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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby IndraD » 16 Jan 2021 20:21

https://www.aajtak.in/technology/tech-n ... 21-01-16-1
23 die in Norway after receiving Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby IndraD » 16 Jan 2021 20:21

encouraging news from all over India of covid vaccination. Both covaxin & Oxford launched in 40:60

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Postby manjgu » 16 Jan 2021 20:50

total of approx 1.6L vaccination on day 1 ..approx 50% of max capacity of 3L per day. SII production capacity is 5000 doses per minute.

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Postby Zynda » 16 Jan 2021 21:34

1.9L vaccinated in India...at least in BLR, BBMP has said that they will be able to vaccinate all front line HCWs within 3-4 days (giving a few days of buffer, hopefully by end of next week). Also, GoI has said that those who want to be vaccinated in Ph-2 should register by Jan 24th. Probably on CoWin app...Hopefully, the pace of vaccination (& production) will pick up in coming days and by end of Feb, if it starts reaching to common folks, it would be great.

Currently in Ph-1, HCWs who are working in Covid wards are being considered for vaccinations. I know a few docs who are not associated with Covid wards and their names are not in Ph-1 rolls.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby saip » 16 Jan 2021 22:17

Vaccine or no vaccine India's active case count has been trending down for the past four months. Now at 212k it is at 14th position in the world and if you take active cases per million it is way, way below that - near 100!.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Tanaji » 16 Jan 2021 22:32

How come Covaxin is being rolled out in massive numbers?

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Postby Amber G. » 17 Jan 2021 00:42

saip wrote:Vaccine or no vaccine India's active case count has been trending down for the past four months. Now at 212k it is at 14th position in the world and if you take active cases per million it is way, way below that - near 100!.

See my post about a few months ago regarding "super model".. The cases have been following the prediction fairly nicely. In spite of festivals like dushera and Divali and elections and protests things have not gotten (relatively speaking) out of hand. With new B-117 version which has much larger R factor - if that's does not spread, I (and many of us) think by the end of February this will be under control.
For perspective, let me just put today's data using the same source and presentation I have been using it here.
All values are per million people. I have chosen 5 countries of my interest.

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Now while India has started vaccines - free to all who needs it. Here is my neck of the wood, our state is also doing great - A senior citizen, after one year, is just receiving a set of 5 disposable masks - all generously given by my state. (Vaccines for 80 and above has also just started :) ).

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Jay » 17 Jan 2021 03:03

https://www.nytimes.com/live/2021/01/16 ... id-vaccine

Great progress being made my Modi admin in rolling out this vaccine.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby darshan » 17 Jan 2021 11:06

Fine collectors can thank chinese
Wearing mask mandatory even if you are alone in car and driving
https://www.deshgujarat.com/2021/01/16/ ... d-driving/
Ahmedabad: You will need to wear face mask properly while in car even if you are yourself driving a car and there’s none other in the same car. As per an order, copy of which is attached to this article, it is mandatory to wear mask when in rickshaw, cab, taxi, private or government car for all passengers and a person on driving seat. Even when a person is alone in vehicle and on driving seat, he/she will need to wear a face mask properly mandatorily or will have to pay Rs. 1,000 fine per person when caught by police for violation. It’s worth noting that earlier, the State government had exempted single persons in vehicle (on driving seat) from wearing mask.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby vijayk » 17 Jan 2021 20:05

Remember this prediction from racist filthy scums and BIF collaborators

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Zynda » 17 Jan 2021 20:26

I hope we pick up the pace of vaccination. Today just 17,000 were vaccinated. Most docs & experts are saying that it may take well over a year to vaccinate large number of our population to achieve herd immunity. Until then theoretically, one has to follow usual Covid norms/restrictions. To be honest, another year of these restrictions is really onerous...

From the available public articles, as of now, GoI has placed orders for 11 Million doses with SII. A couple of months ago, SII CEO was saying that he has anywhere from 50-75 Million vials available for India by end of Jan. The numbers are not making sense...I think SII wants higher prices for each dose and the current 200 INR special price might be for the above 11 Million doses or something like that.

