Covid-19 vaccination drive : 12-14 age group to begin from March 16

  The COVID vaccination for children in the age group of 12-14 years will begin from Wednesday, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya announced on Monday. The COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to the 12-14 years age group would be Corbevax manufactured by Biological E. Limited, Hyderabad, the Union health ministry said. Tweeting the announcement in […]

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Vaccination for 12-14 age group likely from March: NTAGI chief

  India may begin inoculating children in the 12-14 age group against COVID-19 in March as the 15-17 population is likely to get fully vaccinated by then, N.K. Arora, Chairman of the COVID-19 working group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI), said on Monday. Of the estimated 7.4 crore population in the […]

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Vaccine for Omicron! Pfizer’s new jab likely to be ready by March

  Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) Chief Executive Albert Bourla said on Monday that moving toward a redesigned COVID-19 vaccine that is specifically targeted to combat the Omicron variant of the coronavirus is the “most likely scenario”, reported Reuters. Speaking at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, Bourla said Pfizer and partner BioNTech SE are working on both […]

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Omicron Cases Grow: Nearly 83 Lakhs Collected In Fines

  On Tuesday, Delhi Disaster Management Authority announced Yellow Alert in Delhi due to rise in Omicron cases in the capital. Authorities have issued new guidelines to control the situation. Public is paying heavy fines for violating Covid guidelines. 4392 violations have been officially recorded as per data presented by Delhi Government . Reasons For […]

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Teens Can Register For Vaccines From January 1, Use Student ID Card

  New Delhi: Children between 15 and 18 can register for COVID-19 vaccines on the CoWIN app from January 1 using their school ID cards, the government said Monday morning. CoWIN chief Dr RS Sharma told news agency ANI an additional slot had been created on the online platform so students could use their ID cards […]

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Flu pandemic still more deadly to humans than COVID

A global flu outbreak continues to be a “serious and real” risk to human beings more than the ongoing Covid-19, according to infectious disease experts. According to Professor Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, a global influenza outbreak could be far worse than the […]

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Now, only vaccinated adults allowed to enter offices, malls in Jammu, check details here

The Jammu and Kashmir administration made at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for people visiting malls and other public places. The order came into effect on Saturday (October 2). Besides malls, adults have to be partially vaccinated to enter places including government offices and restaurants in Jammu. “First dose of COVID vaccine shall […]

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WHO’s emergency approval for Covaxin soon, says Union Minister Bharati Pawar

Union Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar said on Friday that the World Health Organisation (WHO) is expected to grant the emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Covaxin soon. However, the WHO approval for the EUA to Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is likely to be delayed as per international public health agency. “There is a […]

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Covid-19 Treatment Personal Loans: PSU Banks Offering Loans Up To Rs 5 Lakh; Know Important Details Here!

  Public Sector Banks are providing personal loans up to 5 lakh for Covid-19 treatment. An individual can use the amount for Covid-19 treatment for self or family members. The State Bank of India offers Covid-19 treatment personal loans at 8.5% interest. The minimum loan amount is Rs. 25000/- with a maximum of 5years tenure, says […]

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