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AstraZeneca vaccine has higher efficacy against COVID-19 with a three-month gap between doses, says Oxford study
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AstraZeneca vaccine has higher efficacy against COVID-19 with a three-month gap between doses, says Oxford study

The study, published in The Lancet, suggests that the interval between doses can be safely extended to three months than a six-week gap as the first dose can offer up to 76 percent protection during that period

Harsh Vardhan says India on threshold of complete inoculation; over 8.8 mn covered so far
India

Harsh Vardhan says India on threshold of complete inoculation; over 8.8 mn covered so far

The Union Health Minister added that India had successfully curbed the number of cases per million population despite many constraints

India records 13,083 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; active cases remain below 1.70 lakh
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India records 13,083 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours; active cases remain below 1.70 lakh

The viral disease has claimed 137 more lives in the country in a span of 24 hours and the toll now stands at 1,54,147, said the health ministry on Saturday

Over 19.5L COVID-19 vaccinations, 348 AEFIs so far; Delhi heading to 'herd immunity', suggests sero-survey
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Over 19.5L COVID-19 vaccinations, 348 AEFIs so far; Delhi heading to 'herd immunity', suggests sero-survey

India recorded the lowest number of coronavirus fatalities in over eight months, with 131 deaths being reported on Monday, the health ministry said

Over 10 lakh healthcare workers immunised against COVID-19, says Centre; 187 AEFIs reported today
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Over 10 lakh healthcare workers immunised against COVID-19, says Centre; 187 AEFIs reported today

Meanwhile, five people died in a fire that broke out in a facility of the Serum Institute of India (SII) in Pune's Manjari area. SII is manufacturing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, 'Covishield'

Over 1.91 lakh healthcare, sanitary workers get COVID-19 vaccine jabs; no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation, says Centre
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Over 1.91 lakh healthcare, sanitary workers get COVID-19 vaccine jabs; no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation, says Centre

The Union health ministry that the programme had been a "success" as no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation had been reported as of 7 pm on Saturday

Coronavirus Vaccine India updates: 10,500 people receive jab in Gujarat, around 6,000 didn't turn up, say authorities
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Coronavirus Vaccine India updates: 10,500 people receive jab in Gujarat, around 6,000 didn't turn up, say authorities

Coronavirus Vaccine India LIVE updates: Gujarat authorities said day one of the COVID-19 inoculation drive went smoothly in the state with around 10,500 healthcare workers — against expected 16,000 — receiving the vaccine dose

No foreign dignitary at R-Day parade due to COVID-19 crisis; new cases under 20,000 for 7th day
India

No foreign dignitary at R-Day parade due to COVID-19 crisis; new cases under 20,000 for 7th day

In view of the global COVID-19 situation, the Centre has decided not to have a foreign dignitary present at the Republic Day celebrations this year. It will be for the first time in over five decades that there will be no chief guest at the Republic Day parade

Coronavirus News Updates: Bharat Biotech says Bhopal volunteer who died 10 days after trial jab was 'healthy' in follow-ups
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Coronavirus News Updates: Bharat Biotech says Bhopal volunteer who died 10 days after trial jab was 'healthy' in follow-ups

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: A 42-year-old volunteer from Bhopal died nearly ten days after he participated in the clinical trial for Covaxin; poisoning is suspected but officials said that the exact cause of the death will be known after viscera test

Coronavirus News Updates: UK approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, pre-orders 7 mn doses
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Coronavirus News Updates: UK approves Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, pre-orders 7 mn doses

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: In trials with more than 30,000, the Moderna vaccine offered nearly 95 percent protection from severe COVID-19

Surges in new Covid-19 cases worldwide dim hopes for speedy end to the pandemic
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Surges in new Covid-19 cases worldwide dim hopes for speedy end to the pandemic

The global outbreak shows no signs of abating, with 1.9 million people known to have died, and 87 million confirmed positive for Covid-19.

Coronavirus News Updates: Three more in Maharashtra test positive for UK COVID-19 strain, state's tally now 11
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Coronavirus News Updates: Three more in Maharashtra test positive for UK COVID-19 strain, state's tally now 11

Coronavirus News Updates: A state health official said the three new patients are from Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation area near Pune city. All 11 patients are asymptomatic, he added

Coronavirus News Updates: Delhi's tally of patients with new COVID-19 strain rises to 9; no UK variant in Mizoram, says health minister
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Coronavirus News Updates: Delhi's tally of patients with new COVID-19 strain rises to 9; no UK variant in Mizoram, says health minister

Coronavirus News Updates: Mizoram health minister Dr R Lalthangliana said seven state residents have so far returned from the United Kingdom and all of them tested negative for the mutant coronavirus as well as COVID-19

Coronavirus News Updates: Centre should bear cost of COVID-19 vaccine for the poor, says Rajesh Tope
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Coronavirus News Updates: Centre should bear cost of COVID-19 vaccine for the poor, says Rajesh Tope

Coronavirus News Updates: The Maharashtra health minister said two doses (of a COVID-19 vaccine) will cost Rs 500 and the state government will take "appropriate" steps if the Centre doesn't take steps regarding its expectation

All Indian vaccines being developed for storage at 2-8 degree Celsius, says DBT Secy
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All Indian vaccines being developed for storage at 2-8 degree Celsius, says DBT Secy

Unlike the Pfizer and Moderna which requires a minus 70 degree Celsius (cold) chain, most Indian vaccine candidates have been designed to work at storage temperatures of 2-8 degrees Celsius due to logistical issues

Ready for COVID vaccine roll-out by 13 January, no ban on export, says health ministry; key takeaways
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Ready for COVID vaccine roll-out by 13 January, no ban on export, says health ministry; key takeaways

The government also said that thus far the UK strain of the coronavirus has been detected in 71 people, but that there is no untoward cluster of the new strain

Coronavirus News Updates: Eight UK returnees in Maharashtra infected with new COVID-19 strain, says Rajesh Tope
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Coronavirus News Updates: Eight UK returnees in Maharashtra infected with new COVID-19 strain, says Rajesh Tope

Coronavirus News Updates: Of the eight, five are from Mumbai and one each from Pune, Thane and Mira Bhayandar. The contact tracing of these patients is going on, the state health minister said

Covaxin trials conducted with '200% honesty', says Bharat Biotech MD; new COVID-19 cases under 20,000 for 3rd day
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Covaxin trials conducted with '200% honesty', says Bharat Biotech MD; new COVID-19 cases under 20,000 for 3rd day

The global efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19 got a boost in the UK, as it became the first country to administer a vaccine against the virus

Coronavirus News Updates: COVID-19 expert panel recommends emergency use authorisation for Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN
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Coronavirus News Updates: COVID-19 expert panel recommends emergency use authorisation for Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN

Coronavirus News LIVE Updates: Covaxin has been indigenously developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the ICMR

SEC recommends Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN for emergency use as India tests its vaccine delivery system
India

SEC recommends Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN for emergency use as India tests its vaccine delivery system

The recommendation for Bharat Biotech's vaccine came a day after the COVID-19 expert panel cleared the Serum Institute of India's emergency use authorisation application for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine 'Covishield'