Last week BBMP had put out a statement saying that they can vaccinate the entire BLR HCWs (which is around 1.8L) within 3-4 days. I knew it would take min 2x of duration what they mentioned but going by the current pace, it may stretch until Month end and perhaps beyond. Then there is Ph-2 & Ph-3 before most of Indians become eligible for vaccine.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby srin » 17 Jan 2021 20:38

To kickstart the economy, it is important to vaccinate the working age population. So, I'd have prioritized working age adults and children over senior citizens (or atleast have a proportion of the three) instead of looking at senior citizens alone in next phase.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Kashi » 17 Jan 2021 21:02

srin wrote:To kickstart the economy, it is important to vaccinate the working age population. So, I'd have prioritized working age adults and children over senior citizens (or atleast have a proportion of the three) instead of looking at senior citizens alone in next phase.


If the working age population are unable to work because they are looking after the sick elderly, how does it kickstart the economy?

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Postby manjgu » 17 Jan 2021 21:19

1) what % of working age population is looking after sick/elderly. 2) that % of population was looking after elderly even before covid 3) they should cover states /areas contributing high % of cases and the productive population esp between 45 to 60. elderly are anyway practising social distancing, isolation at home. its the working age population which has to move about.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby manjgu » 17 Jan 2021 21:20

day 1 : 191000
day 2 : 234000

whats going on??

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Tanaji » 18 Jan 2021 00:15

manjgu wrote:day 1 : 191000
day 2 : 234000

whats going on??


It’s a Sunday and only 553 sites were open

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Kaivalya » 18 Jan 2021 00:19

For all the BIF spreading FUD on Covaxin, here is the latest on Pfizer covid vaccine:

https://mybs.in/2ZbJL9H
Pfizer vaccine worries Norway as 29 elderly people die after taking shot

FUD - Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby vera_k » 18 Jan 2021 05:50

Important to realize that all current vaccines are authorized for emergency use. That means more side effects can be found as vaccinations proceed. Apparently the Oxford-AZ Covishield vaccine has a possible serious side-effect as well, which is causing some to opt for Covaxin.

AstraZeneca’s quick Covid-19 vaccine trial restart splits experts

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Vayutuvan » 18 Jan 2021 08:16

Kaivalya wrote:FUD - Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt


D - Doubt or Disinformation

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby g.sarkar » 18 Jan 2021 08:46

There is a lot of rona-dhona in Pak media regarding the free distribution of Kovid vaccination in India, while they have none. Quite enjoyable. But one item strikes out. They say that along with doctors and nurses and older population, India is vaccinating its army. I could not find this in any Indian sources. Is this true, or are they translating "front-line workers" as the army?
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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby vera_k » 18 Jan 2021 08:49

Police and army are part of the front line workers.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby vijayk » 18 Jan 2021 10:36

g.sarkar wrote:There is a lot of rona-dhona in Pak media regarding the free distribution of Kovid vaccination in India, while they have none. Quite enjoyable. But one item strikes out. They say that along with doctors and nurses and older population, India is vaccinating its army. I could not find this in any Indian sources. Is this true, or are they translating "front-line workers" as the army?
Gautam


any fun videos?

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby chetak » 18 Jan 2021 22:01

vijayk wrote:
g.sarkar wrote:There is a lot of rona-dhona in Pak media regarding the free distribution of Kovid vaccination in India, while they have none. Quite enjoyable. But one item strikes out. They say that along with doctors and nurses and older population, India is vaccinating its army. I could not find this in any Indian sources. Is this true, or are they translating "front-line workers" as the army?
Gautam


any fun videos?


the buggers are hoping to get it through the UN but one paki company has registered with an Indian vaccine manufacturer for the oxford astrazeneca vaccine


from the paki dawn paper

January 18, 2021

MNHS spokes­­person Sajid Shah told Dawn that more vaccines would be registered in coming weeks in the country.

“The AstraZeneca has been registered in the country for emergency use and the vaccine will come through Covax, which has pledged to provide the vaccine that would cover 20 per cent of the country’s population.


Covax is an alliance set up by Global Alliance for Vacc­ines and Immunisation (GAVI), Coalition for Epi­demic Preparedness Innova­­tions (CEPI) and World Health Organisation in April last year. The alliance has pledged provision of free vaccine for 20pc of the population of different count­­ries, including Pakistan.

