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Covid vaccines dance to tune of Ra Ra Rasputin!

Shaking their crystal legs, it is the vaccine twins who are now stepping to the tune of Ra Ra Rasputin on social media.

published on : 11th April 2021

Bhutan vaccinates 60% of population with Covishield in record time

Its rapid rollout puts Bhutan far ahead of other leading nations in reaching the 60-percent mark, including the Seychelles, Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

published on : 7th April 2021

Odisha shuts over 600 vaccination centres due to shortage of Covid vaccines

The Centre had provided 3.5 lakh doses on Tuesday a day after the Health and Family Welfare department sought 15 lakh doses.

published on : 7th April 2021

COVID-19: Many Maharashtra districts face vaccine shortage, inoculation centres being closed

Fourteen lakh doses are available now which would last three days. We need 40 lakh vaccine doses every week, said Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope.

published on : 7th April 2021

Odisha government sends SOS to Centre for supply of 15 lakh COVID vaccine doses immediately

Additional Chief Secretary PK Mohapatra highlighted that Odisha has been saving vaccines as the wastage rate has been minus 0.5 per cent which is amongst the lowest in the country.

published on : 6th April 2021

Mixing COVID-19 vaccination shots: Too much, too soon, doctors say  

However, there is very little research on whether an individual can be given one dose each of two different vaccines where a two-dose regimen is involved.

published on : 5th April 2021

Chamarajanagar DC tests Covid positive 28 days after taking second dose of vaccine

The DC had taken the Covishield vaccine on February 9th followed by a second dose on March 8th.

published on : 4th April 2021

India records 89,129 Covid-19 cases, biggest one-day spike since late September

714 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, the highest since October 21 when 717 fatalities were reported.

published on : 3rd April 2021

15 people contract Covid despite taking both doses of vax in Telangana

Doctors across the globe however state that even if the vaccine may not prevent infection, the immune response it starts off in the body helps prevent a severe Covid infection. 

published on : 3rd April 2021

Army helps Olympic-bound archers get Covid jab, nationals postponed

The vaccination process is being taken care of by the Indian Army as the national camp is underway at the Army Sports Institute in Pune. 

published on : 3rd April 2021

'Interval between Covid vaccine doses only applicable to Covishield'

The Directorate of Public Health again made it clear that the revised time interval for the second dose is applicable only to Covishield and not to Covaxin.

published on : 2nd April 2021

No Covid vaccine shortage as drive expands

On the first day of the expanded Covid-19 vaccination drive to include all aged above 45, irrespective of comorbidities, it was smooth-going in Bengaluru hospitals with no shortage of vaccines.

published on : 2nd April 2021

DCGI extends shelf life of Covishield from 6 to 9 months

In a letter to the Serum Institute of India, Drugs Controller General of India V G Somani said the SII is permitted to apply the shelf life of nine months to unlabelled vials available on hand.

published on : 31st March 2021

Covishield, Covaxin effective against UK, Brazillian variants; Work against South African strain on: Government

Bhargava said that mutations are sporadic and single mutations are not found to be dominant in any particular area in India.

published on : 30th March 2021

'Closely monitoring surge in COVID cases, vaccines safe and immunogenic': Harsh Vardhan

Priority groups have been identified on the basis of recommendations of the National Expert Group on Vaccine Administration for COVID-19 (NEGVAC), he said.

published on : 26th March 2021
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