Archives - November 20, 2020

Home Ministry to convert 500 isolation beds at COVID care centre in Delhi's Chattarpur area as beds with oxygen facility

A total of 50 doctors and 175 paramedics have been deployed at Chhattarpur and Shakur Basti COVID care centres...
Nov 20

BioNTech and Fosun Pharma receive approval to commence COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate BNT162b2 trial in China

BNT162b2 is currently in Phase 3 clinical trials in the United States, Germany, Argentina, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey and other countries...
Nov 20

CureVac’s COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate, CVnCoV, Suitable for Standard Fridge Temperature Logistics

The stability study is ongoing with the goal to further evaluate the potential for a longer commercial product shelf-life...
Nov 20

Serum Institute declares the pricing of Oxford vaccine at Rs 1000 per shot

Adar Poonawalla said the vaccine will be priced at a maximum of Rs 1,000 for two necessary doses for the public, depending on the ...
Nov 20

Kerala reports more recoveries than COVID-19 positive cases

26 recent deaths were also confirmed due to Covid today, taking the death toll in the State to 1,969...
Nov 20

GSK and MMV present positive data on treatment for Plasmodium vivax malaria in children

GSK and MMV today presented positive data from the TEACH study of tafenoquine, an 8-aminoquinoline, for the prevention of relapse of Plasmodium vivax malaria ...
Nov 20

Cipla launches 'Covi-G' for COVID-19 rapid antibody detection.

Cipla today announced that it signed a licensing agreement with a Belgium-based firm, Multi G for the distribution of their COVID-19 Rapid Antibody ...
Nov 20

FDA grants priority review for avalglucosidase alfa, a potential new therapy for Pompe disease.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for priority review the Biologics License Application (BLA) for avalglucosidase alfa for long-term enzyme ...
Nov 20

Rilzabrutinib granted FDA Fast Track Designation for treatment of immune thrombocytopenia.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Fast Track Designation (FTD), for the treatment of immune thrombocytopenia....
Nov 20

Odisha govt designates a hospital in Bhubaneswar for exclusive healthcare of doctors and covid Warriors.

Odisha government has designated a hospital in capital Bhubaneswar for the exclusive healthcare of doctors and covid Warriors infected with the virus....
Nov 20

Second wave of COVID-19 to be fought without vaccines: WHO

World Health Organization's emergency director Michael Ryan has warned that vaccines will not arrive in time to defeat the second wave of the Covid-...
Nov 20

Rajasthan: 2,549 persons test COVID 19 positive in last 24 hours

In Rajasthan, 2 thousand 549 persons have been tested positive for COVID 19 during the last 24 hours. ...
Nov 20

Gujarat records 1340 new coronavirus cases; state govt postpones reopening of schools & colleges

Gujarat has recorded 1340 new cases during the last 24 hours....
Nov 20

European Commission approves Supemtek® (quadrivalent recombinant influenza vaccine) for the prevention of influenza in adults aged 18 years and older

The European Commission has granted marketing authorization for Supemtek®, a quadrivalent (four-strain) recombinant influenza vaccine, for the prevention of influenza in adults aged 18 ...
Nov 20

India's COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 93.60 percent.

India's COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 93.60 percent....
Nov 20

Maharashtra records 5,535 new COVID-19 cases.

Maharashtra has recorded 5,535 new cases of COVID-19, taking its total caseload to 17,63,055....
Nov 20

Universal Children’s Day - What is required for a better world?

About 150 million children over the globe are occupied with child labor, and they do not get the opportunity to enjoy their childhood. ...
Nov 20

India touches landmark milestone with operationalization of over 50,000 Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centers

India touched a landmark milestone with the operationalization of more than 50,000 Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centers....
Nov 20

The Lancet: Phase 2 trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine in healthy older adults finds it is safe

Older adults are at a disproportionate risk of severe COVID-19 disease, so it is essential that any vaccine adopted for use against SARS-CoV-...
Nov 20

Ixlayer introduces technology to accelerate the safe distribution of forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Platform simplifies the complex coordination required to move vaccines the last mile ...
Nov 20

WHO urges greater COVID-19 vigilance in Africa as holidays near

Large group gatherings and mobility have been identified as risk factors for increasing the spread of COVID-19...
Nov 20

WHO Guideline Development Group advises against use of remdesivir for covid-19

Currently no evidence that it improves survival and other important measures ...
Nov 20

PerkinElmer introduces non-invasive sample collection for COVID-19 testing

Non-invasive sample collection and batch processing to test symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals – a breakthrough in COVID-19 testing ...
Nov 20

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