Israel begins clinical trials of COVID-1
03 Nov, 2020

Early in the pandemic, Netanyahu tasked the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) with developing a vaccine ag.....

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Eli Lilly collaborates with Daiichi Sank
03 Nov, 2020

Eli Lilly Japan will hold a marketing authorization for galcanezumab and Daiichi Sankyo will take charge of its distribu.....

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Australia reports highest childhood vacc
03 Nov, 2020

The country has invested more than $400 million in the National Immunization Program to protect young and vulnerable Aus.....

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Mr Neeraj Lal joins Medicover Hospitals
03 Nov, 2020

With more than 17 years of experience in healthcare management, Neeraj Lal is a veteran who wears multiple hats   .....

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Zydus announces IND filing of ZYIL1, a n
03 Nov, 2020

Zydus’ development candidate ‘ZYIL1’ is efficacious in non-clinical animal models of inflammation, wit.....

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Manipal Hospitals all set to acquire Col
04 Nov, 2020

Bengaluru-based hospital chain, Manipal Hospitals will soon begin the acquisition of Columbia Asia Hospitals in a mega d.....

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COVID-19: India’s Active Cases hav
04 Nov, 2020

With 38,310 daily new cases recorded after 105 days, the total recoveries exceed the active cases by 70 lakhs NEW DEL.....

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Absence of transparency a major bottlene
04 Nov, 2020

New Jersey-based Doceree launches AI-enabled dashboard to bring transparency in pharmaceutical marketing  NEW DE.....

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Taiwan based researcher develops novel s
04 Nov, 2020

The device can be a first-line screener prior to Carotid Ultrasound and can be operated from a non-professional too N.....

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MedGenome launches tumor mutation burden
04 Nov, 2020

The test will help clinicians identify how many mutations occur in a given length of DNA to understand whether immunothe.....

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CEPI funds Sichuan Clover for COVID-19 v
05 Nov, 2020

CEPI’s total investment in S-Trimer will be up to $328 million, including $69.5 million announced previously  .....

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Olympus announces acquisition of French
05 Nov, 2020

To expand the minimally invasive surgery field by reinforcing its orthopedics business NEW DELHI, November 5, 2020 #H.....

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Indian govt approves MoU with UK for med
05 Nov, 2020

The device can be a first-line screener prior to Carotid Ultrasound and can be operated from a non-professional too N.....

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Anticholinergic drugs increases risk of
05 Nov, 2020

A study led by researchers from Queen’s University Belfast has found anticholinergic drugs significantly increase .....

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Singapore scientists identify undetected
05 Nov, 2020

Neuronal intranuclear inclusion body disease (NIID), a neurodegenerative disease resembling Parkinson’s disease, i.....

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Taiwan bets big on gene-editing technolo
05 Nov, 2020

CRISPR/Cas9 is a revolutionary genomic engineering strategy in treating inherited hematopoietic disorders NEW DELHI, .....

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Digital hospitals deliver higher standar
05 Nov, 2020

There is a massive influx of patients, and traditional hospitals are struggling to provide quality care and ensure healt.....

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ResMed #WakeUpToGoodSleep campaign under
06 Nov, 2020

The digital campaign will educate consumers and doctors on sleep disorders NEW DELHI, November 6, 2020 #Healthca.....

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India and Israel to cooperate in the fie
06 Nov, 2020

As a part of the agreement approved by India’s cabinet, the two countries will exchange knowledge, expertise and r.....

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Aster Labs Introduces US FDA Approved Di
06 Nov, 2020

The technology to ensure faster, safer and error-free diagnosis is currently implemented at Aster Labs state of the art .....

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Novo Nordisk Education Foundation Unveil
07 Nov, 2020

The program is aimed at spreading awareness on efficient diabetes management and ambition to reduce the national average.....

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NPPA observes ‘National Cancer Awa
07 Nov, 2020

With its price rationalization policies, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has played a crucial role in making c.....

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Japanese firm develops urethane microfoa
07 Nov, 2020

A promising alternative to animal experiments and for other uses in new drug development NEW DELHI, November 7, 2020 .....

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COVID-19: India’s Health Minister
07 Nov, 2020

Dr Harsh Vardhan has reiterated his concern that the coming winter and the long festive season pose a significant risk t.....

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VIT uses bioengineering approach for neu
09 Nov, 2020

The latest research study implies that microvesicles could be considered as a potential alternative to stem cell-based a.....

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Experts disagree with Indian Sugar Mills
09 Nov, 2020

The campaign to encourage Indians to eat more sugar has come under severe criticism by health experts who were participa.....

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Thermo Fisher to establish new pharma se
09 Nov, 2020

The new state-of-the-art Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility will become part of Thermo Fisher's extensive g.....

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Bharat Biotech to manufacture 10 types o
09 Nov, 2020

The company has taken up the development and production of new or improved vaccines against severe diseases at its unit .....

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Trial in Britain to assess aspirin as po
10 Nov, 2020

The scientists behind the RECOVERY trial, which is looking into a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, said it wo.....

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Metropolis Healthcare wins ‘Diagno
10 Nov, 2020

The company has received the recognition on the basis of its strong customer ownership experience   NEW DELHI, No.....

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TataMD CHECK to make COVID-19 detection
10 Nov, 2020

World’s first viral diagnostic based on FELUDA CRISPR Cas-9 platform has been developed in India  NEW DELH.....

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Practo witnesses whopping 1200% rise in
11 Nov, 2020

80 percent of all diabetes-related queries on Practo in the last one year came between March and October, indicating gro.....

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Pharmacy chain, Wellness Forever receive
11 Nov, 2020

The company aims to add over 150 more stores in the next year and 1000 retail outlets in the next three years   N.....

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SGH, AstraZeneca unveil promising interv
11 Nov, 2020

The new model of care "A-CARE programme" to improve asthma care and outcome in the emergency department NEW.....

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Merck collaborates with China based Tran
11 Nov, 2020

Companies to co-develop a first-of-its-kind, single-use flow-through polishing system for GMP operation in protein thera.....

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Australia invests $2.5M to ensure COVI
11 Nov, 2020

The support line will be extended until 30 June 2021 NEW DELHI, November 11, 2020 #HealthcareNews —The Aus.....

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University of Florida College of Medicin
12 Nov, 2020

Colleen G. Koch, the college's 10th dean in 64 years, comes from Johns Hopkins Medicine, where she served as chair o.....

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Anurag Khosla appointed as the new CEO o
12 Nov, 2020

Anurag will oversee all aspects of company’s India business including preventive and primary care service market w.....

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Sputnik V vaccine developers vouch for i
12 Nov, 2020

The world’s first registered vaccine against coronavirus created on the well-studied platform of human adenoviral .....

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Insilico enters into AI-powered drug dis
12 Nov, 2020

Insilico Medicine will design small-molecule hits with the defined properties for several targets nominated by Janssen P.....

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Omega Healthcare selects Oracle’s
12 Nov, 2020

The partnership aims at fast-tracking Omega’s Digital Transformation vision NEW DELHI, November 12, 2020 #.....

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World’s leading generic drug maker
12 Nov, 2020

Well known 18 companies join the effort by Medicines Patent Pool to accelerate global access to effective COVID-19 treat.....

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Zydus Cadilla completes Phase II trials
13 Nov, 2020

Company’s biological drug, Pegylated Interferon alpha – 2b significantly reduced the viral load in moderatel.....

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Close to 30% Delhiites have no health re
13 Nov, 2020

Close to 65 percent respondents book a digital clinical appointment at least once an year, while 34 percent book it quar.....

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Emcure’s Anaemia-free India outrea
13 Nov, 2020

The objective is to spread awareness regarding anemia, a public health concern that often does not get the requisite att.....

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COVID-19: South Korea to produce 150 mil
17 Nov, 2020

The production of vaccine is expected to commence in December 2020 and rollout likely to happen during January 2021 N.....

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Japan based Eisai receives approval for
17 Nov, 2020

This approval extends the use of Fycompa as adjunctive therapy for partial-onset seizures by expanding the approved age .....

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Lead Pharma partners Roche to develop or
17 Nov, 2020

R&D collaboration builds on Lead Pharma’s expertise in the discovery, design and optimization of small-molecul.....

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Gene editing wonder, Metagenomi raises $
17 Nov, 2020

The fresh funding boost will help the company to advance research and preclinical validation for its own pipeline NEW.....

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Certara opens new office in Shanghai to
18 Nov, 2020

The new office will allow Certara to strengthen its collaboration with customers in the rapidly growing Chinese biopharm.....

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Dr Bishnu Panigrahi joins Fortis Healthc
18 Nov, 2020

After a stellar stint as a pioneering medical practitioner in its first innings, Dr Panigrahi has moved back to the lead.....

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AliveCor closes $65 million financing to
18 Nov, 2020

Series-E round for Medtech startup was led by existing investors OMRON, Khosla Ventures, WP Global Partners, Qualcomm Ve.....

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Cipla launches ‘Covi-G’ for
18 Nov, 2020

The leading pharma company has signed a licensing agreement with MultiG for COVID-19 rapid antibody test kit NEW DELH.....

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India to be a part of United Nations bac
18 Nov, 2020

Over 100 scientists join hands with the United Nations to build public confidence in COVID-19 vaccines through Team Halo.....

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Biological E begins clinical trials of i
18 Nov, 2020

The results of Phase I/II clinical trials are expected to be available by February 2021 NEW DELHI, November 18, 2020&.....

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Eris Lifesciences appoints V Krishnakuma
19 Nov, 2020

V Krishnakumar brings over 22 years of professional experience across corporate finance, the pharmaceutical industry and.....

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National Epilepsy Day: Aster RV Hospital
19 Nov, 2020

The clinic will have certified epileptologists trained in adult and paediatric epilepsy, supported by a multi-disciplina.....

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Lung cancer cases among non-smokers incr
19 Nov, 2020

November is being observed as Lung Cancer Awareness Month NEW DELHI, November 19, 2020— For the past few years .....

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WHO reports end of 11th Ebola outbreak i
19 Nov, 2020

By the end of the current 11th Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, there were 119 confirmed cases, 11 probable, 55 deat.....

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HPE eHealth centers provide free Tubercu
19 Nov, 2020

This initiative is in line with the TB pledge HPE signed last year with USAID in support of the government’s targe.....

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Australia secures 50 million doses of CO
05 Nov, 2020

Two more COVID-19 vaccines have been secured for the Australian population under new agreements NEW DELHI, November 5.....

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Roche Pharma launches pan-tumor liquid b
20 Nov, 2020

This is the first test that can analyze more than 300 genes and multiple genomic signatures to optimize patient care .....

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Samsung Biologics announces investment p
20 Nov, 2020

Breaks ground on Super Plant, the world's largest and most innovative bio-manufacturing facility NEW DELHI, Novem.....

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UK-wide study shows antibodies persist f
20 Nov, 2020

A joint research team at Queen’s University Belfast studied the symptomatology of infection and the kinetics of th.....

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Microsoft partners Social Alpha to boost
20 Nov, 2020

The partnership will focus on enabling these companies fastrack their progress with some of the best technology resource.....

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iGene inks personalized medicine project
20 Nov, 2020

iGene will perform genotyping analysis as part of LCCP's research screening activities    NEW DELHI, Nov.....

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Abbott launches heart valve repair devic
21 Nov, 2020

This clip device repairs leaky mitral valves without open-heart surgery and is delivered to the heart through a vein in .....

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Pfizer collaborates with LianBio to brin
21 Nov, 2020

Leading pharma giant will contribute up to $70 million of non-dilutive capital toward in-licensing and co-development .....

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3M strengthens efforts to fight Covid-19
21 Nov, 2020

The leading MedTech company is working with Indian law enforcement agencies in multiple states to investigate counterfei.....

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Syngene & Deerfield sign strategic partn
21 Nov, 2020

This five-year collaboration aims to advance therapeutic discovery projects, from target validation through to pharmacol.....

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Australia invests $22 million to tackle
21 Nov, 2020

As part of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week, Australian Government is taking strong steps to address the risk of AMR .....

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MedTech startup, BrainSightAI gets Dassa
23 Nov, 2020

Through simulation of prognosis, doctors can easily develop a medication and therapy impact on the ailing patients suffe.....

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Medanta expands e-health outreach in Gur
23 Nov, 2020

The just-launched eClinic will provide trained medical staff, support for medical emergency and virtual consultation .....

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Sai Life Sciences opens representative o
23 Nov, 2020

Junjiro Sato has been appointed as Representative Director to be based in Tokyo and spearhead the efforts NEW DELHI, .....

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Narayana Health joins TriNetX to drive i
23 Nov, 2020

Narayana Health (NH) is looking to build on its unique ability to deliver affordable, accessible, evidence-based healthc.....

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Orbis Flying Eye Hospital lands in India
23 Nov, 2020

The virtual flying eye hospital project will be carried out through Orbis’s award-winning telemedicine platform, C.....

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Hester Biosciences Nepal unveils live th
24 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 24, 2020— Hester Nepal recently got the regulatory approval and marketing authorisation from D.....

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Zuellig Pharma expands cold storage wa
24 Nov, 2020

Company prepares for the anticipated storage and distribution demands of COVID-19 vaccines in Asia excluding China and J.....

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Initiative to develop tech-driven solu
24 Nov, 2020

India Health Fund and Villgro Innovations Foundation collaborate to launch a first-of-its-kind platform to fight infecti.....

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SpiceHealth launches COVID-19 RT-PCR tes
24 Nov, 2020

Set to revolutionize Covid-19 testing in India, the company has partnered with GeneStore to offer diagnostic tests whose.....

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Healthium Medtech launches India&rsquo
25 Nov, 2020

The company continues on its innovative streak with its 5th innovation in a year By VOH News Desk NEW DELHI, Novem.....

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GE Healthcare uses AI to assess ETT pl
25 Nov, 2020

Up to 45% of ICU patients, including severe COVID-19 cases, receive ETT intubation for ventilation By VOH News Desk .....

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In a first in India, doctors airlift C
25 Nov, 2020

Team of doctors from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket flew down to Kathmandu to put an ECMO on the sick patient who .....

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Omron leads $65M investment round for
26 Nov 2020

The strategic move reinforces cross-company alliance for remote cardiovascular condition management By VOH News Desk .....

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ZNZ Pharma 2 acquires majority stake in
26 Nov 2020

The platform is planning to invest in Celon’s development of a new, state-of-the-art oral and injectable manufactu.....

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Koru Lifescience identifies drug compoun
26 Nov 2020

The finding is currently processed by Koru IP team before entering clinical trials scheduled for Q1 2021 By VOH News .....

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Scientists in Israel discover antibody
27 Nov 2020

The scientific breakthrough was achieved by researchers at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and t.....

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Japan’s Takeda makes Nihon Pharm
27 Nov 2020

The two companies executed a "share exchange agreement" to further facilitate Takeda to be the wholly-owning p.....

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AstraZeneca partners RSSDI to empower
27 Nov 2020

Awareness and research-based effort to provide the much-needed support for early detection and treatment of Diabetes wil.....

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Govt reviews implementation of Ayushma
27 Nov 2020

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan visited the National Health Authority and reviewed implem.....

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Indian scientists report rare heart di
28 Nov 2020

A joint study undertaken by MedGenome Labs and AIMSR has reported a rare Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy which affects the h.....

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India to host production of 100 millio
28 Nov 2020

Currently Phase III clinical trials of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine are ongoing in Belarus, the UAE, Venezuela and other.....

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Korean researchers develop technology
28 Nov 2020

The team at country’s leading institute found the potential to reverse biological phenomenon of aging in skin cell.....

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DETAK app by Indonesian scientists det
28 Nov 2020

Artificial Intelligence based smartphone application for patients with heart disease assists in early and accurate detec.....

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Australia invests $4 million for new C
28 Nov 2020

Country’s government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researche.....

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Dr Reddy’s to acquire select ant
30 Nov 2020

The acquired products will further add to company’s strong presence in the anti-allergy segment in Russia, Kazakhs.....

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Prime Minister Modi reviews vaccine deve
30 Nov, 2020

Indian government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researchers to con.....

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Diabetes as a condition can not entire
30 Nov 2020

This was concluded by an expert at ASSOCHAM’s ‘Illness To Wellness’ Series that held discussions at th.....

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Doctors at Fortis Hospital perform com
30 Nov 2020

  COVID-19 delayed the process of allocation by almost 9 months before a 29-year-old male’s small bowel wa.....

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Mental health counseling startup, Hope
30 Nov 2020

The company now plans to launch its operations in the USA where the company is in advanced stage of discussion to finali.....

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Moderna files for U.S. vaccine authori
1 Dec 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine after fu.....

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India looking to be self-reliant in de
1 Dec 2020

A total of 10 vaccine candidates have been supported by Department of Biotechnology so far at both academia and industry.....

