One in four people experience mild, short-lived side effects after receiving Covishield, with headache, fatigue, and tenderness at the site of injection are the most common symptoms, according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal.
In the last 2 weeks, more than 2000 oxygen concentrators have been airlifted for SpiceHealth. Today, a second big consignment arrived from Hong Kong for emergency use and distribution across India.
The registration for vaccination for those between 18-45 years old opened today at 4 pm, and to no one’s surprise, servers of the CoWIN app and website, UMANG app, and Aarogya Setu app crashed. Users took to Twitter to air concerns, while many suggested trying the website versions rather than the app.
Maharashtra state public health minister Raj Tope stated on Wednesday that the current lockdown maybe extended for another 15 more days in order to control the rising stress on public health infrastructure. The exact number of days is yet to be determined.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor, and the US’s top pandemic expert stated that India’s home-grown vaccine called Covaxin was successful in neutralizing the deadly 617 variant of COVID-19.