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Govt Reduces Covid Booster Dosage Gap For Those Travelling Abroad 

Govt Reduces Covid Booster Dosage Gap For Those Travelling Abroad 

The decision comes after many countries have made it mandatory for travellers to take a booster shot for entry purposes

14 May 2022
Oral And Nasal Covid Vaccines To Protect From Infection As Well As Disease, Read All Their Features

Oral And Nasal Covid Vaccines To Protect From Infection As Well As Disease, Read All Their Features

These vaccines could be more effective as they'd train nose and mouth against coronavirus – the most common ways of viral entry into humans.

09 May 2022

Covid Booster Doses: What's The Case For And Against Them? All You Need To Know

As India rolls out precaution doses for all adults, here is all you need to about the research on coronavirus booster doses and expert opinion on them.

Covid-19 In Children: Should India Start Vaccinating Kids Under 12?

Covid-19 In Children: Should India Start Vaccinating Kids Under 12?

While India is still struggling to vaccinate children in 12-15 age group, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US have been recommending...

17 April 2022

Delhi Government Hospitals To Soon Have Free COVID Vaccines' Precaution Dose

People are eligible for the precaution dose nine months after getting their second dose.

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09 April 2022
COVID Vaccine Precaution Dose: Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech Cut Prices To Rs 225

COVID Vaccine Precaution Dose: Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech Cut Prices To Rs 225

Around 96 per cent of all those above 15 years of age in India have so far received at least one vaccine dose.


09 April 2022
Covaxin Booster Enhances Antibody Response Against COVID-19 Variants Including Omicron: Study

Covaxin Booster Enhances Antibody Response Against COVID-19 Variants Including Omicron: Study

The study by the ICMR and Covaxin manufacturer Bharat Biotech was conducted in January and the findings were published in the Journal of Travel Medicine on...


15 March 2022
Covid-19 Shots For Kids, Boosters For Seniors: All You Need To Know About New Vaccine Rules

Covid-19 Shots For Kids, Boosters For Seniors: All You Need To Know About New Vaccine Rules

Around 7.11 crore children will be vaccinated in 12-14 age group. The removal of the requirement of comorbidities for vaccination means that more people in the...


09 March 2022
WHO Says COVID Boosters Needed, Reversing Previous Call

WHO Says COVID Boosters Needed, Reversing Previous Call

In a statement, WHO said its expert group concluded that immunization with authorized COVID-19 vaccines provide high levels of protection against severe...


27 February 2022
SII Seeks Permission For Phase-3 Study Of Covid Vaccine Covovax As Booster Dose In Adults

SII Seeks Permission For Phase-3 Study Of Covid Vaccine Covovax As Booster Dose In Adults

The Drugs Controller General Of India (DCGI) had approved Covovax for restricted use in emergency situations in adults on December 28. The vaccine is yet to be...


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11 February 2022
Arunachal Pradesh Logs 76 New COVID-19 Cases

Arunachal Pradesh Logs 76 New COVID-19 Cases

Of the 76 fresh cases, 20 were reported from the Capital Complex Region, 10 from West Kameng, Lower Subansiri (8), Lohit (7), East Siang (5) and three each...


10 February 2022
Puducherry Logs 162 New COVID-19 Cases

Puducherry Logs 162 New COVID-19 Cases

The test positivity rate was 6.70 per cent while the fatality and recovery rates were 1.19 per cent and 97.29 per cent, respectively.


04 February 2022
HC Refuses Plea To Reduce Gap B/W COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Says Can’t Interfere In Policy Decisions

HC Refuses Plea To Reduce Gap B/W COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Says Can’t Interfere In Policy Decisions

A bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice Jyoti Singh said it was an administrative decision and the court will not interfere in policy matters.


02 February 2022
Pondy Registers 742 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 6 Deaths

Pondy Registers 742 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, 6 Deaths

The test positivity rate was 20.42 percent while fatality and recovery rates were 1.91 percent and 94.59 percent, respectively.


31 January 2022
Canadian Prime Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19

Canadian Prime Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19

Canadian Prime Minister Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday he has tested positive for COVID-19, but is "feeling fine" and will continue working remotely.


31 January 2022
Covid-19: Japan Begins Mass Booster Drive As Omicron Cases Surge

Covid-19: Japan Begins Mass Booster Drive As Omicron Cases Surge

Covid-19: Japan began administering booster shots to medical workers in December, but has only provided such inoculations to 2.7 per cent of the population...


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31 January 2022
Intranasal Booster Doses Against Covid-19 Are Easy To Administer | What Are These?

Intranasal Booster Doses Against Covid-19 Are Easy To Administer | What Are These?

Experts believe that the intranasal covid booster will be more effective in rooting out the virus from the moment it tries to enter the nasal organ. 


26 January 2022
Arunachal Pradesh Logs 526 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, One More Fatality

Arunachal Pradesh Logs 526 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, One More Fatality

The COVID-19 death toll increased to 284 after one more person succumbed to the disease, State Surveillance Officer (SSO) Dr Lobsang Jampa said.


22 January 2022
Puducherry Clocks 2,446 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths Push Toll To 1,901

Puducherry Clocks 2,446 New COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths Push Toll To 1,901

As many as 1,497 patients recovered and were discharged during the last 24 hours as the overall recoveries climbed to 1,33,347.       


21 January 2022
Daily COVID-19 Cases Dip, Active Cases Shoot Up In Pondy

Daily COVID-19 Cases Dip, Active Cases Shoot Up In Pondy

Of the 2,528 cases reported today, Puducherry accounted for 1,985 cases followed by 411 in Karaikal, 105 in Yanam and twenty-seven in Mahe region.


21 January 2022
Over 160.32 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In India: Govt

Over 160.32 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Administered In India: Govt

More than 60 lakh (60,79,373) vaccine doses had been administered till 7 pm on Thursday, the ministry said.


20 January 2022
Puducherry Logs 2,783 New COVID-19 Cases, Active Infections Cross 13,000 Mark

Puducherry Logs 2,783 New COVID-19 Cases, Active Infections Cross 13,000 Mark

Among the new cases, the Puducherry region alone accounted for 2230 while Karaikal recorded 462 new cases followed by Yanam (68) and Mahe (23).


19 January 2022
First Covid Vaccine Dose Given To 95 Pc People, Second Dose To 62 Pc: UP CM

First Covid Vaccine Dose Given To 95 Pc People, Second Dose To 62 Pc: UP CM

He said the vaccination programme was launched on January 16, 2021 and 157 crore vaccine doses were made available across the country.


19 January 2022
350 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Arunachal Pradesh

350 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Arunachal Pradesh

The northeastern state on Tuesday had reported 404 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day spike this month.


18 January 2022
Booster Shot Mandatory For People Entering UAE Capital Abu Dhabi

Booster Shot Mandatory For People Entering UAE Capital Abu Dhabi

As per the government's health app, visitors are no longer considered fully vaccinated unless they have received a booster at least six months after their...


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