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COVID-19 drives 40% spike in number of p
1 Dec 2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The COVID-19 pandemic has fueled a 40% increase in the number of people needing humanitarian assist.....

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AYUSH medicines allowed to Covid patient
02 Dec, 2020

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there was lack of clarity in the Ministry of Ayush advisory on allowing homoeopat.....

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Entire population may not need to be vac
02 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: It may not be necessary to vaccinate the entire population with Covid-19 vaccine as inoculating a critical ma.....

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In 20 minutes, you can test yourself f
02 Dec 2020

900 free HIV self-testing kits were sent to 120 locations across Bulgaria, thanks to a pilot project of Single Step Foun.....

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How SARS-CoV-2 reaches the brain
02 Dec, 2020

Using post-mortem tissue samples, a team of researchers from Charité -- Universitätsmedizin Berlin have stud.....

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Indian pharma sunrise segment prognosis
02 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) Nourished by increasing spending, improving accessibility and growing exports, India's pharm.....

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India coronavirus infections below 40,00
03 Dec, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India’s daily rise in coronavirus infections stayed below 40,000 for a fourth straight day, a.....

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AstraZeneca U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial
03 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca Plc will likely get results of its U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trial in late-January and could potenti.....

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Could COVID delirium bring on dementia?
03 Dec, 2020

In her job as a physician at the Boston Medical Center in Massachusetts, Sondra Crosby treated some of the first people .....

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Lilly to supply 650,000 more doses of CO
03 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Wednesday the U.S. government has purchased 650,000 additional doses of its COVID-1.....

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U.S. CDC approves expert panel recommend
04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday approved an advisory panel&r.....

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Pfizer says supply chain challenges cont
04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Challenges in Pfizer Inc’s supply chain for the raw materials used in its COVID-19 vaccine played a ro.....

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Moderna to supply up to 125 million COVI
04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Thursday it expects to have between 100 million and 125 million doses of its experimenta.....

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COVID-19 caseload surges to 95.71 lakh,
04 Dec, 2020

The total coronavirus cases mounted to 95,71,559 with 36,595 new infections being reported in a day, while the death tol.....

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Can Some Vaccines Reduce Your Alzheimers
04 Dec 2020

 Could vaccines play a role in preventing Alzheimer’s disease? Researchers are looking at that question mo.....

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India biggest buyer of covid-19 vaccine
05 Dec 2020

NEW DELHI : India is the largest buyer of COVID-19 vaccines in the world with 1.6 billion doses, according to a global a.....

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Kidney ailment leading risk factor for c
05 Dec 2020

 An analysis of Geisinger's electronic health records has revealed chronic kidney disease to be the leading ris.....

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COVID-19: 36,652 new cases take India&
05 Dec 2020

The death toll climbed to 1,39,700 with the coronavirus virus claiming 512 lives in a span of 24 hours in the country c.....

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Zydus Cadila gets DGCI nod for phase 3 c
05 Dec 2020

In a regulatory filing, Zydus Cadila said it has received approval from the DCGI to start the phase 3 clinical trials in.....

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Researchers determine how the SARS-CoV-2
05 Dec, 2020

In a multi-group collaborative involving the National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories (NEIDL), the Center for R.....

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Sputnik V Russia rolls out its COVID-19
07 Dec, 2020

Russia has started its COVID-19 vaccination programme, with the first jabs going to workers at high risk of becoming inf.....

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1 Dead, 292 Fall Sick In Andhra Pradesh
07 Dec, 2020

Amaravati: The mysterious disease that began spreading in Eluru city in Andhra Pradesh claimed one life on Sunday even a.....

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Midwives May Help Save the Lives of Mill
07 Dec, 2020

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of women die every year from pregnancy-related causes. More than 90 per cent .....

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New CDC Quarantine Recommendations for C
07 Dec, 2020

-The CDC has changed the number of days they advise people to quarantine if they have been exposed to the virus that cau.....

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Sinovac secures $515 million funding to
07 Dec, 2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Sinovac Biotech has secured $515 million in funding from a local firm to double the p.....

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COVID-19 Active caseload falls below 4 l
08 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 8 (PTI) India's coronavirus infections rose to 96.77 lakh, while the active caseload fell below 4 lak.....

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Serum likely to supply COVID-19 vaccine
08 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer by volume, is close to signin.....

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WHO against mandatory Covid-19 vaccines
08 Dec, 2020

The WHO said it would be down to individual countries as to how they want to conduct their vaccination campaigns against.....

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Some Covid-19 patients face skin problem
08 Dec, 2020

The team evaluated almost 1,000 cases of patients with skin manifestations of COVID-19 Boston: A new study suggests t.....

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CRISPR-edited CAR T cells enhance fight
08 Dec, 2020

Knocking out a protein known to stifle T cell activation on CAR T cells using the CRISPR/Cas9 technology enhanced the en.....

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Detecting Covid19 in less than 5 minutes
09 Dec, 2020

Illinois [US]: The researchers of University of Illinois Grainger College of Engineering claimed to have developed an ul.....

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FDA Pfizer COVID Vaccine Effective After
09 Dec, 2020

HealthDay News - New data released Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Vaccines and Related Biolo.....

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Novel form of Alzheimer protein found in
09 Dec, 2020

A novel form of an Alzheimer's protein found in the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord indicates what st.....

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Co-WIN Health Ministry develops mobile a
09 Dec, 2020

The Union Health Ministry has developed a digital platform, including a mobile application, for real-time monitoring of .....

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UK medicine regulator says people with a
10 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK’s medicine regulator said anyone with a history of anaphylaxis to a medicine or food sho.....

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Covaxin to be available in the first qua
10 Dec, 2020

Covaxin, a vaccine for COVID-19, will be available in the first quarter of next year, said Suchitra Ella, joint managing.....

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CDSCO expert panel seeks more data on co
10 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: An expert committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Wednesday sought additional.....

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Researchers develop rapid genomics strat
10 Dec, 2020

Thanks to cutting-edge 'Nanopore' genome sequencing technology, researchers at the Garvan Institute of Medical R.....

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Not without India. Pharma sector to play
11 Dec 2020

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pan.....

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Indian scientists identify new potenti
11 Dec 2020

 Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronav.....

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Evolution may be to blame for high risk
11 Dec 2020

Compared to chimpanzees, our closest evolutionary cousins, humans are particularly prone to developing advanced carcinom.....

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IMA to strike across the nation today
11 Dec 2020

Mumbai/Nagpur: Indian Medical Association (IMA) has called for closure of non-emergency medical services nationwide on F.....

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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vacc
12 Dec 2020

The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculatio.....

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India readies for 600 million COVID va
12 Dec 2020

India will deploy its vast election machinery to deliver 600 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable p.....

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Indian scientists identify new potential
12 DEC 2020

Indian scientists have identified drugs and possible cocktails that can target vital proteins of the novel coronavirus, .....

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Better diabetes treatment: New insulin
12 DEc 2020

Everyday life for the more than 46 million people around the world who suffer from type 1 diabetes could become much eas.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 98.5
14 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 14 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 98.57 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperate.....

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Bahrain approves registration for Sinoph
14 Dec, 2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain said on Sunday it had approved a COVID-19 vaccine developed by China National Pharmaceutical G.....

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Health centre water crisis increasing Co
14 Dec, 2020

One in four health centres worldwide lacks access to water, putting around 1.8 billion people at increased risk of contr.....

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Covid-19 complications include kidney, l
14 Dec, 2020

As per a new research, a larger study of patients in America has revealed that individuals who contracted coronavirus su.....

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How kids immune systems can evade COVID
14 Dec, 2020

Young children account for only a small percentage of COVID-19 infections1 — a trend that has puzzled scientists. .....

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COVID-19 Daily new infections dip below
15 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 15 (PTI) The daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 for the third time this month taking India&#.....

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WHO says authorities investigating new C
15 Dec, 2020

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization is aware of a new variant of COVID-19 that has emerged in Britain, but .....

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Immune system can cause broad damage in
15 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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Russia repeats 91.4% efficacy rate in ne
15 Dec, 2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian developers published fresh trial results for their Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine on Monday ba.....

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New coronavirus strain spreading in UK h
16 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists are trying to establish whether the rapid spread in southern England of a new vari.....

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EU planning to buy 180 million additiona
16 Dec, 2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Commission is planning to exercise options to buy 180 million additional doses of corona.....

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WHO to sift Chinese samples, data in hun
16 Dec, 2020

FALKENSEE: A German scientist who is part of a small team of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to inves.....

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High BP in Middle Age Can Harm Your Brai
16 Dec, 2020

High blood pressure can begin to take a toll on memory and thinking skills as early as middle age, new Brazilian researc.....

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Obesity impairs immune cell function, ac
16 Dec, 2020

Obesity has been linked to increased risk for over a dozen different types of cancer, as well as worse prognosis and sur.....

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Novavax enters deal with New Zealand for
17 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Biotechnology company Novavax Inc said it had entered an agreement with the government of New Zealand for 10.....

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India may need to spend $1.8 billion on
17 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India will have to spend $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion in the first phase of a coronavirus vaccination program.....

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Covid19- Pfizer to price vaccine at litt
17 Dec, 2020

New Delhi: Pfizer said that its mRNA vaccine will be priced in a way that will help the Indian government to ensure supp.....

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Covid-19 vaccines: India proposed WTO pa
17 Dec, 2020

Covid-19 vaccines look set to protect millions of citizens of the world’s richest countries in the coming months. .....

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AEFI reporting to be done through Co-WIN
17 Dec, 2020

Need to build on the standard principles of AEFI, make it specific to COVID-19 vaccines: Dr V K Paul In the course of.....

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With 22,890 fresh cases, India COVID-19
18 dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 99.79 lakh with 22,890 new infections being reported in a day, while total recover.....

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Covid recovery rate in India among highe
18 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India's Covid-19 recovery rate is amongst the highest in the world, the Union Health Ministry said on Thu.....

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COVID-19 virus enters the brain, researc
18 Dec, 2020

More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog a.....

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Covid-19 vaccinations in European Union
18 Dec, 2020

The EU is to start Covid-19 inoculations on December 27, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thur.....

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India says ready to soon start volunta
19 Dec 2020

 India’s government said on Friday it could soon start voluntary inoculation against the COVID-19 disease as .....

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Covid-19 vaccine delivery to poor coun
19 Dec 2020

'The light at the end of the tunnel has grown a little bit brighter,' WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told .....

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As temperatures drop, coronavirus part
19 Dec 2020

In the current research, the scientists tested the virus-like particles on glass surfaces under both dry and humid condi.....

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Govt must indemnify vaccine makers again
21 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Vaccine manufacturers need to have protection against all lawsuits for their vaccines especially during a pan.....

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Qatar approves Pfizer and BioNTech COVID
21 Dec, 2020

CAIRO (Reuters) - Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health approved on Sunday the Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine fo.....

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Researchers find how Covid-19 infection
21 Dec, 2020

A recent study led by researchers from University of California- Los Angeles Health Sciences (UCLA) determined the runni.....

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Italy has patient with new strain of vir
21 Dec, 2020

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy has detected a patient infected with the new strain of the coronavirus also found in Britain, th.....

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India records lowest daily coronavirus t
22 Dec, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has recorded 19,556 new cases of the coronavirus, according to health ministry data on Tuesday,.....

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Oxygen level while walking identifies at
22 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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Coronavirus: EU regulator gives conditio
22 Dec, 2020

Following a closed-door expert meeting Monday, the EU drug regulator said it was recommending the shot be licensed for u.....

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Optogenetic method can reveal how gut mi
22 Dec, 2020

Research has shown that gut microbes can influence several aspects of the host's life, including ageing. Given the c.....

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Rare fungal infection with mortality rat
22 Dec, 2020

As the world is still battling the novel coronavirus, a rare serious fungal infection has come up which is affecting cov.....

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Supernus drug meets main goal of study i
23 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its experimental drug for attention deficit hyperactivity disor.....

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AstraZeneca says its vaccine should be e
23 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc told Reuters on Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine should be effective against t.....

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New Covid-19 strain not detected in samp
23 Dec, 2020

Pune: Mutant strain of coronavirus found in the United Kingdom was not seen in the samples tested from various parts of .....

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Russia will jointly produce Sputnik V va
23 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Russian envoy to India Nikolay Kudashev on Monday said Moscow will jointly produce the Sputnik V vaccine for .....

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Moderna expects its COVID-19 vaccine to
24 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it expects that the immunity induced by its COVID-19 vaccine would be protecti.....

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Covaxin found to be safe, effective in p
24 Dec, 2020

Bharat Biotech’s indigenous vaccine Covaxin induced immunity against covid-19 through antibodies as well as T-cell.....

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First indigenous vaccine against pneumon
24 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: The first indigenous vaccine against pneumonia, developed by Serum Institute of India (SII), is slated to be .....

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Covid-19 immunity lasts at least 8 month
24 Dec, 2020

Melbourne: People who have recovered from the novel coronavirus infection have immune memory to protect against reinfect.....

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COVID-19 Vaccination- BioNTech confident
24 Dec, 2020

A new strain of the COVID-19 virus which has emerged in the United Kingdom is a major concern for most nations around th.....

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Indian Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has draw
25 Dec 2020

The ICMR said: 'Encouraging phase-1 and phase-2 Covaxin trial results have paved the path for phase-3 clinical trial.....

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Zydus Cadila seeks nod to start phase II
25 Dec 2020

The Phase II study of the vaccine ZyCoV-D had been conducted in over 1000 healthy adult volunteers as part of the adapti.....

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Mutated Covid-19 strain’s transm
25 Dec 2020

The mutated coronavirus strain that’s been spreading in the UK appears to be more contagious and will likely lead .....

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Chinese Sinovac covid vaccine more tha
25 Dec 2020

A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac Biotech was found to be more than 50% effective in a.....

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Aurobindo Pharma signs pact with Covaxx
25 Dec 2020

Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Covaxx, a US-based company, have entered into an exclusive license agreement to develop, commer.....

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New strain of coronavirus detected in 8
26 Dec 2020

 The new strain of the coronavirus has been detected in eight European countries, the regional director of WHO Euro.....

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CoronaVac efficacy at 50-90% in Brazilia
26 Dec 2020

 The CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech Ltd showed efficacy between 50% and 90% .....

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India, get ready for Covid vaccines! M
26 Dec 2020

The dry run will include testing of cold storage and transportation arrangements for COVID-19 vaccine, management of cro.....

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Researchers identify potential new class
26 Dec 2020

The research team designed TETi76 to replicate and amplify the effects of a natural molecule called 2HG (2-hydroxyglutar.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine gives 100% protectio
28 Dec, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by the British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford has achieved a ".....

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Co-Rakshak App- Now a safety training ap
28 Dec, 2020

Co-Rakshak is a multilingual chat-based app to build awareness about the coronavirus It is critical that these worker.....

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The beginning of the end: Europe rolls o
28 Dec, 2020

Europe launched a massive vaccination drive on Sunday with pensioners and medics lining up to take the first shots to se.....

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MHA issues fresh COVID-19 guidelines,
29 Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) The Centre on Monday said there has been a continuous decline in the number of active COVID.....

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Efficacy of Oxford jabs at 95% if give
29 Dec 2020

AstraZeneca Plc will soon release data showing that the effectiveness of its covid-19 vaccine rises to as much as 95% if.....

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Serum Institute of India to make 300 m
29 Dec 2020

Adar Poonawalla, COO, SII, said they have a stockpile of 40-50 million doses already and more are being produced every w.....

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COVID-19: India records 20,549 fresh cas
30 Dec, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 1,02,44,852 with 20,549 new infections being reported in a day, while the number o.....

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Regeneron COVID-19 antibody therapy show
30 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday initial data from an ongoing study of its experimental antibod.....

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Non-judicious use of therapies leads to
30 Dec, 2020

Non-judicious use of medicines and other therapies to treat covid-19 may make the virus resistant to them, which in turn.....

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Health group CEPI to help fund Indian dr
30 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will help fund the production of a COVID-19 vaccin.....

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New Covid-19 strain in India: 20 returne
30 Dec, 2020

Covid new strain in India: As many as 20 returnees from the United Kingdom (UK) so far have been found to be carrying th.....

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COVID: India registers 21,822 new case
31 Dec 2020

 India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,02,66,674 with 21,822 new infections being reported in a day, while t.....

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India will have Covid-19 vaccine withi
31 Dec 2020

We should get approval for the vaccine in the county within a few days. I would say days rather than weeks or months,.....

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China gives conditional approval to
31 Dec 2020

Chen Shifei, the deputy commissioner of China's Medical Production Administration, said at a news conference Thursda.....

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Study sheds light on explanation for lac
31 Dec, 2020

One of the physiopathological characteristics of Covid-19 that has most baffled the scientific and medical community is .....

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Study reveals single gene ‘invente
31 Dec, 2020

Thanks to the marine worm Platynereis dumerilii, an animal whose genes have evolved very slowly, a team of scientists ha.....

