Saturday, January 29, 2022


Boosters can wane, 4th Covid shot may be necessary: Moderna CEO

Washington: The efficacy of boosters against Covid-19 will likely decline over time, and people may need a fourth shot to increase their protection, Moderna...

Covishield immunity waning quickly: Study

Hyderabad: The immunity against Covid gained by individuals who were administered with two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine (Covishield) is waning quickly, raising fears...

US reopens to foreign travellers from November 8

Hyderabad: The Biden administration has announced revised international air travel rules for those flying to the United States, with the rules to come into...

AstraZeneca India, Tricog launch project to reduce heart failure

Bengaluru: AstraZeneca India on Tuesday partnered with health-tech startup Tricog to roll out a programme called 'Project Heartbeat', focused on early and accurate diagnosis...

Opinion: Negotiating vaccine inequity and hesitancy

Planning at the district level in India will be crucial in the journey ahead

Editorial: Mixing vaccines

It is argued that such a mixed regimen will help overcome the challenges of the shortfall of certain vaccines and remove hesitancy, especially in settings where multiple Covid-19 vaccines are being used

Eric Clapton won’t play at venues asking for vaccination proof 

The statement comes following the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement that people wanting to enter nightclubs and venues holding large crowds will need to show proof of vaccination.

Will one dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine protect me?

With the delta variant, a study by British researchers found people were well protected when they got both doses of either the AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines.

AstraZeneca tests Covid booster shots against Beta-variant

The booster shot, named AZD2816, will be administered to individuals who have previously been fully vaccinated with two doses of AstraZeneca vaccine/Vaxzervia or an mRNA vaccine, at least three months after their last injection.

Relief for NRIs as Saudi approves Covishield

Scores of NRIs who had gone to India had taken Covishield as it continues to be the mainstay of India’s Covid-19 vaccination drive

Telangana Health Department marks errant private hospitals

Show cause notices sent to 64 hospitals across Telangana on complaints related to Covid treatment

French YouTuber ‘offered cash to spread Covid-19 vaccine disinformation’

The firm did not want the videos to be branded nor did they reveal the name of the client behind the project.

Covid-19 cases drastically down in Italy

As of Saturday, over 26.6 million vaccine doses had been administered throughout Italy.

Vaccine gap may prove advantageous

The 12-16 weeks gap for Covishield will not only boos its efficacy but also help vaccine administration effectively and provide breathing space to the governments for improving supply

AstraZeneca, blood clots link ‘plausible but not confirmed’: WHO

According to the WHO's statistics, as of Wednesday, at least 2.6 million people have died of Covid-19 worldwide.

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