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Adar Poonawalla, CEO and Owner, Serum Institute of India
“As promised, before the end of 2020, Serum Institute of India has applied for emergency use authorisation for the first made-in-India vaccine, COVISHIELD. This will save countless lives, and I thank the Government of India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji for their invaluable support. We share his vision and continue to work towards ensuring a safe and secure India. I am delighted to share that COVISHIELD will be a low-cost, logistically manageable & widely available, COVID19 vaccine. It will offer protection up to 90% in one type of dosage regime and 62% in the other dosage regime.”
India’s active Covid caseload falls below 4 lakhs after 140 days
India has reported a landmark achievement with the country’s total active COVID caseload reaching below the 4 lakh mark to 3,96,729. This number translates to just 4.1% of total cases. This is the lowest after 140 days. The total active cases were 3,90,459 on 20thJuly, 2020. Continuing with the trend of the last 10 days, India has reported more daily recoveries than the daily new cases during the past 24 hours.
Metropolis Healthcare, the diagnostics company, has rolled out a film named, ‘One more step’ to celebrate and acknowledge the hard work and dedication of all phlebotomists who risked stepping out in the pandemic to reach people at their doorsteps. The film highlights the everyday risk that a phlebotomist faces, as they go from door to door, overcoming negativity on their way, battling away the fears and uncertainties of people. “Our frontline team has worked round the clock since day one of the announcement of the pandemic in the country. A big salute to all healthcare workers across the country who have saved countless lives in the last few months”, said Vijendra Singh, CEO, Metropolis Healthcare.
Memory Health has been issued a new US Patent for the prevention and treatment of Dementia
Memory Health and the Howard Foundation announced the issuance of a groundbreaking US Patent for the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disease. Finally, there is a safe, natural, and proven solution based on level 1 evidence, to help patients afflicted with neurodegenerative disease and/or those desiring to reduce the risk of such a diagnosis. The recently departed Professor Alan Howard and his co-inventors Professor John Nolan and Doctor Riona Mulcahy comprised the scientific team who brought forth this groundbreaking discovery leading to the patent, which focuses on the leading cause of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.