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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.


US Regulators Approve Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters For All Adults

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.

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

Nov 04, 2021 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.


Moderna To Supply Africa With Up To 110 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses

Moderna is prepared to deliver the first 15 million doses by the end of this year, with 35 million in the first quarter of 2022 and up to 60 million in the second quarter.

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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.


18 August, 2021

US Approves Booster Shots To Tackle Decline In Vaccine Efficacy

Outlook Web Desk

The plan, as outlined by the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other top authorities, calls for an extra dose eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.


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.


11 August, 2021

US To Send 8.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Mexico

Associated Press (AP)

Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the U.S. government will send AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines, though the latter hasn't yet been approved by Mexican regulators.


05 August, 2021

Moderna Plans Booster Doses To Help Fight Virus

Associated Press (AP)

With “the rising force of infection” from Delta variant and eventual waning immunity, a “booster will likely be necessary to keep us as safe as possible” this winter, Moderna President Dr Stephen Hoge told investors.


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


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24 July, 2021

European Medicines Agency Approves Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine For Children Aged 12-17

Associated Press (AP)

The EU drug regulator said research in more than 3,700 children aged 12 to 17 showed that the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine produced a comparable antibody response.


17 July, 2021

Sri Lanka Receives 1.5 Million Doses Of Moderna Vaccine Donated By US

AP

It was the second shipment to Sri Lanka from the global COVAX effort after an AstraZeneca delivery in March.


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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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