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Bharat Biotech Awaits Feedback From WHO For Covaxin Emergency Use Listing

As a responsible manufacturer with past approvals for its other vaccines, the company said it would not find it appropriate to speculate or comment on approval process and its timelines

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WHO Urges To Halt Booster Shots For Rest Of The Year

Tedros acknowledged that third doses might be necessary for at-risk groups, but said: “We do not want to see widespread use of boosters for healthy people who are fully vaccinated."

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India Urges Foreign Governments To Ease Travel Restrictions For Indians

To a question on when the World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to recognise Covaxin, he said the producer of the vaccine, Bharat Biotech Limited, has submitted the request along with all necessary documentation to the global body earlier this month.

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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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Delta Variant Is 'Most Transmissible' Identified So Far: WHO

As border restrictions and other public health measures are loosened across Europe, the U.S. and in other countries with high vaccination rates, WHO officials warned that this could lead to a resurgence of disease.

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Impact Of Covid-19 On Indian Economy

India’s ongoing GDP loses are likely to be approx $5-10 billion (0.15 - 0.35 percent of GDP), as per data. With more than 20% cut in benchmark indices; the Indian equity market has entered the bear market territory.

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COVAX Programme Doubles Global Vaccine Supply Deals To Two Billion Doses

New agreements announced on Friday include an advance purchase agreement with AstraZeneca for 170 million doses, and a memorandum of understanding for 500 million doses from Johnson & Johnson.

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Sanofi Renews Deal With WHO To Fight Tropical Diseases, Sleeping Sickness

Sanofi said its new five-year commitment with the WHO would see Sanofi provide financial support of $5 million per year over those five years, to finance research and work dedicated to tackling those ailments.

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China Joins COVAX Initiative For COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Chinese foreign ministry's Hua also said in Friday's statement that China has ample COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing capabilities and will prioritise supplying developing countries when vaccines are ready.

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AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Trial In U.S. On Hold Until At Least Midweek

Governments around the world are desperate for a vaccine to help end the pandemic, which has caused more than 900,000 deaths and global economic turmoil.

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