During a 2.5-month average follow-up period after the second dose, the study showed a 67 per cent lower risk of infection for the combination of AstraZeneca and Pfizer vaccine shots.
Sitharaman, participating in the 36th Annual G30 International Banking Seminar virtually on Sunday, spoke on the panel about Financing the Commons, Climate and pandemic security.
Bharat Biotech recently said it has submitted all data pertaining to Covaxin to the WHO for the EUL and is awaiting feedback from the global health watchdog.
In August, Pooja Bedi had slammed the vaccination drive for all, including people with no comorbidities, calling it "illogical and sinister".
R Prabakaran (37), who was a head constable at Thalaignayiru police station, passed away in a private hospital on August 31 after suffering a road accident near Nagore on August 30.
When the bus slowed down, the driver sensed a problem and noticed fumes coming from the engine. As soon as the bus was evacuated, it burst into flames.
While both the woman and the child died on the spot, two of their family members were seriously injured and shifted to a local hospital for treatment.
The BCCI has issued advertisements for the position of head coach, batting, fielding and bowling coaches along with head of sports science/medicine for the National Cricket Academy.
The three north coastal Andhra districts reported 57 new cases, while four Rayalaseema districts reported more than 110 new cases.
The city has been recording 150 to 250 cases a day for the last around month baffling health experts.
The district administration has planned a mega vaccination drive on Monday, October 18, 2021, to give Covid jabs to more than one lakh beneficiaries, which will make Prakasam closer to the target.
Midway, both of them decided to have some snacks near the railway track at Jamunali.
Going by calculations of the past seven days, data shows that Mysuru district has shown an increase from 0.82 per cent on October 14 to 1.13 per cent just two days later.
Mangaluru City Corporation has been witnessing a decrease in fresh Covid-19 positive cases in its limits. However, there are concerns that cases could again shoot up owing to the festive season.
A Bengaluru-bound private bus from Shivamogga collided head-on with a goods carrier laden with vegetables and flowers at 5.30 am.