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Yes, You Can Still Get COVID After Being Vaccinated, But You're Unlikely To Get As Sick

One study estimated those who were vaccinated with either Pfizer or AstraZeneca were 50% less likely to pass it on to an unvaccinated household contact than someone who wasn't vaccinated.

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Delta Variant Exposes The Flaws Of Stop-Start Vaccination Programmes

Despite the World Health Organization saying South Africa should continue distributing the jab, as it would probably still protect against severe disease, the government instead sold 1.5 million doses to other African countries.

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Astrazeneca Partners With Docon To Digitise 1,000 Clincs Across India

Docon will equip the identified clinics with customised Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems enabling clinicians to access complete patient history

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Serum Institute Asks Govt To Take Up Inclusion Of Covishield In Vaccination Passport With EU

The letter also mentions that AstraZeneca-SII Covishield has been manufactured under technology transfer from Oxford/AstraZeneca and that clinical trials of the vaccine have been conducted successfully abroad and has been approved by MHRA for emergency use approval.

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Canada: Pfizer, Moderna Preferred 2nd Dose After AstraZeneca

On June 1, committee had said AstraZeneca recipients “could" get Pfizer or Moderna for their second shot if they wanted, but Thursday went further to say an mRNA vaccine was the ”preferred" choice.

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India May Raise Vaccine Spending To $6 Bln This Fiscal Year: Government Sources

One of the sources said part of the increase could be due to higher-than-previous costs for domestically manufactured shots. He did not elaborate. India's finance ministry did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.

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Vaccine Economy: Random Shots

Even though India has been grappling with the Covid -19 pandemic for more than a year now, its response to the myriad challenges including those pertaining to vaccine and vaccinations has left a lot to be desired

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Sun Pharma Acquires Rights To Trademarks Of 3 Diabetes Drug Brands In India From AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca India and Sun Pharma have discontinued their existing distribution services agreement signed in 2016, for distribution of Dapagliflozin.

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AstraZeneca Pharma India Q4 Net Profit Up Nearly 3-Fold To Rs 27.27 Cr

Revenue from operations of the company stood at Rs 210.25 crore for the quarter under consideration. It was Rs 194.90 crore for the same period a year ago

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We Will Soon Rollout Our Own Vaccine In Israel, Says Boaz Lev, Head Of Israel Vaccine Task Force

Israel has managed to successfully control the Covid-19 pandemic, whereas India is battling a second wave of the pandemic. Mutations of the virus have perplexed the scientists in the country and raised concern over the efficacy of vaccine against Covid. Israel’s story is important for their approach. Dr. Boaz Lev, Israel’s head of Advisory Committee for Corona Vaccines and Epidemic Control and former Director General of its Administration of Health, in an exclusive interaction with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha, talks about his country’s approach and it managed overcome the issues surrounding the pandemic. Excerpts:

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Unpredictable How Protective Vaccines Will Be Against New Covid Strains But Till Date Safe Against Outbreak: AIIMS Professor Neeraj Nischal

The enigma of incredibly complex Covid19 is still perplexing the science of medicine with severe mutations of SARS-CoV2 virus. This surge was expected as seen during the last major Influenza pandemic which happened a century ago. What are the new signs and symptoms? Will the current vaccines be able to fight the new strain? And what you must do to survive the deadly second wave which is causing more fatality ever? On such issues, India's leading expert, Dr Neeraj Nischal, Professor of Medicine at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), Delhi speaks with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha. AIIMS professor sights that owing to the varied presentation of this disease, it wouldn't be incorrect to say that "any symptom could be a symptom of Covid-19". So don't let your guard off.

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AstraZeneca To Seek US Authorization For COVID-19 Vaccine This Month Or Early Next - Sources

The number of COVID-19 cases among those who got the vaccine versus infections in participants who received a placebo will show how effective the AstraZeneca shot was at preventing illness in those age 18 and over.

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No Export Prohibitions On COVID-19 Vaccines, Says WH

Vaccine manufacturers in the United States are free to export their products while also fulfilling the terms of contracts with the United States.

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UK To Receive 10 Million Astrazeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Doses From India's Serum Institute

The UK government said the agreement follows assurances from the SII that providing doses to the UK would not impact its commitment to provide vaccines to poorer countries

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AstraZeneca Has Sold Its Stake In Moderna For More Than $1 Billion

AstraZeneca is retaining partnership with Moderna on other disease treatments and could sell its AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine on a commercial basis in future if the virus becomes endemic

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