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India-Russia 2+2 Dialogue

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Russian President Vladimir Putin recently agreed to establish “2+2 Ministerial Dialogue”. The “2+2 Ministerial” dialogue is held between the defence ministers and foreign ministers. About 2+2 Dialogue India holds similar dialogues with US, Australia and Japan. Russia is the first non-QUAD member with which India is to hold ..

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World Immunisation Week

The World Immunisation Week is celebrated every year in the last week of April. It aims to promote the use of vaccines. This year, in 2021, the World Immunisation Week is to be celebrated under the following theme: Theme: Vaccines bring us closer The WHO has partnered with organisations and individuals under theme to achieve ..

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Infections after COVID Vaccination

The Indian Council of Medical Research recently reported that around two to four of the ten thousand vaccinated people tested positive for the disease. This is referred to as “Breakthrough Infection”. Key Findings of ICMR According to ICMR, around 9.3 million have received the first dose of COVAXIN. Of this, 4,208 have tested positive, which ..

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COVISHIELD protects against Double Mutant

The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology recently announced that COVISHILED vaccine protects against B.1.617 variant. It is also called the double mutant strain. The vaccines were tested against the double mutant variety using the Vitro Neutralisation assay. Vitro Neutralisation Assay It is used to detect if an antibody is capable of preventing virus replication. ..

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IndRa: Cost of vaccinating India’s population above 18 years 0.36% of GDP

The India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) recently said the estimated cost to vaccinate all the Indians of age 18 years will be Rs 67,193 crores. This is 0.36% of the GDP of the country. Key Findings The GoI recently announced the Liberalised and Accelerated Phase 3 strategy of COVID-19 vaccine. According to the new strategy, ..

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