Sunday, October 24, 2021


China pledges 2 billion vaccines globally through year’s end

Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to donate $100 million to the UN-backed COVAX program, which aims to distribute vaccines to low- and middle-income countries.

Vaccines reduce ‘Delta’ severity: Study

The rate of mortality was found to be about 50% lower in fully vaccinated individuals having a breakthrough infection, according to CCMB, AIg study

No sign of Covid-19 vaccine in breast milk, says Study

Researchers from the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) analysed the breast milk of seven women after they received the mRNA vaccines Pfizer and Moderna and found no trace of the vaccines

Nine countries in Europe accepting Covishield for travel: Sources

India has already asked the EU member countries to individually consider allowing Indians who have taken Covishield and Covaxin vaccines and want to travel to Europe.

Angela Merkel defends patent protection for Covid vax

"A politically enforced release of patents is, in my opinion, the wrong way to go," Merkel said on Thursday.

How anti-science tweets could flag a Covid outbreak

If they see anti-science sentiment on Twitter growing in one region of the country, they can tailor messages to mitigate distrust of science while also preparing for a potential disease outbreak.

Editorial: Stop canards against vaccines

It is reprehensible to invoke religious fears to spread falsehood against vaccines

Editorial: G7 largesse not enough

Poor countries, accounting for 80% of world’s population, remain at risk of Covid waves in the absence a global vaccination plan

Over 4.70L persons under high risk category vaccinated by GHMC

When the drive commenced on May 28, a total of 21,815 persons were vaccinated and since June 6, every day more than 34,000 persons are being administered with the vaccine

KCR’s initiative reduces risk for high-risk groups

The government focused on conducting door-to-door fever survey to identify persons with Covid-19 symptoms and provides them treatment in home isolation by providing Covid-19 kits comprising necessary medicines.

Centre’s vaccine policy flawed, says Harish Rao

The Finance Minister says Union govt must permit States to procure vaccines from foreign countries

KTR asks Centre to import unused Covid-19 vaccine stock from other countries

Inaugurating a 150-bed ICU facility for Covid patients at the Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences (TIMS), Gachibowli on Friday, Rama Rao asserted that universal Covid vaccination for everybody was the only permanent solution for the Covid-19 pandemic.

Drones by Airserve to deliver medicines, vaccines to PHCs in Vikarabad from June 22

Vaccines and medicines are to be transported by drones in a temperature-controlled medicine box from Vikarabad area hospital to the adjoining 16 PHCs on a pilot basis

Over 1 crore fully vaccinated in Andhra Pradesh

This accounts for nearly 20 per cent of the population of the state and with this Andhra Pradesh surpassed the national vaccination average in a trice to forge ahead

IIT-Ropar develops temperature data logger device for cold chain monitoring

'AmbiTag' is a USB-shaped device that continuously records the temperature of its immediate surroundings from -40 to +80 degrees in any time zone for a full 90 days on a single charge.

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