other factors

COVID-19 Latest News and Updates: Maharashtra's daily COVID growth rate is half of national average, says health minister
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COVID-19 Latest News and Updates: Maharashtra's daily COVID growth rate is half of national average, says health minister

COVID-19 Latest News and Live Updates: Maharashtra reported 46,781 new COVID-19 cases today, an uptick from 40,956 a day ago, and 816 deaths, the health department said. The caseload increased to 52,26,710, while toll reached 78,007

Maharashtra, UP, Delhi among 18 states showing decline in daily new COVID-19 cases, says Centre
India

Maharashtra, UP, Delhi among 18 states showing decline in daily new COVID-19 cases, says Centre

During a press briefing on the pandemic situation, the Centre said that an "early trend of decline" in daily new COVID-19 cases and deaths have been noted in the country

Third wave of COVID-19 'inevitable', says top govt adviser; virus kills record 3,780 in 24 hrs
India

Third wave of COVID-19 'inevitable', says top govt adviser; virus kills record 3,780 in 24 hrs

The ministry also said that a rise in the number of daily COVID-19 cases and mortality has been observed in Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand, indicating the pandemic is moving eastwards

Judiciary raps Centre, state govts as COVID-19 cases cross 2 cr; ICMR revises testing advisory
India

Judiciary raps Centre, state govts as COVID-19 cases cross 2 cr; ICMR revises testing advisory

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday night criticised the management of coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh, saying that the deaths of patients due to oxygen shortage in hospitals is nothing less than genocide, and is a criminal act

COVID-19 news: Centre claims no shortage of oxygen, warns against hoarding cylinders; India's tally at 1.99 crore
India

COVID-19 news: Centre claims no shortage of oxygen, warns against hoarding cylinders; India's tally at 1.99 crore

India on Monday registered 3,68,147 new coronavirus cases, taking the tally in the country to 1,99,25,604 since the pandemic broke out in January 2020. This is the second consecutive day when the daily infection count dropped after crossing the 4-lakh mark

Not possible to ramp up production overnight, says SII's Adar Poonawalla as pressure to supply COVID-19 vaccine builds
India

Not possible to ramp up production overnight, says SII's Adar Poonawalla as pressure to supply COVID-19 vaccine builds

His comments come hours after the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare earlier on Monday rebuffed media reports alleging that the Centre has not placed fresh orders for COVID-19 vaccines

COVID-19 pandemic: From flip-flops over cargo flights to jibes at US, here's how China has responded to crisis in India
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COVID-19 pandemic: From flip-flops over cargo flights to jibes at US, here's how China has responded to crisis in India

New Delhi currently appears to be reacting cautiously to Beijing's offers for assistance to deal with the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to boost Covaxin production to 700 million doses per year
India

COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech to boost Covaxin production to 700 million doses per year

According to a press release issued by the Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, manufacturing scale-up has been carried out in a stepwise manner across multiple facilities at Hyderabad and Bangalore

COVID-19 Vaccine: All above age 18 eligible for inoculation from 1 May, announces Centre as coronavirus cases surge
India

COVID-19 Vaccine: All above age 18 eligible for inoculation from 1 May, announces Centre as coronavirus cases surge

This comes as India's total tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the 1.50-crore mark on Monday, with around 25 lakh cases being added in just 15 days

FIFA World Cup 2022: Hosts Qatar seeking virus jabs for all tournaments visitors
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FIFA World Cup 2022: Hosts Qatar seeking virus jabs for all tournaments visitors

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino has previously said that measures to contain the coronavirus will need to be taken during the 2022 tournament but did not given details.

COVID-19: PM calls for four-day 'vaccination festival', asks states to curb virus spread on war footing
India

COVID-19: PM calls for four-day 'vaccination festival', asks states to curb virus spread on war footing

Narendra Modi emphasised 'test, track, treat', COVID-appropriate behaviour and COVID management to contain the pandemic. He called for the vaccine festival to be held between 11 to 14 April

'Utterly baseless': Harsh Vardhan slams Maharashtra govt's COVID-19 vaccine shortage claim
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'Utterly baseless': Harsh Vardhan slams Maharashtra govt's COVID-19 vaccine shortage claim

The Union health minister also accused the Shiv Sena-led Maharashtra govt of trying to cover its 'failures' by spreading panic on vaccines