The civic body is battling to contain the surge in the number of cases being reported
The head of the panel of 18 appointees, known as STIKO, said there was no clear case for broad use, citing a lack of data to rule out any rare side effects and no signs of the infection causing severe illness in otherwise healthy children.
According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 219.32 crore doses of the coronavirus vaccine have been administered to beneficiaries across the country so far.
A total of 275 animals have recovered from the infection in Delhi so far, and the number of active cases stands at 296.
A total of 5,51,120 livestock in 1,755 villages within five-kilometre radius of the infected area have been vaccinated, it said.
White House COVID-19 coordinator Dr Ashish Jha said COVID-19 will likely be with us for the rest of our lives.
An organizer of mobile clinics for the Minnesota Department of Health, she arranged to provide vaccines and booster shots to people who had resisted them, setting up in a retrofitted city bus outside a Nigerian church, a Hmong senior center, a Somali mall and dozens of other sites.
The Bacillus-Calmette-Guerin vaccine has long been known to have broad effects on the immune system, and is still given to infants in the developing world and in countries where TB is prevalent.
The UK medicines regulator (MHRA) gave the so-called bivalent vaccine made by U.S. drug company Moderna conditional approval as a booster for adults on Monday.
Over 3.97 crore children in the age group of 12-14 years have been administered the first dose, while more than 6.14 crore adolescents in the age group 15-18 years have been given the first dose.
Over the last few weeks, more than 3,000 cattle have died in Rajasthan and Gujarat and over 400 in Punjab due to the viral infection that causes prolonged morbidity in cattle.
Sagar, Madhya Pradesh: Jitendra Ahirwar, a nursing college student, has been arrested for his negligent act.
According to the ICMR, the last date submission of interest will be August 10.
In an order, the Personnel Ministry asked all the departments to enumerate the number of eligible employees and their family members to be vaccinated by precaution dose, separately for both types of vaccines -- Covishield and Covaxin -- so as to ensure optimum utilisation of resources.
According to official sources, Modi asserted that the coming generations will be proud of India's achievement in fulfilling its resolve at a time of crisis following the pandemic outbreak.
Free booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be available at public healthcare facilities for 75 days starting July 15.
DCGI’s approval comes following recommendation by the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on COVID-19 of the CDSCO on June 15 over the same.
The vaccine was well tolerated with no significant safety concerns and a seroconversion rate of 91%
Speaking during a White House briefing, Fauci, 81, said he began experiencing virus symptoms on June 14 and tested positive a day later. He was prescribed the anti-viral drug paxlovid, which has proven to be highly effective at preventing serious illness and death from COVID-19, on June 15.
In this research, surveys were sent to the mothers or guardians of children 0-14 years of age who had tested positive for Covid-19 between January 2020 and July 2021
Bharat Biotech did not immediately react to the development, but company sources reportedly said that all export orders already stand cancelled as the production has been halted.
Rich economies such as the United States, European Union, United Kingdom and Canada have till now blocked a plan to temporarily waive global Intellectual Property Rights rules for COVID-19 vaccines at the WTO. Now they are actively diluting it before the all-powerful Ministerial Conference on June 12 in Geneva.
As a general principle, an interval of 4-6 months since completion of the primary series of the vaccine could be considered for a first booster, especially in the context of Omicron, said the World Health Organisation, with the support of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on immunisation and its COVID-19 Vaccines Working Group.
The authorization makes everyone in the United States aged five and above eligible for booster doses of the vaccine.