On September 6, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had approved its intranasal Covid vaccine iNCOVACC for restricted emergency use in those aged above 18 years.
Jill Biden, 71, like her husband, has been twice-vaccinated and twice-boosted with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla said Monday that he started taking Pfizer’s Paxlovid pill treatment and is isolating while he recovers.
Passed by Parliament in December 2019, the Citizenship (Amendment) Act is yet to be rolled out due to the absence of rules.
The pharmaceutical group added that sales of its Covid-19 vaccine Vaxzevria slumped 49 per cent in the second quarter.
However, no causalities were reported and there was no effect to the main plant which was around 300 metres away from the kitchen.
Health minister Ma Subramanian said they were expecting to inoculate 1,45,00,000 people during this mega camp which is the 31st camp the state has conducted since September 12, 2021.
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 SII had last month submitted an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Covovax's use among children in the age group.
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.
The Centre may soon allow a precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccine for those seeking to travel abroad for education, employment, sports and for attending official or business commitments.
Only Rangareddy district performs better. Of the 95,620 children, only 10,346 are inoculated adding up to 11% of the target population.
Meanwhile, the State has about 6.66 lakh doses of Covaxin available at its cold chain points and at district vaccine stores.
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 district's Deputy Commissioner, Abid Hussain Sadiq, said 'Kinnaur is the first district across India to achieve this feat. We've achieved our target of vaccinating eligible population'.
CanSino said its one-shot vaccine candidate is 65.28% effective 28 days after the dose is given.
So far, 2,51,056 patients have recovered from the disease in the district, reflecting a recovery rate of 95.72 per cent.