Covishield, Covaxin effective against UK, Brazillian variants; work against South African strain on: Govt
Both Covishield and Covaxin vaccines are effective against the UK and the Brazillian variants of coronavirus, while the work against the South African strain was on at several laboratories, the Centre said on Tuesday. The ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava also said of 11,064 genome samples sequenced in the country, the UK variant of the virus was detected in 807, the South African variant in 47 and the Brazilian variant was found in one.
You Might Like
💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions
‘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..
Vietnam envoy takes first dose of Indian COVID-19 vaccine CovaxinThe Vietnamese envoy joins other envoys in getting vaccinated. Earlier this month, Australian envoy got vaccinated using Covishield vaccine.
COVID-19 news: India gets third vaccine as Russia's Sputnik V gets nod for emergency useThis is the third COVID-19 vaccine approved by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) after Covishield and Covaxin.
Kerala dance trend: Vaccines shake a leg to Rasputin | Oneindia News
Credit: Oneindia Duration: 01:06Published
European Medicines Agency issues post-vax adverse-event alert for medicsThe safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has asked those receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine (called Covishield in India) and medical..
Covaxin production to be increased to 100 million doses per month by September 2021: CentreUnion health minister Harsh Vardhan said financial support is being provided to four manufacturers to expand Covaxin vaccine production.
India to increase Covaxin production to 100 million doses per month by SeptemberThe 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..
Mumbai's Haffkine Institute gets Centre's nod to produce Covaxin
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:14Published
Shirtless Golfer Attacks Man With Flagstick In Wild Fight Caught On VideoTwo men beat the hell out of each other on a golf course last week -- with one of the dudes even swinging a flagstick at the other -- and the insane fight was..
UK cases of South African COVID variant rise - as Indian double mutation also heads to BritainA total of 600 people in the UK have now contracted the South African coronavirus variant, new figures show.
South Africa v Pakistan: Babar Azam hits first international Twenty20 century in thumping winBabar Azam makes his first international Twenty20 century as Pakistan cruise to a target of 204 and a nine-wicket victory against South Africa.
British and Irish Lions 2021: Townsend, Tandy, McBryde and Jenkins named as coachesGregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions' attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
Why Vodacom wants to be a pan-African tech player
Credit: Bleacher Report AOL Duration: 03:26Published
Covid-19 vaccines are disease-modifying, reduce chances of severe infection, mortality: ICMR chiefCovid-19 vaccines reduce the chances of developing severe infection and mortality, ICMR chief Balram Bhargava said on Tuesday.
Covid: Centre explains 5 steps discussed with States to curb virus spread
Credit: HT Digital Content Duration: 09:52Published
COVID-19: India continues to report spike of over 2 lakh cases
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:43Published
COVID-19: India records highest ever spike of 2.17 lakh cases
Credit: ANI Duration: 01:40Published
Related videos from verified sources
Related news from verified sources