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SII to start producing Sputnik jabs in September | India News

NEW DELHI: In what could bolster the supply of Russia’s Sputnik V in the country, Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) will commence its production in September under a technology transfer initiated with Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, Russian Direct Investment Fund. The companies intend to produce over 300 million doses of Sputnik V in India …

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India: Global travel should be based on tests, not jabs | India News

NEW DELHI: Foreign minister S Jaishankar said on Friday in Moscow that international travel should be based on testing and not vaccination. After a meeting with his counterpart Sergey Lavrov, he said “if people who are tested before travel and tested on arrival, it is a good enough basis for travel”. “But some countries have …

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Government: Expectant, nursing moms should get jabs | India News

NEW DELHI: The government has urged pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers to come forward for vaccination against Covid-19 without any hesitation as scientific studies show the jabs are safe and effective against the infection. Underlining that the risk of developing severe disease due to Covid-19 infection, leading to pre-term delivery and complications in both the …

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Menstruating women ‘denied’ jabs in Karnataka | India News

BELAGAVI: Staffers at some vaccination centres in north Karnataka have been reportedly asking menstruating women to seek jabs five days after their cycle. Activists say eligible beneficiaries are being asked to return later in Raichur, Belagavi and Bidar districts. In Raichur, some health workers, without any recorded data of post-vaccination complications, told women that the …

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State health department proposes experimental home jabs for the bed-ridden: Affidavit in PIL | India News

MUMBAI: Maharashtra health department informed Bombay high court in an affidavit that it “desires to propose home vaccination on experimental basis’’ based on guidelines framed by its Covid taskforce, for those certified by a doctor to be “truly immobile and bedridden.” It will come with five “mandatory conditions”, one being that the ‘family or treating …

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Give 90% of jabs to govt facilities: MK Stalin | India News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday urged the Centre to revise the 75:25 allocation format of Covid vaccines to government and private institutions and demanded that 90% of the doses be given to state-run facilities. In a letter to Union health minister Harsh Vardhan, chief minister MK Stalin said the “25% allocation to private …

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