The World Health Organization (WHO) said that less than 10% of people in the world had developed antibodies to fight against corona. Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that only through vaccination can we develop herd immunity among as many people as possible. He said that the vaccine being applied at present is proving to be effective on corona cases Corona. How effective the vaccine is against mild diseases and untreated infections is being studied.
At the same time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee in the US has approved Johnson & Johnson’s Corona vaccine ‘Janssen’. According to the CDC, the Jansen vaccine can be given to people 18 years of age or older in the US. While announcing this, CDC Director Rochelle Wallensky said that we will start vaccination as soon as we start getting the vaccine dose. The Advisory Committee on Vaccination Practice voted 12–0 in support of this vaccine. Wollensky called it another milestone to end the epidemic.
Nepal’s Army Chief takes the first dose of vaccine made in India
Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff Purna Chandra Thapa took the first dose of the Corona vaccine made in India on Monday. Last month, the second consignment of 10 lakh vaccines was sent to Nepal from India.
This vaccine has been developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca. In India, it is being built under the name of Serum Institute of India Coveshield. India is providing vaccines to its neighboring countries under the Vaccine Friendship Initiative.
Nepal had started the vaccination of health workers all over the country after getting the first batch of 1 million doses. In January, he gave approval to Coveshield for Emergency Use. In the second batch, the vaccine will be given to people above 60 years of age. They make up 8.73% of the population in Nepal. They will be vaccinated from March 7.
Janssen received approval on Saturday
The US gave emergency approval to Johnson & Johnson’s Corona vaccine ‘Janssen’ on Saturday. This is the third vaccine to be approved in the country after Moderna and Pfizer. According to CNN, it is America’s first single-dose vaccine. White House senior officer Andy Slavitt said on social media that the introduction of the third safe and effective vaccine is very good news.
The trial of this vaccine was conducted on more than 44 thousand people from America, South Africa, and Latin America. According to the US Food and Drug Regulatory Administration (FDA), this vaccine was given to moderate and critical patients with corona. It was 66.1% effective during this period.
Brazil’s Corona variant reaches Britain
Matters of Corona’s new strains found in Brazil are now beginning to be found in Britain. On Sunday, the Health Authority has come into action after 6 cases of this variant of Corona appeared here. Of these, 3 cases have been found in England and 3 cases in Scotland.
Cases are also increasing in France
In France, 19,952 cases of corona have been reported in the last 24 hours. During this time 122 infected people also died. In France, a total of 37 lakh 55 thousand 968 people have been infected in Corona so far. A total of 86,454 people have also lost their lives since the epidemic. According to the Public Health Agency, in the last 7 days, about 10 thousand infected people have been admitted to the hospital here. Of these, 1871 people are on ventilators.