New Delhi: Vaccines developed to fight Covid-19 helped prevent more than 42 lakh potential deaths in India in 2021, according to a mathematical modelling study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal. The estimates based on excess deaths from 185 countries and territories showed that globally 19.8 million out of a potential 31.4 million Covid-19 […]
New Delhi: Chief Justice N.V. Ramana on Sunday praised the Indian scientists and researchers for developing Covid vaccine within a few months and also emphasized that it is essential for the state to provide support and subsidy for diabetic care. Speaking at the Ahuja Bajaj Symposium on Diabetes, Justice Ramana said: “I felt so happy […]
Varanasi: Giving a shot in the arm to the vaccination drive — quite literally, a 125-year-old seer, Swami Shivananda took his second dose of the vaccine earlier this week, putting aside all misconceptions. The seer is said to be the oldest recipient of the vaccine. The seer got the jab at Durgakund, the urban community health […]
"While these findings do not indicate the need for a new vaccine to address the emerging variants, the companies are prepared to respond if a variant of SARS-CoV-2 demonstrates evidence of escaping immunity by the Covid-19 vaccine," Pfizer and BioNTech said in a statement on Wednesday.