INDIA : Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to begin trial of intranasal Covid vaccine soon, Says Health minister Harsh Vardhan

Currently, there are no intranasal Covid-19 vaccine under clinical trial in India, clarified Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan today. “However, Serum Institute of India has begun manufacturing Codagenix CDX-005 which is an intranasal, live-attenuated … Read More

Production hurdles hurt Russia’s Covid-19 vaccine targets

Russia is going to miss its target of making 30 million doses of an experimental Covid-19 vaccine this year due to setbacks maintaining the serum’s stability while expanding production. “The … Read More

India’s Peak Holiday Season Set To Send Covid-19 Cases Surging

Already on track to overtake the United States with the world’s most novel coronavirus infections, India is bracing for a surge of cases in coming weeks as it heads into … Read More

Taiwan Thanks ‘Friends in India’ on National Day as Posters Erected outside Chinese Embassy

It was an unusually noticeable 109th Taiwan National Day in India, with posters and flags hung outside the Chinese embassy by a ruling party member and Taiwan’s president thanking “dear … Read More

Malaysia detains 60 Chinese citizens and vessels for trespassing into territorial waters

Malaysia’s maritime authority detained six Chinese fishing vessels and their crews for allegedly trespassing in waters off one of its southern states. The vessels, registered in Qinhuangdao, China, were believed … Read More

India rejects proposal to conduct large study for Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine

India on Wednesday declined a proposal from Dr Reddy’s Laboratories to conduct a large study on the effectiveness of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine against the coronavirus, Reuters reported. An expert panel … Read More