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Covaxin: With focus on globalisation, Bharat Biotech files for emergency use approval in Philippines

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New Delhi has gifted India-made Covishield vaccine of Oxford-AstraZeneca made by Serum Institute of India to 10 countries.
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Use entire national capacity to step up Covid vaccine production, PM tells officials

The PM’s directive came at a review meeting on the Covid situation on Saturday a day after he had overseen an assessment of oxygen supplies and production and..
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Covaxin production to be increased to 100 million doses per month by September 2021: Centre

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said financial support is being provided to four manufacturers to expand Covaxin vaccine production.
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India to increase Covaxin production to 100 million doses per month by September

The Union government on Friday said it will amp up the production of the indigenously developed Covaxin vaccine to 100 million doses per month by September. As..
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Mumbai's Haffkine Institute gets Centre's nod to produce Covaxin [Video]

Mumbai's Haffkine Institute gets Centre's nod to produce Covaxin

The Central Government has given permission to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. CM Uddhav Thackeray thanked PM Modi through a tweet by CM office, Maharashtra on April 15, "The Dept of Science and Technology, Government of India, has granted approval to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine on a transfer of technology basis. CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has thanked the Hon'ble PM Shri@narendramodi for approving this request."

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Even as Covid vaccine demand rises, firms may take some weeks to up production

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Watch: Covid patients share bed at Delhi’s LNJP hospital amid surge in cases [Video]

Watch: Covid patients share bed at Delhi’s LNJP hospital amid surge in cases

Gasping for air, two men wearing oxygen masks share a bed in a government hospital in India's capital New Delhi, victims of the country's growing COVID-19 crisis. At Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital (LNJP), one of India's largest COVID-only facilities with more than 1,500 beds, a stream of ambulances ferried patients to the overflowing casualty ward on Thursday. "We are definitely over-burdened. We are already working at full capacity," said the hospital's medical director, Suresh Kumar. From an initial 54 beds, the hospital now has over 300 for COVID-19 patients in critical condition. Even that is not enough. Watch the full video for more details.

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Watch: EAM S Jaishnakar meets French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian [Video]

Watch: EAM S Jaishnakar meets French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar met Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of France in New Delhi on April 13. Le Drian is on a three-day visit to India from April 13-15. It will be the first high-level physical interaction between India and France since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Indo-Pacific will be the key focus of discussions between the two ministers. During his visit, the French Foreign Minister will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India and France enjoy a strategic partnership since 1998 which has been marked by regular high-level exchanges and growing cooperation in diverse areas. Watch the full video for more.

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Pakistan violence: New Delhi concerned about Indian Sikh pilgrims, in touch with authorities

Amid increased violence in Pakistan, India is concerned about Indian Sikh pilgrims in the country for Baisakhi celebrations.
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Largest religious festival on Earth takes place in India as Covid-19 surges [Video]

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As many as 5 million religious pilgrims are expected to flock to the Ganges river as coronavirus cases soar in India. India reported 168,912 new cases Monday, its highest single-day figure for the sixth consecutive day. CNN’s Vedika Sud has your questions live from New Delhi.

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Surigae becomes the first super typhoon of the season [Video]

Surigae becomes the first super typhoon of the season

Surigae continues to strengthen, becoming the first super typhoon of the season and will make a close pass to the Philippines over the next several days. Meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the details.

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Rapidly intensifying Typhoon Surigae nears Philippines [Video]

Rapidly intensifying Typhoon Surigae nears Philippines

Typhoon Surigae, known in the Philippines as Bising, has rapidly intensified over the past 24 hours and will make a close brush of the Philippines over the weekend. CNN Meteorologist Jennifer Gray has the forecast.

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Typhoon Surigae may bring heavy rain and high wind gusts to the Philippines [Video]

Typhoon Surigae may bring heavy rain and high wind gusts to the Philippines

Typhoon Surigae, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Bising, continues to strengthen as it heads towards the Philippines bringing the chance of heavy rain and high winds. CNN meteorologist Derek Van Dam has the forecast.

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Typhoon Surigae to pass near the Philippines this weekend [Video]

Typhoon Surigae to pass near the Philippines this weekend

Typhoon Surigae will continue to strengthen as it gets closer to the Philippines this weekend. The storm is expected to brush the Philippines before turning away.

