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Booster Shots For India? Not Yet, Say Experts: Report

As vaccine supplies have increased, some doctors and public health experts in India have urged the government to start a booster programme for the most vulnerable like many Western nations have done.

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Govt Allows Serum Institute To Export 50L Covishield Doses To 4 Nations

In addition to these three countries, the SII will also export Covishield to Bangladesh under COVAX, they said.

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Zydus Cadila Gets USFDA Nod To Market Generic Cancer Drug In US

Decitabine is used to treat myelodysplastic syndromes, certain types of blood or bone marrow cancer.

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110 Nations Agree To Recognise India's Covid Vaccine Certificates: Report

The Union government continues to be in communication with the rest of the world so that beneficiaries of the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination program are accepted and recognised, thereby easing travel for education, business and tourism purposes.

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India 'Prepares For The Worst' Ahead Of Possible Covid-19 Third Wave

Ganga Ram is raising its oxygen storage capacity by 50%, has laid a one-kilometre-long pipeline carrying the gas directly to COVID ICUs, and is installing equipment to keep the oxygen flow high.

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No Cash, Only Soft Incentives For Taking Covid-19 Vaccines: S African Health Minister

Phaahla also said that government would not participate in any debate to make vaccines compulsory, leaving this to the private sector to implement as it saw fit.

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India's Fragmented Healthcare System: Filling The Cracks

It is necessary to bring in operational transparency in medical services in order make the healthcare processes more accountable.

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Kids Covid Jab: To Whom It May Concern

We should start vaccinating children as soon as the vaccine trial results are declared and the government announces the recommendation. And off course when the vaccine is available Are we ready?

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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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COVID-19 May Become A Mostly Childhood Disease In Few Years: Study

The US-Norwegian team noted that because COVID-19 severity is generally lower among children, the overall burden from this disease is expected to decline as the SARS-CoV-2 virus becomes endemic in the global population.

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48.68 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Manufactured In India

On the precautionary measures that have been taken to combat the third wave of the pandemic, she said the health ministry continues to monitor the COVID-19 trajectory right up to the district level.

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Delta Variant Ripping Around The World At A Scorching Pace, Driving New Spike In Cases, Death: WHO

“Delta is now in more than 104 countries and we expect it to soon be the dominant COVID-19 strain circulating worldwide,” he said adding that the world is watching in real-time as the COVID-19 virus continues to change and become more transmissible.

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Delta Variant 'Greatest Threat' To US' COVID-19 Efforts: Dr Fauci

“This is concerning but expected knowing what we do about how efficiently this variant spreads and by what we saw in the United Kingdom with this variant.

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Record Surge In COVID-19 Infections Deeply Impacts Biz Sentiments: FICCI Survey

It said that the overall business confidence index has nosedived and stood at 51.5 in the current round after reporting a decadal high value of 74.2 in the previous survey round.

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Delhi Needs To Be Ready For A Third Wave Of The Covid-19 Pandemic: IIT Delhi

According to a recent report from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, Delhi needs to be ready for a third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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