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Resurgent Covid: US Extends Travel Mask Mandate To May 3 On Uptick In New Covid Cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention extends requirements to study the BA.2 omicron subvariant

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 186.22 Cr

"Following a continuous downward trend, India’s active caseload declines to today 11,058 Active cases now constitute 0.03 per cent of the country's total positive cases," said the ministry

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New Covid Vax Offers Better Protection To Immunocompromised Patients: Study

A newly developed Covid-19 vaccine induces a robust immune response in immunocompromised patients, including those with cancers like leukaemia and lymphoma

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India Logs 861 Fresh Covid Cases

The last 24 hours saw a total of 2,71,211 Covid-19 tests being conducted

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Covaxin Booster Amplifies Protection Against Variants Of Concern: ICMR Study

As a part of the study the antibody responses in sera of 51 participants who received two doses of Covaxin collected six months post second dose and 28 days after receiving a third (booster) dose (given on day 215th post second dose) and its impact against the Omicron VoC was evaluated

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Covishield And Covaxin Doses To Cost Rs 225 Now In Private Hospitals

The Serum Institute of India has cut the rates of Covishield from ₹600 to ₹225 per dose, while Bharat Biotech has brought down the price of Covaxin from ₹1,200 to ₹225

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Centre Permits Pvt Centres To Charge Up To Rs 150 Above Vaccine Price

The Centre had announced that the precaution dose of Covid vaccines will be available to everyone aged above 18 years at the private vaccination centres from April 10

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Gavi Receives $4.8 Bn In Funding Pledges For Covax

Covax has delivered 1.42 billion doses to 145 countries. Scaling up deliveries through Covax is seen as critical to meeting a WHO target to vaccinate 70 per cent of the population in poorer nations by mid-2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic Not Over Yet, Large Outbreaks In Asia: UN Chief

Noting that the supply of Covid-19 vaccines is not the issue as manufacturers are producing 1.5 billion doses per month, Guterres said progress in achieving vaccine equity is possible but the window is closing fast

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Precautionary Covid Vaccine Dose For All Adults From Sunday

At present, India is administering the precautionary third dose to priority groups – healthcare workers, frontline workers, and to those aged above 60. This is being administered free of cost at government vaccination centres

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Domestic Pharma Industry Revenues Projected To Grow 6-8% In FY23: ICRA

The revenues of homegrown drug firms are expected to moderate from a growth of 8-10 per cent in 2021-22, it stated citing findings from the sample set of sample set of 21 companies

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'Covid Variant XE Has Been Around Since Jan, No Cause Of Concern As Of Now'

The state health department said the XE variant is a combination of BA.1 and BA.2 strains of Omicron and was found to be responsible for enhanced viral transmission

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 185.04 Cr

India’s active caseload declined to 11,871 active cases which constitute 0.03 per cent of the country's total positive cases, said the ministry

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795 New Covid Cases In India

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,24,96,369, while the case fatality rate was recorded as 1.21 per cent

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40 New Covid Infections In Odisha

The state currently has 365 active Covid-19 cases, while 12,78,162 people have recuperated from the disease so far

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