Tag: Covid vaccine

Consider compulsory license for Covid-19 vaccine, laws for IP financing, piracy: Panel to govt

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Commerce has suggested the government to consider temporarily waiving patents rights and issuing Compulsory Licenses to tackle the inadequacy in...

Living with Obesity? Get Your COVID Vaccine Now, Experts Say

July 21, 2021 — The Obesity Society — the leading American organization of experts devoted to understanding and treating obesity — is urging all...

188 crore Covid vaccine doses required to inoculate 18-plus population: Govt

The projected 18-plus population in the country is 94 crore and therefore, the total requirement of COVID-19 vaccine doses for the beneficiaries in this age...

Friends, Family Key to Turning a ‘No’ on Vaccination to a ‘Yes’

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, July 16, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Public health officials and government workers are trying everything...

Covid vaccine: IISc’s ‘warm’ Covid vaccine effective against all major variants of concern: Study

A heat-tolerant COVID-19 vaccine formulation developed by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru has proven effective against all current SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern, according...

Divorced Parents Are Clashing Over COVID-19 Vaccines

July 12, 2021 — Now that the COVID-19 vaccines are available for children ages 12 and older, some divorced parents are facing a challenge:...

These Countries Are Looking Ahead to Living With Covid-19

A handful of countries, including the U.S., are leading the way toward a future where Covid-19 has faded into the background. Even as the highly...

Return to normal? UK PM Johnson outlines end to England’s virus restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson set out plans on Monday to end social and economic COVID-19 restrictions in England in two weeks’ time, a test...

Google Enables Support to Display COVID-19 Vaccine, Test Certificates Natively on Android Devices

Google has updated its passes system to let Android users store and access a digital copy of their COVID-19 vaccination and test certificates through a...

Young Adults Have Low Vaccination Rate, CDC Says

June 22, 2021 — The national rate of vaccinations for COVID-19 is lagging, and the CDC may have discovered why: Young Americans are not...

Texas Hospital Workers Sue Over Vaccine Mandates

June 1, 2021 — A group of 117 people who work at Houston Methodist Health System has filed a lawsuit against the medical center,...

hemant soren: Jharkhand CM writes to PM seeking free Covid vaccine for 18-44 age group

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and sought free Covid jabs for the 18-44 age group, saying the...

Every Indian will be vaccinated against Covid by December: Union minister Shekhawat

Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Sunday asserted that India has been working fast to increase the production of COVID-19 vaccines and said each citizen...

U.S. to Send U.S.-Approved Vaccines Abroad

May 17, 2021 — The United States will send at least 20 million doses of U.S.-approved COVID-19 vaccines abroad by the end of June,...

FDA Authorizes Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Kids 12-15

May 10, 2021 — The FDA on Monday granted emergency use authorization for the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to be given to children 12-to-15 years...

Make COVID Vaccine Mandatory for Doctors?

May 7, 2021 — Should COVID-19 vaccinations be required for health care professionals? WebMD polled its readers to ask that question collected 3,035...

What to Do With the Vaccine Card

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 4, 2021 (HealthDay News) — More than 147 million Americans have gotten at least...

Phase-3 vaccination: Over 86,000 received first dose on May 1

A total of 86,023 beneficiaries in the age group of 18-44 years received their first dose of COVID vaccine across 11 states on May 1,...

5 vaccine fixes India must find to prepare itself for next Covid wave

The policy decision to include the 18-44 age group for Covid-19 vaccinations has resulted in a nearly three-fold increase in the target population (from 330...

Covid-19: How India’s vaccine drive crumbled and left a country in chaos | India News

NEW DELHI: When India launched its Covid-19 vaccination drive in mid-January, the chances of success looked high: It could produce more shots than any country...

covid vaccine registration: Covid-19 vaccine registration for 18+ from today: Everything you need to know

As India will be starting its third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive on May 1 for all above age of 18 years, the registration...

What India must do to avert the next massive Covid wave

Even as we battle the massive wave of Covid-19 infections, it is important to take steps to avert the next such wave. For unless we...

Feds Lift Pause of J&J COVID Vaccine, Add New Warning

This story was updated at 8:35  p.m.  April 23, 2021 — Use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine should resume in...

How the tiny kingdom of Bhutan out-vaccinated most of the world

The Lunana area of Bhutan is remote even by the standards of an isolated Himalayan kingdom: It covers an area about twice the size of...

Covid survivors may require just one shot of a two-dose vaccine

Coronavirus vaccines were just rolling out in December when more than 1,000 staffers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles volunteered for a sweeping study....