Ahmedabad hospitals report unused stock of vaccine doses, as people stay away, in 'fear of contracting Covid from crowded vaccination centres'.
Evidence could help counter vaccine hesitancy and scepticism, and also help fight against the killer surge.
Daily vaccinations have dipped in Rajasthan from 5 lakh a fortnight ago to around 2 lakh now. Congress govt accuses Centre of not providing adequate supply of vaccines.
UP ministers Jai Pratap Singh and Suresh Khanna held a meeting Wednesday to review Covid-19 situation in the state, where the controversial CMO rule was taken up.
According to Bharat Biotech, the vaccine acts against mild, moderate, and severe Covid-19 disease. ICMR says it acts against several variants of coronavirus.
Since the pandemic began, Delhi has recorded 15,161 deaths as of 20 April, shows data from municipal corporations. However, govt has pegged this figure at 12,638 — a difference of 2,523 fatalities.
US decision to prioritise domestic demand is why certain raw materials — which are manufactured in US or whose parent firms are based there — are not available for India.
In a statement posted on its Twitter handle, Serum Institute of India said it will address the limited capacity by scaling up the vaccine production over the next two months.
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If we want to have a shot at halting Covid transmission, everybody needs their jabs. But as nations begin offering vaccinations to younger cohorts, they may hit a challenge.