Health

Covaxin To Be Commercially Available In North America

  NEW DELHI: In a major development that will boost the world’s fight against the COVID-19 virus, Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Thursday announced that its popular COVID vaccine Covaxin will now be commercially available in Mexico. The global leader in vaccine innovation, Bharat Biotech today announced that they have revised the agreement with US biotech …

Delhi: Woman Delivers Triplets Through IVF After 10 Years Of Marriage

NEW DELHI: In an unusual occurrence, a 37-year-old woman from Ghaziabad, who had undergone in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment, has delivered triplets at full term at Moolchand hospital in Delhi. The woman conceived triplets following an IVF procedure at the hospital after 10 years of marriage, said Dr Tuhina Goel, a consultant gynecologist at the hospital. …

Precaution Dose Of Covid Vaccine For 18+ Age Group From April 10: Govt

NEW DELHI: Precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccines for those above 18 years of age will be available at private vaccination centres from Sunday, April 10, said the Union Health Ministry. “All those who are more than 18 years of age and have completed 9 months after the administration of second dose, would be eligible for …

Govt Has Controlled Prices Of Over 800 Medicines: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: The government of India has regulated the price of over 800 medicines required for the treatment of diseases like cancer, tuberculosis, diabetes, and heart disease, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday. Interacting with beneficiaries of Jan Aushadhi Yojana, cardiac stents and knee implants via video conference, the prime minister said that his …

Women Thank PM Modi For Fitness Fad In Varanasi

Varanasi: Arrayed in their bright colorful sarees, young and middle aged women stretch themselves on barbell benches and elliptical trainers, and every now and then, they giggle and chatter away. In an open gym in the midst of a brimming market of Varanasi, women say, they are now far more health conscious than they have …

One Month Old Baby Beats COVID; Discharged From Hospital

NEW DELHI: A one month old COVID positive baby, admitted to Moolchand hospital in Delhi, has been discharged after recovering from the infection. The infant was brought with an ear infection and tested positive on admission. The hospital tweeted  on January 14 that “Covis-19 Update: One month old baby, came with ear infection and tested …

COVAXIN Booster Shown To Neutralise Both Omicron And Delta Variants Of SARS-CoV-2

HYDERABAD: In what comes as a big relief to all awaiting the results of COVAXIN booster dose study play outs, the vaccine has shown equal efficacy against the latest strains, namely Delta and Omicron. Earlier studies demonstrated the neutralising potential of COVAXIN against SARS-CoV-2 Variants of Concern Alpha, Beta, Delta, Zeta, and Kappa. Dr. Krishna …

Restaurants, Pubs To Stay Shut In Delhi; Pvt Offices To Switch To Work From Home

NEW DELHI: In the wake of rising COVID cases in the state the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has decided to shut down restaurants and Pubs in Delhi. DDMA has also decided that all the private offices should work from home. DDMA said that, ”DDMA is satisfied that the NCT of Delhi has taken effective …

Covid Vaccine Big Money-Making Machine For Pharma; Hope Not At The Cost Of Humanity

New Delhi: In December 2020, science got to a miracle — a coronavirus vaccine arrived — and the main reason was that mRNA vaccine, a previously untested technology, appeared to work better than almost anyone had hoped. While we remember those historic advances as the work of individual scientists or laboratories, the vaccines against Covid-19 …

COVAXIN Geared Up For Booster; Study Shows 90 % Anti-Body Response

NEW DELHI: There is good news in the offing, and a matter of pride for India, as the trials for homegrown vaccine COVAXIN booster dose have shown ‘promising’ results. Six months after receipt of the second COVAXIN dose, participants received a third booster dose of COVAXIN which resulted in the following findings: The phase 2, …