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India braces for COVID-19 vaccination dr
01 Jan, 2021

Corona Vaccines in India: The Union Health Ministry is leaving no stone unturned to make the COVID-19 vaccination proces.....

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Budget 2021: Ayurvedic medication makes
01 Jan, 2021

Indian Union Budget 2021-22: The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented health crisis worldwide. Researchers.....

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Moderna COVID-19 vaccine shows 94 per ce
01 Jan, 2021

Results from the primary analysis of the ongoing phase 3 clinical trial of US biotechnology company Moderna’s COVI.....

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WHO emergency COVID-19 vaccine listing a
01 Jan, 2021

ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Thursday listed Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for eme.....

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Exclusive- Drugmakers to hike prices for
01 Jan, 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc, Sanofi SA, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc plan to raise U.S. prices on mo.....

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New COVID-19 strain: Total 29 people in
02 Jan, 2021

A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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India drug regulator approves AstraZenec
02 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and.....

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How IIT-Bombay professors studied coughs
02 Jan, 2021

When the Covid-19 pandemic struck the world, IIT-Bombay Professor Rajneesh Bhardwaj was studying how droplets evaporated.....

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India records less than 20,000 fresh COV
04 Jan, 2021

The number of fresh COVID-19 cases was recorded below 20,000 in India on Saturday, taking the country's caseload to .....

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A great milestone in India scientific ca
04 Jan, 2021

Expressing delight over the approval on restricted emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Bharat Biotech on Sund.....

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India approves AstraZeneca and local COV
04 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drugs regulator on Sunday approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one d.....

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Pivotal moment as Britain set to roll ou
04 Jan, 2021

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will become the first country to roll out the low cost and easily transportable AstraZeneca a.....

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Brazil private clinics seek deal for Ind
04 Jan, 2021

A Brazilian association of private health clinics said Sunday it was negotiating with Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat .....

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India records 16,504 new COVID-19 cases,
05 Jan, 2021

Daily new COVID-19 cases in the country remained below 20,000 for the third consecutive day taking the virus caseload to.....

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Pediatric use of COVID-19 antibody drugs
05 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) -The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to f.....

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EU drugs agency still undecided on Moder
05 Jan, 2021

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has not been able to reach a decision on the approval of Moder.....

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Inovio expects to begin late-stage COVID
05 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc expects to start a late-stage U.S. study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine can.....

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Coronavirus vaccine to cost Rs 219-292 t
05 Jan, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost USD 3-4 per shot ( ?219-292) to the .....

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Vaccine restricted use considered based
06 Jan, 2021

In a pandemic situation, restricted emergency use of vaccines is considered based on safety and immunogenicity data whil.....

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Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech call
06 Jan, 2021

After publicly trading barbs over the efficacy of their respective vaccines, Serum Institute of India chief executive of.....

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WHO recommends two doses of Pfizer COVID
06 Jan, 2021

GENEVA/ZURICH (Reuters) - People should get two doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine within 21-28 days, the World He.....

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New class of antibiotics active against
06 Jan, 2021

Wistar Institute scientists have discovered a new class of compounds that uniquely combine direct antibiotic killing of .....

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CureVac strikes COVID-19 vaccine allianc
07 Jan 2021

German biotech firm CureVac has agreed to an alliance with drugmaker Bayer to get global support in seeking approval for.....

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Russia says Bolivia has registered Sputn
07 Jan 2021

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Bolivia has granted emergency approval for use of Russia’s Sputnik vaccine against COVID-19, Ru.....

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Covid-19 in India: Big positive trends
07 Jan 2021

Covid-19 cases in India, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai: Delhi, which had recorded the highest single-day coron.....

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Delhi COVID-19 vaccination: Vaccine expe
07 Jan 2021

Delhi COVID-19 vaccine plan: The city government is creating a massive storage facility at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specia.....

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Bird flu outbreak in four states, Centre
07 Jan 2021

The Centre on Wednesday said that Avian Influenza, or the bird flu outbreak, had so far been reported at 12 epicentres a.....

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South Africa to get 1.5 million vaccin
08 Jan 2021

South Africa health ministry said it was working with the country's health regulator SAHPRA to ensure there were no .....

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Brazilian study says Sinovac COVID-19
08 Jan 2021

Turkish officials last month said that a smaller, companion study in that country of the same vaccine candidate found an.....

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National Family Health Survey V: The N
08 Jan 2021

Sizeable is seen in access to drinking water and coverage of improved sanitation facility at the household level. Rec.....

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Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel says vacci
08 Jan 2021

The US biotech company received approval for its shot from the European Commission on January 6. Moderna’s COVI.....

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Bird Flu scare in Delhi as unusual mor
09 Jan 2021

The government has urged that the general public and farmers should be careful and avoid misinformation in consumption o.....

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PM Modi stated India’s Covid-19
09 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: India sees international cooperation in this field, particularly with its neighbours, as its duty, Min.....

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WHO tells rich countries: stop cutting
09 Jan 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a “clear problem” that low- and middle-inc.....

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Parliamentary panel on health likely t
11 Jan 2021

India will begin the first phase of vaccination against coronavirus Saturday. In order of priority, an estimated 3 crore.....

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India gears up for worlds biggest vaccin
12 Jan 2021

Indian carrier Spicejet carried a large consignment of COVID-19 vaccines from the city of Pune to the capital New Delhi .....

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BeiGene, Novartis partner to develop can
12 Jan 2021

China-based biotechnology company BeiGene Ltd said on Monday it will partner with Swiss firm Novartis AG to develop, man.....

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Russia says 1.5 million vaccinated globa
12 Jan 2021

Russia became the first country last August to register a vaccine, months ahead of Western competitors, and Moscow has b.....

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Enemy is down but not out, cautions CCMB
12 Jan 2021

Despite experts pointing out repeatedly that masks and social distancing is the only hope, many are willing to let their.....

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India's Serum to sell AstraZeneca vacc
12 Jan 2021

The pricing for Bangladesh, the world's eighth-most populous country, provides a first glimpse of what it will cost .....

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COVID-19: India records 15,968 new cases
03 Jan, 2021

India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,04,95,147 with 15,968 infections being reported in a day, while the recover.....

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Covid-19: An FAQ factsheet for Covishiel
03 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-.....

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Covid-19 pneumonia causes more damage th
03 Jan, 2021

Washington: Researchers from Northwestern University claims that COVID-19 pneumonia spreads like multiple wildfires, lea.....

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India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare
03 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: Indian airlines started delivering batches of Covid-19 vaccines nationwide on Tuesday, preparing fo.....

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Delays in Genetic Sequencing Slow COVID
03 Jan, 2021

The United States is very slow in collecting and analyzing genetic sequences from COVID-19 patients, putting it at a dis.....

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Bolivia signs contract with India Serum
14 Jan, 2021

LA PAZ (Reuters) - The Bolivian government said on Wednesday it had signed a contract with India’s Serum Institute.....

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Exclusive: India wants Pfizer to do loca
14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Any vaccine maker, including Pfizer Inc that has sought emergency-use authorisation for its COVID-.....

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All states have got vaccines for the fir
14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Putting rest to apprehensions that covid-19 vaccines will be supplied to selected states in the first phase o.....

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Depression, stress can lower efficacy of
15 Jan, 2021

Depression, stress, loneliness and poor health can weaken the body’s immune system and lower the efficacy of covid.....

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National Polio immunisation programme re
15 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: The National Polio immunisation programme, as part of which children in the age group of 0-5 years are admini.....

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Serum Institute expects WHO emergency ap
15 Jan, 2021

The Serum Institute of India expects WHO emergency-use authorization soon for the Oxford University/AstraZeneca coronavi.....

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Covid-19 Vaccination in India: PMO revea
15 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of the COVID vaccination drive on January 16 and all prep.....

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Covid-19 induced Pneumonia can cause mor
15 Jan, 2021

Pneumonia that is induced by the novel Coronavirus infection is different from the bacteria that causes pneumonia in gen.....

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2,24,301 beneficiaries given COVID-19 va
18 Jan, 2021

A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse event.....

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Smokers, vegetarians at lesser risk of c
18 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Smokers and vegetarians were found to have lower seropositivity indicating that they may be at a lesser risk .....

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Bird Flu in India Latest Updates: Confir
18 Jan, 2021

The Centre on Sunday said culling of poultry birds is underway in Maharashtra and Haryana, while fresh cases of bird flu.....

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Study identifies exposure to common food
18 Jan, 2021

A new study suggests a link between Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) infection and the risk of glioma, a type of brain canc.....

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Covid-19 Vaccine Update: Brazil health a
18 Jan, 2021

UK Covid-19 Vaccination Update: Brazil’s health regulator on Sunday approved the urgent use of coronavirus vaccine.....

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Covid 19 Vaccination in India LIVE: Worl
19 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 Vaccination in India Day 4 Live Updates: Coronavirus vaccination in India today enters its fourth day and so fa.....

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Total COVID-19 recoveries nearly 50 time
19 Jan, 2021

India’s total COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed the active caseload by more than one crore, the Union Health Mini.....

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WHO hints at signs of "vaccine nationali
19 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Signs of ‘vaccine nationalism’ are apparent during the covid-19 pandemic with countries attemptin.....

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India, China set to lead vaccine distrib
19 Jan, 2021

Moody’s Analytics on Monday said India, along with China, would take lead in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in .....

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New evidence of health threat from chemi
19 Jan, 2021

Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have uncovered new evidenc.....

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Covid 19 vaccination in India LIVE: 7.86
21 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India update: India has so far vaccinated over 7.86 lakh frontline workers against Coronavirus a.....

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Bird flue: Over 1,200 bird deaths report
21 Jan, 2021

Over 1,200 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi in the last 15 days amid the avian influenza situation here, official.....

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Nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to g
21 Jan, 2021

A nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to be give to school-going children who bear a “very mild” load of the.....

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India Bharat Biotech seeks emergency use
21 Jan, 2021

MANILA (Reuters) - India’s Bharat Biotech submitted on Thursday an application for the emergency use of its COVID-.....

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Ukraine in talks with India on COVID-19
21 Jan, 2021

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine is in talks with Indian medical firm Serum Institute on supplying COVID-19 vaccines, Interfax U.....

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Exclusive: India to begin commercial vac
22 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s government has cleared commercial exports of COVID-19 vaccines, with the first consi.....

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South Africa to pay $5.25 a dose for Ast
22 Jan, 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will pay $5.25 per dose for 1.5 million shots of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus v.....

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Bird flu: FSSAI advises consumers not to
22 Jan, 2021

In view of the bird flu scare, regulator FSSAI on Thursday advised consumers not to eat half-boiled eggs and undercooked.....

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Covid 19 vaccine in India: Zydus Cadila
22 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 vaccine in India: In a major step towards having another Covid-19 vaccine after Serum Institute of India’.....

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South African coronavirus variant may es
22 Jan, 2021

A lineage of the novel coronavirus, first reported to have emerged in South Africa, escapes neutralisation by antibodies.....

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India undertaking contractual supplies
23 Jan, 2021

India is undertaking contractual supplies of coronavirus vaccines to Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Morocco, Bangla.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech success
23 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech has successfully administered second dose of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to 13,000 volunteers as part of.....

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Bird flu in India: Avian Influenza confi
23 Jan, 2021

The Central Government on Friday said bird flu in poultry birds has been confirmed so far in nine states -- Kerala, Hary.....

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Immune system mounts a lasting defense a
23 Jan, 2021

As the number of people who have fought off SARS-CoV-2 climbs ever higher, a critical question has grown in importance: .....

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COVID-19 vaccination in India till now:
25 Jan, 2021

Over 16 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till the evening of the ninth day.....

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Vaccinated people may still transmit COV
25 Jan, 2021

One of England’s leading medical officers on Sunday urged the public to continue to follow the strict lockdown rul.....

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Immune system of recovered COVID-19 pati
25 Jan, 2021

People who recover from COVID-19 are protected against the novel coronavirus for at least six months, and likely much lo.....

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Tata in talks to launch Moderna COVID-19
25 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Tata Group’s healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a par.....

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WHO issues new clinical advice on treati
27 Jan, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) issued fresh clinical advice on Tuesday for treating COVID-19 patients, including th.....

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COVID-19: India active cases drop below
27 Jan, 2021

The number of active coronavirus cases in the country dropped to 1,77,266 on Tuesday, constituting just over 1.60 per ce.....

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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 20 l
27 Jan, 2021

Over 20 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till Tuesday evening, as per prov.....

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World on verge of defeating Covid-19 pan
27 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: The world is on verge of defeating the coronavirus pandemic by adopting preemptive, proactive and collaborati.....

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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 l
28 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country so far.....

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GSK, PATH, Bharat Biotech sign pact for
28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech (BBIL) has tied up with pharma major GSK, and PATH, a global team of innovators working to accelerate hea.....

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Covid 19 vaccine update: Bharat Biotech
28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is effective against the new variant of Covid-19 that was traced in the United Kingdom, t.....

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Dr. Reddy - India ends study of COVID-19
28 Jan, 2021

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories said on Wednesday it had terminated its clinical st.....

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Novavax vaccine seems effective against
29 Jan, 2021

Novavax Inc said Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears 89 per cent effective based on early findings from a British.....

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Bharat Biotech, SII approach DCGI for us
29 Jan, 2021

ICMR chief Balram Bhargava on Thursday said COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers–Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute&ndas.....

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Davos address: Many more Covid-19 vaccin
29 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India will soon make available many more Covid-19 vaccines, on top of the .....

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Bahrain takes delivery of AstraZeneca va
29 Jan, 2021

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain has received its first delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produced by the Ser.....

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Serum seeks regulatory nod for second Co
30 Jan, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought regulatory approval for carrying out trials in India for its sec.....

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Dr Reddys eyes to launch Sputnik V vacci
30 Jan, 2021

Dr Reddys Laboratories, which is conducting Phase 3 trials of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, believes the ja.....

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Vaccine Maitri Diplomacy: India fulfils
30 Jan, 2021

Over the next few days, India is planning to give more vaccines to countries across the globe. Oman will get one lakh, C.....

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India fought COVID-19 pandemic much bett
01 Feb, 2021

Vardhan expressed his deep gratitude to the scientific community for their contribution in developing and testing COVID-.....

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Covid-19: Serum Institute of India to la
01 Feb, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) will be launching its second Covid-19 vaccine in June 2021. Adar Poonawalla.....

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China says 16 Chinese COVID-19 vaccines
01 Feb, 2021

As the demand for the COVID-19 vaccine intensified around the world, China said that it has increased the number of vacc.....

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Here is how the novel coronavirus damage
01 Feb, 2021

Boston: Following months of interdisciplinary research assessing tens of thousands of lung cells infected with the novel.....

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Union Budget 2021: PM Atmanirbhar Swasth
02 Feb, 2021

Union Budget 2021 India: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while announcing the Union budget has announced a new healt.....

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UK Covid-19 variant present in 82 countr
02 Feb, 2021

Geneva: The UK COVID-19 variant has now spread to 82 countries and the South African strain to nearly 40, Maria Van Kerk.....

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Obesity may exacerbate effects of Alzhei
02 Feb, 2021

Obesity is an additional burden on brain health and it may exacerbate Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new stud.....

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Gastrointestinal surgery can be a cure f
02 Feb, 2021

The results of a randomised clinical trial with the longest follow up to date show that metabolic surgery is more effect.....

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CRISPR technology to cure sickle cell di
02 Feb, 2021

University of Illinois Chicago is one of the U.S. sites participating in clinical trials to cure severe red blood congen.....

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No data generated with Covishield, Covax
03 Feb, 2021

To a question on whether the Covishield and Covaxin are able to provide protection from the new coronavirus variant that.....

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Hematopoietic stem cell transplants may
03 Feb, 2021

A new study shows that intense immunosuppression followed by a hematopoietic stem cell transplant may prevent disability.....

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Fifth Sero Survey: More than 56% people
03 Feb, 2021

The fifth round of Sero Survey’s findings shows 56% of Delhi’s population have formed antibodies against Cov.....

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Covid-19 vaccine India update: PM-CARES
03 Feb, 2021

With the Budget for the current fiscal, which was presented before the onset of the pandemic, making no separate allocat.....

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Coronavirus vaccination India update: Ov
03 Feb, 2021

Two states, Gujarat and West Bengal, initiated vaccination of frontline workers on Tuesday and 19,902 frontline workers .....

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New TB treatment to cut pill intake by t
04 Feb, 2021

JOHANNESBURG : A new tuberculosis treatment that slashes costs and the pill burden for patients will be rolled out in fi.....

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Russia Sputnik V vaccine to seek India a
04 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd will seek emergency-use authorisation for Russia&.....

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WHO-led COVAX vaccine scheme agrees new
04 Feb, 2021

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - India’s Serum Institute will supply 1.1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines developed by .....

