The daily dose: June 17, 2021

P.T. Jyothi Dutta | Updated on June 17, 2021

#Was the Government right in increasing the gap between two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and was it backed by scientific reasoning? Well, here’s what the Government says:

‘Extending gap between Covishield doses was based on scientific reason’

# Bharat Biotech and the Government have clarified on the cow-serum related row that was whipped up by a tweet on Covaxin.

Covaxin is ‘highly purified’, says Bharat Biotech

#Third wave preparations:

Delhi government to train youth


Maharashtra gets medicine and equipment ready


# Jubilant ties-up with Ocugen to market Covaxin in N America and Canada.

# ICMR thinks lactating women are good to take the Covid-19 vaccine.


# The Centre tells Bombay HC – there’s been no discrimination in the allocation of black fungus drugs


# And finally, here’s how fake Oximeter apps are stealing your biometric data.


Published on June 17, 2021

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