Thursday, December 2, 2021


‘Covid-19 vaccine being developed in record time’

Hyderabad: The Covid-19 vaccine development is happening at a much faster pace when compared to other vaccines and it is pushing the innovation and...

Dr Reddy’s partners with BIRAC for Sputnik V vaccine trials in India

Collaboration will allow Dr Reddy’s to identify and use some of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council’s clinical trial centres

Drugs Controller General of India nod for Covaxin phase 3 trials

The SARS-CoV-2 strain was isolated in NIV, Pune and transferred to Bharat Biotech. The indigenous, inactivated vaccine is developed and manufactured in Bharat Biotech’s BSL-3 (Bio-Safety Level 3)

COVID-19 vaccine coming in weeks: Trump; Biden says US about to go into dark winter

The coronavirus dominated the opening minutes of the Trump-Biden face-off with President Trump terming the contagion a “worldwide problem”.

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.

Indonesia to provide COVID-19 vaccine to 9.1 million people at 1st phase

The first phase of vaccination will be carried out on the groups of people with highest risk of COVID-19 infections.

Dr Reddy’s, RDIF receive approval to conduct clinical trial for Sputnik V vaccine

This will be a multi-centre and randomised controlled study, which will include safety and immunogenicity study, Dr Reddy’s said in a statement.

Apollo Hospitals prepared to administer 10 lakh vaccine doses per day

Whenever the Union government makes a vaccine available, the Apollo Hospitals will leverage its robust pan-India web of 19 medicine supply hubs with cold chain facilities.

Paris goes under curfew as Europe ramps up virus restrictions

With over one million coronavirus deaths and nearly 40 million cases worldwide, regions like Europe that suppressed the first outbreak are again facing tough choices on how to control a new wave.

Covid-19 reinfection casts doubt on virus immunity: Study

"The possibility of reinfections could have significant implications for our understanding of Covid-19 immunity, especially in the absence of an effective vaccine."

Indian-origin researchers use bovine adenovirus to develop Covid vax

Bovine Adenovirus, also known as BAdV, is a member of the Adenoviridae family that causes disease in cattle.

Australia plans big spending pandemic measures, record debt

The annual budget is expected to contain a wage subsidy to get unemployed young Australians back to work.

UK could vaccinate less than half of its population

Rather than vaccinating everyone, the aim is to "vaccinate everyone at risk," Kate Bingham, Chair of the UK Vaccine Taskforce, told the Financial Times, while detailing the aim of the programme.

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin to boost immune response with ViroVax adjuvant  

Hyderabad-headquartered company is currently conducting Phase II human trials of Covaxin after receiving Drug Controller General of India nod

Centre tells States to list priority groups for vaccine dose

Frontline healthcare workers in govt, private sector likely to be first ones to receive it

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