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Covid-19 vaccine


Mumbai: Daily Covid case tally still above 100, TPR 1.6%

May 05, 2022 1:08 pm

Following the third wave, on February 12, the TPR had gone below 1 per cent.

Covid worsens asthma in children; booster after infection not as beneficial vs Omicron

May 03, 2022 2:04 pm

Results of earlier studies showing improvement in asthma control in the early part of the pandemic were likely due to public health measures like staying home and masking, which curbed exposure to asthma triggers, she said.

Chandigarh: Parents hesitant, schools want more time

May 03, 2022 1:23 pm

At the same time, private schools, most of those who have decided not to go ahead with hybrid mode(offline plus online education) want Chandigarh Administration to relook and defer its orders restricting unvaccinated children from attending classes.

Mumbai: BJP to hold ‘Booster Dose’ rally on Maharashtra Day to train guns at MVA leaders

April 28, 2022 4:01 pm

BJP leader Ashish Shelar said, “Devendra Fadnavis’ speech will be a booster dose for the BJP workers in order to boost their morale and also an apt ‘dose’ for the leaders of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government.”

Gap between 2nd dose of Covid jab, precaution dose likely to be reduced to 6 months soon

April 27, 2022 7:40 pm

Studies at ICMR and other international research institutions have suggested that antibody level wanes after about six months from the primary vaccination with both doses and giving a booster increases the immune response.

Vaccinated and never infected with Covid-19: Third dose can boost your immunity

April 26, 2022 3:52 am

The study published recently in the Journal of Infection has looked into the IgG and neutralizing antibody response in individuals vaccinated with two doses of Covishield vaccine against B.1, Delta, Beta and Omicron variants of the virus.

As Covid-19 cases rise, Delhi sees uptick in administration of precautionary doses

April 25, 2022 10:19 am

The number has seen a rise since the government made it free for all adults from April 21.

Corbevax for 5-11 years: Panel seeks nod for emergency use

April 22, 2022 7:07 am

Corbevax vaccine is India’s first indigenously-developed protein sub-unit vaccine against Covid-19.

After Poor response, Mohali refocuses attention on vaccinating 12 to 14-year-olds

April 21, 2022 11:13 am

According to the health department, only 371 first doses and five second doses have been administered to beneficiaries from the age group so far.


As Covid-19 cases surge, teens, frontline workers line up for jabs

January 12, 2022 9:45 pm

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 2,82,74,847 children have taken the first dose of their Covid vaccine as of January 11 at 7 am.