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Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Pfizer has told the government its Covid vaccine shows “high effectiveness” against the India-dominant variant experts believe is behind the second wave of infections in the country, sources told news agency PTI Wednesday. Pfizer also told the government its vaccine had been proven suitable for everyone over 12, and can be …

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

Vaccine Works On Strain Found In India, Says Pfizer, Insists On Indemnity

By Administrator_India Capital Sands New Delhi: Pfizer has told the government its Covid vaccine shows “high effectiveness” against the India-dominant variant of the virus experts believe is behind the devastating second wave of infections and deaths in the country, sources told news agency PTI Wednesday. Sources said Pfizer also told the government its vaccine had been …

First batch of DRDO’s anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG to be released today

First batch of DRDO's anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG to be released today

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The first batch of anti-COVID-19 drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on May 17 by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, officials said. The Drugs Controller General of India (DGCI) has approved the oral drug for emergency use as an adjunct therapy in moderate to …

New Covid-19 cases in India have peaked, shows Cambridge tracker

New Covid-19 cases in India have peaked, shows Cambridge tracker

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The number of new coronavirus infections in India has peaked, according to a new tracker developed by researchers at Cambridge Judge Business School and the National Institute of Economic and Social Research. “But there is substantial variation among states and union territories in their trajectories, with cases continuing to increase over the next …

COVID-19 surge: Election Commission bans victory processions during and after vote counting on May 2

COVID-19 surge: Election Commission bans victory processions during and after vote counting on May 2

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The Election Commission of India (ECI) has banned all victory processions during or after the counting of votes on May 2 amid surging COVID-19 cases in India. Assembly elections were scheduled in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, West Bengal, Assam, and Puducherry beginning March 27 and ending April 29. As per the EC …

COVID-19 vaccination for all begins on May 1 — here is all you need to know

COVID-19 vaccination for all begins on May 1 — here is all you need to know

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The central government on April 19 announced that all Indians aged above 18 years will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine from May 1, 2021. To make the COVID-19 vaccination drive smoother, the government will make pricing, procurement, eligibility, and administration of the vaccines flexible in the third phase. Here are all …

Manmohan Singh writes to PM Modi, shares five-point COVID-19 combat strategy

Manmohan Singh writes to PM Modi, shares five-point COVID-19 combat strategy

By Administrator_India Capital Sands As India reels under severe COVID-19 second wave, former prime minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 18, highlighting that the COVID-19 vaccination drive must be ramped up across the country to tackle the crisis. “The government should publicise what are …

Delhi reports record jump of 17,282 Covid-19 cases, over 100 deaths

Maharashtra To Unlock From Monday In Five Levels: 10 Points

By Administrator_ India Capital Sands Delhi recorded 17,282 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest single-day surge in the national capital since the onset of the pandemic, while over 100 fatalities were reported, according to data shared by the health department. As per the latest bulletin, 104 new fatalities were recorded, pushing the death toll …

Break The Chain: Maharashtra to tighten COVID restrictions post 8 pm from April 14; bus, locals only for essential workers: Uddhav Thackeray

Break The Chain: Maharashtra to tighten COVID restrictions post 8 pm from April 14; bus, locals only for essential workers: Uddhav Thackeray

By Administrator_India Capital Sands The restrictions imposed to curb COVID-19 transmission would be tightened from 8 pm onwards on April 14, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray announced. The new set of curbs would remain in effect for at least 15 days. All forms of services in the non-essential category would remain barred in the period. “We …

Arvind Kejriwal urges people to co-operate, follow protocols as COVID-19 cases surge in Delhi

Maharashtra To Unlock From Monday In Five Levels: 10 Points

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on April 12 urged people to cooperate with the government in combating the spread of the infection by following protocols, not rushing to the hospitals unless necessary and getting a vaccine jab if eligible. Kejriwal said this after holding a review meeting with officials on the …