On Friday, the Union Health Ministry issued answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Omicron – the new variant of coronavirus.
Top Stories Dec 3, 2021, 6:24 PM IST
The Karnataka government has ordered mandatory 2 doses for parents of school children and public entering to malls and cinema halls. Revenue Minister R Ashoka after the emergency meeting with CM Basavaraj Bommai stated that the government has taken this decision following increasing cases in schools and colleges and also after two Omicron cases were detected.
Top Stories Dec 3, 2021, 4:17 PM IST
AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax, Janssen, Moderna, Valneva, and Curevac were among the vaccines studied.
India News Dec 3, 2021, 1:56 PM IST
Over 125.75 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.
Top Stories Dec 3, 2021, 11:01 AM IST
Since the first shot was administered in December 2020, the word 'vaccine' lookups on Merriam-Webster increased by a whopping 601%.
World News Nov 29, 2021, 3:43 PM IST
The WHO said about 100 genome sequences of the variant have been reported so far. Many of the infected people were fully vaccinated, with at least one person in Israel having also received a third booster dose of vaccine.
World News Nov 27, 2021, 10:27 AM IST
The three doses of the ZyCoV-D vaccine will be administered on day 0, day 28 and day 56. Each of the three doses will be given in two shots on each arm, right and left; for an individual to be fully vaccinated by ZyCoV-D, one would have to be injected with six shots of the vaccine.
Top Stories Nov 27, 2021, 10:24 AM IST
On Thursday, South Africa confirmed a new variant of coronavirus which is believed to be more transmissible and vaccine evasive. India is not resuming regular international flight operations with Botswana and South Africa.
Top Stories Nov 26, 2021, 6:20 PM IST
The latest Covaxin data may dent its appeal at a time when Bharat Biotech is ramping up production while studies show that most vaccines have reduced efficacy against the Delta variant.
Top Stories Nov 24, 2021, 5:40 PM IST
“The vaccines are holding up, we are not seeing breakthrough infections causing a surge in our admissions, our sero-positivity rate is very high. All of these suggest that as of now, we really don’t need a booster dose,” Dr Randeep Guleria said.
Top Stories Nov 24, 2021, 12:00 PM IST
Health Minister Jens Spahn, the quick rise in coronavirus infections implies that everyone in the nation who hasn't been vaccinated will have gotten COVID-19, and some of them will die by the end of the winter.
Europe Nov 23, 2021, 6:14 PM IST
According to the firms, the new data, which covered 2,228 trial participants, will assist support their bids for full approval in the United States and throughout the world.
World News Nov 23, 2021, 2:10 PM IST
The number of active cases has dropped to 1,18,443, the lowest level in 533 days. In the last 24 hours, the active number of COVID-19 instances has decreased by 4,271 cases.
Coronavirus India Nov 22, 2021, 10:25 AM IST
Moderna and Pfizer both announced that regulators had broadened the authorization for their booster shots.
United States Nov 19, 2021, 8:00 PM IST
Approximately 65 per cent of Austria's almost nine million people are vaccinated, which is lower than the EU average of 67 per cent, but daily spikes in illnesses have reached new highs this week.
Europe Nov 15, 2021, 1:44 PM IST