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Vaccination picks up pace; 50 new cases

The number of daily COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the city has increased, the government said on Tuesday. A total of 91,100 doses of vaccine were administered on Monday, compared to 83,042 doses on Saturday. But it is far less than figures towards the end of June when 1.5-2 lakh people were being vaccinated daily. […]

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14 days of Covishield stock for youth: Atishi

Cases continue to decline, only 135 infections over 24 hours The downward trend in COVID-19 cases continued in the national capital with 135 new infections being reported over 24 hours, according to a health bulletin released by the Delhi government on Saturday. The total number of cases now stands at 14,32,168, Seven deaths were also […]

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Covishield produced more antibodies than Covaxin: Study

The study by a group of doctors showed that after two shots of the vaccines, 98 per cent recipients of Covishield showed antibody response, while the same was 80 per cent among Covaxin recipients. Sohini Das and Ruchika Chitravanshi report. Indian healthcare workers who were administered Covishield have shown better antibody response than the Covaxin […]

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Fresh supplies of vaccine to reach Kerala today

The plan was to fully vaccinate everyone over 45 years by May 30 by conducting mass vaccination camps. Kerala breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday as fresh supplies of vaccine – albeit in minor quantities – is slated to reach the State later today, which will help the State tide over the imminent situation […]

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Coronavirus | SII skirts around differential pricing for Covishield

Charging the Centre less, and the State governments more, is the sticking point : On Saturday, Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Pune-based Serum Institute of India, issued a statement to address the “ongoing public scepticism and confusion towards the pricing of Covishield”. The statement came a few hours after Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan […]