Science Tech  /  Published 23.02.22

Africa: Tangle quest to make mRNA vaccine

Last week's European Union-African Union summit brought conflicting news about mRNA vaccine production in Africa. Two days after BioNTech executives announced plans to export a version of its Mar...
By Deutsche Welle

World  /  Published 30.01.22

UK expands jabs

The UK's National Health Service (NHS) on Sunday expanded its Covid-19 vaccination programme to cover vulnerable children aged five to 11 years. Eligible children include those with diabetes, imm...
By Our Bureau, PTI in London

India  /  Published 27.01.22

Omicron booster for better immunity: Study

Research by Indian scientists has suggested that people infected with omicron after full immunisation with the AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines have significant immune responses that p...
By GS Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 27.01.22

Vaccine gap ‘enables variant’

A coronavirus wave driven by the highly infectious omicron variant wave may be cresting in parts of North America and Europe, but new cases are still climbing in less-vaccinated regions, and World Hea...
By Christine Chung and Ron DePasquale in New York

India  /  Published 21.01.22

Sputnik V stronger than Pfizer

The levels of Omicron-neutralising antibodies of people vaccinated with two doses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine did not decline as much as of those who had Pfizer shots, according to a small study...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Moscow


India  /  Published 19.01.22

SC scanner on teen vaccines

The Supreme Court on Tuesday posted to January 31 the hearing of a plea to declare as “unconstitutional” and stay the alleged forcible administration of Covid-19 vaccines to kids in the ag...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.22

State: 51% double jabbed so far

Jharkhand has so far double jabbed 51 per of its adult population and is at 16th place nationally in terms of vaccine coverage ever since it joined the nat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.01.22

Jab deadline eludes Jharkhand

Jharkhand missed its Covid-19 vaccination deadline. Though Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren had fixed the target of fully vaccinating estimated 2.41 crore adult population of the state by Januar...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

World  /  Published 13.01.22

AstraZeneca effective against Omicron: Study

The AstraZeneca Vaxzevaria vaccine showed an increased antibody response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 after a third booster dose, preliminary data released by the Anglo-Swedish biopharma major s...
By Aditi Khanna in London

India  /  Published 13.01.22

Get jabbed: Centre to adolescents

According to the Union Health Ministry data, over 26,73,385 precaution doses have been administered to healthcare workers, frontline workers and those aged 60 and above with comorbidities. With the a...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi


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