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Covishield Vs Covaxin: All You Need To Know Before Getting Vaccinated

Apr 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The government has announced that all citizens above 18 can get Covid-19 vaccination from May 1. It also allowed sales of vaccines to private players.

Single Dose Of Pfizer, Oxford Vaccine Cuts Covid-19 Infection Rate By 65%: New Study

Apr 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The results of the new study will come as a boost for the UK’s vaccination programme, which has been progressing at speed with a target to cover all adults by July-end on track.


Covid-19 Vaccine Policy Discriminatory: Sonia Gandhi Writes Letter To PM Modi

Urging the Prime Minister to intervene immediately to reverse it, Sonia Gandhi said that the new vaccine policy implies that the central government has abdicated its responsibility of providing free vaccine to all Indians between 18 and 45 years of age.

Congress, AAP Attack BJP Over Questioning Of Pharma Firm Director

Apr 18, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The pharma company official was questioned on Saturday over alleged excess stock of the Remdesivir drug and was later allowed to leave after he produced necessary documents.


Remdesivir For 6,000: Amid Reports Of Shortage, Drug Being Sold On OLX

Some users from Maharashtra and Gujarat posted the advertisement with details and pictures of the injection.

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14 April, 2021

How Do Sputnik V, Covaxin And Covishield Work? All You Need To Know

Outlook Web Bureau

India on Monday became the 60th country to grant emergency use authorisation for Russia’s Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine.


13 April, 2021

Maharashtra: New Restrictions, Curfew From Today; What’s Allowed, What’s Not

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing the state, CM Thackeray imposed strict restrictions which will come into effect from 8 pm on Wednesday


13 April, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine Can Reduce Chances Of Severe Infections, Mortality: ICMR Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

'The Covid-19 vaccines are disease-modifying, reduce the chances of developing severe infection and death due to the disease', said ICMR Director-General Balram Bhargava


11 April, 2021

'Tika Utsav' Marks The Beginning Of Second Big War On Coronavirus: PM Narendra Modi

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PM Modi urged people to keep four things in mind, including 'each one, vaccinate one', 'each one, treat one' and 'each one, save one'.


09 April, 2021

3 Women In UP Given Anti-Rabies Injection Instead Of Covid-19 Vaccine

Outlook Web Bureau

The health centre in-charge Bijendra Singh said an inquiry would be conducted into the matter


09 April, 2021

'Vaccine For Those Who Need It, Halt Export': Rahul Gandhi Writes To PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Rahul Gandhi questioned large-scale Covid-19 vaccine exports and asked why over 6 crore doses were exported when there is shortage in India.


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09 April, 2021

Workplace Vaccination Drive: What’s The Process, Eligibility; All Your Questions Answered

Outlook Web Bureau

Here's all that you need to know about vaccination at workplaces.


08 April, 2021

Explained: Are Some Covid-19 Vaccines More Effective Than Others?

Associated Press (AP)

AstraZeneca's two-dose vaccine used in many countries has faced questions about the exact degree of its effectiveness indicated by studies. But experts agree those shots, too, protect against the worst outcomes.


08 April, 2021

Delhi HC Seeks EC, Centre's Response On Use Of Masks During Poll Campaigns

Outlook Web Bureau

A bench of the Delhi HC has sought the EC and Centre's response on a plea asking directions for face masks to be made mandatory in election campaigns.


08 April, 2021

Explained: Why Under-30s Will Be Given Alternative To Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine

Outlook Web Bureau

The MHRA stressed that this was not proof the jab had caused the clots and maintains that the benefits of the vaccine to protect against Covid-19 continue to outweigh the risks.


07 April, 2021

UK: People Under 30 Will Not Receive AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine

Associated Press (AP)

The decision was announced soon after the European Union's drug regulator said it had found a 'possible link' between the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine and a rare clotting disorder.


07 April, 2021

Here’s Why Many Maharashtra Districts Will Soon Run Out Of Vaccine Stock

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Many districts will run out of stock today or tomorrow. The Centre is aware of the situation and (we) have also communicated in writing,’ Principal Secretary (health) Pradeep Vyas said.


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07 April, 2021

Chose To Prioritise India For Two Months: Adar Poonawalla On Vaccine Export

Associated Press (AP)

'We are going to have to keep supplying to India, and not anywhere else. Because we have to protect our nation', said Serum Institute of India's CEO Adar Poonawalla.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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