Centre ask states to review vaccine requirement as Serum Institute looks at cutting down production of Covishield
This comes as nearly 19.19 cr doses remain unutilised and SII hinting to halve its production due to low demand
10 Dec 2021
Omicron variant of the SARS CoV 2, which was detected by South Africa on November 25 has created ripples across the world mainly due to worries of a fresh surge in infections.
09 Dec 2021
It was earlier hinted that the committee would advise the government on allowing additional shots for the vulnerable population apart from vaccination for adolescents and kids.
08 Dec 2021
So far, a total of 23 Omicron infections have been confirmed in the country with Maharashtra reporting two more cases on Monday.
07 Dec 2021
Nearly 50 people in states such as Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, are under the scanner for being infected with the highly mutated variant.
05 Dec 2021
Hysteria must not overtake empathy and common sense: CSIR-IGIB Director Anurag Agarwal on Omicron detection
Many calculations about transmissibility being six times higher than Delta have an underlying flaw, Agarwal said.
29 Nov 2021
The study, funded by the Centre's department of biotechnology has shown that T and B cell memory responses generated by Covaxin measures.
21 Nov 2021
Studies have also shown that the existing Covid vaccines, though potent, are far from being perfect and while they reduce the risks of hospitalisation and severe disease, they do not eliminate them.
20 Nov 2021
Efficacy of COVID vaccines satisfactory, finds ICMR study as over 115 crore inoculated in India so far
The study, submitted to The Lancet for publication, showed effectiveness was the highest with a gap of 6-8 weeks between two shots of Covishield and Covaxin.
19 Nov 2021
Federation of All India Medical Association said that this has put extraordinary burden on the existing junior residents who are made to do double shifts to make up for the reduced work force.
18 Nov 2021
ASER is a citizen-led household survey by NGO Pratham and its findings offer insights on the COVID's impact on education.
18 Nov 2021
In August, the University Grants Commission had put on hold the implementation of guidelines released three years ago, which proposed making PhD mandatory for hiring assistant professors.
17 Nov 2021
As of now, these medical graduates, except those who get their degrees in US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, are required to clear the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination and an internship.
16 Nov 2021
The latest report, however, showed that shockingly in Gujarat and Punjab, with 14.7 lakh and 6 lakh beneficiaries, respectively, not a single hospitalisation was for Covid treatment.
14 Nov 2021
The drug Molnupriravir, a broad spectrum antiviral, has shown promise in international trials in halting the progression of Covid in its early stages.
14 Nov 2021