Ebola vaccines Current Affairs, GK & News

Government to discontinue Central Allocation of Remdesivir

According to Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, government has decided to discontinue Central Allocation of Remdesivir to States and directed National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Agency to monitor availability of Remdesivir in India. Highlights Minister highlights, production of Remdesivir has increased ten times from 33,000 vials per day in April 2021 to ..

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World Immunization Week

Every year, last week of April is marked as the World Immunization Week. The Week is celebrated to increase awareness of immunization. This year, the week is being marked under the theme Theme: Vaccines work for All Immunization According to the World Health Organization, immunization can help protect from 25 different infectious disease-causing agents or ..

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Two Experimental Ebola vaccines found safe, effective in human trial

The clinical trials of two experimental Ebola vaccines cAd3-EBOZ and rVSV-ZEBOV were found to be safe and capable of eliciting immune response against Ebola virus that lasts for at least one year. The findings were based on a study of clinical trials on 1,500 adults that began during West Africa Ebola outbreak. Three groups of ..

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