Mr Shah said the registration of the vaccine had opened a gateway for import of the vaccine through the private sector.

He said that the government had been trying its best to get vaccine at the earliest. “Once the frontline workers and people over the age of 65 are vaccinated, we will move to vaccinate those who are between 60 and 65 years of age,” he said.

An official of the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan, however, said that a Karachi-based company, ‘Sindh Medical Store’, has registered the AstraZeneca’s vaccine.

“Though the vaccine has been registered by a private company, I don’t think that the vaccine will be available in the market in next few months. The fact is that the vaccine is not available across the globe and it will remain unavailable till the end of the second quarter of current year,” he said.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby vijayk » 19 Jan 2021 01:18

https://swarajyamag.com/news-brief/over ... s-reported
Over 3.8 Lakh Vaccinated Against Covid-19
580 Adverse Events Reported

A total of 381,305 people across India have been vaccinated against the coronavirus disease Covid-19 so far, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare said today (18 January).

Beneficiaries have received the vaccine over 7,704 sessions. The numbers reported by the government are as of 5 pm today, the third day of India's vaccination drive.

On 18 January alone, 148,266 people received the vaccine. The states with the most Covid-19 vaccine beneficiaries were Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu Kashmir, and Jharkhand.

After the vaccination, 580 AEFIs or 'adverse events following immunisation' were reported, the Health Ministry revealed.

Seven persons were hospitalised across Delhi (3), Uttarakhand (1), Chhattisgarh (1), and Karnataka (2). Two of these cases have been discharged and the remaining are under medical observation.

Two deaths were reported after inoculation too – a 52-year-old man from Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, and a 43-year-old man from Bellary, Karnataka. The post mortem for the UP man said the case was "not related to vaccination". The post mortem for the person in Karnataka is expected to take place today.

On the first two days of the vaccination drive, 447 AEFIs were reported..
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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby nvishal » 19 Jan 2021 17:09

Oil rich Arab states who have already started vaccinating using the Pfizer vaccine have approached India for vaccines. These are likely third party orders from pakistan.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby manjgu » 19 Jan 2021 21:06

not necessarily... could be used to vaccinate working class / labour in UAE. I mean it will not be easy to repackage so many vials with new logo, the cat will be out of the bag. Pfizer for sheihks, goras and rich folks.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby saip » 19 Jan 2021 22:07

Over 3.8 Lakh Vaccinated Against Covid-19, 580 Adverse Events Reported


I read that as "Over 3.8 Lakh Vaccinated Against Covid - 19,580 Adverse Events Reported"

Importance of punctuation!!

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby vijayk » 19 Jan 2021 23:15

https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1351545187114254338


ANI
@ANI

The cumulative number of healthcare workers vaccinated against COVID19 has touched 6,31,417 (till 6 pm today) through 11,660 sessions, as per the provisional report. 3,800 sessions were held till 6 pm today: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1351485268784672770


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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby manjgu » 20 Jan 2021 21:53

https://www.mohfw.gov.in/
provides important figures including how many vaccinated.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby vera_k » 21 Jan 2021 06:14

Some information on constraints in manufacturing vaccines.

Oxford-AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 Vaccine Helps U.K. Lead Race to Reach Nursing Homes

AstraZeneca says certain steps in the three-to-four month process of manufacturing the vaccine can’t be accelerated. It takes between 58 to 60 days to grow the cells needed for the virus to replicate inside and then a further 28 days to prepare the vaccine via a process known as fill-and-finish before packaging and releasing in batches. Around 60 quality tests are performed during the process, and each batch is tested by the U.K. medicines regulator before being cleared for clinical use.

This is where the new vaccines based on mRNA technology, like Pfizer’s and Moderna’s, have an advantage. Their manufacturing process is a lot quicker. It takes about two hours to make the RNA.

