Hyderabad: Two persons who allegedly stole Covaxin and Covishield vaccine vials from a government health centre in the old city were arrested by the Mirchowk police on Tuesday. The police recovered the vaccines and other stolen articles from them. The arrested persons were Javeed Khan alias Jadoo (28) and Ghouse Pasha (27), both residents of […]
New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) plans to launch a COVID vaccine for children in the next six months, the company’s CEO Adar Poonawalla said on Tuesday. Participating in an industry conference, Poonawalla said the vaccine ‘Covovax’ is under trial and would offer protection to children all the way down till three years. Currently, […]
Hyderabad: The immunity against Covid gained by individuals who were administered with two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine (Covishield) is waning quickly, raising fears among public health officials here. They say that a combination of the unvaccinated population and those who were vaccinated immediately after the launch of Covid vaccines might trigger a fresh surge […]
Vijayawada: Andhra Pradesh received nine lakh more doses of Covishield vaccine on Thursday. On arrival at the Gangavaram airport here in the morning, the vaccine was dispatched to the Gannavaram vaccine storage centre. Meanwhile, the state government is contemplating on extending the curfew after June 20 with slight relaxation in timings.
The hospital announced on Monday that it conducted a study on 260 healthcare workers who got vaccinated between January 16 and February 5 to assess the immunological memory response in all those patients.
Sources said during a recent internal audit, Ranga Reddy area hospital authorities learned that 50 vaccine injection vials, which otherwise could be used to vaccinate 500 persons, were missing from the stock