vaccines

Indian-origin brothers offer 'Jabs with Kebabs' service in UK

NHS England said Rav and Raj's Punjabi Grill is running alongside hundreds of pop-up sites across the country, with experts at hand to offer medical advice and administer the vaccine.

published on : 21st January 2022

Sputnik V Covid vaccine shows higher Omicron-specific antibodies than Pfizer: Study

The joint Russian-Italian study compared the blood serum samples of people taken three to six months after the second dose of the two vaccines.

published on : 21st January 2022

Suspension of offline classes only a precautionary measure: Kerala Minister V Sivankutty

Arrangements will be made to finish portions for SSLC exam by February first week and Higher Secondary exam by the last week of February, Minister V Sivankutty said.

published on : 15th January 2022

Mixed vaccines safe, more effective, finds Hyderabad AIG Hospitals study

The spike-protein neutralising antibodies found in the mixed vaccine groups were significantly higher than the same-vaccine groups, according to the study.

published on : 4th January 2022

Revised expiry dates of Covaxin triggers controversy as 15-17-year-olds get jab, Centre clarifies

Several people took to social media on Monday to claim that their teenage kids were being administered Covaxin doses from vials which were showing expiry dates of previous weeks...

published on : 3rd January 2022

Centre denies expired vaccines are administered under its national Covid-19 vaccination programme.

India on Monday started vaccinating children aged 15 to 18 against the coronavirus, even as the country recorded 33,750 new Covid-19 cases and 123 deaths in the last 24 hours.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Aiming to vaccinate all eligible children in next 15 days: Puducherry health official

While 83,000 doses of Covaxin have arrived for covering Puducherry and Karaikal regions, the vaccines for Yanam and Mahe region will reach from Andhra Pradesh and Kerala respectively today.

published on : 3rd January 2022

25 lakh Andhra teens to get Covid jabs in 5 days

The health department has kept 40 lakh doses of Covaxin ready to vaccinate 25 lakh teen beneficiaries in the State during the five-day drive, which will continue up to January 7.  

published on : 3rd January 2022

COVID vaccines are disease-modifying, don't prevent infection, says Centre as cases surge

Meanwhile, India reported 13,154 new COVID-19 cases and 268 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said on Thursday.

published on : 31st December 2021

India hands over 10 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Myanmar Red Cross Society 

Foreign Secretary Shringla is in Myanmar on a two-day visit, in the first high-level outreach from India after Myanmar's military deposed the democratically-elected government in a coup.

published on : 22nd December 2021

Serum Institute's Covovax vaccine gets WHO emergency use nod, Poonawalla hails decision

The World Health Organization listed the Covovax as the ninth COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use with an aim to increase the access to vaccination in lower-income countries.

published on : 17th December 2021

Lack of FMD vaccine supply makes worried cattle rearers in Tamil Nadu take ‘traditional cure’ route

Following recent rains, cattle across the Central districts of Tiruchy, Karur and Pudukkottai reportedly suffered from diseases.

published on : 17th December 2021

Oxford University to get Poonawala vaccine research facility; to get GBP 50 million funding

The facility will be established at the university's Old Road Campus, and will house over 300 research scientists.

published on : 16th December 2021

Amid vaccine alliance chief's warning, Israel to assist inoculation drive at African nations

The Foreign Ministry said the AstraZeneca vaccines would be transferred in the coming weeks, a decision that was part of Israel's strengthening ties with the African countries.

published on : 16th December 2021

Nigeria to reject COVID vaccine donations with short shelf lives

While some of the doses given to Nigeria were within a few months of expiring, authorities have said that other donated vaccines had just weeks left to be given to people before becoming unusable.

published on : 15th December 2021
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