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Current booster policy needs to be updated: Experts by economictimes.indiatimes.com
Amid emergence of a new Omicron sub-lineage, experts call for updating the booster policy in India . They say that the current policy is not making the best use...
NIRT plans study on whether booster BCG can help prevent tuberculosis by economictimes.indiatimes.com
Scientists at the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis are looking to launch a study to provide BCG revaccination to kids and adolescents aged 6-18 y...
No new variant but severity, hospitalisation being monitored: NCDC on surge in COVID cases by economictimes.indiatimes.com
Even though COVID-19 cases are surging in the country but the severity and hospitalisation is being monitored as no new variant has been reported, the Director ...
Sanofi, GSK variant-specific Covid-19 shot found effective against Omicron by economictimes.indiatimes.com
Late-stage data on an experimental COVID-19 vaccine from Sanofi and GSK has showed the shot confers protection against the Omicron variant of the virus, the com...
Omicron's BA-5 sub-variant may be behind Tamil Nadu's rising Covid cases: Government by economictimes.indiatimes.com
The presence of Omicron 's BA-5 sub-variant may be the reason for the sudden spike in cases in Tamil Nadu , the state Public Health and Preventive Medicine Depa...
Omicron less likely to cause Long COVID than Delta variant: Study by economictimes.indiatimes.com
The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is less likely to cause long COVID than the Delta strain, according to a study published in The Lancet journal. Long...
'Genome Sequencing has Not Found any New Covid Variant' by economictimes.indiatimes.com
Latest data from SARS-CoV-2 genome sequencing in the country has not shown emergence of any new variant of the coronavirus, and the BA.2 sub-lineage of the Omic...