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Approval of mixing and matching of COVID booster shots by FDA...

Sputnik V pioneered the heterologous boosting approach through combination of human adenovirus serotype 26 as the first component and human adenovirus serotype 5 as the...

Novavax to Participate in World Vaccine Congress Europe

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases,...

One coronavirus vaccine can protect against other coronaviruses

New York, Oct 16 | A team of US researchers, including a scientist of Indian-origin, has shown for the first time that Covid-19 vaccines...

Phase II Data Of Medigen COVID-19 Vaccine, Reviewed And Published In...

TAIPEI, Oct. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, one of the world's best-known peer-reviewed medical journals has published Medigen Vaccine Biologics (MVC)...

Biden urges businesses to implement vaccine requirements amid pushback

Washington, Oct 8 | US President Joe Biden has urged large companies and other organisations to implement his government's new Covid-19 vaccination mandates which...

Zydus Cadila vaccine roll out programme underway: VK Paul

New Delhi, Oct 7 | The roll out program for the Zydus Cadila vaccine is underway. The training programs to administer the vaccine are...

No vaccine for climate change: Gautam Adani

New Delhi, Oct 4 | The way we have led our lives and done business over the past 50 years cannot continue. At least,...

Over 1L people inoculated in mega vaccine camps in 4 TN...

Chennai, Oct 4 | The state health department on Monday said that over one lakh people have been administered vaccines in the mega vaccination...

California becomes first US state with Covid vaccine mandate for schools

Los Angeles, Oct 2 | California became the first state in the United States to announce plans to require student vaccination for Covid-19 by...

This World Elderly day, give a pneumococcal conjugate vaccine jab to...

By Praveen Aggrwal & Dr Manorama BakshiWorld over October 1 is celebrated as World Elderly Day. The main purpose of celebrating these days is...

5mn doses of Pfizer Covid vaccine administered in NZ

Wellington, Sep 27 | New Zealand's Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said on Monday that 5 million doses of the Pfizer jab have been...

Results from Novavax NanoFlu Influenza Vaccine Phase 3 Clinical Trial Published...

- Pivotal Phase 3 trial achieved all primary endpoints, demonstrating non-inferiority to a leading U.S.-licensed quadrivalent influenza vaccine - NanoFlu™ vaccine candidate induced significantly enhanced...

UK to include Covishield as approved vaccine after India protests

New Delhi, Sep 22 | After all round severe criticism for the recent travel advisory that prescribed 10 days quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians,...

Vaccine shortage hits inoculation drive in TN

Chennai, Sep 22 | After two successful mega vaccination drives conducted on September 12 and 19, the inoculation drive in Tamil Nadu has been...

India’ Covid vaccine doses cross 80 cr mark

New Delhi, Sep 18 | With the administration of more than 2.5 crore vaccine doses on Friday, India's Covid vaccination coverage on Saturday surpassed...

India sets world record of administering over 2.50 cr vaccine doses...

New Delhi, Sep 18 | India on Friday set a new world record of administering highest number of vaccines against Covid-19 in one day.The...

CGTN: China leads global vaccine cooperation as BRICS enters the 15th...

BEIJING, Sept. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Entering its 15th year, the emerging-market bloc BRICS that groups Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa once...

Punjab govt staff to be sent on leave for vaccine hesitancy

Chandigarh, Sep 10 | Punjab government employees failing to take even the first dose of Covid vaccine for any reason other than medical will...

EU, AstraZeneca reach agreement on Covid vaccine supply dispute

Brussels, Sep 4 | The European Union (EU) and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca have reached an agreement after a dispute on Covid-19 vaccine delivery schedules,...

Pregnant women must take both doses of vaccine, urges govt

New Delhi, Sep 2 | Pregnant women should take the both doses of the Covid vaccine, NITI Aayog's Member, Health, Dr V.K. Paul...

Fake vaccine case: ED raids 10 locations in Kolkata

Kolkata, Sep 1 | The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday conducted raids at 10 locations across Kolkata in connection with the fake vaccine case.Though...

Lucknow to administer 83k doses of Covid-19 vaccine today

Lucknow, Aug 27 | In an attempt to set a new record in vaccination, the Lucknow district health department has decided to administer 83,000...

Zydus Cadila’s 3-dose vaccine gets emergency use approval in India

New Delhi, Aug 20 | Zydus Cadila's three-dose indigenous Covid-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D, the world's first DNA-based Covid vaccine that can be administered to people...

Real-world data shows one shot Sputnik Light vaccine (the first component...

MOSCOW, Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces the data from Paraguay's Ministry of Health on...

Malta donates 40,000 vaccine doses to Libya

Valletta, Aug 19 | Malta has donated 40,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and the same amount of rapid test kits to Libya, according...

Shed vaccine hesitancy, B’luru civic agency urges citizens

Bengaluru, Aug 18 | The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has called upon the people to shed vaccine hesitation and join hands with the...

