India Covid Vaccine
India Covid Vaccine News
Pune-based Gennova Biopharmaceuticals COVID-19 vaccine, which is awaiting a nod from India’s drug regulators, can be stored at temperatures between 2 and 8 degree Celsius, making its availability in remote areas possible too
The active cases comprise 0.06 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent
Several countries, including China, Germany and Hong Kong are witnessing a dramatic surge in cases. However, epidemiologists in India believe that unless a deadlier variant of the virus emerges, the country is unlikely to witness another wave of infections
Coronavirus cases may rise, perhaps across late December-February, but the impact will be milder than what India experienced in the second wave when thousands died and many thousands more were hospitalised
This is first time India has allowed foreign tourists to enter the country since March 2020 when it imposed its first nationwide lockdown
Centre says 69 percent of India's adult population has received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine; 25 pc given both doses
It also said that increased population density raises chances of COVID-19 spread and it will be prudent to avoid non-essential travel and observe festivity at low key.
The authors noted that across all vaccine types and variants, vaccine efficacy is greater against severe disease than against mild disease.
India lauds patent waiver under WTO agreement, move will enable ramping up manufacturing of COVID vaccines
US had backed the initiative by India and South Africa, which sought relaxation in the TRIPS agreement norms to ensure availability and affordability of vaccines
The economist's comments comes in the backdrop of the Serum Institute of India’s hiking the price of its COVISHIELD vaccine. The Centre, meanwhile, has asked both SII and Bharat Biotech to lower the prices of their vaccines.
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: 'There is a cap of 75 people indoor and 150 outdoor for marriages and a maximum of 50 people for funeral services,' Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said
State education minister Varsha Gaikwad added that the Class 12 exams are likely to be held by the end of May, and Class 10 in June
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus lauds Narendra Modi’s ‘strong commitment’ to COVID vaccine development
The PM and world health body chief discussed the value of traditional medicinal systems, with the latter appreciating India’s Ayushman Bharat scheme and campaign against tuberculosis