CCHFW passes resolution that we don't agree to WHO's estimate of India's COVID deaths: Mansukh Mandaviya
The resolution was passed on the second day of the three-day CCHFW or Swasthya Chintab Shivir', which concluded here on Saturday.
According to the resolution, India has a robust, legally mandated, comprehensive system of death registration.
According to the report, there were 4.7 million COVID deaths in India -- 10 times the official figures and almost a third of Covid deaths globally.
Dehradun's Welham Girls' School was declared a micro-containment zone on Wednesday as 16 students tested positive for COVID-19.
The study found viable coronavirus in air that could infect living cells, and these viruses could spread over a long range of distance.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury urges PM Narendra Modi to allow hybrid classes as children remain unvaccinated against COVID
Many cases of the COVID-19 infection have surfaced in the below 18 years of age category, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury claimed.
Children aged 12 to 17 years can now get the Serum Institute's coronavirus vaccine Covovax at private centres with a provision for it being made on the CoWIN portal.
Modification of COVID vaccination policy: Supreme Court asks petitioner to approach Ministry of Health
The petitioner stated that he was vaccinated with the Sputnik-V vaccine, but, since it has not been approved by the World Health Organisation, he is unable to travel abroad.
A COVID-19 vaccination staff member at a community health centre here 'accidentally' administered anti-rabies vaccine to a person, officials said.
India's drug regulator had approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28 last year and in the 12-17 age group.
63 per cent parents say schools should offer online classes if district COVID TPR crosses 5 per cent: Survey
The survey was conducted by online platform Local Circles and it received 23,500 responses from citizens across 314 districts of India.
Breakthrough infection with Delta, reinfection with Omicron in individual vaccinated with Covishield
The findings of the study prove the immune evasion potential of the Omicron variant, even after infection and vaccination, said the researchers.
The positive rate surged during the April 11-18 week, barring on April 17 when the it dropped to 4.21 percent from 5.33 percent the previous day.
Given the epidemiological and scientific evidence, the current rise in cases in Delhi is not the start of the fourth wave.
Odisha recorded 16 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, while there was no fatality for the fourth consecutive day, the health department said.