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Latest Articles in COVID 19 vaccines

US Congressman Welcomes India's Decision To Resume Export Of Surplus Covid Vaccine

India's Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Monday said the country will resume export of surplus COVID-19 vaccines in the fourth quarter of this year under the 'Vaccine Maitri' programme to meet its commitment to the COVAX global pool.

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No Need For Covid Booster Doses In India At This Stage, Say Experts

Immunologist Satyajit Rath said that less than 15 per cent of Indian adults have been vaccinated with two doses, and this clearly means that all Indians who are more vulnerable to infection have not yet necessarily gotten two doses.

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Covid Vaccines Donated By India Earlier This Year For UN Peacekeepers Exhausted : UN Spokesperson

Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General, said at the daily press briefing on Friday that the UN received a donation of 3,00,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the Government of China.

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Over 2.33 Crore Balance Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Available With States, Pvt Hospitals: Centre

The Union government will procure and supply (free of cost) 75 per cent of the vaccines being produced by the manufacturers in the country to the states and UTs.

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Us Trying To Help India, Others To Produce Vaccine: Biden

In this fight against COVID-19, Biden asserted, the United States was committed to become the arsenal of vaccines, the manner in which it was the arsenal of democracy during World War II.

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No Sign Of Pfizer, Moderna Covid Vaccines In Breast Milk: Study

The researchers at University of California, San Francisco (USCF) in the US analysed the breast milk of seven women after they received the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA vaccines, and found no trace of the preventives.

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'Centre In Better Position To Negotiate Terms Of Procurement Of Covid Vax'

Reversing a policy where states competed for vaccine supplies for certain age categories, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 7 announced that the central government will procure vaccines for all adults.

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Delhi Govt Received About 1.5 Lakh Fresh Doses Of Covishield, Says Satyendar Jain

Delhi was reeling under a brutal second wave of the pandemic. However, there has been a marked improvement in the coronavirus situation in the last several days.

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Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Cut Covid-19 Risk By 91%: Study

The mRNA vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna contain genetic instructions for our cells to make the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2, which the virus uses to infect and enter the human cells.

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Shipping Industry Body Alleges Lakhs Of Indian Seafarers Being Denied Vaccines By BMC-Run Hospitals

The denial by the BMC-run hospitals is despite the central government allowing overseas job seekers to take their second dose of Covishield vaccine after a span of 28 day

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TCI Express Says 'Supplied' 20 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses Across Country

The cold-chain vehicles with refrigerated containers having a temperature monitoring device remain dedicatedly available at the warehouses to transport the vaccines to the state warehouses, both in the primary and secondary distribution

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India Says Will Have 120 Million Vaccine Doses For Local Use In June

India has administered about 212 million doses, the most after China and the United States, but has given the necessary two doses to only about 3% of its 1.35 billion people.

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Budget Heading For Vaccination Expenditure Does Not Inhibit Centre From Using Funds: FinMin

India is facing the world's worst outbreak of COVID-19 cases with more than 3 lakh new daily cases being reported for two weeks now and the new cases reached more than 4 lakh daily over the weekend.

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Govt Exempts Import Duty On Inflammatory Diagnostic Kits

The government had exempted duty on COVID-19 vaccines, medical grade oxygen and related equipment as the nation battled its worst health crisis with a 'tsunami' of infections setting a new world record for cases.

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India To Waive Import Duty On COVID-19 Vaccines, Says Government Source

Imports of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine are due to arrive soon and the government has also urged Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson to sell their products to India.

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