Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Coronavirus Vaccine

‘Sputnik V gives 90 pc protection against Delta strain of COVID-19’

Russia became the first country in the world to register a vaccine against the coronavirus, dubbed Sputnik V, in August 2020.

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut COVID-19 risk by 91 per cent: Study

The mRNA vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna contain genetic instructions for our cells to make the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2, which the virus uses to infect and enter the human cells.

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.

COVID-19: Record number of people vaccinated in Andhra Pradesh

The vaccination drive, with focus on people over the age of 45 years and mothers with children under five years, began at 6 AM in more than 2,000 locations in all 13 districts of the State.

Delhi likely to get Sputnik V in June: CM Arvind Kejriwal

The chief minister said there are around 650 cases of the black fungus in Delhi government hospitals but there is a shortage of drugs used to treat the disease.

Nearly 12 crore doses of Covid vaccine to be available in June: Health Ministry

In a statement, the ministry said the allocation of supplies to states and union territories is decided on the consumption pattern, population and vaccine wastage.

RDIF, Panacea Biotec launch production of Sputnik V vaccine in India

Sputnik V was registered in India under the emergency use authorization procedure on April 12, and vaccination against coronavirus with the Russian vaccine started on May 14.

Editorial: No time to lose

India needs to replicate US-like model and address vaccine supply challenges through rapid-fire decisions

With vaccine shortage hitting the state, Karnataka decides to import

The Chief Minister gave a set of directions to the officials including resolving the confusion over vaccine availability, oxygen supply in districts and ICU beds, according to an official release.

Safe to vaccinate during, before or after menstruation

There is no scientific data available to prove the fact that it can change your menstruation cycle.

Maharashtra announce free vaccines for people in 18-44 age group

This decision was taken at the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

COVID: Registration for 3rd phase of vaccine begins from 4 p.m.

Government has already clarified that there will be no walk-in allowed for beneficiaries in the third phase.

Dr Reddy’s expects first lot of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V by May end

RDIF CEO Kirill Dmitriev in a virtual press conference recently said he expected over 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to be manufactured in India by this summer.

Over 1,700 doses of anti-coronavirus vaccine stolen from Haryana hospital

A total of 1,270 doses of Covishield and 440 of Covaxin were stolen from the hospital, SHO of Civil Lines police station Rajender Singh said.

Yogi Adityanath announces free vaccination for those above 18 years

The health department has been tasked with working out the logistics of this exercise in the most populous state in the country.

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