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Vaccines need to be updated to combat Covid variants: Experts

Vaccines need to be updated to combat Covid variants: Experts

🕔06:41, 15.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Although current Covid vaccines provide a high level of protection against severe disease and death caused by variants of concern (VOC), health experts believe that new vaccines that can prevent infection and transmission are needed. All

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Commit to making 2022 a year of recovery for everyone: Guterres

Commit to making 2022 a year of recovery for everyone: Guterres

🕔12:41, 29.Dec 2021

United Nations, Dec 29 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday suggested that the world should commit to making 2022 as a year of recovery for everyone. In his year-end message to the world, Guterres said: “The world welcomes 2022 with

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Centre provides over 95.96 cr Covid vaccines to States/UTs

Centre provides over 95.96 cr Covid vaccines to States/UTs

🕔17:04, 10.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 10  The Central Government has provided over 95.96 crore anti-coronavirus vaccine doses to States and Union Territories, the Union Health Ministry said in a statement on Sunday. A total of 8,28,73,425 cr balance and unutilized vaccine doses

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US to share more Covid vaccines with other nations

US to share more Covid vaccines with other nations

🕔20:50, 18.May 2021

Washington, May 18  The US will share 20 million more doses of its Covid-19 vaccines with the rest of the world by the end of June, said President Joe Biden. Monday’s announcement came under mounting international pressure that Western wealthy

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Over 70% of vaccination happened in public health facilities

Over 70% of vaccination happened in public health facilities

🕔17:48, 11.Mar 2021

New delhi, March 11 The public health facilities in India have administered 71.23 per cent doses of overall Covid vaccines to its beneficiaries while the private health facilities have covered 28.77 per cent, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said during a

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4 more Covid vaccines in different stages of trial: Serum Institute of India

4 more Covid vaccines in different stages of trial: Serum Institute of India

🕔14:05, 17.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 17 Apart from Covishield, the Serum Institute of India (SII) is working on four more vaccines against the novel coronavirus, according to Suresh Jadhav, executive director at one of the world’s largest vaccine manufacturers. Jadhav informed during a

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Need to ensure timely, equitable availability of Covid vaccines: Goyal

Need to ensure timely, equitable availability of Covid vaccines: Goyal

🕔07:42, 28.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 28  Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday called upon the global community to ensure timely and equitable availability of vaccines and medicines for Covid-19, in sufficient quantities and affordable prices. In his intervention at the

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Modi’s ‘pharmadiplomacy’: India’s COVID vaccines to ‘help all humanity’

Modi’s ‘pharmadiplomacy’: India’s COVID vaccines to ‘help all humanity’

🕔07:00, 27.Sep 2020

United Nations, Sep 27  Presenting India as a global power for universal good, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched his ‘pharmadiplomacy’, promising the world on Saturday that the nation’s vaccine manufacturing capability will “help all humanity” in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

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US hands Pfizer, BioNTech $1.95b order for 100m Covid vaccines

US hands Pfizer, BioNTech $1.95b order for 100m Covid vaccines

🕔07:38, 23.Jul 2020

New York, July 23  The US government has agreed to pay $1.95 billion for 100 million doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech, the two companies said on Wednesday. The doses of the vaccine, BNT162,

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