Ensuring a quality life with a balance between physical and mental well-being is one of the pre-requisites of a healthy life.
Much, however, depends on transmission speed, virulence, hospitalisation and death, as also the effectiveness of vaccines
As many as 13 states have a higher IMR than 25, a target India has set for itself
Covaxin has demonstrated 77.8% effectiveness against symptomatic COVID-19 and 65.2% protection against the new Delta variant
The number is just a psychological mark and there is a long way to go to effectively immunise the population of the country.
This halt is aimed to achieve the WHO's target of vaccinating at least 10% of the population in every country by September end.
The World Health Organization has also not given any specific recommendation on mix and match of vaccines
To emerge out of this dark period, the world needs to become more inclusive
According to WHO, EUL is a procedure to streamline the process by which new or unlicensed products can be used during public health emergencies.
Gavi, the vaccine partnership playing a leading role in COVAX, said that it would buy 110 million doses from Sinopharm and Sinovac between now and Oct