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Sonia Bhaskar

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs Answered By WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs Answered By WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan
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If you have had COVID-19, should you still get vaccinated ? Why are we not vaccinating children under 16? WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan explains these and other vaccine related questions
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Why Did South Africa Stop AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout, An Expert Explains

Why Did South Africa Stop AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout, An Expert Explains
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COVID-19 Vaccine: South Africa was due to start its vaccination campaign in the coming days with a million doses of the vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford Institute, however, currently, the country has suspended the use of AstraZeneca vaccine, here's why
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First Time In 10 Months, Delhi Reports No COVID Deaths In The Last 24 Hours

First Time In 10 Months, Delhi Reports No COVID Deaths In The Last 24 Hours
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National Capital - New Delhi on February 9, reported zero deaths from COVID-19 in last 24 hours for the first time in 10 months, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal congratulateS Delhiites for achieving a new milestone in their fight against COVID-19
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Coronavirus Explained: How Does COVID-19 Impact Children And How Can They Be Kept Safe?

Coronavirus Explained: How Does COVID-19 Impact Children And How Can They Be Kept Safe?
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World Health Organisation’s COVID-19 Technical Lead Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove, explains how the pandemic has affected children and how they can be protected from the coronavirus 
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Coronavirus Vaccine Explained: What Is Intra Nasal Vaccine?

Coronavirus Vaccine Explained: What Is Intra Nasal Vaccine?
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A nasal vaccine is given through the nose, and it delivers the dose to the respiratory pathway, much like a nasal spray without the need for injections
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COVID-19 Vaccine Explainer: How Do Vaccines Work?

COVID-19 Vaccine Explainer: How Do Vaccines Work?
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Dr Kate O’ Brien of World Health Organisation (WHO) answers all questions about covid-19 vaccines
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COVID-19 Explained: Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Be Effective Against The Latest Coronavirus Variant?

COVID-19 Explained: Will The COVID-19 Vaccine Be Effective Against The Latest Coronavirus Variant?
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According to scientists, the COVID-19 variant, which has been spreading around the United Kingdom has undergone further genetic changes, what does this mean for the COVID vaccines?
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India’s Sero-Survey Findings: One In Five Indians Exposed To COVID-19, AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria Explains What It Means

India’s Sero-Survey Findings: One In Five Indians Exposed To COVID-19,  AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria Explains What It Means
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AIIMS Director, Randeep Guleria speaks to NDTV to answers key questions on the findings of India's sero-survey
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Coronavirus Vaccine Glossary: 15 Terms To Know About Vaccination

Coronavirus Vaccine Glossary: 15 Terms To Know About Vaccination
Here is a glossary of terms related to vaccines to help learn all about the COVID-19 vaccine and vaccination in general
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Coronavirus Explainer: What Is A Sero Survey And Why Is It Important In The Fight Against COVID-19?

Coronavirus Explainer: What Is A Sero Survey And Why Is It Important In The Fight Against COVID-19?
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Sero survey is conducted to know about the percentage of the population exposed to any disease. It brings out asymptomatic cases as well
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COVID-19 Vaccine: WHO Expert Answers Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Vaccine: WHO Expert Answers Frequently Asked Questions
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WHO and Dr Katherine O’Brien, a paediatric infectious disease physician, and Vaccinologist, solves some of the common queries about the much-awaited COVID vaccine
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Coronavirus Vaccine Explainer: How Effective Is Novavax Vaccine? When Will It Be Launched In India?

Coronavirus Vaccine Explainer: How Effective Is Novavax Vaccine? When Will It Be Launched In India?
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Is world about to get its fourth vaccine against coronavirus - US firm Novavax? The interim data shared by the company recently suggested 95.6 per cent efficacy against the original coronavirus and 85.6 per cent efficacy against the more recent UK variant in a phase 3 clinical trial in the United Kingdom
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Will Russia’s Sputnik V Be India’s Third COVID-19 Vaccine? Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Answers

Will Russia’s Sputnik V Be India’s Third COVID-19 Vaccine? Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Answers
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Dr Reddy’s Laboratories has partnered with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) for the trials and distribution of Sputnik V in India
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COVID Tongue: Here’s All You Need To Know About The Latest Coronavirus Symptom

COVID Tongue: Here’s All You Need To Know About The Latest Coronavirus Symptom
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A British researcher, Tim Spector says some patients have reported developing painful mouth ulcers or rashes on their tongues, he has dubbed it as "COVID tongue”
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