Thailand develops robotic system ‘Auto Vacc’ to draw out COVID-19 vaccine doses efficiently

Bangkok: As Thailand struggles with its worst coronavirus outbreak yet, researchers in the country have developed a machine to draw out COVID-19 vaccine doses more efficiently and optimise lower-than-expected supplies. Using a robotic arm, the “AutoVacc” system can draw 12 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in four minutes from a vial, according to researchers at […]

AstraZeneca, Pfizer vaccine antibody levels may decline after 2-3 months: Lancet study

London: How safe are you from the coronavirus even when you are fully vaccinated? As the world is hoping for a vaccine resolution to the COVID-19 crisis, a Lancet study definitely brings little cheer. According to a study in the journal, the total antibody levels start to wane six weeks after complete immunisation with Pfizer […]

कोविशील्ड लगाने वालों को फ्रांस में एंट्री, अभी तक लगा रखा था बैन

पेरिस. फ्रांस (France) ने भारत में उत्पादित कोविड-19 (Covid-19) के टीके एस्ट्राजेनेका (भारत में कोविशील्ड नाम से) की खुराक लेने वाले अंतरराष्ट्रीय यात्रियों को देश में आने की अनुमति दे दी है. यह फैसला रविवार से प्रभावी होगा. प्रधानमंत्री द्वारा शनिवार को जारी बयान के मुताबिक इसके साथ ही फ्रांस ने कोरोना वायरस के डेल्टा […]

Pfizer to seek authorization from US regulators for third COVID-19 vaccine dose

New Delhi: In order to neutralize the Delta variant, Pfizer on Thursday (July 8) said it will seek US authorisation for a third dose of its COVID-19 vaccine. Pfizer’s Dr. Mikael Dolsten told The Associated Press citing the company’s study that people’s antibody levels jump five- to 10-fold after a third dose, compared to their […]

British PM Boris Johnson says Covishield shot should be accepted in vaccine passport schemes

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday (July 2) said he saw no reason why people who received Indian-made AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines should be left out of vaccine passport schemes after the European Union did not initially recognise it. About 5 million people in Britain are thought to have had the vaccine made by […]

40 से कम उम्र के लोगों को एस्ट्राजेनेका वैक्सीन नहीं लगवाने की सलाह

Australia official urges against AstraZeneca Vaccine – इस देश ने 40 साल से कम उम्र के लोगों को एस्ट्राजेनेका वैक्सीन नहीं लगवाने की सलाह दी – India TV Hindi News […]

AstraZeneca begins trials for modified booster vaccine against Beta variant of COVID-19

New Delhi: The British-Swedish pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca along with the University of Oxford on Sunday (June 27, 2021) started new trials to assess a modified vaccine against the Beta variant of COVID-19, which first emerged in South Africa. According to AFP reports, the booster COVID-19 vaccine trials will be conducted upon 2,250 individuals from Britain, […]

Single jab of Pfizer, AstraZeneca offers 60 per cent protection: Lancet study

London: A single dose of Pfizer or AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine offers around 60 per cent protection against infection from SARS-CoV-2 in adults aged 65 years and above, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. To obtain real-world data on the effectiveness of these vaccines in care homes, the researchers from the University […]

Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 80% effective against B1.617.2 variant of COVID-19: UK govt study

London: Two doses from either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer vaccine are over 80 per cent effective in preventing infection from the B1.617.2 variant of COVID-19, first discovered in India, a new UK government study has reportedly found. The Oxford/AstraZeneca two-dose vaccine is also being produced by the Serum Institute of India as Covishield and […]

Two shots of AstraZeneca provide 85-90% efficacy against COVID-19, suggests UK data

London: Two doses of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine may be around 85% to 90% effective against the symptomatic disease, Public Health England (PHE) said on Thursday (May 20), while cautioning that it did not yet have enough data to be conclusive. Britain has suffered one of the worst death tolls globally from the pandemic but […]

Japan gives green signal to AstraZeneca, Moderna COVID-19 vaccines

Tokyo: The Japanese government on Friday (May 21) gave the green signal for two more COVID-19 vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Moderna pharmaceutical giants to be added to the nation`s vaccine portfolio, Kyodo news reported. The experts have met on Thursday (May 20) to assess data from Japan`s own clinical trial in addition to those […]