Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Vaccination

China to start opening vaccination programme to general public

China has five coronavirus vaccines in the final stages of development -- but none has received official approval from authorities and the results of late-stage trials have yet to be published.

Saudi Arabia announces three-phase roll out of Covid-19 vaccine

The ministry opened registration for the vaccination campaign through an online application called "Sehaty", and said the vaccine would be "free for all citizens and residents".

US to start vaccinating as Germany returns to partial lockdown

The US has the world's highest death toll of more than 299,000, and the largest number of cases, at 16.2 million -- including more than 1.5 million new cases in just the past week.

Google begins showing authorised vaccine locations on Search

"Updates to the panels will connect people directly to vaccine information from global and local health authorities," Google said.

First patient in UK receives Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

The UK will be the first country in the world to start using the Pfizer vaccine after regulators approved its use last week.

Pap smear tests: At what age and how often?

Cervical cancer is a completely preventable disease because of its well defined, long pre-malignant phase and it can be detected easily by regular screening tests and follow up.

COVID-19 vaccination drive will begin as soon as scientists give nod: PM

Experts believe that the wait for COVID-19 vaccine will not be long and it is believed that it may be ready in the next few weeks, Modi said.

SpiceJet to provide logistics support for Covid vaccination

SpiceXpress, has come forth to take up the responsibility of seamlessly transporting the vaccine through a specialised service called Spice Pharma Pro

UK approves Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for rollout from ‘next week’

Priority groups will include care home residents, health and care staff, the elderly and the clinically extremely vulnerable.

Tuberculosis vaccine linked to lower risk of contracting Covid-19

In the new study, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, the research team tested the blood of more than 6,000 healthcare workers for evidence of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2.

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij administered trial dose of Covaxin

He had offered to be the first volunteer for the third phase trial of Covaxin, which started in the state today.

BJP manifesto promises free COVID vaccination for all in Bihar

Union Finance Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman released the party's manifesto.

Vaccine trials ‘can’t detect’ virus risk reduction: Expert

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has identified 42 candidate vaccines in clinical trials, ten of which are in the most advanced "phase 3" stage.

Britain passes 500,000 coronavirus cases

Health authorities are meanwhile drawing up a vaccination programme that prioritises elderly people and at-risk workers.

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