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Studies Find Having COVID-19 May Protect Against Reinfection

The results bode well for vaccines, which provoke the immune system to make antibodies — substances that attach to a virus and help it be eliminated.

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Rajasthan To Develop Facilities To Study New Covid Strain

In Covid, the spike proteins play a key role in infecting human cells. If there is a mutation in the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, the infectivity of the virus may increase.

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India Likely To Approve AstraZeneca Vaccine By Next Week: Sources

This could be the first country to give the regulatory green light for the British drugmaker’s vaccine as the British medicine regulator continues to examine data from the trials.

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BioNTech CEO Confident Vaccine Will Work On UK Variant

The variant, detected mainly in London and the southeast of England in recent weeks, has sparked concern worldwide because of signs that it may spread more easily.

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New Mutant Strain of Corona Virus: All You Need to Know

The scientists have said the more human body gets adaptable to the virus, the virus also tends to fight back by trying to evade the body’s immune system.

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BioNTech Confident COVID-19 Vaccine Effective Against New UK Mutation

Countries across the globe shut their borders to Britain on Monday due to fears about a highly infectious new coronavirus strain, causing travel chaos and raising the prospect of food shortages in the United Kingdom.

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New Coronavirus Strain: India Suspends All UK Flights From Wednesday To 31 Dec

A number of countries like Canada, Turkey, Belgium, Italy and Israel have banned flights from the UK as the British government warned that the potent new strain of the virus was "out of control" and imposed a stringent new stay-at-home lockdown from Sunday.

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Government Must Indemnify Vaccine Makers Against All Lawsuits, Says Adar Poonawalla

"We need to have the government indemnify manufacturers, especially vaccine manufacturers, against all lawsuits. In fact, COVAX and other countries have already started talking about that," Poonawalla said

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Moderna Gets Emergency Use Authorisation For Its COVID-19 Vaccine In US

According to an official statement, the FDA has determined that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine has met the statutory criteria for issuance of an emergency use authorisation (EUA).

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Vaccines Reach COVID-ravaged Indigenous Communities

The agency''s initial allotment of about 22,000 vaccine doses from Pfizer and Germany''s BioNTech arrived Monday at distribution centres on vast portions of the Navajo Nation in Arizona and New Mexico and in urban places like Phoenix, where hundreds of health care workers who care for Native Americans got vaccinated on Thursday.

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India May Need To Spend $1.8 Billion On Covid-19 Vaccines In First Phase: Report

India also needed $30 million to $80 million for the infrastructure to transport and store vaccines that must be kept at very low temperatures

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The United Nation Starts Vaccination Drive Against Covid-19 Pandemic

The immunizing campaign will rapidly expand in the days to come with states beginning to include nursing homes.

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E-pharmacy: The Growth Story of 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and its fallout have pushed consumers towards online pharmacy in 2020. This space, therefore, is now a hotbed of big investors and bigger brands, all keen to ride on the e-pharma bandwagon. It is a space to watch out for in 2021

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WTO meets to discuss India and South Africa’s IPR proposal on Covid-19 drugs

The issue was taken up at the council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) today.

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Bharat Biotech To Initiate Phase I Trials Of Intranasal Covid Vaccine

Bharat Biotech is also developing Covaxin, which is a vaccine against the infectious Corona Virus and is undergoing phase three trials currently.

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