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8 Vaccines, 4 Treatments in India’s Covid-19 Arsenal

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The two-dose vaccine uses adenoviruses that infect chimpanzees to carry the gene responsible for the spike protein of the novel coronavirus.

Covid-19 Vaccines: US CDC Panel Recommends Pfizer, Moderna Over J&J Shot

Dec 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Observing that there have been nine confirmed deaths in the US after Johnson and Johnson Covid-19 vaccine shots, the US' Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended Pfizer and Moderna's coronavirus vaccine shots instead of J&J.

EU Drug Regulator Backs Covid-19 Vaccine Mixture

EU (European Union) drug regulator said in a statement that using different types of vaccines together, known as heterologous vaccination, can provide protection against Covid-19.

US Regulators Approve Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters For All Adults

Nov 20, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Amid a new wave of infections, US health regulators have approved access to booster shots for all adults using either BioNTech-Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

Johnson & Johnson To Split Into 2 Companies

Johnson & Johnson said the move will help improve the focus and speed of each company to address trends in their different industries.

04 November, 2021

Covaxin Gets WHO Nod For Emergency Use: What That Means For Indian Travelers

Outlook Web Desk

The announcement has come as a great relief to the millions of Indians including—students, professionals and businessmen jabbed with Covaxin who intend to travel abroad.

16 October, 2021

FDA Panel Endorses Booster Shot For J&J COVID-19 Vaccine

Associated Press (AP)

J&J told the Food and Drug Administration that an extra dose adds important protection as early as two months after initial vaccination — but that it might work better if people wait until six months later.

14 October, 2021

FDA Panel Debates Lower-Dose Moderna COVID Shots For Booster

Associated Press (AP)

U.S. officials stress that the priority is to get shots to the 66 million unvaccinated Americans who are eligible for immunization -- those most at risk as the extra-contagious delta variant of the coronavirus has burned across the country.

20 August, 2021

Do I Need A Booster If I Got The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine?

Associated Press (AP)

All the vaccines used in the U.S. — including the J&J vaccine — still are doing their job of preventing hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19.

17 August, 2021

US May Recommend Boosters Eight Months After Second Covid Vaccine Dose

Associated Press (AP)

The action is expected for the Pfizer shot in the coming weeks. However, the Food and Drug Administration is yet to formally approve the vaccine.

07 August, 2021

J&J Vaccine Gets Emergency Use Approval In India

Outlook Web Desk

Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose Covid-19 vaccine has got emergency use approval in India.


06 August, 2021

Johnson & Johnson Hopeful About Getting EUA Of It's Single-Dose COVID Vaccine In India

Outlook Web Desk

'On August 5, 2021 Johnson & Johnson Pvt Ltd applied for EUA of its single-dose COVID-19 vaccine to the government of India,' a Johnson & Johnson India spokesperson said in a statement.

30 July, 2021

US: States Race To Use Covid-19 Vaccines Before They Expire

Associated Press (AP)

The surge in infections in U.S is largely due to the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus, which has spread rapidly, particularly among unvaccinated people

01 July, 2021

'Not One Dose... ': Africa's Covid-19 Envoy Blasts EU, COVAX Over Vaccine Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

The African continent of 1.3 billion people is now in the grip of a third surge of infections that is 'extremely aggressive'.

10 June, 2021

Welcome Back! Now Work Out The Rules: Says Europe To Tourists

Associated Press (AP)

Some popular European tourist destinations open for the tourist, but with some rules.

24 April, 2021

Despite Evidence Of Rare Blood Clot Risk, US To Resume Use Of J&J’s Covid-19 Vaccine

Associated Press (AP)

The decision comes after medical advisors decided that Johnson & Johnson's single-dose Covid-19 vaccine’s benefits outweigh the risk of recipients developing a blood clot.

18 April, 2021

Remdesivir An 'Investigational Drug', Not Suitable For Home Use: Niti Aayog

Outlook Web Bureau

Niti Aayog member Dr. VK Paul on Sunday said that Remdesivir will only be administered to hospitalized, Covid-19 patients


03 April, 2021

US: Johnson & Johnson Begins Testing Covid-19 Vaccines On Teenagers

Associated Press (AP)

After initial data from older teens (those aged 16-17 years) is reviewed, the trial will expand to add adolescents ages 12 to 15.

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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