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Centre Got Over 65.25 Crore Covishield Doses, 9.1 Crore Covaxin Jabs Till September 19

The SII has informed the government that it will be able to supply around 22 crore doses of Covishield in October.

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India Raises Concern Over UK's Non-Recognition Of Covishield, Says Its ‘Discriminating Policy’

"The non-recogition of Covishield is a discriminating policy and impacts our citizens travelling to the UK. The External Affairs Minister has raised the issue strongly with the new UK foreign secretary."

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Calls For UK To Review COVID Vaccine Protocol For Indian Travellers

The current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries based on levels of COVID-19 risk will be scrapped and replaced with one red list only.

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NTAGI Likely To Consider Reducing Gap Between Two Doses Of Covishield: Sources

The government in May had further extended the gap between the two doses of Covishield from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks and said the decision to increase the gap was based on scientific evidence.

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Mixing Of Covaxin & Covishield: Efficacy Check

The puzzling question that is arising as of now is about the contrasting effects of the two vaccines on protection and potency.

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Only Marginal Difference In Purchase Price Of Covishield, Covaxin For Centre: MoS Health

The total doses of vaccine that would be available to a state and UT, is provided to them 15 days in advance, so as to enable them to plan for acceleration of vaccination coverage while being cognizant of the available vaccines

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Delhi Covid Vaccine Stock To Last Less Than One Day: Bulletin

As many as 93,83,468 vaccine doses have been administered in the national capital till date, including 22,25,292 are second doses.

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Fortis, Apollo Roll Out Sputnik V At 2 Hospitals In Delhi-NCR; Over 3,000 Vaccinated

Fortis Healthcare had earlier announced that it will start administering the two-dose Russian vaccine at its Gurugram and Mohali facilities from June 19.

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Some European Countries To Allow Travellers From India Inoculated With Covishield: Govt Sources

An Indian foreign ministry source said on Thursday that Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Spain and Switzerland had informed the Indian government that Covishield would be accepted for the purposes of travel.

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Johnson & Johnson Exploring Ways To Accelerate Delivery Of Its COVID Vaccine In India

The company also said as per a recent announcement by the Indian drug regulator, there is no longer a need to conduct bridging clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines in India.

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Centre Rejects Reports Of Dissent By Experts About Increasing Gap Between Covishield Doses

The Centre on May 13 had approved extending the gap between the two doses of the Covishield vaccine from six to eight weeks to 12 to 16 weeks following a recommendation from the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI).

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Covishield produces more antibodies than Covaxin, finds study

The yet-to-be-published study, posted on the preprint repository MedRxiv on June 4, covered 515 healthcare workers (HCW) -- 305 men and 210 women -- from 22 cities in 13 states.

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On-site Registration For 18-44 Years Age Group Now Enabled On CoWin

This feature will not be available for private CVCs and they will have to publish their vaccination schedules exclusively with slots for online appointments

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More Pharma Firms Should Be Allowed To Make Vaccine: Gadkari

There are two vaccine makers in the country currently -- Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute of India -- which are manufacturing Covaxin and Covishield

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UK To Receive 10 Million Astrazeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Doses From India's Serum Institute

The UK government said the agreement follows assurances from the SII that providing doses to the UK would not impact its commitment to provide vaccines to poorer countries

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