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COVID-19 booster shots

Indonesia starts COVID boosters for elderly, others at risk

The government hopes to provide 21 million booster shots in January to people who received their second jabs at least six months ago

12 Jan 2022 10:54 AM

Multivariant Covid vaccine booster shows promise, early data suggests

The initial phase one clinical data shows the vaccine has strong levels of neutralising antibodies

05 Jan 2022 2:04 PM

'Precaution dose' vaccine: NTAGI to decide next week

Around 80 million eligible children can register on the CoWIN app for their first vaccine dose from Saturday

01 Jan 2022 8:32 AM

'Precautionary dose' vaccine only applicable after 9 months of 2nd dose: Dr RS Sharma

PM Modi had announced the country would begin administering 'precautionary doses' from January 10

27 Dec 2021 4:13 PM

Booster increases antibodies, improves protection against Omicron: Scientists

Eminent virologist Dr Shahid Jameel said a booster shot after two doses increases the amount of circulating antibodies

12 Dec 2021 3:40 PM


No recommendations for COVID-19 booster dose by SEC: Sources

Amid the emergence of the new COVID variant Omicron, the SII had sought approval to administer the booster dose of its Covishield vaccine

11 Dec 2021 12:29 PM

Double vaccinate against Covid first, experts say amid calls for booster shots

Consistent finding with breakthrough infections is that these episodes are less in severity as compared to unvaccinated

04 Dec 2021 1:48 PM

Top scientists for COVID booster vaccine dose

Give booster jabs to 40 plus and high risk cases, recommend top genomic scientists

03 Dec 2021 12:53 PM

WHO warns of 'toxic mix' as EU chief mulls mandatory Covid jabs

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates also recorded their first cases of Omicron, making the Gulf the latest region to be affected

02 Dec 2021 11:10 AM

US opens COVID boosters to all adults, urges them for 50+

Under the new rules, anyone 18 or older can choose either a Pfizer or Moderna booster six months after their last dose

20 Nov 2021 3:32 PM


Covid booster dose effective in reducing severe disease outcomes: Lancet study

Individuals were assigned to each group dynamically based on their changing vaccination status

01 Nov 2021 12:50 PM

COVID-19 vaccine boosters could mean billions for drugmakers

For Pfizer and Moderna, the boosters could be more profitable than the original doses because they won’t come with the R&D costs

26 Sep 2021 10:48 AM