Wednesday, November 29, 2023

covid vax

Blame alcohol, family history, drugs, but youngsters’ hearts safe with Covid vax: Study

Contrary to speculated connections between Covid-19 vaccines and heart attacks, a recent study published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research (IJMR) found compelling evidence. The finding, published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, said opting for Covid-19 vaccination not only...

US to come out with new Covid vax

A new Covid vaccine is due out next month, but health experts and analysts say it is likely to be coolly received even as hospitalizations from “Eris”, a variant of the Omicron form of the coronavirus, rise around the...

Govt not to procure fresh Covid vax; surrenders Rs 4,237 cr from budget

The government’s Covid vaccination programme is in its final leg with the Health Ministry deciding against procuring more vaccines as of now and surrendering Rs 4,237 crore, or nearly 85 per cent of the 2022-23 budget allocation for inoculation...

Immense efforts on for next-generation Covid vax: expert

As the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be never-ending, scientists are working on next-generation vaccines and the top health expert said that a lot of efforts are on within the country for the development of vaccines.According to Dr NK Arora...

39 students administered COVID vax with same syringe; FIR filed

A vaccinator allegedly used a single syringe to administer anti-coronavirus vaccine doses to 39 children at a private school in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar city, prompting the authorities to suspend the district vaccination officer, officials said on Thursday.The incident took...

COVID vax drive for 12 yrs and above

The Zunheboto district administration in collaboration with Indian Social Responsibility Network (ISRN) will be organising a COVID-19 vaccination drive in the office campus of the DC, Zunheboto for ages 12 years and above on July 6, 10 am onwards....

US FDA advisors meet to discuss Covid vax for kids under 5

Washington: Advisors to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) met to discuss amending emergency use authorizations (EUA) for the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines for children under the age of five. The FDA's Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory...

Why Africa’s Covid vax plant failed to take off

Hailed as an answer to Africa's struggle to get access to vaccines, Africa's first Covid-19 vaccine factory, which has not received a single order, will now be adapted to produce other drugs, according to media reports. Last year, South African...

SII, Bharat Biotech cut Covid vax prices to `225 per shot

Vaccine majors Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech on Saturday said they have decided to cut prices of the precaution dose of their respective Covid-19 vaccines to Rs 225 per shot for private hospitals after discussion with...

Over 15.8 lakh Covid vax doses administered in State

With the biggest vaccination drive in history being carried out across India, State Immunization Officer (SIO), Dr Ritu Thurr informed that around 15.83 lakh doses of Covid-19 vaccines were administered till April 2, while more than 184 crore doses...