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The Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) on Wednesday urged the government to develop a transparent and predictable regulatory environment, particularly around pricing. It submitted its recommendations to PMO, pharmaceuticals department, Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation, health and family welfare ministry and NITI Aayog. The healthcare industry body

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Clinical parameters of two COVID-19 patients improved significantly within 12 hours of administering monoclonal antibody therapy, doctors at Ganga Ram Hospital said on Wednesday. Dr Pooja Khosla, Senior Consultant, Department of Medicine, SGRH, said a 36-year-old healthcare worker with high-grade fever, cough, muscle pain, severe weakness

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The government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children in which Remdesivir has not been recommended and rational use of HRCT imaging has been suggested. The guidelines issued by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) under the health ministry

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There has been a continued and sharp decline in daily new coronavirus cases in the country, the government said on Tuesday, but stressed on following COVID-19-appropriate behaviour to avert any future wave. In a joint press briefing on the pandemic situation, Health Ministry Joint Secretary Lav

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With several states taking steps towards unlocking and easing restrictions amid a decline in COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday cautioned people against any laxity and asserted that COVID-appropriate protocol is the “most effective weapon” against an unseen adversary like coronavirus that keeps

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Asserting that India is on track to vaccinate its entire adult population by December, top officials sources on Monday said a blueprint is in place to ensure a total supply of 187.2 crore doses by the year-end that would be enough for the country’s 94

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A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed to significantly lower the risk that ‘imported’ coronavirus cases like those linked to new variants could spawn a cluster or a wider outbreak. Dr. Michael Ryan, WHO’s emergencies

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Domestic vaccine major Serum Institute of India is seeking indemnity from liability for its COVID vaccines, saying that the rules should be same for all the companies, according to sources. The development comes after requests for indemnity and exemption from bridging trials have been made

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The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said if the Delhi government could not ensure that people will get both doses of COVAXIN within the stipulated time, then it should not have started so many vaccination centres with “much pomp and splendour”. Justice Rekha Palli issued notice

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