Pakistan restricts use of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for individuals beneath 40

Folks beneath 40 years of age can not use the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, Pakistan’s authorities has introduced beneath its new tips for the usage of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine. The restriction for individuals beneath 40 years of age is no matter gender. One other change in tips is that the interval between doses will likely be […]

KP to cowl liver, bone marrow transplants underneath Sehat Card Plus Scheme

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has determined to cowl liver and bone marrow transplants for sufferers underneath the Sehat Card Plus Scheme, stated Chief Minister Mahmood Khan. The choice was taken to offer free remedy amenities to the individuals and to make the Sehat Card Plus Scheme a complete package deal of social well being safety. The chief […]

Prescribe medicines with generic and never model names, DRAP tells Pakistan’s medical doctors

All provinces have been requested by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) to ensure medical doctors prescribe medicines with their generic names in the private and non-private sectors. DRAP gave the directions after public complaints on the PM’s Citizen’s Portal in opposition to pharmaceutical firms and medical doctors reportedly colluding to supply individuals with […]

10,000 doses of CanSino coronavirus vaccine losing away at Karachi warehouse

As many as 10,000 doses of the CanSinoBio coronavirus vaccine developed by China are mendacity ineffective at a warehouse in Karachi for the final 10 days because the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan awaits approval to launch the vaccines. The only-dose Convidecia vaccine was imported by non-public firm AJM Restricted in Pakistan. “This cargo was […]

US pauses J&J COVID-19 vaccine over uncommon blood clots

US federal well being businesses on Tuesday really useful pausing using Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine after six girls below 50 given the shot developed uncommon blood clots, dealing a contemporary setback to efforts to deal with the pandemic. Following the information, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) mentioned it was delaying the rollout of the vaccine […]

CanSino coronavirus vaccine: Age restrict for single-dose jab modified in Islamabad

The age restrict for a single-dose jab of the coronavirus vaccine manufactured by China’s CanSino Biologics Inc, or CanSinoBIO, has been slashed by 10 years within the federal capital. In response to the report, the age restrict for the CanSinoBIO’s single-dose coronavirus jab has been lowered from 80 to 70 years, which means that septuagenarians […]

Islamabad data 16.20 per cent Covid-19 positivity ratio

Islamabad recorded 16.20 per cent Covid-19 positivity ratio through the earlier 24 hours, its highest ever because the pandemic started, with 856 new infections. In accordance with the District Well being Officer (DHO), 856 new instances of the coronavirus have been reported, taking the overall variety of infections within the federal capital to 56,450 whereas […]

Hospitals coping with inflow of COVID-19 sufferers: Dr Faisal

Particular Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Well being Dr Faisal Sultan on Saturday cautioned that the state of affairs can go worse if lots proceed to violate COVID-19 SOPs. “At the moment the hospitals throughout the nation are coping with the inflow of COVID-19 sufferers,” Dr Faisal Sultan mentioned whereas addressing a press convention. […]

Anti-coronavirus vaccination of individuals above 60 to start out from Wednesday: Asad

The vaccination drive for individuals above 60 years previous will start from Wednesday, March 10, mentioned the Nationwide Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) chief Asad Umar on Sunday, including that additional particulars for the method will probably be issued tomorrow. In a tweet, the federal minister mentioned that the vaccinations will probably be carried out […]

Hospitalized youngsters with COVID-19 are being affected by Neurologic points

Most youngsters and adolescents are spared from extreme COVID-19, however amongst those that do require hospitalization, non permanent neurologic results are widespread, researchers discovered. Of their examine of 1,695 sufferers age 21 or youthful hospitalized for COVID-19 or a COVID-19-related sickness often known as multisystem inflammatory syndrome, 365 – or 22% – had neurologic problems, […]