Mix-and-match vaccines highly effective against COVID-19: Lancet study

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.

published on : 18th October 2021

A taste of home away from home

This Durga Puja, Edesia at Crowne Plaza, Okhla, has organised a Bengali food festival called ‘Bong Connection’ till October 15.

published on : 13th October 2021

Antibody injection cuts severe COVID-19 risk, concludes AstraZeneca study

TACKLE included 903 participants in a 1:1 randomisation AZD7442 to placebo and the primary analysis was based on 822 participants.

published on : 11th October 2021

Drugmaker AstraZeneca asks US FDA to authorize COVID antibody treatment

The treatment, known as AZD7442, would be the first long-acting antibody combination to receive an emergency use authorization for COVID-19 prevention.

published on : 5th October 2021

Bad road: Woman delivers on sling midway to hospital in Odisha

Sources said, Sabena Pangi suffered labour pain following which her family called the 108 ambulance service.

published on : 1st October 2021

New AstraZeneca tie-up to explore vaccine tech use for cancer, heart disease

VaxEquity was founded in 2020 by Imperial's Professor Robin Shattock and Morningside Ventures to develop transformative RNA therapeutics using its next generation saRNA platform.

published on : 28th September 2021

CoWin certificates to mention date of birth of fully vaccinated travelling abroad

Currently, CoWin certificates mention the beneficiary's age based on the year of birth besides other details.

published on : 25th September 2021

Not many places left for COVID to evade immunity: UK vaccine creator

The expert said that such viruses, by their very nature tend to become less virulent over time, but there is no set timeframe for how long that would take.

published on : 24th September 2021

Farmers get 1 lakh free power connections worth Rs 3,025 crore in TN

Hailing the speedy work of his Cabinet in fulfilling the promises made to the people, Stalin said Minister for Electricity Senthil V Balaji overtook others and fixed a date to launch this scheme.

published on : 24th September 2021

COVID vaccine certification for travel must meet 'minimum criteria', says UK on its new norms

The declaration follows Covishield, the Serum Institute of India manufactured Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, being added as eligible to an expanded UK travel advisory on Wednesday.

published on : 23rd September 2021

HC notice to Centre, DERC on plea seeking power connections for Pak Hindu migrants in Delhi

The pleas said that a refugee camp in North Delhi is in a dire state and the "Pakistani Hindus have been requesting for permanent electricity connection in the camp since last three years."

published on : 21st September 2021

‘Connect Karo’ calls for a resilient Kochi

Kochi has been facing the brunt of climate change over the last couple of decades.

published on : 21st September 2021

Covid vaccines donated by India for peacekeepers exhausted: UN spokesperson

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.

published on : 18th September 2021

Woman sues China's reproductive health law for right to freeze her eggs

Teresa Xu s suing Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital at Capital Medical University, a public hospital that forbid her from freezing her eggs, citing national law.

published on : 17th September 2021

Column: FIFA, Infantino only winners from biennial World Cup

Three years after leaving Arsenal, Arsene Wenger is trying to sell the merits of a biennial World Cup rather than waiting four years between tournaments.

published on : 9th September 2021
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