Covaxin to no longer carry ‘clinical trial mode’ label,

Bharat Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, will no longer have to carry the ‘clinical trial mode’ label. Serum Institute of India’s Covishield already has this status. Earlier, Covaxin was granted restricted emergency use authorisation before the completion of trials. The government-backed vaccine has been developed by Bharat Biotech, a 24-year-old vaccine maker, which 16 vaccines to its name […]

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BJP chief JP Nadda on 2-day Assam visit from today

BJP national President JP Nadda would arrive in Assam on Monday on a two-day visit and address a public rally in Silchar to kick-start the ruling party`s campaigning for the coming Assembly elections, party leaders said on Sunday. Bharatiya Janata Party`s Assam unit General Secretary Rajdeep Roy said that besides addressing the public gathering at the Police […]

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Fresh curbs on gatherings from March 1 in state

Amid growing concern over rising Covid-19 cases in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered a slew of restrictions, including capping limit on indoor and outdoor gatherings, increased COVID testing and night curfew. The chief minister capped indoor gatherings to 100 and outdoor to 200 persons from March 1, along with strict enforcement of […]

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Bhutan announces seven-day nationwide lockdown

Bhutan will go in lockdown for seven days starting from Wednesday amid rising case of Covid-19 cases, announced Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering. In a statement, Tshering announced that a nationwide lockdown will be enforced for seven days, starting December 23, adding that the lockdown will enable the government to control the spread of the […]

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