Covaxin safe for children aged 2-18 years, says Bharat Biotech

Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) on Thursday announced that Covaxin, its whole-virion inactivated COVID-19 vaccine has proven to be safe, well-tolerated, and highly immunogenic in paediatric subjects in phase II/III study, said a press release. The study has been accepted and published in Lancet Infectious Diseases, a peer-reviewed high-impact factor […]

China to host 14th BRICS Summit on June 23

Chinese President Xi Jinping will be hosting the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing on June 23, the foreign ministry said on Friday. Hua Chunying, spokesperson of the foreign ministry announced, “President Xi Jinping will host the 14th BRICS Summit in Beijing on June 23. The Summit will be held in virtual format under the […]

‘Sonia Gandhi being treated for respiratory infection, post-Covid symptoms’

Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi is undergoing treatment for a fungal infection in her lower respiratory tract along with post-COVID symptoms, the party said in a statement. She continues to be under close observation and treatment, the party said. Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh issued a statement on behalf of the Congress party which […]