adenovirus Current Affairs, GK & News

COVISHIELD: Gap between doses increased

The Government of India recently increased the gap between the two doses of the COVISHIELD Vaccine. The gap was increased from six to eight weeks to twelve to sixteen weeks. This is the second time in three months, the gaps between the doses of COVISHIELD have been widened. In March 2021, the Union Territories and ..

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Brazil: Sputnik V vaccine supply had live cold virus

The Health Regulator of Brazil recently announced that the Sputnik V vaccines of Russia carried live cold virus. It has thus raised questions about the integrity of the manufacturing process of the virus. This issue has come up due to the Adeno Virus vector. The Adeno Virus Vector Vector means the carrier of the virus. ..

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What is Adenovirus?

The US health authorities recently paused the rollout of one-shot Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine uses similar technology as that of the Astra Zeneca vaccine. Both the vaccines are developed from adenoviral vectors. Why did the US stop Adenovirus based vaccines? Around six women in the US suffered from blood clots out of ..

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