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13,000 volunteers given 2nd dose of Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

Hyderabad (3 Min Read): Bharat Biotech on Friday announced that 13,000 volunteers have been successfully administered the second dose of its Covid vaccine Covaxin in the phase-3 trials. Suchitra Ella, Joint Managing Director, Bharat Biotech International Limited, thanked the volunteers for their pro-vaccine public health volunteerism. The announcement came amid the continuing administration of Covaxin in […]

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Healthcare worker in Telangana dies hours after getting Covid jab, govt says not linked to vaccine

Hyderabad: A healthcare worker in Telangana, who was vaccinated for Covid-19 on Tuesday, died on Wednesday but authorities said the death seems unrelated to the vaccine. Director of Public Health and Family Welfare, Dr G. Srinivas Rao, said that the healthcare worker was given the jab of Covid vaccine on Tuesday at around 11.30 a.m. at […]

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Dr Reddy’s receives approval for Phase 3 clinical trial of Sputnik vaccine

Hyderabad: Pharma major Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd on Friday announced that it has received approval from the Drugs Control General of India (DCGI) to conduct Phase 3 clinical trial for the Sputnik V vaccine in India. The Phase 3 study of Sputnik V will be conducted on 1500 subjects as part of the randomised, double-blind, parallel-group, […]

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Doctors remove toy bulb from 9-year-old’s lungs after he swallowed it

Hyderabad: Doctors at a Hyderabad hospital removed a bulb from a nine-year-old boy’s lungs after he had accidentally swallowed it. Prakash of Mahabubnagar in Telangana had accidentally swallowed the toy bulb while playing on Monday. He was rushed to Medicover Hospitals with symptoms of profuse cough and difficulty in breathing. According to doctors, the CT scan […]

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Giant leap for innovation: Bharat Biotech after DCGI approval to Covaxin

Hyderabad: Bharat Biotech on Sunday said the approval for emergency use of its Covid-19 vaccine –Covaxin — is a giant leap for innovation and novel product development in India. The Hyderabad-based vaccine maker expressed its delight after Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) granted permission for emergency use of its Covid-19 vaccine. “The approval of Covaxin […]

Telangana: 22 members of family test positive for Covid

Hyderabad: Just when the Covid-19 cases in Telangana appeared to be on a downward trend, as many as 22 members of a family in Suryapet town have tested positive. Health officials said on Saturday that the family members were found infected after they attended the last rites of a relative a few days ago. Those tested […]

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Breast cancer surgeon Raghu Ram on Queen’s Honours list

Hyderabad: Eminent breast cancer surgeon Raghu Ram Pillarisetti is named on the prestigious 2021 new year’s Honours list of Queen Elizabeth II. The list has just been published in the ‘London Gazette’, the official publication of the Crown. Instituted in 1917 by King George V, the Queen’s Honours are amongst the most prestigious awards worldwide. Raghu […]

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New variant of coronavirus 71% more transmittable, says Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology

Hyderabad: The new variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes Covid-19 is believed to be 71 per cent more transmittable than the other variants, the Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) said on Tuesday when India confirmed six cases of the new strain. The leading research institute has underlined the importance to launch an […]

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Rajinikanth discharged from Hyderabad hospital, advised rest

Hyderabad: Superstar Rajinikanth was Sunday discharged from Apollo Hospital here, where he was admitted on Friday with severe fluctuations in blood pressure. The hospital said the actor was discharged after an improvement in his medical condition. The actor later left for Chennai. It said in a statement that he was admitted with severe hypertension and exhaustion. […]