Vaccines made in India are effective against all variants


NEW DELHI — Indian company Bharat Biotech states that a late trial of the COVID-19 vaccine showed an overall efficacy of 77.8%, showing efficacy for all variants.

The company said in a statement that it is currently in talks with the World Health Organization to obtain an emergency use list of vaccines sold as COVAXIN.

The results were set in a resting question posed by a health expert regarding the Bharat Biotech vaccine when an emergency use authorization was granted by the Government of India in January. They felt that the company did not have enough clinical trials and it was almost impossible to analyze and submit data showing that the shots were effective in preventing coronavirus disease.

According to the company, the vaccine has already been licensed for emergency use in 16 countries, including India, the Philippines, Iran and Mexico. Millions of Indians are also vaccinated with the same vaccine.

Late studies state that the vaccine was 93.4% effective against severe symptomatological COVID-19 and 77.8% effective against symptomatological COVID-19. The data also showed 65.2% protection against the first identified delta variant in India.

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Pandemic details

— — Europe In a vaccination race against delta variants of COVID-19

— — Indonesia Between the surge and the slow deployment of vaccines

— — Thai virus surge ICU raises concerns about vaccine supply

— — Some Venezuelans Thanks to the gift of the COVID-19 vaccine developed in Cuba, we were able to reassure some residents and at the same time deepen the mystery of vaccination campaigns that rely on national donations.

— — One Missouri Hospital Official “Silence,” as he asks those who make derogatory statements about the COVID-19 vaccine to help the federal government deal with the surge in cases where state authorities have several counties calling for new precautions. Let me do it. “

— Bipartisan proposals in the US House of Representatives will be banned Cultivation of mink fur In the United States, we are working to stop the possibility of mutations in the coronavirus.

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What else is happening:

Washington-President Joe Biden praised the sport and athletes’ ability to unite the country during times of crisis when hosting World Series Champion Los Angeles Dodgers at the White House on Friday.

The Dodgers, who defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in October last year and won the title, were the first team to be honored at the White House since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the first team since Biden took office.

“I think we’ve discovered that we need more sports than ever before,” said Biden, who praised baseball for “one of the most difficult years” in national history. Told.

The president paid tribute to the team for using the stadium as a mass vaccination site for COVID-19.

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Cyprus, Nicosia-Cyprus offers vaccinated individuals a holiday scholarship from mid-July to mid-August, those who received a shot 72 hours ago, or tested negative by PCR or rapid antigen test Restrict access to the soccer stadium to those who have. A match to encourage young people to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Late Friday, the Cyprus government announced a series of incentives designed to spur a significant portion of the population that has not stepped up to be vaccinated. Officials say that about 70% of people under the age of 40 do not receive their shots.

Other incentives include counting the days government and private sector workers choose to be vaccinated as bonus holidays, and giving military conscripts an honorary five-day vacation if they choose to get a jab. Includes providing.

The government will also show bar and restaurant patrons and those attending large rallies such as weddings a so-called safe pass indicating that they are fully vaccinated, or 72 hours before the event. Negative PCR or rapid antigen test.

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Springfield, Missouri — A hospital official in Missouri said a federal response to a surge in counties where state officials called for new precautions for those who made derogatory statements about the COVID-19 vaccine. He says “shut up” because he is asking for help.

Deep vaccine resistance has settled the first delta mutant identified in India in the state, particularly straining hospitals in the Springfield region.

“If you’re making terribly derogatory comments about vaccines and you don’t have public health expertise, you may be responsible for someone’s death. Shut up,” said Steve Edwards, CEO of Cox Health in Springfield. Tweeted.

Aaron Shekora, a spokesman for the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, said Cox Health and Mercy Springfield, another hospital in the city, were treating 168 COVID-19 patients on Friday. He said 36 of them were on a ventilator.

Erik Frederick, Chief Administrative Officer of Mercy Springfield, also said he is using Twitter to boost vaccination and prevent death.

“So if you are vaccinated, there is light at the end of the tunnel,” he said. “If you haven’t been vaccinated, it’s probably a train.”

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Phoenix — Arizona Governor Doug Duchy has withdrawn a series of executive orders issued during the coronavirus pandemic.

Republican governors say most are no longer needed, as Congress legislated them at a session ending this week.

Some orders are valid until the law comes into force within 90 days. This includes orders that prevent cities, towns and counties from placing orders for businesses that are more demanding than Ducy’s problem. Other orders ending after the new law prohibit universities from demanding coronavirus vaccines or masks from unvaccinated students.

Republicans who rule Congress have decided to block coronavirus-related actions that they consider limiting their freedom. They have passed legislation that bans mask orders from kindergarten to high school and state universities and blocks future health orders. Democrats called the move short-sighted and said it might be needed in a new surge in viral cases.

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New York — Elissa Montanti’s Global Medical Relief Fund was thwarted by COVID-19 after breaking the odds of more than 20 years to get medical care for children injured in war and crises around the world.

The pandemic has put on hold overseas travel and services to more than 450 children who have passed her care. The prosthesis needed fitting. The surgery required a schedule. Now a New York woman is reviving her charity. She is looking for volunteers and professionals to bring her children back to the United States for medical care.

Montanti started the charity in 1997, triggered by the sudden death of her grandmother, mother and childhood lover. She lobbyed the United Nations, wrote memoirs, and built a vast network of philanthropic doctors and professionals.

Charities say they have accepted children from 50 countries, primarily Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

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Washington-President Joe Biden said he was concerned that unvaccinated people would be unnecessarily killed by COVID-19 as they became infected with the coronavirus during their July 4 vacation. Stated.

Biden, who told reporters on Friday, emphasized that holiday weekends would be worth celebrating for most vaccinated Americans.

Biden said: “This year will be even better next year, unlike last year’s Independence Day.”

But the president says he is worried about those who haven’t been shot yet.

“I’m worried that an unvaccinated person might be able to catch the mutant and spread it to others who aren’t vaccinated. But I’m worried. Life is lost. “

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