covid

Bharat Biotech’s Covid nasal vaccine gets CDSCO approval

Bharat Biotech’s Intranasal Vaccine receives both Primary series and Heterologous booster approval from from the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). This is first ever Intranasal Vaccine approved under restricted emergency use for 18+ for heterologous booster doses.. This vaccine was tested on 3100 candidates at 14 trial sites across India majorly for immunogenicity during …

Wuhan 2.0: Is China Sponsoring Research On Deadly Virus In Pak Lab?

A secret laboratory in Pakistan’s Rawalpindi is developing a deadly virus in its premises with the help of China. Some media reports suggest that the infamous Wuhan Institute of Virology and Pakistan Army-run Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) are collaborating to research deadly pathogens in a highly-advanced scientific infrastructure in Pakistan. The virus is …

New Omicron Variant Detected, Health Ministry Reviews COVID Situation

With Diwali around the corner and the COVID menace apparently rearing its head again with Omicron’s BQ.1 variant, the Union minister of health and family welfare, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya, chaired a meeting on the pandemic situation in the country.

Pre-Diwali COVID Scare: Omicron’s BQ.1 Subvariant Detected in Pune

In a major health scare, the first case of Omicron’s BQ.1 subvariant was detected in Pune on Monday.

EXPLAINED: New Cricket Rules Which Will Come Into Force From October 1

The Marylebone Cricket Club made a few changes to its Code of Laws pertaining to international cricket in March, which will come into effect from October 1, 2022.

Asia Cup: India’s Head Coach Dravid Tests COVID-19 Positive

India’s head coach Rahul Dravid has tested positive for COVID-19 and has not travelled with the team to Dubai for the Asia Cup. He is kept under supervision and will join the team once he recuperates. “Team India Head Coach Rahul Dravid has tested positive for COVID-19 in a routine test conducted ahead of the …

Cooperative Federalism Got Us Through COVID Pandemic: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: The collective efforts of all the states and the spirit of cooperative federalism got us through the COVID-19 pandemic, said Prime minister Narendra Modi at the 7th NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting in Delhi on Sunday. “Every State played a crucial role according to its strength and contributed to India’s fight against COVID. …

Be Alert Against Covid, Monkeypox: Raj Health Min 

JAIPUR: Ringing the warning bell against COVID and Monkeypox viruses, Rajasthan Health minister Parsadi Lal Meena on Wednesday directed the officials to be vigilant against the two. Calling for an extensive sampling of seasonal diseases, Meena said that patients with fever, cough and cold should also be tested for Covid. For the prevention of seasonal …

Delhi CM Requests People To Get Booster Dose

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has appealed to the people to get their booster dose as soon as possible if they have completed their six months of the time period of administering the second dose. He also informed that the booster or precautionary dose is being given free of cost by the government. …

COVID Rising: Docs Say People Are ‘Self Doctoring’

NEW DELHI: While Union health minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya directed officials to focus on surveillance and Genome Sequencing and to monitor hospitalisation amid rising cases of COVID-19 in the country, health experts feel that the actual numbers may be much more as people are self-doctoring. Dr Mandaviya held a high-level review meeting following an escalation …