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Benefits Of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outweigh Risks Despite ‘Possible Links’ Of Blood Clots, Says EU Regulator

Benefits Of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outweigh Risks Despite 'Possible Links' Of Blood Clots, Says EU Regulator
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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said that it is reminding healthcare professionals and people receiving the vaccine to remain aware of the possibility of very rare cases of blood clots combined with low levels of blood platelets occurring within two weeks of vaccination ...
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No COVID-19 Vaccine Shortage In Any Part Of Country, Carelessness Behind Surge In Cases: Union Health Minister

No COVID-19 Vaccine Shortage In Any Part Of Country, Carelessness Behind Surge In Cases: Union Health Minister
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said it has come to notice that the sudden increase in COVID-19 cases are largely or maybe event-driven including grand weddings, local body elections and farmers' protest ...
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Indian Medical Association Urges PM Modi To Start Vaccination For All Above 18 Years, Suggests Limited Lockdown

Indian Medical Association Urges PM Modi To Start Vaccination For All Above 18 Years, Suggests Limited Lockdown
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The Indian Medical Association urged the Prime Minister to include private sector family clinics in the COVID vaccination drive along with private hospitals ...
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On-Site COVID Vaccine Registrations For Health And Frontline Workers Only At Government Sites: Centre

On-Site COVID Vaccine Registrations For Health And Frontline Workers Only At Government Sites: Centre
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This move has come after the Centre uncovered instances of vaccination of ineligible beneficiaries in the name of healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers (FLWs) at some COVID-19 vaccine centres ...
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Dynamic Strategy Prioritising COVID-19 Vaccines For Seniors, Essential Workers Offers Greatest Public Health Benefit: Study

Dynamic Strategy Prioritising COVID-19 Vaccines For Seniors, Essential Workers Offers Greatest Public Health Benefit
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According to experts, optimal prioritisation of COVID-19 vaccine is sensitive to factors like vaccine effectiveness and supply, rate of transmission, and the magnitude of initial infections ...
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Pfizer-BioNTech Say COVID-19 Vaccine Protection Lasts At Least Six Months, Effective Against South African Variant

Pfizer-BioNTech Say COVID-19 Vaccine Protection Lasts At Least Six Months, Effective Against South African Variant
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Safety data from the Phase 3 study has been collected from over 12,000 COVID vaccinated participants who have a follow-up time of at least six months after the second dose, demonstrating a favorable safety and tolerability profile, Pfizer and BioNTech said in a joint statement ...
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COVID Vaccination Throughout April, Including Gazetted Holidays, At All Public, Private Sector Centres

COVID Vaccination Throughout April, Including Gazetted Holidays, At All Public, Private Sector Centres
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More than 6.5 crore COVID vaccine doses have been administered through over 10 lakh sessions across the country so far, as per the provisional report till 7 am, according to the ministry ...
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Need To Keep COVID-19 Vaccine Wastage Below 1 Per Cent: Union Health Secretary

Need To Keep COVID-19 Vaccine Wastage Below 1 Per Cent: Union Health Secretary
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States have been told that only eligible beneficiaries should be registered and vaccinated under the category of healthcare and frontline workers and not allow any archiving of incorrect/duplicate entries on the Co-WIN platform ...
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Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Protects Younger Teens

Pfizer Says Its COVID-19 Vaccine Protects Younger Teens
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Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech in the coming weeks plan to ask the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and European regulators to allow emergency use of the COVID-19 shots starting at age 12 ...
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Do You Still Need Both Doses If You Have Already Had The Infection? WHO Expert Answers COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs

Do You Still Need Both Doses If You Have Already Had The Infection? WHO Expert Answers COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs
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According to the World Health Organisation, people should get a full course of vaccines available to them even if they have had the COVID-19 infection in the past ...
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COVID-19: Seven Vaccines Candidates In Clinical Trials, Says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

COVID-19: Seven Vaccines Candidates In Clinical Trials, Says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
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According to Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, around seven more COVID vaccine candidates are in clinical trials of which some are in the advanced phase of the trials ...
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Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Against COVID-19 Highly Effective Even After First Shot: US Study

Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Against COVID-19 Highly Effective Even After First Shot: US Study
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The study by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) evaluated the COVID-19 vaccines' ability to protect against infection, including infections that did not cause symptoms ...
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