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FDA says Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids

The Food and Drug Administration posted its analysis of Pfizer's data ahead of a public meeting next week to debate whether the shots are ready for the nation's roughly 28 million children ages 5 to 1

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COVID-19 cases on rise in Bengal; 846 more infections, 12 fresh fatalities recorded

Of the 846 cases, 242 were recorded in the metropolis North 24 Parganas district accounted for four deaths, Kolkata for three and Hooghly for two.

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As vaccination coverage against COVID-19 increases, will coronavirus continue to mutate?

Experts have been keeping a close eye on the virus and any mutations it may have.

Big new Covid wave unlikely but too early to say India in endemic stage: Scientists

While the milestone of 100 crore vaccinations is an achievement for any country, India also has a large population and many remain to still be vaccinated, he said.

“For example, we do not know how many current infections are occurring amongst people who have been vaccinated or infected before,” Banaji told PTI.

India, Australia working side by side to expand vaccine access across Indo-Pacific, says Scott Morrison

India scripted history on Thursday with the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassing the 100-crore milestone.

Modi also thanked his "friend" Morrison for his wishes on India achieving the Vaccine Century and congratulated him "for achieving high vaccination target in Australia".

Armed with Covid vaccine, India steps out – top findings of Google Mobility Report reveal this

Basically, the tech giant published the report to reveal the trends around the movement of people between August 12 and October 12.

Over 104.5 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs: Centre

A total of 1,04,58,46,415 vaccine doses have been provided to states and union territories so far through the government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category

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Beijing offering COVID-19 booster shots ahead of Olympics

China's capital Beijing has begun offering booster shots against COVID-19, four months before the city and surrounding regions are to host the Winter Olympics.

Covid-19 vaccination: Despite 1 billion doses, challenges remain for India vaccination programme, check details

The average number of doses administered per day has come down to about 46 lakh in the first 20 days of the October month which is an issue of concern.

The central government as well as the state governments have indicated that special awareness programmes and initiatives will be taken to vaccinate people with the second dose of the vaccine.

COVID vaccine EUL recommendation process sometimes takes longer: WHO official says as Covaxin decision awaited

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and AstraZeneca and Oxford University's Covishield are the two widely used vaccines in India.

No matter how strong the armour is, we can’t be careless – PM Modi on 100 crore jabs success

PM Modi Live Today Latest Updates: PM Modi said that due to this vaccination success, several global agencies have reinforced their faith in India's thriving economy.

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PM Modi lauds India’s vaccination drive as journey from ‘anxiety to assurance’

There was a lot of pressure from different interest groups to give preferential treatment to them in vaccination, he said, while giving credit to Indian scientists and entrepreneurs

Coronavirus News Highlights: India remains steadfast partner in global efforts to combat Covid-19, says PM Modi; Kerala reports 9,361 new cases

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US lawmakers say India’s success will help world defeat COVID-19 as it achieves 1 bn jabs milestone

Congresswoman Robin Kelly said India has now administered more than one billion doses of the lifesaving COVID-19 vaccine.

Covid vaccines: Bharat Biotech CMD bats for public private partnerships

If PPP worked for infrastructure projects such as airports, it should also work in science and technology, Ella said.

He was speaking at 'Ficci HEAL 2021' organised jointly with the ministry of health and family welfare, GoI and NITI Aayog.

Covid vaccination landmark! India crosses 1-billion jabs mark, PM Modi calls it ‘historic’

India is the second country to cross the one billion doses Covid-19 mark. China has crossed the two billion dose mark.

A record 2.5 crore vaccine was administered on a single day on September 17. The government has to date provided 103.5 crore vaccines do to States and Union Territories and they have a stock of 10 crore unutilized vaccines available with them.

Covid-19: West Bengal records 833 fresh covid cases, official blames Durga Puja crowd

West Bengal has so far reported 15.83 lakh COVID-19 cases and 19,021 fatalities. Total 15.57 lakh patients have recovered from the disease.

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India needs to raise public health spending to 2.5 – 3.5 pc of GDP: Report

"With a healthcare spending of 1.5 per cent of India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2018-19, there is a need to increase the public health spending to 2.5 - 3.5 per cent to support healthcare trans

It calls for leveraging make-shift and alternative health infrastructure and strengthening primary care though collaborating with private sector to strengthen existing health system.

Keep wearing face masks until experts say otherwise: Anurag Thakur

Thakur also urged people who have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine yet, including the naysayers, to get themselves inoculated at the earliest to get protection against the disease.

"When it is felt that wearing masks is not required, experts will tell you. But till the time they don't say so, keep wearing masks," Thakur said.

COVID-19: Delhi records 22 cases, zero death

The cumulative COVID-19 cases now stand at 14,39,488 and the death toll remains at 25,089.

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New Covid-19 vaccine Valneva as effective as AstraZeneca vaccine against Coronavirus, check details

The vaccine officially named VLA2001 recently completed its phase 3 clinical trials and the company has announced that its vaccine is as effective as Oxford University-AstraZeneca developed Coronaviru

Adult population in nine states, UTs received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from March 1 for people over 60 years of age and those aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions.

100 crore vaccinations is a remarkable achievement: Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Bio-Technology

History was created on October 21, 2021, when India successfully administered 100 crore COVID vaccines under the nationwide Vaccination Drive.

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India has scripted history says PM Modi after inoculation of 100 crore vaccine doses

PM Modi termed the milestone a triumph of Indian science, enterprise and collective spirit of 130 crore people of the country.

Covishield may offer over 90% protection against death from Delta variant: Study

The research team from Universities of Edinburgh and Strathclyde and Public Health Scotland analysed data from 5.4 million people in Scotland between April 1 and September 27, 2021.

Total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India crosses 100-crore milestone

In a tweet, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya congratulated the country on achieving the feat, and said it was the result of the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Health problems tied to global warming on the rise, say reports

For people over 65, the researchers calculated there were 3 billion more “person-day” exposures to extreme heat than the average from 1986 to 2005.

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