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PM received the Covaxin shot at AIIMS and fits the eligibility criteria for the second phase of the vaccination drive 
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PM received the Covaxin shot at AIIMS and fits the eligibility criteria for the second phase of the vaccination drive 

PM Narendra Modi fits the eligibility criteria for the second phase of vaccination at age of 70.  Prime minister Narendra Modi, received the Bharat Biotech vaccine shot at AIIMS, Delhi as the stage 2 drive of vaccination.  He turned to Twitter to announce the covid shot along with a photo. Commending the researchers, PM Modi said that “it is amazing how quickly they have managed to get the corona vaccine.” He inspired the citizens to participate in the mass immunization drive.  Candidates who are eligible must get their second covid shot, he added on Twitter.  PM reached the hospital early morning, according to the report of Indian express.  He took the vaccine by sister Nivedita, from Puducherry. While the other nurses belong to Kerala, as per the IE report. Interestingly he w...
Engagement of two major pharma with serum institute of india for the mass production of covid vaccine
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Engagement of two major pharma with serum institute of india for the mass production of covid vaccine

AstraZeneca, the British- Swedish pharma giant, and UK pharma giant  Novavax open up that they are ready to heighten the production of covid vaccine by engaging with the Serum Institute of India.  SII, the world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume is located in the Pune city of Maharashtra. It manufactures the corona vaccines brought by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, locally called Covidshied. Covidshield was indeed emergency use indexed by the world health organization this month. WHO allowed the use of Covidshield in low-income countries across the world.    “Ruud Dobber, the president of AstraZeneca’s pharmaceuticals business, said the with our partner, the serum institute of India, we are planning to supply over 300 million vaccines to about 145 countries through COVA...
Childhood cancers are more susceptible to treatment than adult cancer 
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Childhood cancers are more susceptible to treatment than adult cancer 

Four lakh children are reported with cancer all over the world. Of these, around 50,000 cases are of India. With the increasing number of cases of cancer, the survival rate in developing and underdeveloped countries is falling. WHO had announced a global initiative for childhood cancer.  Manas Kalra, the senior oncologist at Delhi's Ganga Ram Hospital showed his concern for such a condition and spoke to Amit Anand Choudhary for the safeguard measures that need to be taken.     How childhood cancer is different from adult cancer? Childhood cancers are more manageable and have a high rate of cure than adult cancers. However, the types of cancer are also different between children and adults. When children suffer from blood cancer, brain tumors, lymphomas adults suffer from solid...