CDC Panel Backs Moderna Vaccine for Those Aged 6-17

By Robin Foster HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) — An expert panel from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend that the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine be approved for kids between the ages of 6 and 17. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) endorsed the … Read more

Covid-19: 89% of India’s adult population fully vaccinated, says Mansukh Mandaviya

Eighty-nine per cent of the country’s adult population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 while over 75 per cent of children in the 12-14 age group have received the first dose, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday. The cumulative vaccine doses administered in the country have exceeded 195.67 crore, according to the Health … Read more

Fauci Tests Positive for COVID-19

June 15, 2022 — Anthony Fauci, MD, the chief medical officer to the White House, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. Fauci, who is also the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tested positive for COVID-19 on a rapid antigen test, according to a statement from the NIAID. Fauci, who is … Read more

Coronavirus Top Updates: India reports massive jump in daily Covid-19 cases; Active cases increase to 44,513

Coronavirus June 12 Updates: India’s daily Covid-19 case count breached the 8500 mark for yet another day on Sunday, and although the officials have been repeatedly asking the public not to panic, the data speaks otherwise. India logged 8,582 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of cases to 4,32,22,017, while the active cases increased … Read more

Covid-19: No need to panic over rising cases, no new variant of concern found, say experts

The increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country over the last few days should not be a cause for panic, health experts said on Saturday, highlighting that no new variant of concern has been found and the rise so far is limited to a few districts. They also pointed out towards non-adherence … Read more

India’s first Covid-19 vaccine for animals is here: How to keep furry friends corona-free

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has launched India’s first homegrown Covid-19 vaccine for animals. Developed by Haryana-based Indian Council of Agricultural Research-National Research Centre on Equines, Anocovax is an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Delta vaccine for animals. Anocovax-induced immunity neutralises both the Delta and Omicron variants of the coronavirus, the Indian Council of Agricultural Research said in … Read more

COVID Breakthrough Infections More Likely in People Living With HIV

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Even after vaccination, living with HIV ups the odds for COVID infection, new research shows. The study found that vaccinated people living with HIV have a 28% higher risk of developing a “breakthrough” COVID infection compared to those who don’t have the AIDS-causing … Read more

Top Coronavirus Updates: India records highest number of new Covid-19 cases in three months; Fear of fourth wave grows

Latest Updates on Coronavirus in India June 8th: According to the official data released by the Union Health Ministry on Wednesday, daily coronavirus infections in India surpassed 5,000 for the first time in 93 days, bringing the total number of Covid-19 cases to 4,31,90,282, with 28,857 active cases. The rising number of infections has created … Read more

Covid-19: Focus on giving precaution shot to 4.7 crore elderly under Har Ghar Dastak 2.0

The government plans to focus on administering precaution dose of Covid vaccine to 4.7 crore 60-plus population, due for it by July 31, under its ongoing door-to-door Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 campaign, officials said on Sunday. Of the estimated 13.75 crore senior citizens in the country, 11.91 crore have been administered both the doses of … Read more

Top Covid-19 Updates: Maharashtra makes wearing of masks compulsory in public places; Three Kerala districts see surge in cases

According to latest media reports, the Maharashtra government has reintroduced masking rule in public, except in open spaces. needless to say, the reason behind this strict measure is the rise of Ciovid cases in the last few days. Over 1,000-plus cases were recorded in Maharashtra for the third day on June 3. The state health … Read more