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Gap between 2nd dose of Covid jab, precaution dose likely to be reduced to 6 months soon

Official sources said on Wednesday that the government is likely to shorten the time between the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine and the precaution dose from the current nine months to six months. The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization (NTAGI), which is scheduled to meet on April 29, is expected to make a recommendation […]Continue Reading
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Covid booster dose: Covishield and Covaxin prices have been slashed to Rs 225 per shot

The Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech slashed the prices of Covishield and Covaxin vaccines for private hospitals to Rs 225 per dose on Saturday, a day before the Centre rolls out precautionary doses of Covid-19 vaccines to all adults. In private hospitals, each dose of Covishield costs Rs 600, while Covaxin costs […]Continue Reading
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Masks are not required, but they are recommended in Delhi, Maharashtra

With Covid cases steadily declining, Delhi and Maharashtra, two of the worst-affected states, decided to lift the mask mandate on Thursday. Both, however, recommended that masks be worn in crowded places. According to sources, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) decided on Thursday at a meeting chaired by Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to abolish the Rs […]Continue Reading
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Covid-19 vaccines available for children aged 12 to 14 starting on Wednesday: Govt

From March 16, the government will begin distributing the Covid-19 vaccination to children aged 12-13 and 13-14. Corbevax, manufactured by Biological-E in Hyderabad, will be given to the new age group, according to the health ministry. Corbevax is the first Receptor Binding Domain (RBD) Protein sub-unit vaccine developed in India against Covid-19. On February 21, […]Continue Reading