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Dr Reddy''s Inks Pact With Citius Pharma To Sell All Rights To Anti-Cancer Agent E7777

The drug firm said it has entered into a definitive agreement with Citius to sell all of its rights to E7777 (an engineered IL-2-diphtheria toxin fusion protein) and certain related assets.

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Government Says Over Half Of India's Adult Population Received At Least 1 Dose Of COVID Vaccine

On both August 27 and 31 more than one crore vaccinations took place. According to data shared at the press conference, the number of vaccine doses administered daily has increased from 19.69 lakh in May to 39.89 lakh in June and further to 43.41 lakh in July.

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India In Need Of 4.3 Million More Nurses By 2024 To Meet WHO Norms: Nurses Bodies

United States President Joe Biden, she said, has said many times that there are a few countries that wanted the US to stay in Afghanistan more than China and Russia because it would have tied up American owned resources, the US military and its financial assets and options.

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Covid-19 Vaccines Effective At Reducing Severe Illness, Hospitalisation: Lancet Study

The researchers used self-reported data from the UK COVID Symptom Study through the ZOE app from December 8, 2020 through July 4, 2021.

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Moderna, Japan Partner Recall 1.6 Million Doses

The companies on Aug. 26 announced suspension of 1.63 million doses produced at the line after reports of contamination.

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DGCI Gives Nod For Phase 2/3 Trials Of Biological E's COVID-19 Vaccine On Kids Aged Between 5 & 18

India's drug regulator in July granted permission to Serum Institute of India (SII) for conducting phase 2/3 trials of Covovax on children aged 2 to 17 years with certain conditions.

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WHO Leader Opposes 'Widespread' Use Of Boosters

Tedros says he’s called for a moratorium on booster shots at least until the end of September to allow those countries that are furthest behind to catch up.

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The Increasing Type 2 Diabetes In Young And Adolescents Is Alarming In India: AIIMS Prof Dr. Naval K. Vikram

Diabetes is the biggest and fastest growing killers in India today, making India the second most affected in the world. An incurable disease, it requires lifelong medication and the cost that makes it an acute social burden. It is about the toxic food, decreasing physical activity and the stress in young adults as well as adolescents which is alarming. Then what is the medical science’s cutting edge research on such malaise? Is it reversible? Dr. Naval K. Vikram, Professor, Dept. of Medicine, AIIMS has been leading the advance research on the complexity of diabetes and metabolism at India’s leading AIIMS in New Delhi. BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha speaks with Dr Naval on clinical breakthrough in medical sciences and his own findings on plants based alternative system with medicine.

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AIIMS, Rishikesh Signs Mou With King's College, London

Under the MoU signed on Monday, the UK firm British Telecom will provide AIIMS, Rishikesh 50 4G supported tablets equipped with a software that will help the premier institute run its ICUs virtually in consultation with international health experts in case a third wave hits India, AIIMS-Rishikesh Director Ravikant said on Tuesday.

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Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Combo Cuts Hospitalisation Among High-Risk Covid Patients: Study

The research enrolled nearly 1,400 patients at Mayo Clinic in the US, of whom 696 received the drug combo between December 2020 and early April while an equal matched cohort did not receive it.

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COVID Third Wave Could Peak Between Oct-Nov; Intensity Expected To Be 1/4 Of Second Wave

The model suggested that the third wave could peak between October and November, and the daily cases could shoot between 1.5 lakh to 2 lakh every day if a more virulent mutant of SARS-CoV2 drive fresh infections.

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What Happens When The COVID-19 Vaccines Enter The Body – A Road Map For Kids And Grown-Ups

The Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines all work similarly by giving the body’s cells the instructions to make the spike protein.

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WHO European Head Backs 3rd Vaccine Doses For The Vulnerable

Dr. Hans Kluge cited “deeply worrying” levels of high transmission, saying 33 countries among the 53 in the WHO Europe region have reported an increase in case counts of 10 percent or more over the past two weeks.

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Over 63.09 Crore Covid Vaccine Doses Supplied To States So Far: Centre

More than 4.87 crore (4,87,39,946) balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states, the ministry said.

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New Covid Variant, C.1.2, May Be More Infectious, Evade Vaccine Protection: Study

The new variant has more mutations than other variants of concern (VOCs) or variants of interest (VOIs) detected worldwide so far

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