Yesterday, India's drug regulator approved Zydus Cadila's three-dose Covid-19 DNA vaccine for emergency use in adults and children aged 12 years and above. ZyCoV-D is the world's first plasmid DNA vaccine against coronavirus.
#ZydusCadila #ZyCoVD #VaccinesForChildren
The Ministry of External Affairs refused permission to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to travel to Italy for an all-faith peace meeting organised by the Community of Sant'Egidio which is a Rome-based Catholic foundation. Yesterday, Banerjee accused the centre of jealousy after she was denied permission.
#MamataBanerjee #TMC #RomeMeeting
Today, an encounter broke out between security forces and militants in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said that two terrorists have been neutralised in the encounter. One was involved in the killing of BJP leader late Waseem Bari.
#J&KPolice #BandiporaEncounter #Terrorists
PM Modi addressed the nation in his Maan ki Baat radio speech, recorded before his US trip. In his speech, while talking about the World River day, he said, we mark so many days, but there is one more day we should celebrate.
#MaankiBaat #CyclonicGulab #CovidCertificate
Delhi police has nabbed two people in connection of the Rohini Court shootout case in which gangster Jitender Gogi was killed inside the court premises.
#RohiniCourt #CourtShootout #GangstershotinCourt
India has reported 28,326 new Covid-19 infections. 260 deaths reported on Saturday, taking the total death count to 4.47 lakh. Kerala reported 20,671 cases and 120 deaths.
#Covid19UpdateIndia #CovidinIndia #CovidUpdateKerala
A study on mixing Covishield and Covaxin has been given the go ahead by the drug regulator--Drug Controller General of India. This study and its clinical trials will be conducted by Vellore's Christian Medical College.
#MixingVaccines #VaccineCocktail #ICMR
Top Biden medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci tells CNN’s Jake Tapper that people should follow official recommendations on booster shots and says that data on boosters for Moderna and J&J recipients is coming in “a couple to three weeks.”
If Zydus Cadila's vaccine is cleared, an India-made vaccine will be setting a global first. It would be India's 5th approved vaccine which has also been tested on adolescents in the age group of 12-18..