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COVID-19: Odisha Government Issues Operational Strategy For Vaccination Of Elderlies And People With Co-Morbidities
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COVID-19: Odisha Government Issues Operational Strategy For Vaccination Of Elderlies And People With Co-Morbidities

As per the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare's guidelines, the next priority group of the elderly population and people with co-morbidities will be vaccinated against COVID-19 from March 1 ...
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AIIMS Director Hails Move To Expand Ambit Of COVID-19 Vaccination, Phase 2 To Begin From March 1
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AIIMS Director Hails Move To Expand Ambit Of COVID-19 Vaccination, Phase 2 To Begin From March 1

Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday (February 24) announced that people above 60 years and above 45 years with co-morbidities will be vaccinated from March 1 in the next phase of doses against coronavirus ...
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Dr Reddy's To Submit Additional Data For Emergency Approval Of COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V
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Dr Reddy’s Laboratories To Submit Additional Immunogenicity Data For Emergency Approval Of COVID-19 Vaccine Sputnik V

On 19 February, Dr Reddy's Laboratories announced that it has initiated the process with the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the well-studied human adenoviral vector-based platform vaccine candidate, Sputnik V ...
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Herd Immunity By Natural Infection Very Difficult: AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria
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Herd Immunity By Natural Infection Very Difficult: AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria

Citing the latest sero survey according to which 20 to 25 per cent of the population has been infected with COVID-19, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria said achieving herd immunity through natural infection is unlikely ...
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COVID-19 Mutation That May Weaken Effectiveness Of Vaccines Found In New York
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COVID-19 Mutation That May Weaken Effectiveness Of Vaccines Found In New York

Experts have highlighted that the New York variant of coronavirus is more worrisome than the one that is spreading rapidly in California ...
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Home Quarantine Norms Breach Among Reasons For COVID-19 Surge: Officials
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Home Quarantine Norms Breach Among Reasons For COVID-19 Surge: Officials

According to state health department director Dr Archana Patil, COVID-19 norms had been relaxed in good faith, but people have failed the efforts taken earlier by carelessly moving out in public places without taking adequate precautions ...
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New COVID-19 Strains Not 'More Infectious', Need To Aggressively Monitor Situation: AIIMS
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New COVID-19 Strains Not ‘More Infectious’, Need To Aggressively Monitor Situation: AIIMS Director

"Currently we have vaccines with efficacy of 70 per cent , 80 per cent, 90 per cent so even if there is slight fall in efficacy they will still be effective in preventing the virus from further spreading," said Dr Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director ...
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Mutants Different From Variants, COVID Appropriate Behaviour Vital To Stop Spread: Scientists
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Mutants Different From Variants, COVID Appropriate Behaviour Vital To Stop Spread: Scientists

According to Rakesh Mishra, CSIR-CCMB director, 7,684 mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 genome were documented from the data analysis of 6,017 genomes sequenced so far ...
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COVID-19 Outbreak: New Coronavirus Strains In The Country Could Be More Dangerous, Says Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS- Delhi
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COVID-19 Outbreak: New Coronavirus Strains In The Country Could Be More Dangerous, Says Dr Randeep Guleria, Director, AIIMS- Delhi

According to AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria, the new strain of SARS-CoV-2 found in Maharashtra could be more transmissible than the existing version strain already floating in the country and could cause re-infections ...
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Punjab Government Orders Curbs On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings From March 1 Amid Upswing In COVID-19 Cases
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Punjab Government Orders Curbs On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings From March 1 Amid Upswing In COVID-19 Cases

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directed that wearing of face masks and social distancing norms be strictly enforced, with testing to be ramped to 30,000 a day ...
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N440K And E484Q, Two New Variants Of Novel Coronavirus Detected In India: Health Ministry
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N440K And E484Q, Two New Variants Of Novel Coronavirus Detected In India: Health Ministry

According to the government, there is no scientific evidence to believe that two newer virus strains are responsible for the surge in COVID-19 cases in some districts of Maharashtra and Kerala ...
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Expedite COVID-19 Vaccination Of Health Care And Front Line Workers: Centre Directs Five States
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Expedite COVID-19 Vaccination Of Health Care And Front Line Workers: Centre Directs Five States

The Central government has directed five states including a Union Territory to expedite the vaccination of Health Care Workers (HCWs) and Front Line Workers (FLWs) so as to confer immunity in the shortest possible time frame in the wake of a rising trend of COVID-19 cases ...
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