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~Authored by Dr Jesal Sheth, Senior Consultant-Paediatrician, Fortis Hospital, Mulund~ Omicron Variant of the novel coronavirus has been called a variant of concern by the World Health Organization. We have seen several growing cases in India and around the globe. When the previous variant Delta appeared,

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~Authored by Dr Jesal Sheth, Senior Consultant-Paediatrician, Fortis Hospital, Mulund~ Omicron Variant of the novel coronavirus has been called a variant of concern by the World Health Organization. We have seen several growing cases in India and around the globe. When the previous variant Delta appeared,

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COVAXINÒ is the one of the first COVID-19 vaccines in the world to generate data in 2-18 year age group. Phase II/III, Open-Label, Multi-centre Study was conducted to evaluate the Safety, Reactogenicity, and Immunogenicity of the Whole-Virion Inactivated SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine (COVAXIN®) in healthy children

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Dr. Sanket Mankad MD, F.I. D - CMC, Vellore Infectious Diseases & HIV AIDS Consultant Shalby Multispecialty Hospitals   AIDS is perhaps one of the most widespread epidemics to have plagued mankind, affecting crores of individuals through the ages. According to World Health Organization (WHO), the disease has claimed about

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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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On Monday, World Health Organization recommended that immunocompromised people be given an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine, due to their higher risk of breakthrough infections after standard immunisation. The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization said that the additional dose should be offered "as part

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On Friday the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, the United States will accept the use by international visitors of COVID-19 vaccines authorized by U.S. regulators or the World Health Organization. On Sept. 20, the White House announced the United States in November would lift

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On Friday, A World Health Organization (WHO) panel recommended the use of Regeneron (REGN.O) and Roche's (ROG.S) COVID-19 antibody cocktail for patients at high risk of hospitalizations and those severely ill with no natural antibodies. The treatment has been granted U.S. emergency authorization which gained attention when it was used to

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The World Health Organization today called upon countries in WHO South-East Asia Region to scale up and rigorously implement public health and social measures, along with efforts to accelerate vaccination for COVID-19, to prevent another surge, as more countries confirmed prevalence of highly transmissible variants

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