First case of Japanese encephalitis is reported in Mizoram
Japanese encephalitis (JE), a viral brain ailment spread by mosquito bites, was first diagnosed in Mizoram on Thursday. Dr. Pachuau Lalmalsawma, the state nodal officer for the Integrated Disease Surveillance Project (IDSP), made the announcement in a statement.
Omicron-specific vaccine being developed by SII could be released by the end of the year: Report
An Omicron-specific vaccination is apparently being developed by the Serum Institute of India (SII), according to an NDTV report. The vaccine is being developed in collaboration with Novavax, according to SII Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla, who spoke to NDTV.