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Vaccine Booster Dose: For Precaution Dose, No Mix-And-Match Of Vaccines: Government Sources

Vaccine Booster Dose: For Precaution Dose, No Mix-And-Match Of Vaccines: Government Sources

There will be no mix-and-match of vaccines for the crucial third dose to be given in view of the Omicron variant that is rapidly spreading in the country, senior health ministry sources told NDTV today. Precaution doses will be a third dose of the same vaccine a person has taken — be it Covishield or Covaxin. [...]

December 28, 2021 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vaccine Booster Dose: For Precaution Dose, No Mix-And-Match Of Vaccines: Government Sources

Politics and medicine: Vaccine attitude rises and falls with ideology

Politics and medicine: Vaccine attitude rises and falls with ideology

Political views and a person’s trust in the government play a role in whether or not they get vaccinated, a study has found. A person’s ideology directly impacts who they trust, allowing the person to selectively credit information related to vaccine risks and benefits in ways that reflect their ideology, said researchers at the University [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Politics and medicine: Vaccine attitude rises and falls with ideology

New vaccine may prevent multiple strains of the flu

New vaccine may prevent multiple strains of the flu

ATHENS, Ga., March 29  — Each year, researchers identify influenza strains expected to circulate during flu season and manufacture a vaccine aimed at them. Many years, strains not expected to pose a threat emerge, sickening people who have been vaccinated. Scientists at the University of Georgia and Sanofi Pasteur developed a vaccine forH1N1 influenza that [...]

March 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New vaccine may prevent multiple strains of the flu