In a virtual review meeting, the low level of Covid-19 testing was highlighted as also the drop in RTPCR share.
The panel members found a lack of uniformity in results upon mixing of jabs for booster shots and stated that no recommendation for it can be made as of now.
The guide that adheres to the new Drone Rules 2021 will help avoid confusion as the usage of drones is new in the healthcare system.
The Union Health Ministry on Friday announced that those above the age of 18 years who have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose will be eligible for the precaution dose.
A press release from BE Limited said the WHO's Advisory Committee on Vaccine Product Development (ACPDV) selected the firm after examining a number of proposals from India.
Decision on mixing and matching of booster dose of Covid vaccines will be based on science: Government
On the Corbevax vaccine, VK Paul said it will find a way into the national vaccination programme as an order has been placed and delivered for a certain quantity.
The joint Russian-Italian study compared the blood serum samples of people taken three to six months after the second dose of the two vaccines.
COVID-19 vaccine for children expected in Karnataka next week; state achieves 89% coverage in first dose
Karnataka has already administered about 6.75 crore vaccine doses and the state has now streamlined the entire process, says the health minister.
The official, however, added that the supply of vaccines to other nations will have to be balanced against the country's vaccination program.
In India, it is not so cool. Reference is to the acute shortage of a cold chain for an effective COVID vaccination drive in India.
Biden hosted PM Modi at the Oval Office in the White House for the first in-person bilateral meeting
India, one of the largest troop-contributing countries to UN peacekeeping missions, had gifted 2,00,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for UN peacekeepers across all UN missions.
Researchers also found that the odds of experiencing long COVID -- illness lasting 28 days or more after a positive test -- were reduced to half for people who received two vaccines doses.
Block Level Officers (BLOs), village headmen and ASHA workers will compile data about those eligible for vaccination and prepare a list.
Banerjee stated that in accordance with the number of vaccine doses received by the Bengal government from the Centre, "the state has administered 4 crore vaccine doses till Tuesday with 0 wastage".