GS2: Health

  • ‘Lift ban on export of vaccine raw material’ SII is currently manufacturing anti-coronavirus vaccine Covishield, developed by Astrazeneca and Oxford University. The vaccine is not only being used in India, but exported to a number of countries.

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GS3: Science and Tech

  • Indian Genomic Consortium for COVID19(PIB) The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) is a network of ten laboratories established in December 2020 for continuously monitoring the genomic changes of SARS-CoV-2 in India, through Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS).
  • World Hemophilia Day 2021(IE) Classically, they present with bleeding into joints and muscles either spontaneously or after a minor trauma, a doctor explains