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Covid-19: Understanding heterologous and homologous boosters

May 13, 2022 12:54 pm

As per a study by JAMA, full vaccination, with booster/precaution dose is also known to reduce transmission of infection to some extent, coupled with proper masking and distancing

Coronavirus News highlights: India records 3,451 new Covid-19 cases; active cases at over 20,000

May 09, 2022 8:31 am

Maha sees 253 COVID-19 cases and one death, 171 fresh infections in Karnataka; WHO Covid death report 'baseless', attempt to 'tarnish' India's image, say health ministers.

Vaccinating children up to age 12: what next

April 27, 2022 10:50 am

India has been rolling out Covid-19 vaccines in a phased manner based on scientific and epidemiological evidence.

Covid-19: 3rd doses from today, prices cut to Rs 225 plus service fee

April 10, 2022 8:07 am

Private vaccination centres can charge up to Rs 150 per dose as service charge over and above the cost of the vaccine. Recipients will be able to see the total cost on the Co-WIN portal in advance, the government said.

Japan recognises Covaxin to facilitate travel from April 10: Bharat Biotech

April 08, 2022 3:53 pm

Various countries, including Australia, have already recognised Covaxin for facilitating travel

Explained: Why the WHO suspended Covaxin, and how Bharat Biotech is responding

April 30, 2022 11:17 pm

The WHO has suspended Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin's supply through UN agencies, after an inspection flagged issues relating to manufacturing. What are these issues, and how is Bharat Biotech addressing them?

Bharat Biotech may need at least 6 months to address deficiencies

April 05, 2022 9:26 am

On Saturday, the WHO had suspended the procurement of Covaxin by UN agencies, asking Bharat Biotech for facility upgrade to address the identified GMP deficiencies. The WHO, however, had highlighted that Covaxin is effective and no safety concern exists.

No impact of WHO action on Covaxin, have not supplied to any UN agency: Bharat Biotech

April 04, 2022 8:59 pm

Covaxin has received emergency use approvals from over 25 countries.

WHO suspends UN supply of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine for COVID-19

April 03, 2022 6:30 pm

The WHO asked countries that have received the vaccine to take appropriate actions, according to the statement, but did not specify what the appropriate actions would be.

6-fold rise in antibodies if Covishield is booster after 2 doses of Covaxin: study

March 17, 2022 7:19 am

This is the first scientific evidence from India on mixing vaccines for the booster dose. Currently, the “precautionary” third dose being given to those above 60 years is the same as the previous two shots.