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Bharat Biotech says Covaxin booster dose effective against neutralising Omicron Delta gcwBharat Biotech says Covaxin booster dose effective against neutralising Omicron Delta gcw

Bharat Biotech says Covaxin booster dose effective against neutralising Omicron, Delta

According to Bharat Biotech, a booster dose of Covaxin produced strong neutralising antibody responses against both the Omicron and Delta forms of SARS-CoV-2.

Top Stories Jan 12, 2022, 6:38 PM IST

No new registration required for COVID vaccine booster dose says Centre gcwNo new registration required for COVID vaccine booster dose says Centre gcw

No new registration required for COVID vaccine booster dose, says Centre

From January 10, India will begin distributing a preventive vaccine dosage to healthcare staff and frontline workers. From January 10, the senior population aged 60 and up with comorbidities will also be given a prophylactic dosage on their doctor's advice.

Top Stories Jan 8, 2022, 10:01 AM IST

Union Health Ministry clarifies that booster dose be the same as the first two - ADTUnion Health Ministry clarifies that booster dose be the same as the first two - ADT

Centre clears 'no mix-match vaccine' for precautionary dose

Union Health Ministry clarified that booster doses will be the same as the first, Covishield or Covaxin which are largely used in India. India also has approved eight vaccines including Moderna and Johnson and Johnson.  

Top Stories Jan 5, 2022, 4:45 PM IST

Omicron variant: Doctor certificate on comorbidities not required for precaution dose, says Health Ministry-dnmOmicron variant: Doctor certificate on comorbidities not required for precaution dose, says Health Ministry-dnm

Omicron variant: Doctor’s certificate on comorbidities not required for precaution dose, says Health Ministry

“Such persons are expected to obtain the advice of their doctor before deciding to avail of precaution dose,” the Union Health Ministry said.

Top Stories Dec 28, 2021, 4:36 PM IST

Health Ministry issues guidelines for COVID vaccination of children 15 18 years 60 with comorbidities gcwHealth Ministry issues guidelines for COVID vaccination of children 15 18 years 60 with comorbidities gcw

Health Ministry issues guidelines for COVID vaccination of children 15-18 years, 60+ with comorbidities

All citizens irrespective of their income status are entitled to free COVID vaccination at the government centre. The ministry in the notice further said that those who have the ability to pay are encouraged to use private vaccination centre.

Top Stories Dec 27, 2021, 6:34 PM IST

Explained India to vaccinate children from Jan 3; which vaccine, registration, all you need to know-dnmExplained India to vaccinate children from Jan 3; which vaccine, registration, all you need to know-dnm

Explained: India to vaccinate children from Jan 3; which vaccine, registration, all you need to know

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced vaccination for children, aged between 15 years to 18 years, from January 3, 2022, and precautionary dosage for healthcare and frontline workers from January 10.

Top Stories Dec 26, 2021, 5:41 PM IST

Doctors on January 2022 vaccine drive Some call it need of the hour, others say move lacks scientific basisDoctors on January 2022 vaccine drive Some call it need of the hour, others say move lacks scientific basis

Doctors on January 2022 vaccine drive: Some call it need of the hour, others say move lacks scientific basis

Asianet Newsable reached out to medical professionals to know their thoughts about the central government's latest decision. Here is what they had to say

India News Dec 26, 2021, 7:30 AM IST

Politics over PM Modi's vaccination decisions; Congress claims ownership, says PM met party's demandPolitics over PM Modi's vaccination decisions; Congress claims ownership, says PM met party's demand

Politics over PM Modi's vaccination decisions; Congress claims ownership, says PM met party's demand

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that the state government, acting upon the opinion of experts, had written several times to the Prime Minister requesting him to issue these guidelines

India News Dec 25, 2021, 11:08 PM IST

PM Modi vaccination announcement: 'This will ease tensions of parents of school and college-going children'PM Modi vaccination announcement: 'This will ease tensions of parents of school and college-going children'

'PM Modi's vaccination announcement will ease tensions of parents of school and college-going children'

Let's take a look at some reactions to the three announcements made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Saturday

Top Stories Dec 25, 2021, 10:39 PM IST

PM Address to Nation: India to start vaccinating children aged 15-18 from January 3PM Address to Nation: India to start vaccinating children aged 15-18 from January 3

PM's Address to the Nation: India to start vaccinating children aged 15-18 from January 3

Prime Minister Modi also announced precautionary dosage for healthcare and frontline workers from January 10. Ctizens above 60 years of age with co-morbidities will also have the option of a precautionary dose of the vaccine from January 10 on the advice of their doctor. 

Top Stories Dec 25, 2021, 10:01 PM IST

Moderna says COVID booster dose appears to protect against Omicron gcwModerna says COVID booster dose appears to protect against Omicron gcw

Moderna says COVID booster dose appears to protect against Omicron

The business is still developing a vaccine to guard against Omicron, which it intends to put into clinical trials early next year.
 

World News Dec 20, 2021, 6:01 PM IST

Delhi CM Kejriwal urges Centre to allow booster dose advises people not to panic as Omicron cases rise to 28 gcwDelhi CM Kejriwal urges Centre to allow booster dose advises people not to panic as Omicron cases rise to 28 gcw

Delhi CM Kejriwal urges Centre to allow booster dose, advises people not to panic as Omicron cases rise to 28

Furthermore, the Delhi CM announced a crucial Cabinet decision to prolong the free ration plan for six more months till May 31, 2022.

India News Dec 20, 2021, 3:48 PM IST

Centre to review allowing booster doses by end of December : Report-dnmCentre to review allowing booster doses by end of December : Report-dnm

Centre to review allowing booster doses by end of December : Report

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) will also form guidelines on the vaccination of children at its next meeting, The Economic Times has reported.

Top Stories Dec 16, 2021, 9:50 AM IST

Omicron in India ICMR study suggests Covishield booster dose to fight against emerging variants gcwOmicron in India ICMR study suggests Covishield booster dose to fight against emerging variants gcw

Omicron in India: ICMR study suggests Covishield booster dose to fight against emerging variants

While the researchers showed that the Serum Institute-manufactured jabs could counter the Delta version and its variants, they also emphasised the need for extra safeguards.

Top Stories Dec 5, 2021, 7:04 PM IST

Booster dose of six COVID vaccines safe helps in increasing immunity Lancet study gcwBooster dose of six COVID vaccines safe helps in increasing immunity Lancet study gcw

Booster dose of six COVID vaccines safe, helps in increasing immunity, reveals Lancet study

AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax, Janssen, Moderna, Valneva, and Curevac were among the vaccines studied.
 

India News Dec 3, 2021, 1:56 PM IST