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Philippines revives defence pact with US as China threat grows [Video]

Philippines revives defence pact with US as China threat grows

President Rodrigo Duterte cancelled his country's defence pact with Washington last year, but with regional tensions rising and China expanding its military presence, he has reversed that decision.

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‘Covaxin, Covishield both work against Covid's UK strain’

Both Covaxin and Covishield — the two vaccines against Covid in use in India — are effective against the UK variant, which is one the two prevailing..
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Vietnam envoy takes first dose of Indian COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin

The Vietnamese envoy joins other envoys in getting vaccinated. Earlier this month, Australian envoy got vaccinated using Covishield vaccine.
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COVID-19 news: India gets third vaccine as Russia's Sputnik V gets nod for emergency use

This is the third COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) after Covishield and Covaxin.
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Kerala dance trend: Vaccines shake a leg to Rasputin | Oneindia News [Video]

Kerala dance trend: Vaccines shake a leg to Rasputin | Oneindia News

Kerala police advisory for getting vaccinated is winning hearts online. Catching on to the viral Rasputin dance trend made famous by 2 spunky Kerala medical students, the state police made 2 vials of Covaxin and Covishield shake a leg to this evergreen number by Boney M. #Rasputin #KeralaDanceViral #KeralaDoctorsDance

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European Medicines Agency issues post-vax adverse-event alert for medics

The safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has asked those receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine (called Covishield in India) and medical..
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India gifts one lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal Army [Video]

India gifts one lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nepal Army

As a mark of friendship and strong ties between New Delhi and Kathmandu, India gifted one lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the Nepal Army on March 28. The nine packages of Covishield vaccines, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) arrived in Kathmandu, via an Air India flight late in the evening. So far, India has provided COVID-19 vaccines to over 70 countries. India has also provided medical supplies to 150 nations in the fight during pandemic.

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India-made vaccine to be dispatched for Denmark [Video]

India-made vaccine to be dispatched for Denmark

A consignment of Covishield vaccine, by Serum Institute of India, to be dispatched from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to Denmark's Copenhagen as part of the 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative. The consignment will be loaded in A Qatar airways' flight to Doha scheduled to depart at 9.15 am on March 27. So far, India has provided COVID-19 vaccines to over 70 countries. India has also supplied medical supplies to 150 nations in the fight against pandemic.

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Watch: UK PM Boris Johnson gets his first jab of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine [Video]

Watch: UK PM Boris Johnson gets his first jab of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

British PM Boris Johnson received his first dose of AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine on Friday. The 56-year-old UK PM took to Twitter and shared a video urging the public to do the same. Johnson received the jab at Gassiot House Outpatient Centre in London's St Thomas' Hospital. Last year, Johnson was diagnosed with Covid and was admitted to the hospital for treatment. Johnson had spent a week at St Thomas' Hospital including three days in intensive care. AstraZeneca's jab, developed with Oxford, provides the bulk of Britain's inoculation campaign. A large portion of its supply has also been produced by the Serum Institute of India.

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Family of Italian woman who died after Oxford jab launch legal action

The family of an Italian woman who died weeks after having the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine have told Sky News they are taking legal action to..
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How do people feel about the AstraZeneca vaccine? [Video]

How do people feel about the AstraZeneca vaccine?

Under-30s in the UK will be offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccines rather than the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine due to concerns over a very rare risk of blood clots. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the UK said there were still huge benefits of the vaccine in preventing Covid-19, and has not concluded that the vaccine causes rare clots, although it says the link is getting firmer. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Risk of blood clot after COVID is eight times higher than after AstraZeneca jab - study

The risk of developing a blood clot after having COVID-19 is eight times higher than after being given the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, according to a study by..
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Oxford Vaccine Group on AZ jab [Video]

Oxford Vaccine Group on AZ jab

The developers of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab give their reaction to the latest regulatory advice on their vaccine. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Fauci believes J&J vaccine will 'get back on track' [Video]

Fauci believes J&J vaccine will 'get back on track'

Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease doctor, hopes U.S. regulators will make a quick decision to lift a pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and get that vaccine "back on track," he said in an interview with Reuters on Thursday. Gloria Tso reports.

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Norway should stop using the AstraZeneca vaccine, says country's public health institute [Video]

Norway should stop using the AstraZeneca vaccine, says country's public health institute

It comes a day after Denmark became the first country in Europe to abandon the jab over links with very rare blood clots.

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