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India’s cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate has declined to 5.42 per cent while the weekly positivity rate (last w.....

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Delhi recorded 154 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, while the death toll rose to 10,873 with two new fatalities. The f.....

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New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) India has become the third topmost country in the world in terms of the number of COVID-19 vaccin.....

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The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against coronavirus crossed the 58 lakh-mark on the twenty thi.....

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India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,08,38,194, with 11,831 new infections being reported in a day, while the.....

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09 Feb, 2021

The total number of people who have received anti-coronavirus vaccine shots till Monday evening has crossed 60 lakh, the.....

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The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the emergence of new COVID-19 variants has raised questions about .....

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A much-anticipated inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic wrapped up its mission in China on Tuesday with .....

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The overall COVID-19 seropositivity among healthcare workers is assessed to be 25.7 per cent as per the third seropreval.....

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The government has placed orders for 1 crore additional doses of Covishield from Serum Institute of India and 45 lakh mo.....

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11 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 68.26 lakh on Wednesday, the 26th day.....

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While vaccination drives pick up pace, newer hope for fighting COVID and fastening recovery timelines has emerged in the.....

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COVID-19 in India: Less than 5,000 activ
11 Feb, 2021

Active COVID-19 cases in the country have dropped to 1.41 lakh comprising just 1.30 per cent of the total infections, wh.....

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11 Feb, 2021

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Drug firm Wockhardt on Wednesday said it has been awarded a six-month extension of its agreement with the UK government .....

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12 Feb, 2021

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday people who have been given full doses of the.....

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BETHESDA, Md. (Reuters) - President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States would not have enough coronavirus vacci.....

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12 Feb, 2021

Keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment that the country’s vaccine production capacit.....

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The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 74.30 lakh on Thursday, the 27th day .....

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The Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, is being procured by t.....

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Japan’s health minister says the efficacy of Pfizer vaccine was endorsed by a ministry panel, paving the way for a.....

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NEW DELHI : Delhi-based vaccine maker Panacea Biotec Ltd is in advanced talks with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).....

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Hyderabad-based Biological E is looking at contract-manufacturing 60 crore doses of Johnson & Johnson covid vaccine .....

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Last Friday, the number of new Covid-19 infections dipped below 10,000 for the fourth time in the past month. While infe.....

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The World Health Organization said today two suspected cases of Ebola had been reported in Guinea's capital Conakry......

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Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday said it will send COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and O.....

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Serum Institute of India (SII) has received approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) to supply the AstraZeneca-.....

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After the UK variants, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday confirmed that two other variants – South African a.....

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Over 60% of the country's healthcare workers have been vaccinated since India began vaccination drive on 16 January......

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17 Feb, 2021

The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 85 lakhs today. 85,16,7.....

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18 Feb, 2021

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Union minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said 90 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the count.....

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The World Health Organization says it will be sending more than 11,000 Ebola vaccinations to the West African nation of .....

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New York: The D614G mutation in the spike protein of the novel coronavirus renders it up to eight times more infectious .....

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20 Feb, 2021

Delhi recorded 158 fresh COVID-19 cases and one fatality on Friday, even as the positivity rate stood at 0.26 per cent, .....

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22 Feb, 2021

The Indian government has directed vaccine maker, Serum Institute of India (SII) to prioritise for meeting the Covid-19 .....

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22 Feb, 2021

Herd immunity is “very difficult” to achieve and one should not think of it in “practical terms”.....

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22 Feb, 2021

The Union Health Ministry has written to all states and UTs highlighting the need to significantly enhance the pace of C.....

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22 Feb, 2021

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23 Feb, 2021

There are more than 7,000 coronavirus mutations in India of which some could pose a serious risk, a senior scientist sai.....

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13 Feb, 2021

Last week, India once again dispatched 15 tonnes of five different medicines to combat COVID-19 pandemic to South Americ.....

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23 Feb, 2021

The city-based PNB Vesper Life Sciences has successfully completed phase 2 clinical trials of PNB-001 (GPP-Baladol), its.....

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Viruses are the most numerous biological entities on the planet. Now researchers at the Wellcome Sanger Institute and EM.....

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India announced an expansion of its COVID-19 vaccination programme on Wednesday but warned that br.....

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The EU will launch a programme to study COVID-19 variants and produce "second generation" vaccines against fut.....

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A real-world test of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in more than half a million people confirms that it’s very ef.....

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India on Wednesday dispatched the first batch of six lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to the African country of Ghana under t.....

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WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine e.....

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27 Feb, 2021

The government is transforming the entire medical education and healthcare sector in the country and as part of the init.....

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India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 1.11 crore on Monday with 15,510 new infections, while the active cases registere.....

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin shot at the AIIMS, Delhi as the second phase of the.....

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Top executives of vaccine manufacturers, including Serum Institute (SII) and Bharat Biotech, will meet Prime Minister Na.....

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A novel targeted immunotherapy approach developed by researchers at the Ludwig Center, the Lustgarten Laboratory, and Bl.....

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The World Health Organization has warned that one in four people in the world – nearly 2.5 billion people – .....

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The government on Wednesday permitted round-the-clock COVID-19 vaccination as part of efforts to speed-up the immunisati.....

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Clinical trials are now underway to test the safety and efficacy of covid-19 vaccines for children, the Union health min.....

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Australian researchers at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have discovered some of the ways Covid-19 damages th.....

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A studyfrom the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has identified multiple mutations and unique proteins in isolates of .....

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India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,11,73,761 with 16,838 fresh cases reported in a day, while the number of p.....

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A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG), along with scientists from renowned research.....

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Nearly 14 lakh people were inoculated against COVID-19 on March 4, the highest in a day so far, taking the total number .....

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Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday said coronavirus was nearing an “endemic” phase in the nation.....

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New cases of coronavirus infection in India were recorded above 18,000 for the third consecutive day taking the total ta.....

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India has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and “really stands out” in terms of its.....

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India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,12,62,707 with 17,921 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the recoveries s.....

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WHO vaccine expert calls blood clots ver
18 March, 2021

GENEVA : A top World Health Organisation expert on vaccines says people should feel reassured that even if health author.....

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Covid may become seasonal, UN says
18 March, 2021

Covid-19 appears likely to develop into a seasonal disease, the United Nations said Thursday, cautioning though against .....

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Non-DNA mechanism is involved in transmi
18 March, 2021

It has long been understood that a parent's DNA is the principal determinant of health and disease in offspring. Yet.....

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Plea on Covid vaccination: SC stays suo
19 March, 2021

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the suo motu proceedings initiated by the Delhi High Court that posed various quest.....

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Over 3.89 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses admi
19 March, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.89 crore with 17,83,303 of them bei.....

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Less than 10 lakh children with Severe A
19 March, 2021

Less than 10 lakh children in the country have been identified with Severe Acute Malnutrition, the Women and Child Devel.....

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Ultrasound has potential to damage novel
19 March, 2021

Coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2, may be vulnerable to ultrasound vibrations, within the frequencies used in medical .....

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First known case of an infant with antib
19 March, 2021

New York: Pediatricians have reported the first known case of a woman, who was given the first dose of the COVID-19 vacc.....

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6 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses sent to 7
22 March, 2021

More than 6 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been sent to 76 nations, while 4.5 crore doses have been administered t.....

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COVID-19 vaccination timings for unregis
22 March, 2021

Unregistered but eligible people in Delhi will be able to take COVID-19 vaccine jabs between 3 pm and 9 pm, Health Minis.....

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Faster spread of some Covid variants cou
22 March, 2021

BOSTON : The spike protein of the novel coronavirus, which enables it to infect human cells, is more stable in faster sp.....

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Serum Institute to delay further vaccine
22 March, 2021

NEW DELHI : The Serum Institute of India (SII) has told Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Morocco that further supplies of t.....

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Novel coronavirus circulated undetected
22 March, 2021

Using molecular dating tools and epidemiological simulations, researchers at University of California San Diego School o.....

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Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live Updates:
23 March, 2021

Lockdown news today Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: India is experiencing not only a forceful second wave of the co.....

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Global coronavirus deaths rise for first
23 March, 2021

A top World Health Organisation expert on the coronavirus pandemic said the weekly global count of deaths from COVID-19 .....

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Over 4.72 crore coronavirus vaccine dose
23 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 4.72 crore with 19,65,635 doses .....

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Nasal spray to fight covid: Two countrie
23 March, 2021

Israel and New Zealand have given interim approval for the sale of biotech firm SaNOtize Research and Development's .....

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Covid-19 second wave - Delhi reports ove
24 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,101 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, highest in over three months, while four people succumbed to the virus, .....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: SII seeks Govt
24 March, 2021

The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has sought permission from the Centr.....

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China Sinovac claims its covid vaccine C
24 March, 2021

BEIJING : Sinovac said on Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine CoronaVac is safe and effective in children ages 3-17. The.....

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IISER, UNMC scientists explore Rapamycin
24 March, 2021

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal and the University of Nebraska Medi.....

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CHANGES IN GUT MICROBIOME COULD PREDICT
24 March, 2021

The secret to successful ageing may lie in part in your gut, according to a new report. The study found that it may be p.....

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India wont expand export of corona vacci
25 March, 2021

India will focus on meeting the domestic demand for coronavirus vaccines in view of a spike in COVID-19 infections in se.....

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Covid-19: Rate of increase in coronaviru
25 March, 2021

The rate of increase in coronavirus cases in Maharashtra between February 14 and March 23 was three times that recorded .....

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Haryana to eradicate TB from state by 20
25 March, 2021

Haryana has more than 60,000 TB patients and the state government has set a deadline of 2025 to eradicate the disease fr.....

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India detects a new variant of Covid-19:
25 March, 2021

India has detected a new "double mutant variant" of the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Th.....

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Covid-19: Delhi reports 1,254 new cases,
25 March, 2021

Delhi reported 1,254 coronavirus cases on Wednesday, the highest in over three months, while six more people succumbed t.....

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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begin
27 March, 2021

The clinical trial for the second Covid-19 vaccine being manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII), developed by US.....

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Is Covid-19 second wave in India due to
27 March, 2021

Not the new variants, but people stopping to adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour is the reason for the surge of cases .....

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Govt planning to bring more population g
27 March, 2021

The Centre is planning to widen the scope of the COVID-19 immunisation drive by bringing more population groups under it.....

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Combination of AI with X-rays offer fast
27 March, 2021

Brazil: During a recent study, a team of researchers in Brazil through various machine learning methods taught a compute.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine shows 76% efficacy
27 March, 2021

AstraZeneca Plc on Thursday said results from phase-3 trials of its coronavirus vaccine show a 76% efficacy, marginally .....

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3D bio-printing technique to benefit dia
30 March, 2021

Bone defect is a serious problem for people with diabetes after fractures, but a new technique involving 3D bioprinting .....

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Bharat Biotech ropes in its related firm
30 March, 2021

Bharat Biotech International, the company that in collaboration with select government organisations developed Covaxin, .....

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WHO report says animals likely source of
30 March, 2021

A joint WHO-China study on the origins of COVID-19 says that transmission of the virus from bats to humans through anoth.....

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Coronavirus variants from Brazil, South
30 March, 2021

Variant forms of the novel coronavirus which were first reported in South Africa and Brazil are less efficiently inhibit.....

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AI used in battle against asbestos-linke
30 March, 2021

International genomics research led by the University of Leicester has used artificial intelligence (AI) to study an agg.....

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Coronavirus in India Live Updates: India
31 March, 2021

2021 Coronavirus Cases in India Live Updates: As India prepares to go for the third phase of the Covid vaccination drive.....

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Covid-19: Maharashtra reports countrys h
31 March, 2021

Maharashtra has reported the highest positivity rate of 23.44% in the country in the last one week. The average positivi.....

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Healthcare sector expected to reach USD
31 March, 2021

Healthcare has become one of the largest sectors of the Indian economy and is expected to reach USD 372 billion in 2022,.....

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Over 6.24 crore coronavirus vaccine dose
31 March, 2021

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 6.24 crore with 12,94,979 jabs b.....

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COVID-19 situation under control in Indi
31 March, 2021

Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the country, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday assured, "Th.....

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Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine protect
01 April 2021

One key question is the dosage: Pfizer gave the 12-and-older participants the same dose adults receive, while testing di.....

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Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 do
01 April 2021

A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airpor.....

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Those discharged from hospital after Cov
01 April 2021

People discharged from hospital after Covid-19 appear to have increased rates of organ damage ("multiorgan dysfunct.....

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220 ICU beds to be added in 33 private h
01 April 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the city government has issued orders to add 220 more ICU beds fo.....

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New lung cancer screening recommendation
01 April 2021

Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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Covid-19 waves will recur, treatment opt
03 April 2021

Since “we have to live with Covid-19”, research for developing more treatment options for infected people sh.....

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3rd phase of Covid 19 vaccination: Over
03 April 2021

Over 52,000 beneficiaries received shots on the second day of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive which wi.....

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Dutch govt temporarily halt AstraZeneca
03 April 2021

The Dutch government said Friday it is temporarily halting AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccinations for people under 60 foll.....

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COVID-19 second wave in India may peak b
03 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic acros.....

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Over 34,000 vaccine doses administered i
05 April 2021

As many as 34,304 vaccine doses were administered across Haryana on Sunday, taking the total number of shots given so fa.....

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L452R mutant of coronavirus causing conc
05 April 2021

Pune: Lockdown helps in containing the spread of coronavirus, but affects the economy adversely and hence there is a nee.....

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Why some cancer drugs may be ineffective
05 April 2021

A possible explanation for why many cancer drugs that kill tumor cells in mouse models won't work in human trials ha.....

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Understanding itch: New insights at the
5 April 2021

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis (AD), is sometimes called "the itch that rashes." Often, the itch begins before t.....

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Sputnik V vaccine: Russia says Panacea B
06 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund), and Panacea Biotec today announced to pro.....

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Coronavirus India Live News: India repor
06 April 2021

Coronavirus Covid-19 second wave in India: The Covid-19 situation in India has turned grim with the country’s dail.....

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Covid in Maharashtra: New strains might
06 April 2021

The state of Maharashtra is facing an acute crisis with a massive hike in double mutated strain of Coronavirus L452R and.....

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Zydus Cadila seeks DCGI nod for use of h
06 April 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has sought approval from the domestic drug regulator Drugs Controller General o.....

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Vaccination at workplace allowed from Ap
08 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare on Wednesday permitted vaccination at both government and private workplaces f.....

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Rare blood clot risk: UK agency says und
08 April 2021

The United Kingdom’s drug regulator says the AstraZeneca vaccine has huge benefits but people under 30 will be off.....

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New method expands the world of small RN
8 April 2021

A team led by a biomedical scientist at the University of California, Riverside, has developed a new RNA-sequencing meth.....

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How brain cells repair their DNA reveals
8 April 2021

Neurons lack the ability to replicate their DNA, so they're constantly working to repair damage to their genome. Now.....

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Karnataka working to develop health infr
8 April 2021

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday said the state is working with a vision to develop basic health inf.....

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Indonesia turns to China for more vaccin
9 April 2021

Indonesia is in talks with China to secure as many as 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to plug a gap in deliveries aft.....

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Serum Institute of India refunds South A
9 April 2021

  The Serum Institute of India has fully refunded South Africa for the 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, wh.....

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European calculations suggest very small
9 April 2021

India should have reported 320 cases of blood clot associated with administering of Covishield vaccine by now if the Eur.....

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AstraZeneca Covid vaccine: Philippines t
9 April 2021

MANILA (PHILIPPINES) : Philippine health officials have decided to temporarily suspend the use of the AstraZeneca Covid-.....

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Autism gene study finds widespread impac
9 April 2021

Damage to the autism-associated gene Dyrk1a, sets off a cascade of problems in developing mouse brains, resulting in abn.....

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Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine trial likel
10 April 2021

Johnson & Johnson is in touch with the central government to start clinical trial of its much awaited single-dose CO.....

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As Covid cases rise, Zydus to scale up R
10 April 2021

Following the surge in cases of Covid-19, pharma major Cadila Healthcare (Zydus Cadila) is scaling up production capacit.....

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More sunlight linked with lower COVID-19
10 April 2021

Increased exposure to the sun’s rays — specifically UVA — is associated with fewer deaths from COVID-1.....

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No fresh COVID-19 case reported in 149 d
10 April 2021

No fresh COVID-19 case has been reported in 149 districts in a week, while eight have not registered any new infection i.....

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Govt prohibits exports of remdesivir til
12 April 2021

In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the.....

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China considering mixing different COVID
12 April 2021

Beijing: China is considering the mixing of different COVID-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low eff.....

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Get ready for
13 April 2021

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live Updates: The ugly reality of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit home as.....

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Tweaked COVID vaccines in testing aim to
13 April 2021

Dozens of Americans are rolling up their sleeves for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine — this time, shots tweaked t.....

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DCGI authorises Sputnik V vaccine
13 April 2021

NEW DELHI: The Drugs Controller General of India V.G. Somani late on Monday gave emergency use license to Covid-19 vacci.....

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Vaccinated people better protected again
13 April 2021

NEW DELHI : COVID-19 vaccines protect against serious illness but transmissibility can still continue and inoculated peo.....

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Companies set to double Remdesivir outpu
13 April 2021

Even as the Centre announced a slew of measures to improve access of Covid-19 therapy, Remdesivir, major players includi.....

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RDIF expects 50 Mn doses a month of Sput
14 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said it expects over 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to be ma.....

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Co-Win portal can handle vaccination for
14 April 2021

The Co-Win vaccine registration portal can handle more users when the vaccination drive is opened to citizens under 45 y.....

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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine
14 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would work towards bringing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany'.....

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Dr Reddy to start supply of imported Spu
14 April 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories will start supplying Sputnik V vaccines imported from Russia in May and tap locally source.....

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COVID-19 pandemic a long way from over,
14 April 2021

Even though more than 780 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered globally, the pandemic is “.....

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Covid-19: Tika Utsav does not do the tri
15 April 2021

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s call for a four-day Tika Utsav where an all-out effort was to be made to vaccinate .....

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Serum - new Covid-19 vaccines yet to ge
15 April 2021

The new vaccine approval norms in the country are unlikely to speed up the launch of new Covid-19 vaccines from Serum In.....

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Russia says Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine d
15 April 2021

The developer of Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine said Wednesday its jab did not cause blood clots, a potentia.....

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Coronavirus: Remdesivir no life-saving d
14 April 2021

Expressing concern over the panic created by the shortage of Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug, Maharashtra’s COVID-1.....

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With unprecedented COVID surge, Delhi su
16 April 2021

Battling the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Delhi recorded over 17,000 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday to becom.....

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Most differences in DNA binding compound
15 April 2021

Compared to newborns conceived traditionally, newborns conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) are more likely to.....

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Virus variants inciting India 2nd surge,
16 April 2021

NEW DELHI : The second surge of COVID-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because muta.....

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Scientists identify severe asthma specie
16 April 2021

Asthma afflicts more than 300 million people worldwide. The most severe manifestation, known as non-Th2, or non-atopic c.....

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Covid-19: Delhi CM Kejriwal asks officia
16 April 2021

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday asked officials to prepare a plan to ensure that there is no shortage of Remd.....

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Foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines: Deci
16 April 2021

India’s drug regulator will take a decision on applications seeking approval for restricted emergency use of forei.....

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Zydus Cadila to double remdesivir produc
17 April 2021

In view of surging demand for antiviral drug Remdesivir, Ahmedabad-based pharma major Cadila Healthcare has decided to d.....

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Haffkine Biopharma gets nod to produce B
17 April 2021

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that the department of science and technology, government of .....

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Coronavirus: Delhi govt orders linking o
17 April 2021

The Delhi government has issued an order for linking of public and private sector diagnostic labs to ensure timely proce.....

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COVID-19: EU has not initiated discussio
17 April 2021

The European Union has not decided yet whether to sign new contracts for COVID-19 vaccines with AstraZeneca and Johnson .....

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1,189 samples have tested Covid positive
17 April 2021

A total of 1,189 samples have so far tested positive for variants of concern of SARS COV-2 in India, the health ministry.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin production to
19 April 2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by Septem.....

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Private sector to play vital role in COV
19 April 2021

The role of private sector would be vital as India scales up its COVID 19 vaccination drive, RS Sharma, the CEO of Natio.....

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Drugmakers slash prices of covid-19 drug
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Seven pharmaceutical companies which manufacture remdesivir in India have slashed the prices of the drug, gi.....

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COVID-19: Recommendation of 3rd booster
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : More data is needed to establish if a third anti-COVID-19 booster dose will be more effective in fighting th.....

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COVID-19: Scientists identify human gene
19 April 2021

"We wanted to gain a better understanding of the cellular response to SARS-CoV-2, including what drives a strong or.....

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Everyone above 18 can get Covid vaccine
20 April 2021

The government on Monday announced a ‘liberalised and accelerated’ Covid-19 vaccination programme beginning .....

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Second wave sees rise in oxygen usage, R
20 April 2021

Indian Council of Medical Research director general Dr Balram Bhargava said on Monday the second wave had seen oxygen us.....

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COVID-19: White House refuses to comment
20 April 2021

The White House on Monday did not respond to questions on the request by Serum Institute of India to lift export ban on .....

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New CRISPR technology offers unrivaled c
20 April 2021

In a paper published April 9, 2021, in the journal Cell, researchers at UC San Francisco and the Whitehead Institute des.....

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IOC, BPCL supply oxygen to hospitals
20 April 2021

MUMBAI : State-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has started free supply of 150 metric tonnes of oxygen to hospitals in Delhi, .....

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Govt aid will help vaccine production, s
21 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister .....

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Vaccine ramp-up: Advance of Rs 4,500 cro
21 April 2021

The Centre will release Rs 3,000 crore as advance payment to Covid-19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) and a.....

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COVID: Govt waives import duty on Remdes
21 April 2021

Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the government on Tuesday waived customs duty on Remdesivir, its raw materia.....

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Multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics may c
21 April 2021

Taking multivitamins, omega-3, probiotics or vitamin D supplements may reduce the risk of testing positive for the novel.....

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As hospitals gasp for Oxygen amid Covid
22 April 2021

Amid reports of oxygen shortage in the country, the Centre on Wednesday said of the total 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin shows 78 perce
22 April 2021

The interim results of the Phase-3 trials for Covaxin have shown a clinical efficacy of 78% against mild, moderate and s.....

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Biological E may launch vaccine by Augus
22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Biological E Ltd is about to complete phase 1 and 2 trials of its covid-19 vaccine and is expected to launch.....

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Expert panel to review Meril price exemp
22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd’s request for exemption from price caps for its first locally-made biodeg.....

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COVID-19: CSIR lab develops technology t
23 April 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR) Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI).....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Centre has not contrac
23 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday clarified that Serum Institute of India (SII) has not cont.....

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Undruggable cancer protein becomes drugg
23 April 2021

Inspired by a rare compound found in a shrub native to North America, Mingji Dai, professor of chemistry and a scientist.....

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Taking oxygen intermittently does not he
23 April 2021

Stating that "oxygen is like a drug" and taking it intermittently does not help, top doctors in the country hi.....

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SARS-CoV genome sequencing to be ramped
24 April 2021

The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic consortium (INSACOG) has sequenced 15,133 SARS-CoV genome from Covid positive internationa.....

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Double and triple mutants of coronavirus
24 April 2021

The double and triple mutant strains detected in India are one and the same variant of the coronavirus, and the availabl.....

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Zydus Cadila - Virafin gets emergency us
24 April 2021

Amid a continuous spike in the number of coronavirus cases in India, Zydus Cadila’s Virafin has been granted emerg.....

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Centre installs DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen ge
24 April 2021

The Centre has decided to immediately install DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen generation plants at various state-run hospitals lik.....

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India must reduce mobility and mixing to
24 April 2021

India must control mobility and mixing to reduce a surge in infections, the World Health Organization emergencies direct.....

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UK to fly out ventilators, oxygen concen
25 April 2021

More than 600 pieces of vital medical equipment including ventilators and oxygen concentrators will be on their way to I.....

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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to ship 80 metric
26 April 2021

Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an .....

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Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI nod to extend
26 April 2021

Bharat Biotech has written to the India’s drug regulator seeking extension of the shelf-life of its indigenously d.....

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Throat spray, oral drug for malaria-arth
26 April 2021

Singapore: An antiseptic throat spray and an oral drug usually prescribed to treat malaria and arthritis have been found.....

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Molnupiravir approval sought to target e
27 April 2021

After an outcry for remdesivir, there is now yet another experimental anti-viral drug – Molnupiravir to deal with .....

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat B
27 April 2021

The central government on Monday asked the Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech to lower price of their COVID-19 vaccines .....

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Oxycon: Amid Covid-19 second wave, IISER
26 April 2021

At a time when India is witnessing an unprecedented surge in medical oxygen demand due to the deadly second wave of Covi.....

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From Remdesivir to use of oxygen to vacc
27 April 2021

India has seen a staggering rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, which has wreaked havoc on India’s healthcare in.....

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Delayed RT-PCR reports triggering Covid
27 April 2021

Lucknow: Satvik Pandey of Aliganj and his family members gave their samples for RT-PCR test but when they did not receiv.....

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Covishield, Covaxin effective against In
28 April 2021

New Delhi: Covishield and Covaxin -- the two coronavirus vaccines currently in use in India -- have efficacy against the.....

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Vital medical supplies reach India as CO
28 April 2021

Vital medical supplies began to reach India on Tuesday as hospitals starved of life-saving oxygen and beds turned away c.....

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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrator
28 April 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) will provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India which is experiencing a surge in Co.....

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India to receive first batch of Russia C
28 April 2021

MOSCOW: India will receive a first batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 on May 1, the head of the Ru.....

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Sanofi to produce Moderna coronavirus va
28 April 2021

The French pharmaceutical company Sanofi will help manufacture the Moderna coronavirus vaccine beginning in September, j.....

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Covid-19: First consignments of medical
29 April 2021

The first consignments of medical supplies from the US and Russia are expected to reach India by Thursday and the govern.....

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Serum Institute cuts vaccine price for s
29 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday a.....

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Covid testing is down by nearly 27 perce
29 April 2021

NEW DELHI: Daily testing for Covid-19 in Delhi has reduced by nearly 27% over the past two weeks. This, even as the posi.....

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Pfizer - at-home pill to cure Covid in t
29 April 2021

London: The first human trials of a single pill cure for Covid-19 are underway which, if successful, would mean Covid-19.....

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One in four people experience mild syste
29 April 2021

One in four people experience mild, short-lived systemic side effects after receiving either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca v.....

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Centre to direct states to utilise Rs 24
30 April 2021

The Centre will soon direct states to better utilise the staggering Rs 24,500 crore, lying unspent with district mineral.....

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Global community rushes medical supplies
30 April 2021

The international community on Thursday rushed much-needed medical supplies, relief materials, life-saving drugs as well.....

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AYUSH-64 drug useful in treating mild to
30 April 2021

NEW DELHI : AYUSH-64, a drug developed for curing malaria in 1980, can be useful for the treatment of asymptomatic, mild.....

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BioNTech expects Covid vaccine trial res
30 April 2021

BERLIN: BioNTech expects results by September from trials testing the COVID-19 vaccine that it and Pfizer have developed.....

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Bharat Biotech Covaxin found to neutrali
30 April 2021

The made-in India Covaxin vaccine, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, can neutralise the B1617 variant of coro.....

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Novel smell test may help diagnose COVID
01 May, 2021

A new capsule-based smell test may help in the rapid diagnosis of various diseases linked to the loss of smell such as C.....

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Anti-Covid drug Remdesivir to be strictl
01 May, 2021

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria today in a press conference said that the decision to administer Remdesivir must be taken.....

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UK finds 2 further strands of Indian var
01 May, 2021

London: UK health authorities have said that two further strands with the same “parent lineage” as the so-ca.....

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Antiviral drug Clevira repurposed for tr
01 May, 2021

Clevira, a drug primarily developed to treat dengue, has been repurposed as supportive treatment for mild to moderate Co.....

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India records over 66 lakh COVID cases i
01 May, 2021

India reported more than 66 lakh coronavirus cases in April, making it the worst month of the pandemic, and the total nu.....

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Tech Mahindra, Reagene to file patent fo
03 May, 2021

IT company Tech Mahindra is in the process of filing a patent, along with Reagene Biosciences, for a drug molecule that .....

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Could not predict exact nature of corona
01 May, 2021

A group of scientists working on mathematical models to forecast the surge of coronavirus cases said Sunday they could n.....

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Covid-19: India gets first batch of 1.5
03 May, 2021

India on Saturday received the first batch of 1,50,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine even as the country is .....

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Merck Pharma to sign licensing pacts wit
03 May, 2021

New Delhi: Drug firm MSD has decided to enter into voluntary licensing agreements for investigational oral antiviral dru.....

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UNICEF sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators t
04 May, 2021

The UN children’s agency has sent critical life-saving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic .....

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India - biggest Serum Vaccine order cove
04 May, 2021

The Narendra Modi-led federal government hasn’t placed an order larger than 110 million doses from the biggest loc.....

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SII to invest Rs 2,400 crore in Britain
04 May, 2021

LONDON: The UK and Indian governments will announce their first enhanced trade partnership on Tuesday as a precursor to .....

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Health Body Chief On Status Of Covid Var
06 May, 2021

New Delhi: The UK strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while the double mutant variant is .....

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Rational use of steroids for Covid must
06 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: While the state grapples with the unprecedented spike in Covid-19 complications, experts have warned that ram.....

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Covid-19: Canada authorizes Pfizer vacci
06 May, 2021

Canada’s health regulator has authorised Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for ages 12 to 16, a person familiar with.....

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Department of Space has gone beyond its
07 May, 2021

The Department of Space has gone beyond its call to provide COVID-related support mainly liquid oxygen to Tamil Nadu, Ke.....

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Coronavirus: Russia authorises single-do
07 May, 2021

Russia has authorised the one-shot Sputnik Light version of its COVID-19 vaccine for use, the Russian Direct Investment .....

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Sugar-sweetened drinks linked to increas
07 May, 2021

The study, published online May 6 in the journal Gut, provides more support for public health efforts that encourage peo.....

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Covid third wave inevitable in India, sa
07 May, 2021

Health experts have warned that a Covid-19 third wave is “inevitable” in India, as evidence grows that new v.....

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India to buy medical oxygen from Gulf co
08 May, 2021

NEW DELHI: India will commercially import liquid medical oxygen from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar, oil minister Dharmendr.....

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Dr Reddy - may distribute Sputnik Light
08 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The single-shot Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light, which was approved for use by Russia on Thursday, wi.....

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Covid-19: WHO approves emergency use of
08 May, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving .....

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US govt doing everything it can to help
08 May, 2021

The US government is making all the efforts to help India in this hour of crisis, a senior State Department official has.....

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WHO says rush to hospitals worsens India
08 May, 2021

India’s new coronavirus cases have stayed above 300,000 for a sixth consecutive day on Tuesday, while its armed fo.....

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Foreign aid of 6,738 O2 concentrators, 1
10 May, 2021

New Delhi: The Centre has dispatched and delivered to various states and Union Territories 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3.....

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At Rs 700-Rs 1,500, price of Covid vacci
10 May, 2021

MUMBAI: From Rs 250, the cost of vaccines in the private sector has shot up by up to six times. It now ranges from Rs 70.....

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Tech transfers, supply of materials must
10 May, 2021

Partnerships, technology transfers and supply of various critical equipment and materials which go into the production o.....

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Process for eliminating unneeded cells m
10 May, 2021

One way that organisms get rid of unneeded cells is through a process called extrusion, which allows cells to be squeeze.....

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Centre issues advisory on management of
10 May, 2021

Mucormycosis, a fungal infection being found in COVID-19 patients with uncontrolled diabetes and prolonged intensive car.....

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Novavax combined influenza/COVID-19 vacc
11 May, 2021

Novavax Inc said on Monday its combined flu and COVID-19 vaccine produced functional antibodies against influenza and th.....

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Pfizer Covid shot expanded to US childre
11 May, 2021

U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way t.....

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WHO says virus strain in India a variant
11 May, 2021

Geneva, May 10, 2021 -Schools and stores reopened in parts of Europe on Monday, easing out of months of Covid-19 lockdow.....

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Govt relaxes procurement norms for healt
11 May, 2021

With the world’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 severely straining the health system in the country, the government ha.....

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IP waiver will not lead to increased pro
11 May, 2021

Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) on Monday said waiving intellectual property rights will not le.....

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WHO warns of drug India recommends to fi
12 May, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday cautioned against the indiscriminate use of ivermectin, an anti-parasitic.....

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Covid-19: ICMR liberalises import of tes
12 May, 2021

Faced with the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the second wave and to meet the urgent need to ramp up testing, the Indian C.....

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WHO classifies triple-mutant Covid varia
12 May, 2021

A World Health Organization official said Monday it is reclassifying the highly contagious triple-mutant Covid variant s.....

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BioNTech to build mRNA manufacturing sit
12 May, 2021

BioNTech said on Monday it plans to set up a regional headquarters and build a new manufacturing site for its vaccines b.....

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Dr Reddy - inks licensing pact with Eli
12 May, 2021

Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Tuesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company to produce Bariciti.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Serum says will raise
13 May, 2021

Amid multiple states reporting a shortage of COVID-19 vaccine, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech have submitted to the .....

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Covaxin gets approval for phase II/III t
13 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Even as Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has become the first vaccine globally to get approval from US drug regulator .....

