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Booster Dose

Omicron Covid-19 Scare: Japan Begins Booster Vaccinations

Dec 01, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Japan's initial vaccination drive kicked off in mid-February. Some medical workers who received jabs more than nine months ago are now eager to get additional protection, especially after the new variant known as Omicron.

Karnataka Chief Minister To Discuss Administration Of Booster Dose Of COVID Vaccine With Union Health Minister

Dec 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Speaking to reporters, he said he will get to know from the Union Minister the scientific developments on administering the booster dose and the Centre's take or recommendation in this connection.


Children Must Be Vaccinated If Supplies Are Sufficient, Says Expert

Dr. Reddy, who is President, InOrder, South Asia, a non-profit institute working to strengthen systems to secure health, pointed out that governments across the world are adopting a policy of giving priority to people at risk for higher rates of hospitalization and death in the face of vaccine supplies not commensurate to the needs.

Gehlot Writes To PM To Start Inoculation Of COVID-19 Booster Shots

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Raising The Concern Of All Stakeholders, A Fresh Wave Of Coronavirus Infection Has Hit Several Districts Of Rajasthan


FDA Panel Endorses Booster Shot For J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

J&J told the Food and Drug Administration that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but that it might work better if people wait until six months later.

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09 October, 2021

Brazilians Desperate For Pre-Pandemic Normalcy Despite Death Toll Crossing 600,000

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The country's average daily death toll has hovered around 500 for a month, down sharply from more than 3,000 in April. Almost 45% of the population is fully vaccinated, and a booster shot is being administered to the elderly.


18 September, 2021

Top Doctors Say Not So Fast To Biden's Boosters-For-All Plan

Associated Press (AP)

A key government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected Biden's plan to give COVID-19 booster shots across the board and instead recommended the extra vaccine dose only for those who are age 65 or older or who run a high risk of severe disease.


19 August, 2021

WHO Africa: COVID-19 Booster Shots Make 'Mockery' Of Equity

Associated Press (AP)

U.S. health officials on Wednesday announced plans to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to all Americans amid the surging delta variant and signs that vaccines' effectiveness is slipping.


19 August, 2021

What Do We Know About Booster Shots For Covid-19?

Associated Press (AP)

Researchers and health officials have been monitoring the real-world performance of the COVID-19 vaccines to see how long protection lasts among vaccinated people.


18 August, 2021

US Approves Booster Shots To Tackle Decline In Vaccine Efficacy

Outlook Web Desk

The plan, as outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top authorities, calls for an extra dose eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.


05 August, 2021

Moderna Plans Booster Doses To Help Fight Virus

Associated Press (AP)

With “the rising force of infection” from Delta variant and eventual waning immunity, a “booster will likely be necessary to keep us as safe as possible” this winter, Moderna President Dr Stephen Hoge told investors.


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