Novavax Seeks COVID-19 Vaccine Use In India Ahead Of US

Novavax Seeks COVID-19 Vaccine Use In India Ahead Of US

Vaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday it has asked regulators in India, Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine — offering its shot to developing countries before vaccine-flush rich ones. U.S.-based Novavax partnered with the Serum Institute of India to apply in the three countries, and plans later this month to … Read more

In Unique Bid, MP Officials Use Tribal Dialects to Woo Those With Vaccine Hesitancy to Take Covid Shots

In Unique Bid, MP Officials Use Tribal Dialects to Woo Those With Vaccine Hesitancy to Take Covid Shots

Persuading locals for the Covid-19 vaccination has remained a tough task for the administration in Madhya Pradesh especially in tribal-dominated areas. The government officers, however, have resorted to a unique way so that the locals have started lining up in front of the vaccination centres in large numbers. To convincing locals to go for the … Read more

Boost to India’s Vaccine Armour as 45 Cr Doses Likely by Oct; Zydus, Novavax May Join Forces

Boost to India’s Vaccine Armour as 45 Cr Doses Likely by Oct; Zydus, Novavax May Join Forces

The government is expecting four more vaccines to join its arsenal by October while it is confident of getting 20 crore vaccine doses in August and 25 crore doses in September from the old players, top government sources have told News18. The WHO nod for Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is also expected this month after August … Read more

Panacea Biotec to Manufacture Upto 25 Mn Doses of Sputnik V Vaccine; Strikes Deal With Dr Reddys

Panacea Biotec to Manufacture Upto 25 Mn Doses of Sputnik V Vaccine; Strikes Deal With Dr Reddys

Panacea Biotec has entered into a licensed agreement with Dr Reddys to produce the Sputnik V vaccine. (File photo: PTI) Panacea Biotec shall produce the Sputnik V vaccine using the ready-to-fill drug substance manufactured by Generium in Russia, and then supply the entire quantity to Dr Reddy’s for distribution in India. PTI New Delhi Last … Read more

Bengal’s Covid Situation Might Turn Grim if Vaccine Supply Not Augmented: Mamata Tells PM Modi

Bengal's Covid Situation Might Turn Grim if Vaccine Supply Not Augmented: Mamata Tells PM Modi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing apprehension that the Covid situation might turn grim if the vaccine supply in the state is not augmented. She also alleged that the state is getting a “much lower number of doses” of vaccines despite having a very high population … Read more

Germany To Give Covid Vaccine Boosters To Vulnerable Groups In September

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Risk groups include immunocompromised patients, the very elderly and nursing home residents. (File) Germany plans to give vulnerable people a COVID-19 vaccine booster in September, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, ignoring a World Health Organisation appeal to refrain from giving third doses while poor countries remain unvaccinated. “The possibility of a booster vaccine in … Read more

602 Bed-ridden People Given COVID-19 Vaccine at Home in Mumbai: BMC Tells HC

602 Bed-ridden People Given COVID-19 Vaccine at Home in Mumbai: BMC Tells HC

Mumbai: The city civic body informed the Bombay High Court on Thursday that 4,715 bed-ridden people here have so far registered for home vaccination against COVID-19 and out of them, 602 people have been administered the jabs at their residences. The only hurdle that the people are facing is the requirement of a fitness certificate … Read more

Raksha Bandhan, Ganesh Chaturthi Travel Plans? Check States That Need RT-PCR Reports, Vaccine Certificates

Raksha Bandhan, Ganesh Chaturthi Travel Plans? Check States That Need RT-PCR Reports, Vaccine Certificates

Right from Ganesh Chaturthi to Raksha Bandhan, August has a fleet of festivals that everyone is looking forward to. This will mean a lot of traveling. However, with current Covid-19 restrictions in place, it is important to understand what are the essential requirements that need to be a part of one’s travel documents. Here is … Read more

Delay In Sputnik V Vaccine Delivery To Be Fully Resolved In August: Report

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Joint Sputnik V and AstraZeneca trials have been ongoing in the UAE, Azerbaijan, and Argentina. (File) New Delhi: The Sputnik V team on Wednesday confirmed that the temporary delay in delivery due to production scale-up will be fully resolved in August. “Sputnik V team confirms that owing to a major scale-up in vaccine production capacity … Read more

Quad nations on track to produce 1 billion doses of Covid vaccine: US – Times of India

Quad nations on track to produce 1 billion doses of Covid vaccine: US - Times of India

WASHINGTON: Quad countries are on track to produce at least 1 billion doses of Covid vaccine in India by the end of 2022, the White House said here as it reiterated its commitment to provide free jabs to the needy across the world without any strings attached. The Quad grouping comprises Australia, India, Japan and … Read more

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