One crore vaccination per day by mid-July

Half of India or 350 districts now have a positivity rate of less than 5%, indicating containment and testing had worked and the country was moving in the right direction. The country will be able to vaccinate more than a crore people per day by early to mid July and the entire country will be … Read more

Covid-19 Vaccination: Delhi to use June batch of Covaxin doses only to vaccinate those awaiting second shot

Sisodia also affirmed that the government has a plan ready to vaccinate five lakh people a day provide they have access to enough vaccine doses. Only beneficiaries waiting for the second or booster dose of Covaxin are eligible for the 91, 960 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine by Bharat Biotech that reaches Delhi in June. … Read more

Covid vaccine: Old-age homes, RWA buildings to turn into vaccination centres for elderly, differently abled

The on-the-spot registration facility will also be available for the senior citizens at all NHCVCs, the Health Ministry release mentioned. (Credit: PTI photo) In a bid to spare senior citizens and differently abled people from hardships in reaching the far-off Coronavirus vaccination centre, the central government Covid-19 vaccine Task Group has advised state/UT governments to … Read more

As US says masks not needed after vaccination, here’s why removing masks is not advisable in India

The situation in India, however, is not bound to change in light of the new CDC advisory. Coronavirus vaccination: A few days ago, the apex health body in the US, CDC, had issued an advisory stating that those people who had been fully vaccinated in the country need not wear masks any longer. This means … Read more

Coronavirus in India Live Updates: India sees slight dip in cases, Covid-19 death rate remains a cause of concern; several states extend lockdown

Several states have decided to extend the ongoing lockdown. (File Photo: PTI) Coronavirus Daily Cases and Lockdown restriction in India, Covid Vaccine India Live Updates: India is seeing some early signs of decline in the number of new coronavirus cases but the Covid-19 death rate of certain states still remain a cause of concern for … Read more

Covid-19: What are the effects of administering two different vaccines? Preliminary data from Oxford study might have the answer

Dr Snape further said that the researchers did not have any safety concerns or signals, nor did they know yet about the impact of this schedule on the immune response. Mixing coronavirus vaccine: Earlier this year, researchers at the University of Oxford had launched a study called Com-COV to look into whether doses of COVID … Read more

India may soon allow Covid-19 jab for pregnant women, but where are the vaccine stocks?

The risks to pregnant women has been a matter of concern among well-known global experts. (File Photo: PTI) A 34-year-old, seven-month pregnant dentist carrying her second child lost her battle against Covid-19 in Delhi. A 25-year-old lady, the wife of a jeweller in Hyderabad, carrying her first child, succumbed to the dreaded virus. These are … Read more

When should recovered Coronavirus patients get Covid-19 vaccine as per experts?

In a video statement, Minority Affairs Minister Malik claimed technical glitches in use of the Centres CoWIN app, the digital backbone of the nationwide vaccination drive, leading to difficulties in people registering themselves for getting jabs. As the new cases of Coronavirus have suddenly increased in the country in the last few months, the queries … Read more

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Disease: All you need to know about Covid-19 variants, symptoms and treatment

Coronavirus treatment depends upon the severity of the disease i.e. mild, moderate and severe. (Photo Source: PTI) Coronavirus Symptoms and Prevention, Types of Coronavirus: India is in the middle of the Covid-19 second wave and it recorded the world’s sharpest spike in the number of new coronavirus infections this month. This sudden surge left most … Read more

Post-jab diet: Foods to strengthen immunity and maximise the effects of Covid-19 vaccine

Hydrating fruits can minimise the risk of getting side effects from the Covid vaccines and so, one must consume fresh fruits in generous quantities. Reya Mehrotra The bad news is that the second wave of Covid-19 is here to stay for some time, but the good news is that we have vaccines to fight it. … Read more