They said that the risk reduction was 50 for people having received two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine which is known as Covishield in India
Delta infections after two vaccine doses had similar peak levels of virus as those in unvaccinated people, the researchers said
The foreign vaccine makers are demanding indemnity against legal liability in case of adverse reactions post-vaccination.
The supply of Moderna vaccines is expected in 2022 as orders are totally booked for the current year.
Moderna through a separate communication has informed that the US government has agreed to donate a certain number of doses to the Indian government.
The US Government has agreed to donate a certain number of doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine through COVAX to the Government of India
G-7 leaders' summit is set to formally embrace a global minimum tax of at least 15% on corporations.
Moderna said it had filed data for a conditional marketing approval in the 27-nation EU bloc to expand its coronavirus vaccine to children, beyond the green light it received in January for use in adu
Viruses often develop small genetic changes as they reproduce, and new variants of the coronavirus have been seen almost since it was first detected in China in late 2019
The Health Ministry has also been asked to take an early decision on Cipla's request regarding support required by them for procurement of Moderna vaccines