DCGI approves indigenous mRNA Covid jab for emergency use in 18 yrs & above; Covovax for 7-11 yrs

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday approved India’s first indigenously developed mRNA vaccine against COVID-19 manufactured by Gennova Biopharmaceuticals for restricted emergency use for those aged 18 years and above, official sources said on Tuesday. While other mRNA vaccines require to be stored at sub-zero temperatures, Gennova’s mRNA vaccine can be stored … Read more

Coronavirus Top Updates: India sees biggest uptick in weekly Covid-19 cases since Feb; logs 12,781 new infections, 18 deaths in last 24 hours

Latest Developments on Covid-19 June 20th: Fresh Covid-19 cases saw a huge surge in almost all states and Union Territories this week. Maharashtra reported the highest number of infections where the weekly tally crossed the 25,000 mark, up from 17,380 in the preceding week, as per media reports. Kerala too reported a spike of 42%, … Read more

Coronavirus latest updates Covid-19 cases deaths today top updates on vaccination Covid variants omicron

Top Covid-19 Updates June 6th: India has been reporting a surge in Covid-19 infections consistently for the past few days now. According to the data shared by the Union Health Ministry on Monday, the country logged 4,518 new coronavirus infections and nine fresh fatalities. The nine new fatalities include four from Kerala, two from Uttar … Read more

Covid-19 live: India reports fresh surge in daily new Coronavirus infections, Active cases rise to 16,980

Coronavirus April 28 Live Updates: India recorded 3,303 fresh new Covid-19 cases and 2,563 recoveries, in the last 24 hours, according to the latest data shared by the Ministry of Health on Thursday morning. The country’s active caseload stands at 16,980. Meanwhile, the Centre will reportedly soon reduce the gap between second dose of Covid … Read more

Top Covid-19 Updates: Over 100 people without face mask penalised in Noida, Delhi govt issues SOP for schools

Coronavirus April 22 Latest News: Delhi government issued Standard Operating Procedure today to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in schools. Some of the SOPs that are to be followed include availability of Quarantine room at schools and Teachers will daily ask the students about Covid related symptoms in students and their family members. The guidelines … Read more

Nipah hotspots across India? Here’s why scientists are conducting bat survey to look for next zoonotic disease outbreak

Scientists at the Indian Council of Medical Research-National Institute of Virology (ICMR-NIV) have undertaken a nationwide bat surveillance to check for zoonotic diseases. The scientists are taking bat samples and testing for the Nipah virus. Senior ICMR-NIV scientist Dr Pragya Yadav told The Indian Express that the survey would help identify Nipah virus hotspots. Based on this, … Read more

Top Covid-19 Updates: Too soon to end Covid curbs? US sees resurgence of new infections as BA.2 variant becomes dominant

March 24 Top Updates on Covid-19: India on Thursday reported 1,938 new Covid-19 infections and 67 fatalities, as per the data shared by the Union Health Ministry. Coronavirus March 24 Latest News: Coronavirus is resurging in parts of northeastern United States as its variant BA.2 has become dominant in the country, an AFP report quoted … Read more

Top 10 Updates on Covid-19: Delhi records 148 new Coronavirus cases, one death; UP govt removes more Covid restrictions

Covid-19 March 17 Latest updates: Swimming pool, anganwadi centres to reopen in Uttar Pradesh Coronavirus March 17 Latest News: The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday further removed Covid restrictions on various activities considering a decline in new infections. In an order, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi allowed swimming pools, water parks and Anganwadi centres … Read more

Corbevax Vaccination Registration on COWIN App for Kids Aged 12-14 Yrs: Dosage Gap, and Other Things You Should Know

Covid Vaccination for 12-14 Yrs Old, How to Register for Covid Vaccination on COWIN App Using Aadhaar Card: Vaccinator has to ensure that the vaccine is administered to only those children who have completed the age of 12 years on the date of vaccination and if a child is registered but has not attained the … Read more

Covid-19: Decision on vaccination for 5-15 age group to be taken as per experts’ recommendation, says Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Large-scale vaccination helped India counter the third wave, as attested by top institutes across the world and ICMR, the minister added. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday that the central government will roll out COVID-19 vaccination for children in the age group of 5 to 15 years as soon as it receives recommendation … Read more