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Genetics helped vaccine discovery in six months
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Genetics helped vaccine discovery in six months

September 10, 2022

Jayadeva Hospital Director explains the crucial role of genetics and genomics Mysore/Mysuru: The development of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines is a crucial step in helping us get back to doing more of the things we enjoy with the people we love. And genetics has played a crucial role in vaccine discovery just six months…

DC launches 75-day free COVID booster dose vaccination drive
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DC launches 75-day free COVID booster dose vaccination drive

July 20, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: 75-day free COVID booster dose (third dose) vaccination drive for adults aged over 18 years, marking the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence, began in the city on Monday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Dr. Bagadi Gautham formally launched the drive at the camp held at Vartha Bhavan on Dhanvanthri Road. Speaking on the occasion, he said…

COVID: Booster dose vaccination drive begins in city and district
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COVID: Booster dose vaccination drive begins in city and district

July 17, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: With the Centre announcing free COVID booster dose for all adults aged between 18 and 59 years, the booster dose (Third dose) vaccination drive began across the district yesterday. DHO Dr. K.H. Prasad said that the free vaccination drive in Mysuru commenced on Saturday soon after the drive was launched by Chief Minister Basavaraj…

No stock of COVID vaccine 2nd dose for children
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No stock of COVID vaccine 2nd dose for children

July 1, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Children between 12 to 15 years, who have been administered with the first dose of COVID -19 vaccine about a month ago have to wait for their 2nd dose of the vaccine as there is no stock of it as of now. “My daughter is studying in the 7th standard at a private school…

COVID vaccination centres at Taluk Health Camp venues
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COVID vaccination centres at Taluk Health Camp venues

April 14, 2022

Mysore/Mysuru: Deputy Commissioner Dr. Bagadi Gautham has instructed the officials from the Department of Health and Family Welfare to hold health camps in every taluk from Apr. 18 to 22, with free screening and treatment. The camps should be equipped with all facilities, he added. Presiding over a meeting to review the arrangements made for…

18-plus booster dose on hold in Mysuru
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18-plus booster dose on hold in Mysuru

April 10, 2022

Reasons: Sudden slashing of jab prices; Sunday holiday; unresponsive CoWIN app Mysore/Mysuru: The administration of booster doses for the 18-plus population at private hospitals from today failed to take off in Mysuru and many other places across the country primarily because pharma majors — Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech — announced a…

62% kids between 12-14 years jabbed
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62% kids between 12-14 years jabbed

April 9, 2022

Booster dose for 18-plus from tomorrow Private Hospitals in Mysuru purchase stocks; await Government directive Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru has achieved 61.89 percent vaccination for children in the 12-14 age group as a precaution against the COVID pandemic. The vaccination for the 12-14 age group began on Mar. 16 and Corbevax vaccine was administered. The gap between…

MLA Ramdas launches vaccination drive for 12 to 14 years old
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MLA Ramdas launches vaccination drive for 12 to 14 years old

March 16, 2022

Mysuru District has a total of 1,37,459 kids in this group: DHO Mysore/Mysuru: “Children play a major role in nation-building. Today’s youths are tomorrow’s future,” said MLA S.A. Ramdas after launching the vaccination drive for children in the age group of 12 to 14 years at Seth Mohandas Tulsidas (SMT) Hospital on JLB Road in…

Modi lauds all as 75% adults get fully vaccinated
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Modi lauds all as 75% adults get fully vaccinated

January 31, 2022

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the countrymen as India successfully vaccinated 75 percent of its adult population against Covid-19. “Seventy five percent of all adults are fully vaccinated. Congratulations to our fellow citizens for this momentous feat. Proud of all those who are making our vaccination drive a success,” the PM…

Covaxin, Covishield receive drug regulator’s nod for conditional market authorisation
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Covaxin, Covishield receive drug regulator’s nod for conditional market authorisation

January 28, 2022

New Delhi: Two Covid-19 vaccines —Covaxin by Bharat Biotech and Covishield by the Serum Institute of India — have received “conditional market authorisation” from India’s drug regulator, Union Health Ministry announced on Thursday. The approval was granted under the New Drugs and Clinical Trials Rules, 2019 after recommendations from the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) under…

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