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Rashmi Samant resigns as Oxford Student Union president-elect amidst row over controversial social media posts
India

Rashmi Samant resigns as Oxford Student Union president-elect amidst row over controversial social media posts

Some of Samant’s old social media were branded as “racist” and “insensitive”. She has since left for India to be with her family and many of her social media accounts have been deleted

Over 160 L COVID-19 vaccine doses procured so far, but beneficiaries below target due to hesitancy, govt tells LS
India

Over 160 L COVID-19 vaccine doses procured so far, but beneficiaries below target due to hesitancy, govt tells LS

Giving out the details of the number of vaccines already procured by the government, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said the total cost of procurement of above mentioned doses of vaccines is Rs 350.25 crore

Centre orders 11 mn doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from SII at Rs 210 each
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Centre orders 11 mn doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from SII at Rs 210 each

Doses of the vaccine, Covishield, will initially be shipped to 60 consignee points and will then be distributed to various vaccination centres across India

Narendra Modi reaches Hyderabad to review COVID-19 vaccine development at Bharat Biotech
India

Narendra Modi reaches Hyderabad to review COVID-19 vaccine development at Bharat Biotech

The prime minister is visiting the top vaccine hubs to 'get a first-hand perspective of the roadmap in India's endeavour to vaccinate its citizens', said the PMO

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will be available at cost price across world, says pharma head Olivier Nataf
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Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine will be available at cost price across world, says pharma head Olivier Nataf

Unlike the two vaccines produced by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech, which require ultra-cold storage, the AstraZeneca vaccine can be kept in the conventional fridge used to store vaccines around the world

AstraZeneca-Oxford University's COVID-19 vaccine shows average efficacy of 70%, says manufacturer
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AstraZeneca-Oxford University's COVID-19 vaccine shows average efficacy of 70%, says manufacturer

Additionally, the drug manufacturer said that another regiment of a half dose, followed by a full dose at least one month apart was 90 percent effective

Jan Morris, author, journalist and a pioneer of the transgender movement, dies at 94
Arts & Culture

Jan Morris, author, journalist and a pioneer of the transgender movement, dies at 94

Morris was a prolific and accomplished author and journalist who wrote dozens of books in a variety of genres and was a first-hand witness to history.

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine performing as 'expected', successfully induces immune response, says independent study
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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine performing as 'expected', successfully induces immune response, says independent study

The vaccine, ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 and also known as AZD1222, is considered among the most advanced in the worldwide hunt for a viable vaccine against the novel coronavirus

Volunteer in Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial dies in Brazil; officials say testing to continue
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Volunteer in Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine trial dies in Brazil; officials say testing to continue

Oxford confirmed the plan to keep testing, saying in a statement that after careful assessment 'there have been no concerns about safety of the clinical trial'

Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker: Serum Institute of India pauses clinical trials after DCGI show-cause notice
Health

Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker: Serum Institute of India pauses clinical trials after DCGI show-cause notice

The Pune-based company said that it's reviewing the situation and pausing India trials of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate till AstraZeneca restarts the trials

Phase 2 trials: Vital signs of volunteers in Pune administered with Oxford COVID-19 vaccine normal, say doctors
India

Phase 2 trials: Vital signs of volunteers in Pune administered with Oxford COVID-19 vaccine normal, say doctors

Serum Institute of India has signed an agreement to manufacture a potential COVID-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University in collaboration with AstraZeneca

Pune's Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College to begin phase 2 trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine from tomorrow
India

Pune's Bharti Vidyapeeth Medical College to begin phase 2 trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine from tomorrow

The institution, which is one of the 17 sites chosen by Serum Institute of India to conduct the trials, has been given a target of enlisting 300 to 350 volunteers

COVID-19 vaccine to cost Rs 225 per dose in India says Serum Institute, will be made available to 92 nations
India

COVID-19 vaccine to cost Rs 225 per dose in India says Serum Institute, will be made available to 92 nations

Serum Institute partners with Gavi and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to manufacture, deliver of up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to India, other low and middle-income countries.

Serum Institute asked to revise protocols for Phase 2, 3 trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate
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Serum Institute asked to revise protocols for Phase 2, 3 trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine candidate

The CDSCO expert panel also recommended that Pune-based firm's proposed clinical trial sites be distributed across India

India readies five sites for final phase of human trials of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine
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India readies five sites for final phase of human trials of Oxford's COVID-19 vaccine

Serum Institute of India has been chosen by Oxford University and its partner AstraZeneca to manufacture the COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 research roundup: Multiple potential vaccines show promise; doctors say hands-only CPR safe during pandemic
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COVID-19 research roundup: Multiple potential vaccines show promise; doctors say hands-only CPR safe during pandemic

Hands-only CPR carries low risk of transmitting COVID-19, and bystanders witnessing a cardiac arrest shouldn't be afraid to perform it, doctors say.

Coronavirus Updates: Passengers arriving at Delhi Airport from abroad to be quarantined for 14 days
India

Coronavirus Updates: Passengers arriving at Delhi Airport from abroad to be quarantined for 14 days

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: Sharjeel Imam has tested positive for COVID-19, ANI reported. Delhi Police Special Cell had applied for his production warrant in Assam as he is lodged at Guwahati Central Jail and he was going to be presented before a Delhi Court on 25 July, but will not be produced now.

GAVI vaccine alliance says 75 countries keen to join 'COVAX' — COVID-19 vaccine access facility
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GAVI vaccine alliance says 75 countries keen to join 'COVAX' — COVID-19 vaccine access facility

The 75 countries, which would finance the vaccines from public budgets, will partner with up to 90 poorer countries to provide them with access.

Oxford's vaccine offers ‘good duration of immunity’ to COVID-19 compared to no vaccine: lead researcher
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Oxford's vaccine offers ‘good duration of immunity’ to COVID-19 compared to no vaccine: lead researcher

The vaccine has been licensed to AstraZeneca and is in its Phase III of its human trials in the UK.

Aftermath of George Floyd killing: Across the pond, Britain grapples with its racist past, from town square to boardroom
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Aftermath of George Floyd killing: Across the pond, Britain grapples with its racist past, from town square to boardroom

Britain’s uneasy confrontation with its racist history moved from statues in town squares to corporate boardrooms this week, as two prominent British firms, Lloyd’s of London and Greene King, announced they would make amends for their involvement in the slave trade in the 18th and 19th centuries