the importance of booster dose to plan ahead

Source: The Hindu Relevance: To understand the latest developments in the vaccination process. Synopsis: The COVID crisis, unlike other health issues is new and has devastated the world economies.  Recovery from Covid-19 is dependent on faster adoption of the best vaccination process. Introduction: WHO launched an expanded immunization program in 1974, the experience gained through… Continue reading the importance of booster dose to plan ahead

New Vaccine policy: Need and Concerns – Explained, Pointwise

Introduction Vaccines are a proven shield against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. They have prevented serious illness and death, especially in patients who have been administered both doses. India’s new vaccine policy came into effect on 21st June. The policy aims to reduce the stress of procurement on states who were not able to effectively procure under… Continue reading New Vaccine policy: Need and Concerns – Explained, Pointwise

20 million children worldwide missed out on life-saving vaccines last year

According to data by the WHO and UNICEF,One in 10 children which is almost 20 million globally has missed out on life saving vaccines in 2018. The report also showed that an additional 1.5 million deaths could be avoided if global immunisation coverage improved. The main factors which are hindering the spread of vaccination worldwide… Continue reading 20 million children worldwide missed out on life-saving vaccines last year