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Pharmaceutical market reports strong gro
13 May, 2021

Mumbai: India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has said that the 51.5 percent year-on-year growth in India's pharmaceut.....

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Covid-19: India fastest nation globally
13 May, 2021

India is the fastest country globally to reach the landmark of administering 17 crore doses in 114 days, Union Health Mi.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Uttarakhand to import
13 May, 2021

Uttarakhand will import 20 lakh doses of Sputnik vaccine over the next two months, officials said on Wednesday. Givin.....

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Covid-19: Peak will come, virus can agai
14 May, 2021

As the country battles the second wave of COVID-19, the government Thursday said the virus may emerge again and so prepa.....

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216 cr vaccine doses to be available in
14 May, 2021

As states grapple with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, the Centre Thursday said that over two billion doses will be .....

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Sputnik V could be available in India fr
14 May, 2021

Amid reports of the shortage of Covid-19 vaccine in various states, Sputnik vaccine has arrived in India, and "hope.....

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Megalab gets Rs 300-cr seed fund to deve
14 May, 2021

The IIT Alumni Council-founded Megalab has secured a Rs 300-crore seed funding and is developing a two-dose Ayurveda-bas.....

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Plateauing in daily new Covid cases, sli
14 May, 2021

A plateauing in daily new Covid-19 cases and a slight decline in positivity rate have been recorded in the country over .....

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Variant first detected in India is forci
15 May, 2021

British authorities said on Friday that they are considering changing vaccination protocols and rein.....

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Genetek Lifesciences to manufacture Amph
15 May, 2021

On the initiative of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Genetek Lifesciences of Wardha has received FDA approval to make Amph.....

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Will antibody cocktail help, HC asks Cen
15 May, 2021

New Delhi: One of the largest pharma companies has told the Delhi high court that a new “antibody cocktail” .....

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DRDO developed 2-DG drug could be game-c
15 May, 2021

The 2-DG drug developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) could be a game-changer in the fight.....

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Insufficient data to recommend widesprea
15 May, 2021

There isn’t enough data to back the widespread use of Ivermectin in Covid patients and it can be recommended only .....

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First batch of DRDO anti-Covid drug to b
17 May, 2021

The first batch of anti-Covid drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on Monday by defence minister Rajnath S.....

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Hester in talks with Bharat Biotech for
17 May, 2021

Hester Biosciences on Sunday said it has tied up with the Gujarat government to explore production of Covid-19 vaccine t.....

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India COVID-19 active caseload decreases
17 May, 2021

India’s COVID-19 active cases count has decreased to 36,18,458 with a net decline of 55,344 cases being recorded i.....

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Covaxin effectively neutralises all key
17 May, 2021

Indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin has been able to neutralise all key emerging variants, including the double mutant .....

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Second batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccine
17 May, 2021

The second batch of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V on Sunday landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, Sputnik V of.....

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China says it will support India, SA pro
18 May, 2021

BEIJING : China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is "supportive" of India.....

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Proteins that predict future dementia, A
18 May, 2021

The findings are based on new analyses of blood samples of over ten thousand middle-aged and elderly people -- samples t.....

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Bharat Biotech Karnataka facility will h
18 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin manufacturing facility that is under construction in Kolar district in Karnataka would have.....

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Very little of 25 percent vax quota for
18 May, 2021

The central government’s current vaccination strategy allocates 25% of doses produced in India to the private sect.....

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Miniscule bleeding, clotting events post
18 May, 2021

India has reported 26 potential cases of bleeding and clotting after administration of Covishield vaccine, a government .....

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India - Biological E. to produce Johnson
19 May, 2021

India's Biological E. will produce the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine alongside its own candidate, its manag.....

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum I.....

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Will examine data of 2-DG drug for addin
18 May, 2021

The government will consider including India’s first indigenous anti-COVID drug 2-DG in the national COVID-19 trea.....

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Rare COVID-19 response in children expla
17 May, 2021

While many children infected with the virus are asymptomatic or go undiagnosed, about one in 1,000 children experience m.....

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States given 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vials,
19 May, 2021

Nineteen oxygen generation plants, 11,325 oxygen concentrators, 15,801 oxygen cylinders and about 6.1 lakh Remdesivir vi.....

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Scientists slam WHO report, calls for fu
20 May, 2021

Geneva: A group of scientists have slammed the World Health Organisation (WHO) for their report into the origins of COVI.....

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Black fungus cases rising in Delhi, doct
20 May, 2021

NEW DELHI : Hospitals in Delhi have reported a rise in the number of black fungus cases or mucormycosis among people rec.....

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5.86 cr Covid vaccine doses to be provid
20 May, 2021

According to the advance visibility provided by the Centre to states and UTs, a total of 5.86 crore Covid vaccine doses .....

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BDR Pharma inks licensing pact with Eli
20 May, 2021

Drug firm, BDR Pharma on Wednesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company for the manufacturing a.....

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Booster effect even at six months, do no
20 May, 2021

Four to six weeks, six to eight or eight to 12? The increasing gap between two Covishield doses in India while the UK re.....

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Aerosols from Covid-19 infected person c
21 May, 2021

New Delhi, May 20 : Nasal droplets fall within 2 metres from a Covid-19 infected person and the aerosols can travel in a.....

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Gujarat declares mucormycosis an epidemi
21 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: After over 1,500 cases of mucormycosis, also identified as black fugus, across the state, Gujarat on Thursday.....

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Govt makes RAT key tool to track Covid i
21 May, 2021

New Delhi: In the wake of a second wave of Covid and the need to track the disease in rural areas with a sparser dispers.....

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New research optimizes body own immune s
21 May, 2021

A groundbreaking study led by engineering and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities shows how e.....

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US civil rights leader to urge Joe Biden
21 May, 2021

Eminent American civil rights leader Rev. Jesse L. Jackson is urging President Joe Biden to release 60 million doses of .....

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Natco initiates phase-3 clinical trials
22 May, 2021

Natco Pharma on Friday said it has initiated phase-III clinical trials of Molnupiravir capsules to evaluate its efficacy.....

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Pfizer-BioNTech pledge 2 billion doses o
22 May, 2021

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German company BioNTech pledged Friday to deliver 2 billion doses of their CO.....

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Ayurvedic medicine touted as miracle cur
22 May, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to send the Ayurvedic medicine, being touted as a miracle cure for COVID.....

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Record 20.61 lakh COVID tests done in a
22 May, 2021

More than 20.61 lakh tests for detection of COVID-19 were conducted in a span of 24 hours in the country, the highest-ev.....

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DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detectio
22 May, 2021

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit that offers res.....

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Covid-19: WHO provides over 340 MT of es
24 May, 2021

To support countries across the South-East Asia region's response to the surge in Covid-19 cases, the World Health O.....

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Dr Reddy - developing new treatment opti
24 May, 2021

Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories is working on the development of new treatment options for Covid-19 patients whic.....

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DDMA asks pharmacies to display availabl
24 May, 2021

The Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday directed authorised dealers and pharmacies selling COVID-19 medicine.....

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Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 80 per cent e
24 May, 2021

Two doses from either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer vaccine are over 80 per cent effective in preventing infectio.....

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India - Panacea Biotec begins producing
25 May, 2021

Moscow: Indian biotech firm Panacea Biotec Ltd on Monday began production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covi.....

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India - Cadila to produce up to 30 milli
25 May, 2021

India's Cadila Healthcare is aiming to triple monthly production of Covid-19 vaccine candidate to as many as 30 mill.....

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Glenmark Pharma gets USFDA nod for Icati
25 May, 2021

Drug major Glenmark Pharma on Monday said it has received final approval from the US health regulator for Icatibant Inje.....

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Black fungus: Experts to study possible
25 April 2021

Experts in Karnataka will study whether the rise in the Mucormycosis cases is linked to use of industrial oxygen and its.....

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Post COVID complication among children a
25 May, 2021

After black fungus, the Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is the next cause of concern for the medi.....

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Trials for 3rd booster dose of Covaxin a
26 May, 2021

New Delhi: Trials for the third booster dose of Covaxin has begun at AIIMS. The booster shot will be administered to tho.....

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Total Covid vaccine doses administered i
26 May, 2021

In a significant landmark, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 20 crore, the U.....

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Bharat Biotech expects EUA from WHO for
26 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said it expects approval for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin from the World Health Organisation f.....

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Process on to fix formula for MRP of oxy
26 May, 2021

The Centre Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that pricing authority NPPA has initiated the process to fix a formula .....

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Moderna says its Covid-19 vaccine 100 pe
26 May, 2021

Moderna on Tuesday announced that various studies have shown its Covid-19 vaccine was 100 per cent effective at preventi.....

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Govt looking into securing part of J&
27 May, 2021

Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in India by Biological E cannot be directly channelled to .....

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Our vaccine highly effective on COVID-19
27 May, 2021

Seeking a fast-track approval for its COVID-19 vaccine, US major Pfizer has told Indian authorities that its jab has sho.....

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UK study finds long-term lung damage aft
27 May, 2021

Researchers in the UK have identified persistent damage to lungs in COVID-19 patients at least three months after they w.....

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Countries urge deeper probe of Covid ori
27 May, 2021

The United States and other countries called Tuesday for a more in-depth investigation of the pandemic origins, after an.....

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BDR Pharma launches the first generic RU
28 May, 2021

Mumbai, 27 May 2021: BDR Pharmaceutical launched BDPARIB (RUCAPARIB) to treat advanced ovarian and prostate cancers toda.....

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Govt, Pfizer working together for earlie
28 May, 2021

As soon as Pfizer indicated vaccine availability, the central government and the company started working together for th.....

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Next covid wave may come in November, co
28 May, 2021

BENGALURU : Like the flu, COVID-19 is here to stay for generations, according to the Director of the Indian Institute of.....

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No adverse effect if second dose of diff
28 May, 2021

Any significant adverse effect is unlikely if the second dose of a different COVID-19 vaccine is administered, but reach.....

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Seeking a pill to cure Covid: drugmakers
28 May, 2021

Prevention is better than cure -- but when it comes to Covid, what happens when people can't get the vaccine, don.....

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DRDO anti-Covid drug priced at Rs 990 pe
29 May, 2021

Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) anti-Covid-19 drug will be sold at Rs 990 per sachet by Dr Re.....

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AstraZeneca drug Tagrisso gets EU nod fo
29 May, 2021

AstraZeneca's top-selling Tagrisso drug has been approved for use in the European Union to treat patients with a typ.....

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RT-PCR test: NEERI develops simple, fast
29 May, 2021

The National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) has developed a simple and fast method of swab collect.....

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New twist in coronavirus origin saga: No
29 May, 2021

The United States and Britain are stepping up calls for the World Health Organisation to take a deeper look into the pos.....

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Singapore has been supporting India in s
29 May, 2021

Singapore’s position as an important trading and logistics hub turned out to be useful for the Indian High Commiss.....

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Gujarat: Zydus Cadila now plans to test
31 May, 2021

After covering adults and children aged between 12 and 18 years under the ongoing clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccin.....

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IIT Hyderabad develops oral amphotericin
31 May, 2021

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad has developed nanofibre-based, controlled-release oral tablets of amphoteri.....

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Indian Immunologiclas to start drug subs
31 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Indian Immunologicals Ltd, a city-based facility under the National Dairy Development Board, has announced it.....

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New tool activates deep brain neurons by
31 May, 2021

Neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease and epilepsy have had some treatment success with deep brain stim.....

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Monoclonal antibody cocktail unlikely to
31 May, 2021

New Delhi: Monoclonal antibody cocktail, used for the treatment of COVID-19, is unlikely to lead to further mutation of .....

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Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manu
01 June, 2021

The Madhya Pradesh government has given permission to the Indore-based Modern Laboratories to manufacture Amphotericin B.....

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Wait six weeks for surgery after Covid,
01 June, 2021

Pune: Recovered Covid patients opting for non-urgent or elective surgeries are being asked by surgeons to go for repeat .....

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Price capping waiver to exemption from b
01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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AIIMS RDA urge Harsh Vardhan to implemen
01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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Versatile coronavirus antibody may be st
01 June, 2021

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most people in the United States already had been sick with a coronavirus, albeit a f.....

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Glenmark Pharma launches anti-epileptic
02 June, 2021

Glenmark Pharma on Tuesday announced the launch of anti-epileptic drug Rufinamide tablets in the US market. Glenmark Pha.....

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Government approves four firms under PLI
02 June, 2021

The government has given approval to four waitlisted firms under the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for domest.....

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Israel claims likely link between Pfizer
02 June, 2021

JERUSALEM: Israel's Health Ministry said on Tuesday it found the small number of heart inflammation cases observed m.....

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WHO approves 2nd Chinese vaccine for eme
02 June, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday that it has approved China’s second COVID-19 vaccine ‘Si.....

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Eli Lilly India gets nod for emergency u
02 June, 2021

Eli Lilly and Company India on Tuesday said it has received permission for emergency use of its antibody drugs combinati.....

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Sun Pharma, Ferring Pharmaceuticals ink
03 June, 2021

Drug major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Wednesday said it has entered into a licensing agreement with Ferring Pharma.....

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IIT MegaLab to manufacture, deliver indi
03 June, 2021

New Delhi: The IIT Alumni Council-funded Megalab on Tuesday announced plans to manufacture 200 million doses per month o.....

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H10N3 bird flu: So far, low risk of huma
03 June, 2021

BEIJING : A 41-year-old man in China's eastern province of Jiangsu has been confirmed as the first human case of inf.....

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Zydus Cadila gets tentative USFDA nod to
04 June, 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market Osimer.....

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Sputnik Light coronavirus vaccine shows
04 June, 2021

Moscow: The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) on Wednesday announced that the Ru.....

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India signs deal with domestic vaccine m
04 June, 2021

Bengaluru: India's government said on Thursday it has inked a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 .....

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Anti-inflammatory drugs may cause weaker
04 June, 2021

New Delhi: Some people who take the drug methotrexate to treat common immune system disorders like rheumatoid arthritis .....

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Reliance submits proposal for potential
04 June, 2021

Reliance Industries Ltd’s R&D arm has proposed the use of Niclosamide – the drug used to treat tapeworm .....

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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shot f
05 June, 2021

London: Britain's medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and Bi.....

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US removes DPA ratings on AstraZeneca, N
05 June, 2021

Confident of the availability of Covid-19 vaccines in the country, the Biden Administration has removed Defense Producti.....

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US eager to involve Indian investigators
05 June, 2021

America's top infectious disease specialist, Dr Anthony Fauci on Thursday said his country is eager to involve India.....

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B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2 drove surge
05 June, 2021

The surge of COVID-19 cases in the country in the last two months shows a correlation with the rise in B.1.617 variant o.....

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Serum Institute to make 3 types of Covid
07 June, 2021

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), which has been the largest producer of vaccines in India, making the Oxford-A.....

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AIIMS Delhi to start screening children
07 June, 2021

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, will start screening children for clinical trials of indigen.....

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Dr Reddys recalls 2,980 bottles of chole
07 June, 2021

New Delhi: Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories is recalling 2,980 bottles of Atorvastatin Calcium tablets in the US d.....

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New study may help explain low oxygen le
07 June, 2021

A new study published in the journal Stem Cell Reports by University of Alberta researchers is shedding light on why man.....

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US to donate 750K Covid vax doses to Tai
07 June, 2021

Taipei: The US will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, Senator Ladda Tammy Duckworth said here on Sunday. .....

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EMA highlights guidance not to use hepar
08 June, 2021

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Monday pushed guidance for doctors not to use the blood thinner heparin to treat .....

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China authorises CoronaVac Covid-19 vacc
08 June, 2021

BEIJING : China has authorised the emergency use of CoronaVac, a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, .....

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Vaccination drive: Centre to provide fre
08 June, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the central government will provide free coronavirus vaccine to st.....

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High vaccination rates can help reduce r
08 June, 2021

A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed t.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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Centre to facilitate vaccine supply to s
09 June, 2021

States and union territories would aggregate the demand of private hospitals for Covid vaccines based on which the Centr.....

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India strategic ally, needs US help in f
09 June, 2021

India is a strategic ally and it needs the United State’s help in its ongoing fight against COVID-19, top lawmaker.....

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New Covid variant with more severity det
09 June, 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists at Pune’s National Institute of Virology have isolated and characterised a coronavirus vari.....

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DRDO drug to cost 990/sachet
09 June, 2021

Contrary to promises that the indigenously developed Covid-19 drug 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) would be priced affordably t.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut infection r
09 June, 2021

Washington: Taking two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna's mRNA-based vaccines, authorised by the Food and Dr.....

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Ocugen pays USD 15 mn upfront to Bharat
09 June, 2021

Ocugen Inc, the US partner for Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine, has announced the payment of USD 15 million upfron.....

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WTO members to discuss patent waiver for
10 June, 2021

New Delhi: Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday agreed to hold discussions on patent waiver for Co.....

