The interim findings from the phase-1 placebo-controlled randomised double-blind trial on the protection and immunogenicity of three totally different formulations of BBV152 reported the outcomes of the trial on 375 contributors, with one opposed occasion in the course of the trial which was discovered to be unrelated to the vaccine.
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Study warns of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy
As the nation readies to implement its COVID-19 vaccination programme, vaccine hesitancy could possibly be a problem that the federal government wants to handle forthwith. The outcomes of a web based survey confirmed that there was appreciable hesitation even among the many medical group to take the vaccine as quickly as it’s out there.
In a web based examine carried out by Abdul Ghafur, Coordinator of the Chennai Declaration, and infectious ailments guide at Apollo Hospital, Chennai, amongst 1424 well being professionals, solely 45% mentioned they’ll take the COVID vaccine as quickly because it turns into out there. Fifty-five per cent will both defer the vaccination or are but to resolve what to do. About one-tenth of the respondents mentioned they’ll by no means take the vaccine.Interestingly, 869 of the respondents had labored in a COVID hospital or unit.
Tamil Nadu permits gatherings from December 19, at 50% seating capability
The Tamil Nadu authorities on Wednesday introduced additional relaxations of the COVID-19 lockdown, permitting social, political, academic, cultural, and spiritual occasions and gatherings, not exceeding 50% of seating capability, from December 19.
Minimum 48 days to wrap up phase-I of COVID vaccination
The first part of COVID-19 vaccination in Telangana would final for a minimal of 48 days, based on preliminary plans of the Health division.
Around 80 lakh individuals would obtain two doses every with 28-day hole between each, within the first part. The officers mentioned that the vaccine will probably be rolled out any time in mid-January, 2021.
Private lecturers demand reduction packages
Thousands of personal faculty lecturers staged a protest in Bengaluru on Wednesday demanding that the federal government present reduction packages for lecturers who’ve confronted wage cuts or have misplaced their jobs.