covid vaccine Current Affairs, GK & News

India’s first intra-nasal Corona vaccine: GK & Current Affairs Facts

The country’s first intranasal COVID vaccine iNCOVACC by Bharat Biotech has recently received DCGI approval for primary immunization against the infection for people above the age of 18 years. This vaccine has been named ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19. Highlights ChAd36-SARS-CoV-S COVID-19 (Chimpanzee Adenovirus Vectored) Recombinant Nasal Vaccine for COVID-19 by Bharat Biotech is the first of its ..

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Bharat Biotech’s intranasal vaccine – Update

Bharat Biotech recently sought approval for its intranasal Covid vaccine candidate, BBV154, as two-dose vaccine as well as booster dose. It submitted data from Phase 3 clinical trials of BBV154 to seek approval. Highlights: The heterologous booster infers that, third or subsequent dose of the vaccine is not similar to its primary dose. Usually, primary doses include two ..

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Deportation of Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic has not taken the COVID vaccine. Therefore, the Australian Government considers the Serbian player as a threat to the country. This is why the top ranked tennis player was deported from Australia. What happened? Australian Open is one of the four important tournaments of the Grand Slam. It was to start on January ..

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Commemorative Postal Stamp on COVID-19 vaccine

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released commemorative postal stamp on COVID-19 vaccine. The stamp was launched to mark the first anniversary of the National COVID Vaccination Programme or the COVID vaccination drive. Design of the stamp The stamp has a health care worker vaccinating a senior citizen. The stamp also shows the ..

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