COVID-19 vaccine: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

GoI forms five task forces to revive MSME sector

On September 23, 2020, the Government of India formed five task forces in five different key areas to boost the MSME sector in the country. The task forces will make the micro, small and medium ..

COVID-19 Vaccine: India launches “Strengthening Clinical Trial Research Capacities in Neighbouring Countries” programme

On September 23, the Department of Biotechnology launched “Strengthening Clinical Trials Research Capacities in Neighbouring Countries” programme under the Ind-CEPI Mission. Highlights The programme has been launched in partnership with Ministry of External Affairs. It ..

ICMR to allow COVID-19 vaccines with 50% efficacy

The Indian Council for Medical Research approves COVID-19 vaccines with 50-100% efficacy. According to ICMR, no respiratory vaccines have 100% efficacy. Highlights According to the World Health Organization, a vaccine should have three things namely ..

Is the re-infection of Covid-19 in Hong Kong dangerous?

The first evidence of a re-infection of Covid-19 has been reported by the researchers of Hong Kong. They also stated further research is needed on the issue to make a clear idea about the re-infection ..

Phase-2 trials of Bharat Biotech vaccine to begin in September

As reported by India Today, the phase I trial for the COVID 19 vaccine made by Bharat Biotech is complete and the Phase II of this trial is going to commence in September. In the ..