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  • Myanmar to issue electronic Covid vax certificate for int’l travel

    Myanmar to issue electronic Covid vax certificate for int’l travel

    According to the Ministry, the number of Covid-19 infections in the country has increased to 612,132 with 19,434 deaths.

    April 8, 2022
  • KMC: Covid vax at home for senior citizens

    KMC: Covid vax at home for senior citizens

    “The civic body will first contact the doctor and inform him/her about the timings and the date of vaccination. We will mostly administer vaccines to such patients during the evening hours. Everyone will receive vaccines and if they don’t they can inform the KMC immediately.”

    January 23, 2022
  • Woman dies after taking second dose of Covid vax

    Woman dies after taking second dose of Covid vax

    "My wife was healthy while visiting the Sadar hospital... She wanted to take the second dose of Covid vaccine as just couple of days remaining for our daughter's marriage. I am sure that the doctors of the hospital had given her wrong injection that led to her death. Murder case should be registered against the alleged doctors and nurses,"

    November 20, 2021
  • Call for booster dose for health care workers

    Call for booster dose for health care workers

    The Union Health Ministry has also indicated that vaccination coverage for all is their current focus with optional Covid vaccination booster dose to specific individuals needing it for medical conditions.

    November 7, 2021
  • Make in India drone used to transport Covid vaccines in Manipur

    Make in India drone used to transport Covid vaccines in Manipur

    This is a delivery model to make sure that life-saving vaccines reach everyone. The actual distance by road between these locations is 26 km. On Monday, 10 beneficiaries received the first dose while 8 received the second dose at the PHC.

    October 4, 2021
  • Covid vax protection wane over time, boosters important: Pfizer, Moderna

    Covid vax protection wane over time, boosters important: Pfizer, Moderna

    "The increased risk of breakthrough infections in participants who were vaccinated last year compared to more recently illustrates the impact of waning immunity and supports the need for a booster to maintain high levels of protection,"

    September 16, 2021
  • Brazil bans China’s Sinovac Covid vax over fears of contamination

    Brazil bans China’s Sinovac Covid vax over fears of contamination

    "The manufacturing unit responsible for the filling was not inspected and was not approved by Anvisa," the report quoted Anvisa as saying in a statement, adding: "Thus it is necessary to adopt a temporary measure to avoid the exposure of the population to a possible imminent risk."

    September 6, 2021
  • 3 doses of Covid vax will offer full protection: Fauci

    3 doses of Covid vax will offer full protection: Fauci

    Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, also cited two Israeli-based studies that showed a decrease in infections among people who got a third or booster shot.

    September 3, 2021
  • Coronavirus vax. cuts risk of long Covid: Lancet

    Coronavirus vax. cuts risk of long Covid: Lancet

    The study, led by King's College London, found that of more than 1.2 million adults who received at least one dose of either the Pfizer-BioNTech, Oxford-AstraZeneca, or Moderna vaccine, between December 2020 and July 2021, fewer than 0.5 per cent reported a breakthrough infection more than 14 days after their first dose.

    September 2, 2021
  • State receives 17 lakh vials, biggest single-day consignment

    State receives 17 lakh vials, biggest single-day consignment

    On the other hand, incidents of trouble are also being reported from different vaccinations centres in districts. People are getting involved in the clash with representatives of administrations after being denied vaccines despite standing in the queues for hours at many centres.

    September 1, 2021
  • Covid vax fuels 100-fold rise in antibodies in lactating mothers:Study

    Covid vax fuels 100-fold rise in antibodies in lactating mothers:Study

    Think of breast milk as a toolbox full of all the different tools that help prepare the infant for life. Vaccination adds another tool to the toolbox, one that has the potential to be especially good at preventing Covid-19 illness," said Josef Neu, Professor at the varsity's College of Medicine.

    August 25, 2021
  • Covid vax misinformation in US rises as Delta cases surge

    Covid vax misinformation in US rises as Delta cases surge

    These include: vaccines don't work (up 437 per cent), contain microchips (up 156 per cent), people should rely on their "natural immunity" instead of getting vaccinated (up 111 per cent) and cause miscarriages (up 75 per cent).

    August 11, 2021
  • Now Buddhist monks, foreigners living in UP can avail Covid vax

    Now Buddhist monks, foreigners living in UP can avail Covid vax

    As per the guidelines, foreigners living in the state can register themselves with the help of their passports to book a slot. However, the service will not be provided to foreign tourists.

    August 11, 2021
  • Covid vax safe for patients with rheumatic, lupus disease

    Covid vax safe for patients with rheumatic, lupus disease

    The study, published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatology, examined 1,377 patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. About 11 per cent of patients reported flares after vaccination that required treatment, and there were no reports of severe flares.

    August 4, 2021
  • China’s Sinopharm Covid jab less effective in elderly: Study

    China’s Sinopharm Covid jab less effective in elderly: Study

    "A large number of elderly subjects, reaching 25 per cent at 60 years, and up to 50 per cent at ages over 80, were found not to produce any protective antibody," said Tamas Ferenci from the Physiological Controls Research Centre at Obuda.

    July 25, 2021
  • 94% of patients with cancer respond well to Covid vax: Study

    94% of patients with cancer respond well to Covid vax: Study

    The study, published in the journal Cancer Cell, indicated that among the 131 patients studied, 94 per cent developed antibodies to the coronavirus.

    July 3, 2021
  • Doc dances to woo Kerala tribal’s to take Covid vax

    Doc dances to woo Kerala tribal’s to take Covid vax

    "Initially the tribals in the village were unwilling and then I decided along with my staff to dance, soon, the tribals also joined which included elderly women. As we danced we told them the need and urgency of getting vaccinated and they agreed,"

    June 12, 2021