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Covaxin vaccine


Vaccination for 12-14 age group likely from March, says top govt expert

January 17, 2022 5:46 pm

According to government data, over 3.45 crore first doses have been given to children in the 15-18 years age group so far.

Why Paracetamol is not recommended for teenagers post Covid vaccination

January 07, 2022 9:46 am

As per the ministry of health's revised vaccination guidelines, beneficiaries in the 15-18 years of age would only be administered “Covaxin”.

Study finds mixing vaccines 'highly effective' against Covid; experts call for 'larger analysis'

October 19, 2021 4:58 pm

Dr Ravi Shekhar Jha said that mixing of vaccines is not recommended as "every vaccine is made differently and may react differently for different people".

Zydus Cadila’s vaccines for 12-18 age group may be available soon: Centre to Delhi HC

July 16, 2021 6:49 pm

The submission was made in response to a petition that wanted minors and their parents to be made a priority group in Delhi’s vaccination drive.

Explained: A controversy in Brazil over buying vaccines from Bharat Biotech

June 29, 2021 8:07 am

In March, a Brazilian Health Ministry official, Luis Ricardo Miranda, informed President Bolsonaro about pressure being brought on him to buy Covaxin despite certain red flags that he had raised over purchasing a tranche of doses.

Delta variant gains steam in undervaccinated US counties

June 23, 2021 11:30 am

The genomics firm Helix analyzed about 20,000 samples from Covid-19 tests across more than 700 US counties. It found that cases of the variant first documented in India appear to be growing far faster in counties with lower vaccination rates than in areas that have higher rates.

Delhi government gets Covaxin stock for first time in three weeks, but only for second dose

June 07, 2021 9:00 am

Covaxin, however, will only be available as a second dose for now, as close to 1.5 lakh people who got the first dose will be eligible for the second dose within four weeks.

Karnataka to vaccinate students, professionals travelling overseas on priority from today

June 02, 2021 7:46 am

"The vaccination program for students going to foreign countries to pursue their studies and those who need to travel to get employed in other countries will be launched on June 1 at 3 pm in the administrative block of the Bengaluru City University," Deputy Chief Minister C N Ashwathnarayan said

Gujarat: GBRC signs MoU with Bharat Biotech, firm to produce drug substance for Covaxin

May 28, 2021 3:12 am

GBRC and Gujarat government will act as “mentor, advisor and facilitator for the technology transfer” from Bharat Biotech, the statement said.

What happens if the gap between two COVID-19 vaccine doses exceeds?

May 19, 2021 9:59 am

The time intervals between dosages are decided based on the time for the immune system to generate antibodies with an increased affinity for the antigen