TN receives 79L doses of Covid vaccine for August

Chennai, Aug 4 | Tamil Nadu health minister, Ma Subramanian has said that the state has received 79 lakh doses of Covid 19 vaccines...

Pfizer, Moderna raise Covid vaccine prices in EU

London, Aug 2 | US drug makers Pfizer and Moderna have increased the prices of their mRNA-based vaccines against Covid-19 for the European market,...

The World’s First Study Of A Combination Between The AstraZeneca Vaccine...

MOSCOW, July 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) announces initial safety results of the world's first...

WH considering vaccine mandate for all federal workers: Biden

Washington, July 28 | US President Joe Biden has said his administration is considering a mandate that requires all federal workers to be vaccinated...

AstraZeneca Covid vaccine protection may last a lifetime: Study

New Delhi, July 16 | The Oxford-AstraZeneca jab gives powerful protection that may last a whole lifetime, a new study has found.Apart from generating...

China becomes biggest vaccine donor to Nepal with 3.4 mn doses

Kathmandu, July 16 | China has announced on Friday that it would provide additional 1.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal under...

TN minister to meet Mansukh Mandaviya for more vaccine supply

Chennai, July 15 | Tamil Nadu Health minister Ma Subraminan will meet the Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya in New Delhi on Thursday to...

Countries signal waning confidence in Chinese vaccine against Delta variant

New Delhi, July 14 | Thailand and Indonesia say they will give a booster shot to healthcare workers who received Sinovac, Wall Street Journal...

Pfizer vaccine booster plan sparks controversy in US

Washington, July 10 | The announcement by US drugmaker Pfizer of a plan on developing a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine to better...

Delta variant can possibly breach vaccine shield: Experts

By Rachel V. ThomasNew Delhi, July 7 | The Delta variant of Covid-19 can possibly shatter the vaccine cover, as SARS CoV-2 -- the...

Urgent vaccine supplies sought for B’desh

Dhaka, July 6 | Urgent actions were required to increase Covid-19 vaccine supplies for Bangladesh as hospitals have reached their capacity and oxygen supplies...

Oxford scientists begin trial on novel HIV vaccine

London, July 6 | Scientists at the University of Oxford have started vaccinations of a novel HIV vaccine candidate as part of a Phase...

Vaccine drive to be affected in Tamil Nadu due to shortage

Chennai, July 6 | The vaccination drive in many districts of Tamil Nadu is likely to be affected due to the shortage of vaccines....

Turkey starts phase-2 trials of local vaccine in Istanbul

Istanbul, July 6 | The phase-2 trials of the locally developed vaccine against Covid-19 started to be administered to volunteers in Istanbul on Monday,...

Delta variant shows 8-fold reduced sensitivity to vaccine elicited antibodies: Study...

New Delhi, July 5 | The Delta variant of Covid-19 virus shows eight-fold approximately reduced sensitivity to vaccine elicited antibodies compared to the Wuhan...

Over 99% Covid-related deaths in US were preventable by vaccine: Fauci

Washington, July 5 | As many as 99.2 per cent of Covid-related deaths in the US were avoidable and preventable with vaccinations, the country's...

NZ’s largest Pfizer vaccine shipment arrives

Wellington, July 5 | The largest-ever shipment of Pfizer vaccines against coronavirus arrived in New Zealand two days ahead of schedule thanks to a...

Ex-UN Secy-Gen urges vaccine equity

Beijing, July 5 | Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on all nations to redouble their efforts in elevating cooperation and partnership in...

Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine shows promise in lab setting against...

Washington, June 30 | American biotechnology company Moderna said on Tuesday that its Covid-19 vaccine showed promise in a lab setting against coronavirus variants,...

Cipla gets nod to bring Moderna’s Covid vaccine to India

New Delhi, June 29 | Mumbai-based pharma company Cipla will add Moderna to the list of Covid-19 vaccines available in India for restricted emergency...

Vaccine shortage continues in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday

Chennai, June 29 | Tamil Nadu, which stopped vaccination on Monday in many parts of the state including Chennai, is still facing a...

TN CM urges Harsh Vardhan to reduce vaccine allocation to private...

Chennai, June 28 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has written to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan to reduce the Covid vaccines allocation...

Delhi seeks 45 lakh vaccine doses for July

New Delhi, June 27 | The Delhi government has asked the Centre for 45 lakh Covid vaccine doses in July to keep up current...

No evidence that Covid vaccine booster a must: CDC

Washington, June 27 | There is currently no data to support that a Covid-19 vaccine booster shot is needed for the general population, according...

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realme elevates Madhav Sheth to lead brand expansion globally

New Delhi, Oct 22 | Smartphone brand realme on Friday said it has elevated Madhav Sheth as President of the International Business Unit (IBU),...