Covid-19: The daily dose (June 15, 2021)

Mumbai | Updated on June 15, 2021

We curate for you all the Covid-19-related developments and stories of the day worth reading

# As child vaccines become a point of discussion, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin undertakes trials for paediatric doses.

# And more to add to the arsenal, now Novavax claims efficacy against variants. And that injects a shot of good news into India’s Covid-prevention programme.

# Capillary Leak syndrome: The European regulator EMA asks for additional side-effect labelling on the AZ-Oxford vaccine. Point to note, this is the vaccine that is being rolled out in India, made here by Serum Institute.

# Two Indians are now on CEPI’s scientific advisory board.

# One dose will do? Well, a local study explores the option being touted by experts in India and overseas.

# A start-up from Pune comes up with 3D-printed masks. The need for them will continue for sometime, despite the vaccination drive.

# And more oxygen plants are being set up across the country. The second wave brought home the distressing message of shortages, never to be repeated.


Published on June 15, 2021

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