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Mix and match: Centre okays Corbevax as booster for those who got Covishield or Covaxin

August 11, 2022 12:55 am

This means that those who have received Covishield or Covaxin as their first or second dose can take Corbevax as the third booster shot, officials said. According to the protocol until now, the third dose had to be the same vaccine that was used for the first and second doses.

Government nod for Corbevax as booster for adults vaccinated with Covishield, Covaxin soon

August 09, 2022 8:50 pm

The approval will be based on the recommendations made by the COVID-19 Working Group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation last week.

Two doses of Covishield effectively protected above-45 population from infection: Study

June 22, 2022 10:11 pm

The vaccination coverage among the eligible population (18+) began picking up rapidly last year and by May 22, 2021, about 20 per cent of individuals of 45 years of age or above had received both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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.

Quad vaccine initiative starts as India delivers 3.25 lakh Covishield doses to Cambodia

April 13, 2022 10:16 am

Indian ambassador to Cambodia, Devyani Khobragade, along with representatives from the embassies of Australia, Japan, and the US to Cambodia, jointly handed over a consignment of 3.25 lakh doses of Covishield vaccines to PM Sen at the Peace Palace in Phnom Penh.

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.

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.

Pune: Over 1 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine set to expire soon

March 01, 2022 7:40 am

Under the national Covid vaccination programme, almost 51 out of 110 hospitals and 192 members of the Indian Medical Association's Hospital Board of India Pune chapter had started private Covid vaccination centres.

Study protocol on Covishield plus Ashwagandha published in top research journal

March 01, 2022 7:38 am

Scientists are enthused over the publication of the protocol in a high-ranking clinical research journal: Frontiers in Medicine. The study is funded by Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) and Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.