Chinese vaccines “don’t have very high protection rates,” said the director of the China Centers for Disease Control, Gao Fu, at a conference Saturday in the southwestern city of Chengdu.
In recent days, South Korea has been experiencing a steady increase in new coronavirus infections.
The women's families reported the matter to the medical superintendent of the CHC and sought action against erring health officials.
Congress accuses govt of not taking adequate steps for COVID, calls for engagement with stakeholders
Calling for including more categories in the list of vaccine beneficiaries, Pawan Khera said people with respiratory infections need to be given early vaccination.
On Tuesday, a senior EMA official said there was a causal link between the AstraZeneca vaccine and the rare blood clots that have been seen in dozens of people worldwide.
Eight states -- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala -- account for 60 per cent of the cumulative vaccine doses given till morning.
"Vaccine side effect: G6," she quipped in the caption - when the needle went in, she started singing a high note.
Over 25,000 beneficiaries received Covid-19 vaccine shots in the national capital by 6 pm on Wednesday, and only one of them has reported adverse events so far, officials said.
Odisha Government has urged the Centre to supply coronavirus vaccines to the State at the earliest.
The World Health Organization said it saw no evidence the vaccine was to blame for the clots, and some European countries were resuming its use.
In the first phase, starting January 16, over 3.6 lakh beneficiaries comprising healthcare workers and frontline workers have been vaccinated in Delhi.
The fresh suspensions were a major blow to a global immunisation campaign that experts hope will help end a year-long pandemic that has already killed over 2.6 million people
The petitioner said that the PIL is filed for protection against Covid-19 spurious vaccine and highlighting the risk and danger of fake vaccine.
India to manufacture one billion doses by 2022; Japan and US to fund initiative, Australia to provide logistics support.
The health ministry on March 9 had rejected reports on the impending shortage of COVID-19 vaccine doses in Rajasthan.