The Centre has said that in the affected geographies, patients are largely unvaccinated and the average coverage of the measles rubella vaccination is also significantly below the national average.
The vaccine candidate was evaluated in Phases I, II and III clinical trials with successful results and has been specifically formulated to allow intranasal delivery through nasal drops
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.
Worldwide, measles killed 2.6 million people a year before the availability of vaccines. Dr Katz took up the fight against measles in 1956, when he joined a laboratory at Children’s Hospital Medical Centre run by Dr John Enders
As the infection rate has been sturdily declining globally, exports of Covaxin were negatively impacted with poor off take by foreign countries.
The early-stage study, which is being sponsored by BioNTech, aims to evaluate the combination shot's safety, tolerability and immunogenicity, or the ability to generate immune response.
The response to Uganda's outbreak has been blunted by the absence of a proven vaccine against the Sudan strain of the virus.
The founders of Germany-based BioNTech, who partnered with Pfizer to create a COVID-19 vaccine, said the same mRNA technology could be used to fight bowel cancer, melanoma and other malignancies.
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The meet is being co-hosted in Pune by Serum Institute of India along with DCVMN on the theme "Global Equity and Timely Access: COVID-19 & Beyond".
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.
The justices turned away an appeal by the states after a lower court declined to immediately consider their claims that the vaccine rule violates federal administrative law and tramples over powers reserved for the states under the U.S. Constitution.
The new vaccine cuts short the duration of treatment and saves lives by making compliance easier.
At 1:30 pm, the scrip was quoting at Rs 2,135 on the National Stock Exchange.
No change in the mandate is expected in the US in the near term. Canada, like the United States, requires foreign nationals to be vaccinated when entering the country.
An editorial written by researchers from the Institute of Clinical Microbiology and Immunology at the hospital, which was published in the current edition of the Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology, suggests that authorities should launch a programme for inoculating those aged below 45 years with the small pox vaccine since it provides 85 per cent protection.
We are launching a new vaccine our first in almost two years with a new approach. For most Americans, that means one COVID-19 shot, once a year, each fall, Biden said in a statement.
Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an event, he said there is good data available for Covavax vaccine.
Union Minister of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh on Thursday attended an event held to announce the scientific completion of the vaccine.
Union Minister of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh will launch the vaccine at IIC Delhi.
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore have created and tested a brand-new COVID-19 vaccine candidate that resembles the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Polio eradication is an uncompromising goal. The virus must disappear from every part of the world and stay gone, as new signs of the virus in a single country can derail the effort. In polio’s case, there were several ominous setbacks
At the global WTO summit in June, nations had agreed on loosening the intellectual property rights regime only for vaccines and deciding on similar concessions for all other Covid-19 treatments, diagnostics or technologies six months later.
The weakness can be targeted by neutralising antibodies, potentially paving the way for treatments that would be universally effective across variants.
NHS staff will begin vaccinating care home residents and people who are housebound in the first tranche, to be rolled out to others based on age group later.