The World Health Organization (WHO) is probably going to take a call on together with Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin in its checklist of vaccines accredited for Emergency Use inside 4 to six weeks, Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, WHO, said at a webinar organised by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
A WHO pre-qualification, or Emergency Use Listing (EUL), is critical for a vaccine firm to provide vaccines to world amenities resembling COVAX or worldwide procurement. So far, eight vaccines have gotten an EUL from the WHO.
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Two instances of COVID Kappa variant present in U.P.
Two cases of the Kappa variant of COVID-19 have been detected in Uttar Pradesh, in accordance to an official assertion issued on Friday.
Genome sequencing of 109 samples was accomplished on the King George’s Medical College right here up to now few days.
The Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 was present in 107 samples, whereas the Kappa variant was present in two samples, a press release issued after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s routine overview assembly stated.
Gujarat schools to reopen for Standard XII from July 15
With COVID-19 instances declining, the Gujarat government on July 9 announced that schools for Standard XII and faculties for undergraduate programmes shall be allowed to reopen with 50% class energy from July 15.
However, the presence of scholars shall be on a voluntary foundation and people not attending the courses won’t face any adversarial motion for their absence.
Also, teaching centres for Standard IX onwards shall be allowed to reopen with COVID-19 norms, together with sustaining distances and diminished participation of scholars