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Latest Articles in Booster Dose

Disappointing Uptake Of Booster Doses In EU

The European average rate of re-vaccination, or receiving booster doses, was only 29 per cent in the groups of people considered to be at the highest risk, such as the elderly and immunocompromised

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Pfizer, BioNTech Omicron Booster Delivers Strong Response

Omicron-tailored shots made by Pfizer and rival Moderna Inc have already been given the green light in the United States for adults as well as for children as young as five years

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Serum Institute Stops Covishield Production, Current Stock Expires: Poonawalla

Serum Institute stopped production of covishield vaccine, existing stock has also expired, said Poonawalla

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Moderna Says Omicron Booster Efficacy Remains High Through 3 Months

The United States has given the go-ahead for booster vaccines that target the currently circulating BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants of Omicron

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EU Countries Requested To Roll Out Covid Boosters To Prevent Winter Infections

The Brussels-based European Commission said more than 2,300 people still die of COVID in the bloc every week, while other negative health consequences of the disease include long-COVID symptoms and mental problems

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Gap In Second Dose & Precaution Dose Of Covid Vaccines Reduced On NTAGI's Advice: Govt

In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said as on August 1, a total of 9.07 crore (13 per cent) precaution doses of the Covid vaccines were administered against the due beneficiaries

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PM Modi Urges People To Take Booster Dose For Covid

"I urge all present here to take precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine. On the completion of 75 years of independence, the government has started a campaign of giving free vaccine doses for 75 days," Modi said, addressing the huge gathering virtually

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Govt Panel Recommends Corbevax As Booster Dose For Adults

The COVID-19 Working Group (CWG), in its July 20 meeting, reviewed data of the double-blind randomized phase-3 clinical study which evaluated the immunogenicity and safety of booster dose of Corbevax vaccine when administered to COVID-19-negative adult volunteers of age 18-80 years previously vaccinated with two doses of either Covishield or Covaxin.

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3.54 Cr People In Tamil Nadu Are Yet To Receive Covid-19 Precautionary Dose

The total number of people who are yet to receive the vaccination shots including both first and second dose increased to 4.21 crore

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NTAGI To Consider Allowing Corbevax As A Booster For Those Vaccinated With Covaxin & Covishield

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on June 4 approved Corbevax as a precaution dose for those aged 18 and above. India's first indigenously-developed RBD protein subunit vaccine, Corbevax, is currently being used to inoculate children in the age group of 12 to 14 years

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Covid Vaccine Makers Shift Focus To Boosters

In the coming year, most COVID vaccinations will be booster shots, or first inoculations for children, which are still gaining regulatory approvals around the world

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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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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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Above 5 Mn Frontline, Healthcare Workers Took 'Booster Dose'

The country launched vaccination for all people aged more than 45 years from 1st April 2021.

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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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