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India may be first to get DNA vax for Covid: Mandaviya | India News

NEW DELHI: After a politically charged discussion on the Covid-19 situation in the Rajya Sabha, new health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that vaccine supplies were improving and goals will be met even as he reiterated that the government is very clear that there should be no politics in the ongoing crisis. Assuaging fears over inadequate …

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India needs to study vax mix & match: WHO expert | India News

PUNE: World Health Organisation (WHO) chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan on Friday said India could initiate research on heterologous administration (mix and match) of various Covid-19 vaccines to study the breadth and duration of immune responses as well as protection. “In the long term, if effective and safe, such a strategy could help countries manage …

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RSS rides on vax drive to make inroads into Assam’s Muslim belt | India News

GUWAHATI: Making inroads into the Muslim-majority belt of lower and western Assam, burdened with the tag of “illegal immigrants”, was always going to be a difficult proposition for a right-wing organization like the RSS. But Covid-19 vaccination gave the Sangh activists a rare opportunity to reach out to people and also make their presence presence …

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Covid-19: At higher risk, pregnant women can get vax now | India News

NEW DELHI: The Centre has approved Covid vaccinations for pregnant women. The health ministry said on Friday that the decision based on recommendations of National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) empowers pregnant women to make an informed choice on taking the shots. Pregnant women, who opt for vaccination, can take the vaccine at any …

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Give vax parity to Indians with Europeans: MEA | India News

NEW DELHI: India said on Friday it expects Indians vaccinated in India to be treated on a par with Europeans who have been vaccinated in Europe. This came as the Netherlands became the 10th European country to approve Covishield vaccine for entry into the country. The Indian government has written to all 27 EU countries …

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Old, vulnerable not ignored: Govt releases vax fact sheet | India News

NEW DELHI: The health ministry on Thursday came out with a fact sheet on measures being taken to reach vulnerable population reiterating that all citizens irrespective of their income status are entitled to free vaccinations by government of India and those who have the ability to pay are encouraged to use private hospitals’ vaccination centres. …

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Stocks dry up, vax drive in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka stalls | India News

JAIPUR/BENGALURU/RANCHI: The nationwide Covid vaccination drive has been halted or severely slowed down in at least three states – Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Karnataka – as they have run out of stocks. In Jaipur, almost all government vaccination centres remained closed for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. The situation was the same in several other …

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SII seeks govt help for adding Covishield in EU vax passport list | India News

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India (SII) has urged the government to take up inclusion of Covishield in the EU Covid-19 Vaccination Passport with the European Union and other countries, saying if not done it will affect students and business travellers, and disrupt the Indian and global economy. Only four vaccines Comirnaty of Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, …

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