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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Tanaji » 21 Jan 2021 20:16

Fire at the Serum institute in Pune, 5 dead:

https://indianexpress.com/article/citie ... e-7155984/

Any other factory and the owner would have been arrested for negligence

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Postby vijayk » 21 Jan 2021 22:26

Tanaji wrote:Fire at the Serum institute in Pune, 5 dead:

https://indianexpress.com/article/citie ... e-7155984/

Any other factory and the owner would have been arrested for negligence


I see definitely CON party and Chinese hand in it

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Postby g.sarkar » 22 Jan 2021 00:53

https://www.dawn.com/news/1602757/china ... 31-qureshi
China to 'gift' 0.5m doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Pakistan by Jan 31: Qureshi
Dawn.com, January 21, 2021

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Thursday announced that China has promised to provide 500,000 doses of a coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan by January 31.
In a video message after a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, Qureshi said China offered Islamabad to send an airplane and airlift the vaccines.
The minister said he held a detailed conversation with the Chinese foreign minister in which he "discussed Pakistan's requirements", after Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed him to increase interaction with Beijing "considering the sensitivity of the situation".
"I want to give the nation the good news that China has promised to immediately provide 500,000 doses of vaccine to Pakistan by January 31," he said.
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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby sanjaykumar » 22 Jan 2021 01:43

This China vaccine is dubious. It was supposedly ready half a year ago. What took so long to release it to the general Chinese population? The Brazilians report a 50% effectiveness rate.

No the gernails will not be taking it. The will be sourcing Pfizer Moderna astra Zeneca vaccines.


I can foresee the gernails being set up by a bakht with contracts signed for supply of Indian vaccines. And then the matter going public.

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Postby kit » 22 Jan 2021 03:34

g.sarkar wrote:https://www.dawn.com/news/1602757/china-to-gift-05m-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine-to-pakistan-by-jan-31-qureshi
China to 'gift' 0.5m doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Pakistan by Jan 31: Qureshi
Dawn.com, January 21, 2021

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I for one seriously doubt any general taking the Chinese vaccine :mrgreen: ., even the Chinese themselves don't trust their own medicines ( a direct reply from an authentic Chinese)

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Postby g.sarkar » 22 Jan 2021 07:26

kit wrote:
g.sarkar wrote:https://www.dawn.com/news/1602757/china-to-gift-05m-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine-to-pakistan-by-jan-31-qureshi
China to 'gift' 0.5m doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Pakistan by Jan 31: Qureshi
Dawn.com, January 21, 2021

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I for one seriously doubt any general taking the Chinese vaccine :mrgreen: ., even the Chinese themselves don't trust their own medicines ( a direct reply from an authentic Chinese)

Then maybe their older mistresses.
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Re: Wuhan Coronavirus Resource Thread

Postby Amber G. » 22 Jan 2021 21:17

Meanwhile, it is nice to see, SII India's vaccine land in Casablanca ( Morocco)

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(Apart from our neighboring (all decent ones) countries, UK, Belgium, Brazil are next in line. Wow!)

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Postby Amber G. » 22 Jan 2021 22:32

I also like this from President of Brazil. #VaccineMaitri

Jair M. Bolsonaro: - Namaskar, Primeiro Ministro
narendramodi


- O Brasil sente-se honrado em ter um grande parceiro para superar um obstáculo global. Obrigado por nos auxiliar com as exportações de vacinas da Índia para o Brasil.

- Dhanyavaad! धनयवाद

(Translation: Namaskar, Prime Minister @narendramodi
Brazil feels honoured to have a great partner to overcome a global obstacle by joining efforts.
Thank you for assisting us with the vaccines exports from India to Brazil.
Dhanyavaad! धनयवाद)

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(I also liked the correct map and reference to Hanuman).

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Postby g.sarkar » 22 Jan 2021 23:31

https://news.rediff.com/commentary/2021 ... 639d1857ac
'No request received from Pak for Covid vaccine'
January 22, 2021

India on Friday said it has not received any request for coronavirus vaccines from Pakistan and that it is undertaking commercial supplies of the doses to a number of countries, including Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil and Morocco.
So far, India has sent consignments of coronavirus vaccines under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Mauritius and Seychelles.
"I am not aware of any request for the supply of Indian-made vaccines to Pakistan on a G2G (government-to-government) basis or commercial basis," Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said at a media briefing.
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