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Learning from Covid-19 vaccination experience

The Covid-19 vaccination experience has opened a plethora of possibilities for adult vaccination

There is a consensus that Covid-19 vaccines have been successful in preventing all-cause mortality across age groups and settings (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 02, 2023 12:30 AM IST

HC restrains 2 influencers from posting defamatory content against SII, Covishield

The Bombay High Court has restrained two social media influencers from posting defamatory content about Serum Institute of India, its CEO and their Covishield product in an interim application filed by SII in a defamation suit against the influencers. The court directed Yohan Tengra and Ambar Kori to remove the content from Twitter and YouTube. The SII claims the content posted by the duo about multiple deaths being due to the side effects of the vaccine was not only targeted at SII but also its CEO, and sought directions to Twitter and YouTube to take down defamatory content.

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Updated on Jun 06, 2023 01:03 AM IST

Intranasal Covid-19 vaccine sees low response on Day 1

Mumbai's rollout of the intranasal Covid-19 vaccine saw a low response on the first day with only 23 senior citizens taking the booster dose. The vaccine, iNCOVACC by Bharat Biotech, will be administered to those above the age of 60 and eligible six months after their second dose of either Covishield or Covaxin. The state health department recently procured 2 lakh doses, of which BMC procured around 2,000 doses. The vaccine will be given through spot registration at 24 centres across Mumbai.

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Updated on Apr 28, 2023 11:53 PM IST

Poor response to booster dose in Pune as vaccination resumes

PMC health officials since April 1 ran out of vaccine stock and were waiting for the vaccine supply. The civic body this week received 512 doses of the nasal vaccine iNCOVACC

The vaccination centres will be closed on Sunday and Monday. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 11:51 PM IST
ByVicky Pathare

Few takers for booster jabs as Covid-19 cases decline in Bihar

The state reported 179 fresh cases on Wednesday. The daily new cases have been declining since April 22 when the state reported the month’s highest single-day spike of 198 infections

Patna administered only 224 shots of the Corbevax vaccine since April 16 (Representative Photo)
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 08:14 PM IST
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