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COVID-19: Entire Delhi Can Be Vaccinated In A Month, Says State Immunization Officer

COVID-19: Entire Delhi Can Be Vaccinated In A Month, Says State Immunization Officer
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New Delhi: Delhi is geared up for the COVID-19 vaccination programme and the city’s entire population can be covered in a month if hospital staff and nurses are ...
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Phase-3 Trial Of Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin Commences In AIIMS

Phase-3 Trial Of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin Commences In AIIMS
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Dr M V Padma Srivastava, the chief of Neurosciences Centre, AIIMS, anti-coronavirus vaccine 'Covaxin' being developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research, would be given to around 15,000 volunteers at the premier institute ...
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Six States And Union Territories Contributed To 60.72 Per Cent Of 44,489 Fresh COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry

Six States And Union Territories Contributed To 60.72 Per Cent Of 44,489 Fresh COVID-19 Cases: Health Ministry
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The COVI-19 case fatality rates of Punjab (3.16 per cent), Maharashtra (2.60 per cent), West Bengal (1.75 per cent) and Delhi (1.60 per cent) are higher than the national average of 1.46 per cent, as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfares ...
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COVID-19: We Need More Safety And Efficacy Data, Said WHO’s Soumya Swaminathan On Vaccine Trial Results

COVID-19: We Need More Safety And Efficacy Data, Said WHO's Soumya Swaminathan On Vaccine Trial Results
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In a conversation with NDTV, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at WHO said that while vaccine candidates showing efficacy results in the range of 90 per cent is encouraging, these are based on the interim studies and there is a need to explore much more data ...
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As The Prospects Of COVID-19 Vaccines Get Closer To Reality, Is India Equipped To Import, Distribute, Administer Millions Of Doses?

As The Prospects Of COVID-19 Vaccines Get Closer To Reality, Is India Equipped To Import, Distribute, Administer Millions Of Doses?
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With vaccines in the advance stages of development showing encouraging results raising hopes of billions of people as a way back to normalcy, the question arises, is India ready with the required logistics to immunise its citizens ...
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COVID Guidelines: MHA Allows Local Restrictions Like Night Curfew; Prior Consultation With Centre Needed For Any Lockdown Outside Containment Zones

COVID Guidelines: MHA Allows Local Restrictions Like Night Curfew; Prior Consultation With Centre Needed For Any Lockdown Outside Containment Zones
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According to Ministry of Home Affari's new guidelines, states and UTs are mandated to strictly enforce containment measures, orders on various activities and COVID-appropriate behavior, exercise caution and regulate crowds ...
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Mutations Not Making Novel Coronavirus Spread Rapidly: Study

Mutations Not Making Novel Coronavirus Spread Rapidly: Study
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According to experts, viruses are known to mutate all the time and some such as flu viruses change more frequently than others ...
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COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be Stopped If At Least 70 Per Cent Public Wore Face Masks Consistently: Study

COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be Stopped If At Least 70 Per Cent Public Wore Face Masks Consistently: Study
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If at least 70 per cent of the people use a highly efficacious face mask, such as surgical masks, it could lead to the eradication of the pandemic, say experts ...
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Delhi COVID Hospitals Get 1,300 ICU Beds, 2,000 Normal Ones In Two Weeks; CM Monitoring Situation

Delhi COVID Hospitals Get 1,300 ICU Beds, 2,000 Normal Ones In Two Weeks; CM Monitoring Situation
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According to an official of the Delhi government, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been monitoring the situation of COVID-19 in the capital and all efforts are being made to bring down the mortality rate ...
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COVID-19 Virus Survives On Surfaces Within Thin Films: IIT Bombay Study

COVID-19 Virus Survives On Surfaces Within Thin Films: IIT Bombay Study
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According to a new study, a longer survival time of the coronavirus corresponds to increased chances of being infected ...
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Chief Ministers Inform PM Modi About Preparations Being Taken By Their States To Tackle Surge Of COVID-19 Cases

Chief Ministers Inform PM Modi About Preparations Being Taken By Their States To Tackle Surge Of COVID-19 Cases
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States share the containment strategies for growing COVID-19 cases and plans for vaccine distribution ...
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Government Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine At Rs.250; 100 Million Doses By January, Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla On Oxford Vaccine

Government Will Get COVID-19 Vaccine At Rs. 250; 100 Million Doses By January, Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla On Oxford Vaccine
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In U.K., the Oxford COVID-19 vaccine proved to be 90 per cent efficacious if administered at a half dose and then at a full dose ...
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