COVISHIELD

COVISHIELD

Delta Variant: No Antibodies in 16% after Second Dose of Covishield, Says Study

Neutralising antibodies against the Delta variant (B1.617.2) were not observed in 58.1% of serum samples from those given one shot of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine produced in India as Covishield, according to a yet-to-be peer reviewed study by researchers from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). After two doses, the neutralising antibodies could not be …

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India Made Covishield Vaccine Gets ‘Green Pass’ in Switzerland, 7 Other EU Nations

Amidst multiple setbacks from European drug regulators, Covishield vaccine, in a significant boost, has been accepted by Switzerland drug regulator along with seven other European countries. According to sources quoted by news agency ANI, apart from Switzerland, the other countries which have approved Covishield include Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, and Spain among others. …

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Covid Vaccine International travel

Centre issues SOPs for vaccination of persons undertaking international travel

On several representations received by Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for allowing administration of second dose of Covishield for such persons who have only taken first dose of Covishield and are seeking to undertake international travel for educational purposes or employment opportunities or as part of India’s contingent for Tokyo Olympic games, but …

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Aarogya Setu

Aarogya Setu rolls out new feature to update Vaccination Status

As per the press release by PIB, Aarogya Setu has rolled out a feature to update Vaccination Status on the Aarogya Setu App. Here is the step wise explanation of how to update the vaccination status. How to update Vaccination status for SELF: Those who are fully Vaccinated will get a Blue Shield on the …

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Serum Institute of India (SII) reduces price of COVID-19 vaccine COVISHILED from Rs 400 to Rs 300

The Serum Institute of India has reduced the price of its COVID vaccine ‘ COVISHIELD’ from Rs 400 to Rs 300 per dose for states, as announced by CEO Adar Poonawala. Mr. Poonawala tweeted, “ As a philanthropic gesture on behalf of Serum Institute of India, I hereby reduce the price to the states from …

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