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India Administered 80 Cr COVID-19 Vaccine Doses So Far: Health Minister

He said that the countrywide vaccination drive against the coronavirus was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase.

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Big Decrease In COVID-19 Antibodies Within 4 Months Of Vaccination In India: Study

The director of a state-run institute that did the study has said that waning antibodies do not mean that immunized people lose their ability to counter the disease, as the body’s memory cells may still kick in to offer substantial protection.

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Coronavirus Drug Favipiravir Safe And Effective: Glenmark Pharma

The study analyzed a total of 1,803 in July 2020 to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Favipiravir in mild to moderate coronavirus patients.

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India Inc. Spent Over Rs 1,600 Cr On Mitigating Second COVID-19 Wave: CSRBOX

More than 400 of the corporate CSR initiatives to combat the second wave of infections were aimed at procuring medical supplies, ventilators, and safety gear like PPE kits.

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Crosses 73Cr Mark: Govt

The centre has administered a total of 65,27,175 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, informed the Health Ministry in a press release.

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India 'Prepares For The Worst' Ahead Of Possible Covid-19 Third Wave

Ganga Ram is raising its oxygen storage capacity by 50%, has laid a one-kilometre-long pipeline carrying the gas directly to COVID ICUs, and is installing equipment to keep the oxygen flow high.

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Exceeds 68.75 Cr: Govt

The ministry in an official statement said, "This has been achieved through 71,77,219 sessions. The recovery of 43,903 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,21,81,995."

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No Cash, Only Soft Incentives For Taking Covid-19 Vaccines: S African Health Minister

Phaahla also said that government would not participate in any debate to make vaccines compulsory, leaving this to the private sector to implement as it saw fit.

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Centre Approves Biological E Study For Its COVID-19 Vaccine In Children, Teens

DCGI, the Indian regulator, gave the green signal to the Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company on 1 September. Hence, now this company can study the safety and tolerability of its vaccine, CORBEVAX, in this population, its official statement.

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India's Fragmented Healthcare System: Filling The Cracks

It is necessary to bring in operational transparency in medical services in order make the healthcare processes more accountable.

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Crosses 66 Cr Mark: Govt

Meanwhile, a total of 35,181 patients recovered in the last 24 hours which has taken the cumulative tally of recovered patients to 3,20,28,825. Talking about India's recovery rate, it is at 97.48 per cent now.

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 64 Cr Mark: Govt

The Ministry said, "The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded. The last 24 hours saw a total of 13,94,573tests being conducted. India has so far conducted over 52.15 Cr (52,15,41,098) cumulative tests."

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Centre Extends Customs Duty Exemption On Coronavirus Equipment Till Sept

Meanwhile, tanks, generators, canisters, Medical grade oxygen, oxygen concentrators, filling systems, ISO containers for shipping oxygen, ISO containers for shipping oxygen, any other device which helps in oxygen generation, ventilators, high flow nasal cannula device, etc are exempted from the duty and cess by the Ministry of Finance.

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The Disabled Are Fine - It’s The Environment That Needs Work

When we think about it like that, the focus shifts. Now it’s not about a person who needs to be cured or “fixed” but an environment that makes that person’s functioning and full participation difficult if not impossible.

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COVID-19 Update: Bharat Biotech Seeks International Partners To Produce More Vaccine

Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN does is already approved by the Union Government for emergency use in India. Meanwhile, it is one of two shots driving India's massive vaccination drive, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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