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World Health Organization has recommended that all immune-compromised patients should get a third dose or booster shot of a vaccine against Covid-19. According to Subject Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) of the UN health body, moderately and severely immunocompromised people should be offered an additional dose

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The government has notified the new Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Rules, 2021 which spell out the situations that define eligibility criteria for termination of pregnancy up to twenty-four weeks as against the previous upper limit of 20 weeks. The eligible categories include survivors of sexual assault, rape

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A study run by the National Institutes of Health showed on Wednesday that people who got Johnson & Johnson Inc’s (JNJ.N) COVID-19 vaccine as a first shot had a stronger immune response when boosted with vaccines from Pfizer Inc (PFE.N)/BioNTech SE or Moderna Inc (MRNA.O). The study, which is preliminary

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On thursday, New Zealand reported its biggest rise in COVID-19 infections in six weeks, all cases detected in Auckland, raising prospects of a further extension of lockdown restrictions in the country's largest city beyond next week. Approx. 1.7 million people in Auckland are under strict quarantine

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HMD alone had supplied 500 million syringes to GoI to help vaccinate over 685 million people till date. “Sorry if it wasn’t enough” – Mr. Rajiv Nath, MD, HMD Hindustan Syringes & Medical Devices Ltd (HMD), one of the leading manufacturers of Disposable Syringes in the World and possibly

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The Subject Expert Committee on Covid-19 has granted emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the 2-18 years age group. The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on Covid-19 has granted emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the 2-18 years age group. Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech

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HCL Technologies will establish a joint centre of excellence for Google Cloud with industry subject matter experts and Google Cloud-certified ideapreneurs to deliver solutions for payer, provider, medtech and biopharma customers. HCL Technologies on Monday said it has expanded its strategic partnership with Google Cloud to

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10th Edition of MedscapecapeIndia National Awards & 13th Save the Girl Child Program held on 10th October 2021 virtually, saw the presence of luminares from across the globe who shared their opinions on saving the girl child, Women Empowerment,gender equality and having an equal ratio

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SpiceHealth’s Varanasi mobile lab to help ramp-up RT-PCR, Rapid (RT)-PCR and Rapid Antigen testing both at the airport and the City SpiceHealth is the fastest growing diagnostic lab in the country having conducted 4.2 million RT-PCR tests since its launch in November 2020 The Company operates multiple

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