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Govt issues guidelines on COVID in child
10 June, 2021

The government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children in which Remdesi.....

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Delta coronavirus variant believed to ha
10 June, 2021

LONDON : The Delta coronavirus variant of concern, first identified in India, is believed to be 60% more transmissible t.....

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Monoclonal antibody therapy improved par
10 June, 2021

Clinical parameters of two COVID-19 patients improved significantly within 12 hours of administering monoclonal antibody.....

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Covid-19: Moderna seeks US authorization
11 June, 2021

American biotech company Moderna said Thursday it was asking the US Food and Drug Administration for an emergency use au.....

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Tatas to buy 51percent in 1MG for USD 2
11 June, 2021

Mumbai: India’s largest conglomerate Tata Group will acquire a majority stake in e-pharmacy retailer 1MG, broadeni.....

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Mankind Pharma launches drug to treat bl
11 June, 2021

Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has launched Posaconazole Gastro resistant tablets, used to treat black fungus, in th.....

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Unplanned vaccination can promote mutant
11 June, 2021

A group of public health experts, including doctors from AIIMS and members from the national taskforce on COVID-19, have.....

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Meril receives nod from ICMR for its ind
11 June, 2021

Medtech firm Meril on Thursday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its .....

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Thailand books 20 million doses of Pfize
12 June, 2021

Bangkok: Thailand has signed a purchase order for 20 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNT.....

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Suven Pharma inks non-exclusive licencin
12 June, 2021

Hyderabad: After licencing the process knowhow for synthesis of Covid-19 wonder drug 2-DG (2-Deoxy-D-Glucose) to Lee Pha.....

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No need to panic on need for immediate c
12 June, 2021

The government Friday said there is no need to panic on the need for an immediate change in the dosage interval of Covis.....

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US denying emergency approval to Covaxin
12 June, 2021

In the view of the US FDA rejecting emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the government Friday.....

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G7 leaders discuss Wuhan lab leak theory
14 June, 2021

World leaders gathered at the G7 Summit in Cornwall discussed the possibility that a laboratory leak in central China&rs.....

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Direct link between malnutrition and dis
14 June, 2021

Underlining that there is a direct link between malnutrition and diseases, India country director of UN World Food Progr.....

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Astronomy meets pathology to identify pr
14 June, 2021

Pairing sky-mapping algorithms with advanced immunofluorescence imaging of cancer biopsies, researchers at The Mark Foun.....

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India holds vaccination drive for people
14 June, 2021

Ahmedabad: Authorities in an Indian city have organised a special drive-through vaccination camp for disabled people in .....

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AstraZeneca shots should be halted for o
14 June, 2021

Countries should also avoid giving the Astrazeneca coronavirus vaccine to people over 60, the head of the EU drug regula.....

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Single dose of COVID-19 vaccine sufficie
15 June, 2021

A single dose of COVID-19 vaccine is sufficient for an infected person as there was a greater antibody response when com.....

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15 June, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in .....

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15 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market epileps.....

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Centre to provide over 96,490 Covid vacc
15 June, 2021

More than 1.40 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories to be administered.....

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17 June, 2021

India is considering offering as much as 500 billion rupees ($6.8 billion) of credit incentives to boost health care inf.....

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17 June, 2021

Pune: Forty-five-year-old Avinash was taken aback when his Covid antibody test came negative despite taking both vaccine.....

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17 June, 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories which has soft-launched Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V here has expanded the pi.....

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17 June, 2021

Cells contain machinery that duplicates DNA into a new set that goes into a newly formed cell. That same class of machin.....

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UK trial finds Regeneron anti-viral ther
17 June, 2021

A new, experimental anti-viral treatment used for some worst-affected COVID-19 patients has been found to save lives, ac.....

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18 June, 2021

A 65-year-old woman has tested positive for the new ‘Delta Plus’ variant of coronavirus  here, official.....

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Pfizer, Moderna preferred 2nd dose after
18 June, 2021

Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization said Thursday people who got the AstraZeneca vaccine as their.....

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Novavax Covid-19 vaccine Covavax to laun
18 June, 2021

The Serum Institute of India (SII) hopes to introduce US firm Novavax's Indian version of the Covid-19 vaccine - .....

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Bharat Biotech, WHO pre-submission meeti
18 June, 2021

New Delhi: Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's pre-submission meeting has been scheduled on June 23 for evaluation of t.....

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Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to be
18 June, 2021

Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V vaccine will be available in nine more cities across India, including Bengaluru, Mumb.....

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Top government officials, leaders from i
19 June, 2021

Top government officials, leaders from the industry and academicians from India and the US would take part in the annual.....

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Zydus Cadila likely to seek emergency us
19 June, 2021

Indian pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila is likely to apply to the central drugs regulator seeking emergency use authori.....

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19 June, 2021

The COVID-19 Delta variant, which was first identified in India, is becoming the dominant variant globally because of it.....

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India should brace for third Covid-19 wa
18 June, 2021

A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than.....

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Blocking IL-11 signaling can promote liv
19 June, 2021

Scientists at Duke-NUS Medical School and National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), in collaboration with colleagues in Si.....

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21 June, 2021

Pune: The Joint National Task Force for Covid-19 has advised 'salt loading' as a key intervention to prevent or .....

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Study evaluates reason behind increased
21 June, 2021

WASHINGTON : Recently a Johns Hopkins School of Medicine study found that although two SARS-CoV-2 variants are associate.....

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As crowds swell, AIIMS chief warns of ea
21 June, 2021

New Delhi: A third wave of Covid-19 is inevitable and could hit the country earlier than expected, AIIMS director Dr Ran.....

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21 June, 2021

AHMEDABAD: Rajesh Bhatt, Ahmedabad chief fire officer, bucked the general perception that if you get infected with Covid.....

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21 June, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called upon countries in its south-east Asia region to scale up public hea.....

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22 June, 2021

The Union health ministry on Monday reiterated there is no scientific evidence of COVID-19 vaccination causing infertili.....

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22 June, 2021

More than 69 lakh vaccine doses were administered across the country till Monday evening on the first day of the revised.....

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22 June, 2021

Dehradun: Chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat and ayush minister Harak Singh Rawat, on the occasion of International Day f.....

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22 June, 2021

Cadila Healthcare and Bayer (South East Asia) have decided to extend the operations of their joint venture by three year.....

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Authentication technology to prevent cou
22 June, 2021

Honeywell on Monday announced digital authentication technology for the pharmaceutical industry in response to the growi.....

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US announces to allocate 5.5 cr doses of
23 June, 2021

Washington: The US has announced its plan to allocate 5.5 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccines to the rest of the world .....

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Delta variant ‘greatest threat&rsq
23 June, 2021

Speaking at a White House briefing on COVID-19 on Tuesday, Fauci said the variant, which was first identified in India, .....

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India’s Covid tally tops 3cr, last
23 June, 2021

India has become the second country in the world after the US to record more than 3 crore Covid-19 cases since the begin.....

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Pfizer in final stages of agreement to s
23 June, 2021

Pfizer is confident of producing three billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines and another four billion by next year, making .....

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India likely to have Covid vaccine for c
24 June, 2021

Noting that children usually have a mild disease but there is a need to develop Covid-19 vaccines for them, AIIMS Delhi .....

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Pfizer in final stages of getting approv
24 June, 2021

New Delhi: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the "final stages" of getting approval for .....

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Signs of brain inflammation found in peo
24 June, 2021

Scientists have found signs of inflammation and neurodegeneration in the brains of individuals who died of COVID-19, sim.....

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24 June, 2021

The Delta variant of the COVID-19, which now makes up 90 per cent of all new cases, is significantly more transmissible .....

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24 June, 2021

The Delta variant, the significantly more transmissible strain of COVID-19, is expected to become a ‘dominant line.....

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25 June, 2021

Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has inked a pact with BDR Pharmaceuticals for distributing Baricitinib, a drug that i.....

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Novel method to accurately, quickly dete
25 June, 2021

Researchers have developed a non-invasive and low-cost method that can accurately and rapidly detect COVID-19 using samp.....

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Unraveling the origin of Alzheimer disea
25 June, 2021

Case Western Reserve University researchers studying prions -- misfolded proteins that cause lethal incurable diseases -.....

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Sputnik V is safest among all Covid-19 v
25 June, 2021

A study by the Buenos Aires Ministry of Health to monitor the safety of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 confirmed.....

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US to add heart inflammation warning for
25 June, 2021

Washington: US health authorities plan to update official guidance about administering mRNA Covid vaccines to adolescent.....

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Singapore will continue to give mRNA vac
28 June, 2021

The benefits of receiving an mRNA coronavirus vaccine continue to outweigh the risks of getting inoculated, the Singapor.....

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Serum Institute of India produces over 1
28 June, 2021

Fulfilling its commitment, Serum Institute of India has produced over 10 crore doses of its COVID-19 vaccine Covishield .....

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Zydus vaccine for kids above 12 years co
28 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine for children above 12 years is expected to be available by August as its trials.....

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CSIR-developed BGR-34 effective in post-
28 June, 2021

New Delhi: Dysfunction of glucose metabolism resulting in hyperglycaemia, a high blood sugar level, has been found in 14.....

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28 June, 2021

Jakarta: Indonesia is currently examining the use of the Sinovac and Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines for people under 18 years .....

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29 June, 2021

The government has allocated an additional 2,12,540 vials of Amphotericin-B to states, Union Territories (UTs) and centr.....

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29 June, 2021

A third shot of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produces a strong immune response, researchers said on Monday, a.....

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29 June, 2021

Researchers have developed a tablet-sized device that can distinguish between antibodies produced in response to SARS-Co.....

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29 June, 2021

Mumbai: The government is in discussions with the pharma and medical devices industry to create a “national stockp.....

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29 June, 2021

Mumbai: Superinfections, which typically affect those with highly suppressed immune systems such as people living with H.....

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01 July 2021

A leading diaspora organisation in the US has shipped a large quantity of critical medical equipment to India, including.....

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01 July 2021

India believes there is an urgent need for carrying out “major reforms” in the World Health Organization to .....

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Lupin gets USFDA nod for HIV drug under
01 July 2021

New Delhi: Drug maker Lupin on Wednesday said it has received approval from the US health regulator to market HIV treatm.....

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Drug regulator DCGI refuses to grant eme
02 July 2021

India’s drug regulator has refused to grant emergency-use authorisation to single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-Li.....

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Zydus seeks nod for world-first plasmid
02 July 2021

Ahmedabad: Homegrown healthcare and pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila has applied for emergency use authorisation (EUA) .....

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Africa COVID-19 envoy blasts EU, COVAX o
02 July 2021

Kenya: The African Union special envoy tasked with leading efforts to procure COVID-19 vaccines for the continent is bla.....

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02 July 2021

A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder sy.....

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Novel microscopy method provides look in
02 July 2021

What if a microscope allowed us to explore the 3D microcosm of blood vessels, nerves, and cancer cells instantaneously i.....

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WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least
03 July 2021

Ghebreyesus called for a global effort to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September.....

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India plans 12 crore COVID vaccine alloc
03 July 2021

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan made the announcement declaring that the states have already been informed in adv.....

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03 July 2021

A new study shows that the wrong injection technique could be one of the reasons behind clotting following inoculation b.....

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NPPA approves price rise of 50 per cent
03 July 2021

The national drug pricing regulator NPPA on Friday said it has allowed a one-time increase of 50 per cent in the ceiling.....

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05 July 2021

Prior vaccination results in less severe disease against subsequent infection provide evidence that both humoral and cel.....

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05 July 2021

According to studies in recent years, air pollution affects the thyroid. Thyroid hormones are essential for regulating f.....

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05 July 2021

The Centre has sanctioned funds from the PMCares Fund for setting up a vaccine-testing laboratory here, Union minister o.....

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Cadila Healthcare arm recalls 21,240 bot
05 July 2021

Viona Pharmaceuticals Inc is recalling over 21,000 bottles of metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets manufactu.....

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06 July 2021

Addressing the virtual Global CoWIN Conclave, he said India is inching closer to administering 36 crore Covid vaccine do.....

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06 July 2021

Ignite Life Science Foundation has awarded its first grant award for "pandemic preparedness" research to a tea.....

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India-Covid vax coverage crosses 35 Cr-m
06 July 2021

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a statement on Sunday said that India's vaccination coverage.....

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ICMR-NICED proposes research on oral COV
06 July 2021

Kolkata-based ICMR-NICED has submitted a proposal to the Department of Biotechnology under the Union Ministry of Science.....

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06 July 2021

A study by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators hints that people with COVID-19 may experience milder sy.....

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07 July, 2021

There is no scientifically validated evidence to support the theory that the coronavirus leaked from a laboratory in Chi.....

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Morepen Labs starts production of test b
07 July, 2021

The first batch will be shipped to Gamaleya Center for quality control. RDIF and Morepen Laboratories have signed a coop.....

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India - COVID death rate hit record in J
07 July, 2021

A big rise in infections in April and May, driven largely by the more infectious and dangerous Delta variant, brought In.....

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Sputnik will soon be offered at govt vac
07 July, 2021

PUNE: Russian-made Sputnik V will soon become the third Covid vaccine to be made available for free at governmentrun vac.....

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07 July, 2021

MUMBAI: Avascular necrosis, or death of bone tissues, could be the next debilitating condition among post-Covid patients.....

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Global COVID-19 deaths hit 4 million ami
08 July, 2021

The tally of lives lost over the past year and a half, as compiled from official sources by Johns Hopkins University, is.....

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India expects first foreign-made Covid-1
08 July, 2021

India expects to receive foreign-made COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX global vaccine-sharing programme for the .....

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Delta dominant variant in US, makes up m
08 July, 2021

The highly contagious Delta variant has become the dominant coronavirus strain in the US, accounting for more than 51 pe.....

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Starch sold as MM medicine
08 July, 2021

Ahmedabad: While desperate relatives made beelines outside pharmacies for crucial drugs for their loved ones battling mu.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines cut Covid-19 ri
07 July, 2021

WASHINGTON: People who receive Covid-19 vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna are up to 91 per cent less likely to develop the .....

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Cases of Lambda COVID-19 variant found i
09 July, 2021

Canada’s chief public health officer says there are cases of the latest COVID-19 variant of interest in the countr.....

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In 1st meet, revamped Cabinet approves R
09 July, 2021

Addressing a press conference here after the first meeting of the Union Cabinet following its reshuffle on Wednesday, He.....

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Over 1.58 lakh vaccine doses administere
09 July, 2021

The numbers saw a major increase from Wednesday's figures when only 22,360 vaccine doses were given, of which 11,789.....

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Mankind Pharma gets DRDO nod to manufact
09 July, 2021

Drug firm Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has received licence from the Defence Research and Development Organisation.....

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MBBS interns will have to take Ayush tra
10 July, 2021

MUMBAI: MBBS students will soon have to undergo internship training in Ayush, along with their other postings. A draf.....

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ICMR to conduct clinical trial for evalu
10 July, 2021

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has proposed to conduct a clinical trial for ‘randomised evaluation .....

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10 July, 2021

The government said on Friday that it is working actively with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Moderna to see how its vacc.....

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Central team of experts dispatched to Ke
10 July, 2021

A six-member central team of experts has been dispatched to Kerala to monitor the Zika virus situation and support the s.....

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COVID-19: Northeast, Kerala regions of c
12 July, 2021

This is despite the nationwide tally of new cases remaining low, revealed an analysis by researchers at the Institute of.....

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Over 1.44 crore unutilised COVID-19 vacc
12 July, 2021

More than 1.44 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states, UTs and private .....

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Delta Plus found in 90 Percent of Tripur
12 July, 2021

Agartala: Fear gripped Tripura after the presence of the highly-infectious Delta-plus variant of Covid-19 was confirmed .....

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ICMR to conduct clinical trial for evalu
12 July, 2021

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has proposed to conduct a clinical trial for 'randomised evaluation of.....

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Decision on emergency use listing of Cov
12 July, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to take a decision on including Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Cova.....

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Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates two PSA ox
14 July, 2021

Gujarat: As the third wave COVID-19 wave grips the country, the Union Health Ministry is ramping up its preparations to .....

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Fortis Healthcare aims to focus on reven
14 July, 2021

Fortis Healthcare plans to initiate various measures like engaging with key corporate clients, leveraging digital platfo.....

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Covid-19: Serum to start making Sputnik
14 July, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) and Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said production of the Sputnik V vac.....

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Unable to send Covid vaccines as India n
14 July, 2021

The United States on Tuesday said that it is ready to ship its COVID-19 vaccines expeditiously when it has the green lig.....

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Dispiriting setback: COVID deaths, cases
15 July, 2021

The World Health Organization reported Wednesday that deaths climbed last week after nine straight weeks of decline. It .....

