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WHO interim statement on booster shots for COVID-19

WHO interim statement on booster shots for COVID-19

The World Health Organization, with the support of the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on Immunization and its COVID-19 Vaccines Working Group, continues to review the emerging evidence on the need for and timing of a booster dose for the currently available COVID-19 vaccines which…


SAGE to meet over COVID-19 vaccine use

SAGE to meet over COVID-19 vaccine use

SAGE to meet over COVID-19 vaccine use The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunisation (SAGE) is expected to meet on Tuesday to avail proposals and recommendations to the World Health Organisation on COVID-19 use….


COVAXIN vaccine: What you need to know

COVAXIN vaccine: What you need to know

COVAXIN vaccine: What you need to know On 3 November 2021, the Technical Advisory Group for Emergency Use Listing listed the Bharat Biotech BBV152 COVAXIN vaccine against COVID-19 for emergency use. The WHO Strategic Advisory Group…


Can I take two different vaccine doses?

Can I take two different vaccine doses?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned people against taking doses from two different COVID-19 vaccines. WHO said while clinical trials for inter-changeability are currently underway, it is important to stick to current guidelines. COVID-19…


AstraZeneca added to Emergency Use Listing

World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has added the two versions of AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine to the Emergency Use Listing (EUL). This listing means the vaccines can now be rolled-out globally under the COVAX program. WHO’s…


WHO reviewing AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine's effectiveness

WHO reviewing AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine’s effectiveness

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says its Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) on immunisation met recently to review AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine performance against the new COVID-91 variants (B.1.351). AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine is one of the vaccines…


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