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Covid-19 vaccines

10-day mobile vaccination drive begins in GHMC limits

Hyderabad: Over 3 crore Covid-19 vaccines have been administered so far in Telangana, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar said on Saturday after inspecting the mobile...

Facebook pulls Jair Bolsonaro’s video claiming Covid vaccine causes AIDS

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has once again violated Facebook guidelines by making false claims about vaccines. Bolsonaro has linked Covid-19 vaccines to AIDS during...

One coronavirus vaccine can protect against other coronaviruses

New York: A team of US researchers, including a scientist of Indian-origin, has shown for the first time that Covid-19 vaccines and prior Covid...

PM Modi invites vaccine manufacturers across the world to ‘make in India’

United Nations: Mourning the loss of lives lost due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reiterated India's commitment to...

Editorial: Debunking pseudoscience

It is unfortunate that the court virtually endorsed unscientific and irrational ideas and practices

Long term effect on heart health post Covid vaccination

People suffering from cardiovascular diseases have had it worse during the ongoing pandemic.

Over 300 vaccinated in Osmania University

Hyderabad: About 300 staff and students were administered Covid-19 vaccines as part of free vaccination drive organised by the Osmania University in collaboration with...

Research suggests prioritized vaccination strategies for organ transplant recipients

The authors note that this presents challenges at both the individual and population levels, since current vaccine protocols may not provide adequate protection to immunosuppressed patients

World Bank expands Covid-19 vaccine funding to $20 bn

Malpass also called on countries with surplus doses to release it for use by developing countries, and for vaccine manufacturers to prioritise the available doses for the developing countries that so urgently need them.

Private hospitals need to place orders for vaccines on CoWIN from July 1

All private hospitals have to register on CoWIN as a Private COVID Vaccination Centre (PCVC) to participate in the aggregation mechanism. Most hospitals have already registered on the portal, sources stated.

Editorial: A long way to go in vaccination

India needs to administer a minimum of one crore doses a day to inoculate its 95-crore adult population by December

Honeywell launches authentication tech to prevent counterfeit pharma products

An acute shortage of drugs to treat symptoms of Covid-19 has led to increased circulation of counterfeit medicines in recent times.

MK Stalin to meet PM Modi today, request for more Covid-19 vaccines

"Death numbers are expected to decrease in coming days. Vaccination is the only solution to get rid of corona infection so people should come forward to get Vaccination," Health Minister Ma Subramanian added.

Telangana’s vaccine drive for foreign-bound students gains pace

Authorities administer first dose to 1,400 students on Tuesday; second dose in 30 days

Centre places orders for 44 crore doses of Covishield & Covaxin

These 44 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be delivered by their makers between August and December 2021, the Union Health Ministry said.

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