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15 July, 2021

Delta variant sub-lineages — AY.1 and AY.2 — are unlikely to be more transmissible than Delta said INSACOG, .....

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Single Dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may
15 July, 2021

A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may be enough to elicit strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus th.....

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Delhi HC warns for wilful non-compliance
15 July, 2021

New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Wednesday said it would take action for “wilful non-compliance” if the Centre.....

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WHO chief says it was premature to rule
16 July, 2021

In a rare departure from his usual deference to powerful member countries, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyes.....

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India has highest number of unvaccinated
16 July, 2021

India has the highest number of under-vaccinated or unvaccinated children worldwide at 3.5 million, an increase of 1.4 m.....

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Centre asks states to analyse infrastruc
16 July, 2021

The Centre on Thursday asked states and union territories to conduct a quick gap analysis for various infrastructure com.....

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Insurers to offer add-on cover for at-ho
16 July, 2021

New Delhi: The insurance regulator Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) on Wednesday informed Delhi Hig.....

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Alcohol drinking linked to over 62,000 n
16 July, 2021

Alcohol consumption was associated with 62,100 or five per cent of newly diagnosed cancer cases last year in India, acco.....

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47 districts reported over 10 pc COVID-1
17 July, 2021

Forty-seven districts across 12 states and UTs reported over 10 per cent COVID-19 positivity rate for the week ending Ju.....

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Mucormycosis recurrence in frontal sinus
17 July, 2021

PUNE: Careful clearance of the damaged sinus tissues in the face’s deeper region, pterygopalatine fossa, is key to.....

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Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses
19 July, 2021

Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have so far been provided to states and Union territories, and more than 2.56 cr.....

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Joint pain, backache common among many p
19 July, 2021

A leading private hospital in Delhi on Saturday claimed that joint pain and backache were the most common problems repor.....

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Neuroprosthesis restores words to man wi
19 July, 2021

Researchers at UC San Francisco have successfully developed a "speech neuroprosthesis" that has enabled a man .....

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Delta variant infected even vaccinated p
19 July, 2021

Delta COVID variant infected more than 80 per cent people in India during the devastating second wave of the pandemic, a.....

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UCL finds over 200 symptoms of long COVI
19 July, 2021

Of the diverse range of symptoms, others included: visual hallucinations, tremors, itchy skin, changes to the menstrual .....

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Hospitals have become large industries,
20 July, 2021

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday observed that hospitals in the country have become large industries now thriving .....

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Azithromycin no more effective against C
20 July, 2021

LOS ANGELES: The commonly prescribed antibiotic for Covid-19, azithromycin, is no more effective than a placebo in preve.....

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Bharat Biotech dossier under review for
20 July, 2021

Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO) had a meeting with those of Bharat Biotech and the Hyderabad-based vacc.....

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4 Covid vaccine candidates in human tria
21 July, 2021

Four COVID-19 vaccine candidates are at different stages of human trials while one, developed by Genique Life Sciences, .....

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67.6 pc people have COVID antibodies but
21 July, 2021

On the way forward, Bhargava highlighted the need to ensure full vaccination of all healthcare workers as soon as possib.....

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No shortage of Covid vaccines, no delay
21 July, 2021

Advance visibility of these allocations i.e. the total doses of vaccine that would be available to a state and union ter.....

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State to step up TB screening amid Cov p
21 July, 2021

Kolkata: In a bid to strengthen surveillance and control spread of tuberculosis (TB) in the state, all patients diagnose.....

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No sign of Pfizer, Moderna Covid vaccine
21 July, 2021

The study was limited by the small sample size, the researchers noted, adding that further clinical data from larger pop.....

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Covid-19 vaccination: Over 41.76 crore v
22 July, 2021

The total COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 41.76 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on.....

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European Medicines Agency grants Orphan
22 July, 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Wednesday said the European Medicines Agency has granted ‘Orphan Drug Designation’.....

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EU begins real-time review of Sanofi-GSK
22 July, 2021

Europe's drug regulator said on Tuesday it had started a real-time review of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Frenc.....

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Serum Institute writes to Union Health M
22 July, 2021

World's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India (SII) has written to Union Health Minister .....

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Feel good brain messenger can be willful
24 July, 2021

A ubiquitous neurotransmitter that carries signals between brain cells, dopamine, among its many functions, is involved .....

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Cumulative Covid vaccine doses administe
24 July, 2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has exceeded 42.75 crore, the Union health ministry sa.....

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Bharat Biotech terminates MoU with Brazi
24 July, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Friday said it terminated the Memorandum of Understanding entered with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixi.....

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Approval given to use Coronil as support
24 July, 2021

The State Licensing Authority of Uttarakhand has granted license for Coronil tablet to be used as supporting measure in .....

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Over 3.29 crore unutilised vaccine doses
25 July, 2021

More than 3.29 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states, union territories an.....

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Covid-19: Cases of Kappa variant of coro
26 July, 2021

For the first time, five cases of `Kappa’ variant of coronavirus have been detected in Gujarat, the state health d.....

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India logs 39,742 new Covid-19 cases
26 July, 2021

New Delhi: India added 39,742 new cases of coronavirus infection taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,13,71,901.....

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67.6 Percent population above 6 yrs fou
26 July, 2021

NEW DELHI: Of India's population above the age of six, 67.6 percent have developed antibodies against Covid-19, foun.....

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Longer gap in Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vacc
26 July, 2021

The study of 503 healthcare workers published on Friday found that longer dosing intervals resulted in higher neutralisi.....

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Brazil scraps Covaxin emergency-use appl
27 July, 2021

After suspending the proposed clinical trials of Bharat Bioetchs COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Brazil has now scrapped the E.....

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DRDO COVID-19 drug: BDR Pharma inks lice
27 July, 2021

BDR Pharma on Monday said it has inked a licensing pact with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to.....

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Sun Pharma, Cassiopea SpA ink license &a
27 July, 2021

Drug major Sun Pharma on Monday said it has signed license and supply agreements with Cassiopea SpA for acne treatment d.....

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India generated 56K tonnes of Covid bio-
27 July, 2021

Bengaluru: India generated 56,898 tonnes of Covid-19-related biomedical waste between June 2020-21, an indication of the.....

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Early antiviral response in nose may det
27 July, 2021

The course of severe COVID-19 may be determined by the body’s antiviral response to initial infection, according t.....

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INSACOG sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2
28 July, 2021

New Delhi: An Indian genomics consortium has sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2 genomes out of which nearly 45,000 samples.....

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Made in India Sputnik V to be available
28 July, 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd expects the locally manufactured Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to be avail.....

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India adds 43,645 COVID-19 cases, 640 de
28 July, 2021

India recorded 43,654 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday that took its tally to 3,14,84,605 while 640 more fatalities pus.....

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There are cases of people who have been
28 July, 2021

There are cases of people who have been reported COVID-19 positive more than once, Minister of State for Health Bharati .....

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Govt asks states/UTs to conduct state-sp
29 July, 2021

The Centre has advised all states and Union territories to conduct seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the ICMR .....

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Over 2.18 cr balance, unutilised COVID-1
29 July, 2021

More than 2.18 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and union territories.....

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China reports 49 new COVID-19 cases amid
29 July, 2021

BEIJING, July 29 (Reuters) - China reported on Thursday 49 new COVID-19 cases, down from 86 a day earlier, according to .....

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Emergent to resume J&J COVID-19
29 July, 2021

Emergent Biosolutions (EBS.N) said on Wednesday it would resume production of Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) COVID-.....

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97,79,440 Covid vaccine doses administer
29 July, 2021

Nearly 38,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine were administered in Delhi on Tuesday, taking the cumulative number to 97,79,.....

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COVID-19: Active cases register increase
30 July, 2021

The active cases have increased to 4,03,840 and comprise 1.28 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID.....

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India received help from 52 countries du
30 July, 2021

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in a written reply that India has imported 31.5 lakh units o.....

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Japan to widen virus emergency after rec
30 July, 2021

A government panel approved the plan putting Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, as well as Osaka, under the state of emergency.....

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Baseless, misleading: AYUSH Ministry on
30 July, 2021

The ministry issued a statement, saying some misleading claims have been made by a naturopathy-related network NICE (Net.....

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Trajectory of Covid cases registering su
31 July, 2021

After showing a resurgence from mid-February and peaking in May, the trajectory of COVID-19 cases in the country is now .....

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New COVID-19 infections rise in Tamil Na
31 July, 2021

For the second consecutive day, Tamil Nadu on Friday reported a surge in new infections with 1,947 people contracting th.....

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31 July, 2021

The world is at risk of losing hard-won gains in fighting COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant spreads, bu.....

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For every single COVID-19 case reported
02 Aug, 2021

For every single COVID-19 case reported in India, there were 30 cases that remained undetected or were missed, according.....

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5 Percent of Covaxin royalty to ICMR rai
02 Aug, 2021

Mumbai: Bharat Biotech will pay a royalty of 5% on the net sales of Covaxin, its Covid-19 vaccine, to Indian Council of .....

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Sputnik V vaccine production in India to
02 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: The production of Russia's coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V in India is expected to come fully on stream in .....

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India’s 7-day avg of Covid cases c
02 Aug, 2021

Kerala reported a slight drop in fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday but numbers rose for the second straight day in Tamil Na.....

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Pfizer and Moderna raise prices for COVI
02 Aug, 2021

 Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) have raised the prices of their COVID-19 vaccines in their latest Euro.....

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin effective again
03 Aug, 2021

Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin (BBV152) is effective against Delta Plus (AY.1) variant of the coronavirus.....

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Abbott Labs to pay 160 million USD over
03 Aug, 2021

Abbott Laboratories will pay $160 million to resolve claims that two of its units submitted false claims to Medicare by .....

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Coronavirus did leak from China’s
03 Aug, 2021

A preponderance of evidence proves the virus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic leaked from a Chinese research facility, .....

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4 more Indian pharma firms expected to s
04 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said in Parliament that four more Indian pharma firms are .....

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Ministry of S&T allocated over R
04 Aug, 2021

The Ministry of Science and Technology has allocated over Rs 1,600 crore for COVID-19 related research and product devel.....

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No vaccination at civic, govt centres in
04 Aug, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination drive was suspended at civic and government-run centres in Mumbai on Wednesday due to paucity o.....

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English study finds 50-60% reduced risk
04 Aug, 2021

Fully-vaccinated people have an around 50 to 60% reduced risk of infection from the Delta coronavirus variant, including.....

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Covid-19: India in talks with various co
06 Aug, 2021

India is in talks with various nations for a mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certifications, the government i.....

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Preparing for worst-case scenario, setti
06 Aug, 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the city government was preparing for the worst-case scenario in a.....

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Covid-19: India’s cumulative vacci
07 Aug, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has surpassed 50 crore with more than 43.29 .....

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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults
06 Aug, 2021

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Friday said he is hopeful that Covovax, another COVID-19 vaccine being m.....

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COVID SCIENCE: Heart attack, stroke risk
07 Aug, 2021

Heart attack, stroke risks rise in COVID-19 patients COVID-19 increases patients' risks for heart attack and st.....

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India’s Covid R-naught tops 1 agai
07 Aug, 2021

The delta variant, considered more contagious than chickenpox, has now pushed up the R-naught —the average number .....

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Fuelled by Delta variant, US COVID-19 ca
09 Aug, 2021

US average of daily COVID-19 cases hit the highest level since February on Sunday (local time), fuelled by the Delta var.....

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India sees 4% dip in weekly cases as tal
09 Aug, 2021

Weekly Covid-19 cases in the country fell by 4% after having registered a 7.5% spike last week, mainly due to a steep de.....

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Covid-19: Beyond Delta, scientists are w
09 Aug, 2021

The continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spawned a Greek alphabet of variants – a naming system used by th.....

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45 PSA oxygen plants commissioned in gov
09 Aug, 2021

Forty-five PSA oxygen plants of 55.46 metric tonnes capacity have been commissioned in government hospitals in the natio.....

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Israeli survey finds 3rd Pfizer vaccine
09 Aug, 2021

Most people who received a third dose of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine felt similar or fewer side effects than they .....

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Vaccination of pregnant, lactating women
10 Aug, 2021

Seeking to enhance COVID-19 vaccination coverage of pregnant and lactating women, the Delhi government on Monday issued .....

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Doctors to visit every house to screen p
10 Aug, 2021

To detect COVID-19 cases, the city civic body – Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) – would launch a p.....

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India posts 26k Covid-19 cases, lowest s
10 Aug, 2021

India reported 26,070 cases and 300 deaths on Monday, with the numbers from Assam, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh still awa.....

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Zydus Cadila likely to get emergency use
10 Aug, 2021

Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila's three-dose COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is expected to get an emergency-use nod from the .....

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Inovio focused on launching global COVID
10 Aug, 2021

Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc (INO.O) is focused on launching the global late-stage trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate.....

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Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses nearly
11 Aug, 2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has reached nearly 52 crore, the Union health ministry.....

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COVID-19: Delta Plus variant detected in
11 Aug, 2021

The Delta Plus variant of SARS-CoV2 has been detected in 86 samples in the country so far and it has not led to any expo.....

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Antibody levels predictive of Moderna's
11 Aug, 2021

Antibody levels are a good predictor for how effective Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine is, according to a new study.....

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Eating more plant foods may lower heart
11 Aug, 2021

Eating more nutritious, plant-based foods is heart-healthy at any age, according to two research studies published today.....

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Potential role of junk DNA sequence in a
11 Aug, 2021

The human body is essentially made up of trillions of living cells. It ages as its cells age, which happens when those c.....

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Extra COVID vaccine OK for those with we
13 Aug, 2021

US regulators on Thursday said transplant recipients and others with weakened immune systems can get an extra dose of th.....

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Over 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses pro
13 Aug, 2021

More than 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far, and 1,09,83,510 additional doses .....

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U.S. shipping more than 560,000 COVID va
13 Aug, 2021

The United States has started shipping nearly 569,000 Pfizer (PFE.N) COVID-19 vaccine doses to member countries of the C.....

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Clotting linked with COVID-19 vaccine ve
13 Aug, 2021

The very rare blood clots that can be caused by the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine can be aggressive and deadly .....

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COVID-19: Pfizer, Moderna seen reaping b
14 Aug, 2021

Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, BioNTech and Moderna Inc are expected to reap billions of dollars from COVID-19 booster shots in .....

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Delta plus not as transmissible as Delta
14 Aug, 2021

NAGPUR: After confirming Delta Plus variant in some samples from Vidarbha sent for genetic sequencing recently, there is.....

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E-health card for all Delhiites: Cloud-b
14 Aug, 2021

NEW DELHI: Delhi government’s ambitious cloud-based Health Information Management System (HIMS) is going to be imp.....

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Cumulative Covid vaccine doses cross 53
14 Aug, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 53 crore, the Union Health Minis.....

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Bharat Biotech Covid nasal vaccine gets
14 Aug, 2021

The first nasal vaccine against COVID-19, developed by Bharat Biotech, has received regulator’s nod for conducting.....

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India has done better than any country a
16 Aug, 2021

India has done better than any country in the world as regards to affordability and the reach to the people of COVID-19 .....

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COVID-19 third wave unpredictable: AIIMS
16 Aug, 2021

Talking to reporters at the Gitam Institute, where he received the Foundation Day Award in recognition of his services, .....

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New biomarkers may detect early eye chan
16 Aug, 2021

Washington: New biomarkers found in the eyes could unlock the key to helping manage diabetic retinopathy, and perhaps ev.....

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Japan to extend COVID-19 state of emerge
16 Aug, 2021

The Japanese government is set to extend its "state of emergency" soft lockdown in regions including Tokyo to .....

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Covid-19: Three strains of Delta-plus no
17 Aug, 2021

MUMBAI: Three sub-lineages of the Delta-plus variant of the Sars-Cov-2 virus are currently in circulation in the state, .....

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Govt puts curbs on export of Covid-19 ra
17 Aug, 2021

"The export of COVID-19 rapid antigen testing kits... has been put under restricted category, with immediate effect.....

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Higher risk of Bell's Palsy after Sinova
17 Aug, 2021

(Reuters) -The risk of Bell’s Palsy, a type of facial paralysis, is higher after Sinovac Biotech Ltd’s COVID.....

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Japan's Moderna vaccine contamination wo
31 Aug, 2021

Contaminants found in vaccines in Gunma and Okinawa Contamination could be due to wrong needle extraction -ministry Ot.....

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New Covid variant, C.1.2, may be more in
31 Aug, 2021

Scientists from National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) and the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequen.....

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Covid third wave could peak between Oct-
31 Aug, 2021

Manindra Agrawal, an IIT-Kanpur scientist who is part of the three-member team of experts that have been tasked with pre.....

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WHO European head backs 3rd vaccine dose
31 Aug, 2021

Dr. Hans Kluge cited deeply worrying levels of high transmission, saying 33 countries among the 53 in the WHO Europe reg.....

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