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Sputnik V, Sputnik Light will neutralise latest Covid variant: RDIF

New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The Gamaleya Institute believes that both Sputnik V and Sputnik Light will neutralise the latest variant of Covid-19, Omicron, Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund on Monday. Dmitriev said that the Gamaleya...

Centre offers vaccines, other help to Omicron-affected nations

New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Indian government on Monday offered 'Made in India' vaccine supply and other help to the countries dealing with new Covid variant 'Omicron' in Africa. "The Government of India stands ready to support the countries...

Hope vax proves effective against Omicron variant: ICMR scientist

New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The head of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases division of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Dr. Samiran Panda on Sunday expressed hope that the Covid vaccine may prove effective against the new Omicron...

15 more nations recognise India’s Covid vaccines

New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Fifteen more countries have recognised India's Covid-19 vaccination certificate, taking the total number of such nations that have approved India's vaccine certificate to 21, said the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). "Mutual recognition of Covid-19...

India willing to supply Covishield and Covaxin to other countries: Mandaviya

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India is willing to supply Covishield and Covaxin vaccines to all the countries, said Union Health Minister Mandaviya at a meeting with the ambassadors of Latin American and Caribbean nations on Thursday. He said, "India...

Sputnik Light vaccine to be launched in India by Dec

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Russia's single-dose Sputnik Light Covid-19 vaccine will be launched in India by December, 2021, said Kirill Dmitriev, CEO, Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) in a webinar on Wednesday. The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI)...

‘Covaxin offered only 50% protection against Covid during 2nd wave in India’

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Two-dose of Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, provided only 50 per cent protection against the Covid-19 infection during the second wave of the pandemic in India, according to the first real-world assessment published...

No need of booster dose for now: AIIMS Director

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Randeep Guleria on Tuesday said India does not need booster dose at this time. Guleria said that there is no surge in cases as such at the...

Most Indians believe Covid vax campaign not equitable: Report

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) A whopping 80 per cent people in India believe that it is more difficult for a daily wage worker to get the Covid vaccine as compared to a salaried, middle-class person, as the innoculation...

Involve local immunisation ambassadors to intensify vaccination, Centre to states

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Centre has asked the states and Union Territories to involve local immunisation ambassadors to intensify the mass vaccination coverage with special focus on the second dose. The local influential figures within districts or villages...

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Omicron situation being monitored, final decision on int’l flights resumption soon: DGCA

New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Centre, before taking any final decision on resumption of international flight operations, is...