The Covid vaccines protected hospitalised patients and prevented deaths, according to the latest findings of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) study based on hospital records.
Covid Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) chairman Dr M K Sudarshan said that since the number of Covid cases has reduced, people are generally taking it easy and not taking the vaccine.
Scrapping the mask mandate, to be synchronous with the push for improved coverage of precaution doses has left health experts in a dispute.
Announcing the achievements, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya termed it a 'big boost to India's fight against Covid-19.
Director of Family Welfare and nodal officer of Covid vaccination Dr Bijay Panigrahy said only 25 per cent of the targeted beneficiaries have received the precaution dose in the last 45 days.
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Bharat Biotech completes trials for India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine, says it's safe, immunogenic
“BBV154 has proven to be safe, well-tolerated and immunogenic in subjects in controlled clinical trials," the pharma company said in a statement.
Health Minister Ma Subramanian launched a drive to administer Corbevax booster doses to recipients aged 18 years and above in Tamil Nadu on Friday.
Dr Sudhakar warns hospitals against denying treatment to Covid patients
This is the first time a booster dose different from the one used for primary vaccination against Covid has been allowed in India.
Meanwhile, about 11 per cent of the eligible population in Telangana has been administered the third precautionary dose.
The Health department officials admitted that the shortage of vaccines has hit the precaution dose drive in rural parts of the State after the free dose for the 18-59 years age group.
India's first indigenously developed RBD protein subunit vaccine Corbevax is currently being used to inoculate children in the age group of 12 to 14 years.
The vaccinator blames health department officials for the direction and goes missing after the parents of the children create a ruckus. FIR has been registered by the health department against him.
The AAR held that inpatient services are covered under the healthcare services extended by the clinical establishments, which are exempt under GST.
The new investment will enhance the capacity by five billion doses, increasing the cumulative capacity to about 14 billion doses per year, the company said.
Existing Covaxin doses of 1.5 lakh will last more than a fortnight; Covishield stock of 7.5 lakh will finish by Wednesday
In a series of tweets, elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “India creates history again! Congrats to all Indians on crossing the special figure of 200 crore vaccine doses.
According to the health ministry data, 98 per cent of the adult population has received at least one dose, while 90 per cent has been fully vaccinated.
According to the health ministry data, 98 per cent of the adult population has received at least one dose while 90 per cent have been fully vaccinated.