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Zydus seeks DCGI approval for the use of Pegylated Interferon alpha-2b...

Promising interim results from Phase III clinical trials with Pegylated Interferon alpha-2b in COVID-19 show higher clinical improvement.........................

Demystifying Covid vaccinations: Expert answers common questions

Padma Shree Presidential Awardee and Dr B. C. Roy Presidential Awardee, Doctor Sanjeev Bagai addresses some of the lingering questions around Covid-19 vaccination.......................

Scientists develop high-efficiency rapid test for Hepatitis B diagnosis

In a new study, teams of researchers from DBT-Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, DBT-International Centre For Genetic Engineering And Biotechnology, and University of Turku, Finland, have come together to develop an ultra-sensitive rapid diagnostic test that circumvents the sensitivity gap.....................

A pledge to spread awareness about menace of Hepatitis B &...

The ‘I Pledge...(my support)’ initiative, a component of the EMPATHY Campaign, focuses on spreading awareness by sensitizing the staff of various organizations and encourage them to pledge their support for spreading awareness about Hepatitis B & C..............

“Creation of National Blood Authority can address many challenges”

In this exclusive interaction with the BioVoice, Mr Sumit Bagaria, Managing Director and CEO of Hemogenomics, Bengaluru shared details of his organization's work on preventing blood-related infections, the importance of ID-NAT testing, need for policy changes and much more......................

Safe Point applauds govt for launching ‘national viral hepatitis control program’

In India, around 40 million people are infected with hepatitis B and at least 6 million people with hepatitis C. About 184 000 people die each year of hepatitis B- and C-related complications – two times the estimated annual number of HIV and malaria deaths together................

WHO calls for urgent action across South East Asia to tackle...

Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia in her World Hepatitis Day message called for an urgent action to find, test and treat the missing millions suffering viral hepatitis and achieve the time-bound targets of regional action plan...…………….

A partnership to protect newborns from viral hepatitis B

The National Liver Foundation and Mumbai Obstetric and Gynaecological Association have joined hands to ensure that no child is left unprotected at birth for the lack of being administered a free hepatitis B vaccine shot...………….

Health Ministry to immunize healthcare workers with Hepatitis- B vaccine

Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for all healthcare workers with occupational exposure, who have not received a complete primary series.................

Indian Immunologicals launches pentavalent vaccine, VAXTAR 5

The vaccine was developed indigenously using the company’s R&D expertise and has been tested in multiple centres under prescribed government guidelines..................