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Over 72 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Provided To States, UTs So Far: Govt

The Union government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country

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Delhi Records Zero COVID-19 Fatality, 36 Fresh Cases In A Day; Positivity Rate 0.05 %

A total of 76,883 tests, including 52,042 RT-PCR and 24,841 rapid antigen tests, were conducted a day ago, according to the latest bulletin.

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Covid Vaccine Effectiveness In Preventing Mortality 96% After 1st Dose, 97% After 2nd Dose: Govt

V K Paul, NITI Aayog member (Health) said it is clear that after two doses, there is near total protection from serious diseases and death. Vaccine is an important shield for protection against the novel coronavirus infection.

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58 % Of India''s Adult Population Got Least One Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, 18 % Got Both: Govt

Providing data about the number of COVID-19 cases reported from different parts of the country, officials said 68.59 per cent of the total infection reported in the country last week was from Kerala.

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Strengthening Health Emergency Security Systems Top Priority: WHO

Strengthening emergency risk management has been a flagship priority programme of the WHO South-East Asia Region since 2014, which has consistently been scaling up response capacities since the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, a mega disaster that hit six countries of the Region.

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Over 70.63 Crore COVID Vaccine Doses Provided To States, Uts So Far: Centre

The ministry said more than 5.58 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered.

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No Serious Covid Vaccine Side Effects In Breastfeeding Moms, Infants: Study

The research, published in the journal Breastfeeding Medicine, involved 180 breastfeeding women who received both doses of either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine.

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Mumbai Reports Over 500 New COVID-19 Cases For First Time Since July 15

As many as 48,521 tests, the highest since August 20, were carried out in the metropolis in the last 24 hours. With this, its cumulative test count reached 95,51,541.

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Dr Reddy''s Launches Minoxidil For Treatment Of Female Pattern Hair Loss In India

The launch follows the first-ever approval of the additional indication by the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (COSCO) in India for the use of the product for the treatment of female pattern hair loss (FPHL)

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Panacea Biotec Supplies Second Component Of Sputnik V Vaccine In India

Sputnik V has pioneered the use of heterogeneous boosting (two different vectors for the two shots in a course of vaccination among COVID vaccines).

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Allow Second Covishield Dose After 4 Weeks From First For Those Who Want It Early: Kerala HC To Centre

The observations and directions of the court came while allowing the plea by Kitex Garments Ltd, represented by advocate Blaze K Jose, seeking permission to administer the second dose of COVISHIELD vaccine to its workers without having to wait for 84 days.

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Make Law Commission A Statutory Or Constitutional Body: HC

A Nodal Officer, who is well qualified in law, shall be appointed within six months in each department to note down the courts'' recommendations to bring to the knowledge of the policy makers of each department by way of periodical reports, so that a policy decision would be taken, the bench of Justices N Kirubakaran (since retired) and B Pugalendhi added.

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Zydus Cadila Gets USFDA Nod For Diabetes Medication

Zydus had filed a new drug application (NDA) with the USFDA seeking approval to market Sitagliptin base 25, 50 and 100 mg tablets.

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Nipah Virus: Two Healthcare Staff Have Shown Symptoms, Says Kerala Health Minister

The Hea.lth department has opened two dedicated phone lines at the Nipah ward of the medical college hospital --0495-2382500 and 04952382800

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Over 66.07 Crore Covid-19 Vaccine Doses Provided To States, UTs So Far: Centre

The Union government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, the ministry said in a statement. "More than 66.07 crore (66,07,19,455) vaccine doses have been provided to states/UTs so far through (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category

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