Saturday, February 4, 2023

Covid vaccine

India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine ‘iNCOVACC’ launched

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday unveiled the world’s first intranasal Covid vaccine iNCOVACC and said it marks a “glorious tribute to the call for Atmanirbhar Bharat”.He launched the vaccine in the presence of Union Minister of State...

Researchers working on Covid vaccine that people can drink

Researchers are working on a Covid-19 vaccine that people may drink instead of receiving with a needle, expanding their focus onto mucosal vaccines, which include nasal vaccines as well as “swish and swallow” oral vaccines.The vaccine, called QYNDR, completed...

Made-in-India intranasal Covid vaccine to be launched on R-Day

Bharat Biotech will launch its intranasal Covid-19 vaccine iNCOVACC on January 26, the company’s CMD Krishna Ella announced here on Saturday.The vaccine manufacturer had already received approval from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) earlier this month for...

Biotech’s intranasal Covid vaccine gets approval

Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) on Monday announced that iNCOVACC (BBV154), an intranasal vaccine against coronavirus disease, has received approval from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) under Restricted Use in Emergency Situation for all adults in India,...

DCGI nod to intranasal Covid vaccine

Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday approved Bharat Biotech’s intranasal Covid vaccine for restricted emergency use in those aged above 18 years.“Big Boost to India’s Fight Against COVID-19! Bharat Biotech’s ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19 (Chimpanzee Adenovirus Vectored) recombinant nasal...

Nagaland State logs 14 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

Nagaland on Thursday recorded 14 fresh Covid-19 positive cases while one more patient succumbed to the infection.Of the fresh cases, six were from Kohima, five in Dimapur, two in Wokha and one in Longleng, taking the total caseload to...

Age, big factor in Covid vaccine views

Your age may play a huge role in whether you’ll decide to get a COVID vaccine, new research finds.Though vaccine hesitancy due to personal politics has drawn a lot of media attention, a University of Georgia study reveals it’s...

COVID vax for 12-14 years from Mar 16

Covid vaccination for children in the age group of 12-14 years will begin from Wednesday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Monday. The vaccine to be administered to 12-14 years age group would be Corbevax manufactured by Biological...

NCRC informs on false COVID vaccine prophecies

Nagaland Christian Revival Church council has informed that false prophecies were told by certain individuals at the “International Revival Crusade from February 11-13 at Chathe prayer centre” with regard to COVID-19 vaccine. In this regard, NCRC president Rev Vangpong...

Djokovic breaks silence on vaccine refusal

Novak Djokovic has said he would rather miss out on future tennis trophies than be forced to get a Covid vaccine.Speaking exclusively to the BBC, he said he should not be associated with the anti-vax movement, but supported an...