Vaccination Current Affairs, GK & News

Operational Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently published the COVID-19 Vaccine Operational Guidelines. The Ministry had detailed its plan to carry out the administration of COVID-19 vaccine in the country. Key Highlights In Phase I of the COVID-19 Vaccination drive, the Government of India is to vaccinate thirty crore people. This includes health care ..

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September 28: World Rabies Day

Every year, World Rabies Day is celebrated on September 28 by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control. The day is also celebrated by the World Health Organization and other international organizations. Background The day was endorsed by international organizations such as Pan American Health Organization, World Organization for Animal Health, WHO and the USA Centres ..

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India pledges $15 million to International vaccine alliance GAVI

On June 4, India made an announcement in the virtual Global Vaccine Summit to pledge $15 million to the international vaccine alliance GAVI. At the same time, India is also eligible for support from GAVI. India’s financial support will amount in lowering down the vaccine prices globally. This donation comes in the context of India ..

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WHO adopts “Human Challenge Trial” to develop new vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced eight candidates to enter human trials. Several people step forward to participate in human challenge trial as the race to develop new vaccine for the virus is increasing. What is Human Challenge Trial? The trial involves infecting volunteers intentionally with COVID-19 virus. This is done to speed up ..

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COVID-19: ICMR Clinical Trials on BCG Vaccine

The Indian Council of Medical Research is conducting clinical trials to check on the efficacy of Tuberculosis vaccines against COVID-19. Highlights The ICMR is to focus on vaccine potential of India in reducing death of COVID-19 infected patients. The trials that will find out the efficacy of BCG Vaccine in COVID-19 patients is to be ..

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