Covid 19 Booster

NTAGI to consider administering 'additional' dose of Covid vaccine to immunocompromised people

According to officials, an additional dose of vaccine is different from a booster dose.

published on : 5th December 2021

Booster dose of six Covid vaccines safe, increases immunity: Lancet study

The vaccines studied were AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax, Janssen, Moderna, Valneva, and Curevac.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Centre's response sought on Covid-19 booster jab by Delhi High Court

The bench was hearing various issues concerning the Covid-19 crisis and also stressed upon the need and efficacy of the booster dose for those who have been completely vaccinated.

published on : 26th November 2021

Will write to PM Modi for Covid booster shots: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

Reviewing cases of Covid and seasonal diseases at his official residence, Ashok Gehlot expressed concern over the rise in the number of positive coronavirus cases in some districts.

published on : 19th November 2021

UK health service hits two million Covid booster vaccine shots mark

The National Health Service said people in the high-risk categories have been quick to take up the offer of the booster jabs ahead of winter, with a total of 2.08 million 'top ups' administered so far

published on : 9th October 2021

Antibodies from original Covid virus strain don't bind to variants: Study

The researchers studied the convergent antibodies' ability to bind to several variants and found that they no longer bound to some.

published on : 21st September 2021

No need for Covid booster doses in India at this stage, say experts

As the global debate on booster shots gathers momentum, several scientists here said the priority must be to ensure that more people are inoculated with at least their first jab.

published on : 18th September 2021

US panel backs Pfizer COVID-19 boosters only for elderly, high-risk

The twin votes represented a heavy blow to the Biden administration's sweeping effort, announced a month ago, to shore up nearly all Americans' protection amid the spread of Delta variant.

published on : 18th September 2021

US plans for Covid-19 booster shot for vaccinated people facing complications

According to one official, Moderna produced inadequate data for the FDA and CDC to approve the third dose of its vaccine.

published on : 4th September 2021

India does not have sufficient data to decide on Covid booster dose: Experts

The WHO has, however, sought a two-month halt on administering booster shots of COVID-19 vaccines in view of severely constrained vaccine availability around the globe.

published on : 24th August 2021

Covid-19 booster shots make 'mockery' of equity: WHO Africa

More than 7.3 million cases, including more than 186,000 deaths, have been confirmed across the continent and health systems are straining to provide medical oxygen and other care.

published on : 19th August 2021

US President Joe Biden, first lady will get COVID-19 booster shot

US health officials announced recommendations that Americans who received the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine get a booster shot eight months after their second dose.

published on : 19th August 2021

WHO warns against taking Covid boosters before first vaccines

'We believe clearly that the data does not indicate that boosters are needed,' Dr. Soumya Swaminathan said at a news conference in Geneva

published on : 18th August 2021

US health officials call for booster shots against Covid-19

Health officials said people who received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will also probably need extra shots.

published on : 18th August 2021

Fauci: Booster shot for weakened immune systems

People have compromised immune systems for a variety of reasons, including organ transplants, cancer or other conditions.

published on : 12th August 2021
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