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Man killed, 5 hurt in Tripura police firing

Man killed, 5 hurt in Tripura police firing

Agartala: A man was killed and 5 others injured on Saturday when the police fired on a mob, which went berserk while protesting the government’s decision to rehabilitate tribal refugees in northern Tripura. IANS

Adverse event in Ph 1 unrelated to Covaxin: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi: Collaborating with the ICMR on one of India’s two indigenous Covid-19 vaccines, Bharat Biotech on Saturday said its ongoing trial saw one adverse event in Phase 1 of the trials and it was investigated as “unrelated to the vaccine”. “The adverse event during Phase 1 clinical trials during August was reported to the CDSCO-DCGI within 24 hours of its occurrence and confirmation. It was investigated thoroughly and determined as not vaccine related,” the company said. TNS

National Immunisation Day for polio on Jan 17

New Delhi: The Centre has written to all states asking them to be geared for a National Immunisation Day for polio on January 17, 2021. The move comes at a time when the Covid-19 has slackened public health responses to a range of conditions, posing potential risks of resurgence of many diseases. TNS

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