Covaxin gets emergency use recommendation for children aged 2-18 years

The subject expert committee on Covid-19 vaccines has recommended the national drug regulator to grant an emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for the age group of 2 to 18 years, health ministry sources said. The development is significant as India is just one step away from a Covid-19 vaccine…

J&J files for authorization of COVID-19 vaccine booster

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Tuesday it had submitted data to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization of a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine in people aged 18 years and older. The filing comes after the FDA last week scheduled an Oct. 15 meeting of its expert advisory…

Apple Watch helps fallen, unconscious motorcyclist after fall detection feature called emergency services

Apple Watch is known for some features like the ECG tracker, the hard fall detection feature and the emergency call feature that have helped save people’s lives. In the latest case, Apple Watch helped a 24-year-old motorcyclist in Singapore who fell unconscious after he was knocked down by a van. Fitri fell…

Reliance-Future Retail deal: SC rules in favour of Amazon, says emergency award is enforceable

The Supreme Court ruled in favour of e-commerce giant Amazon.com after it had filed a plea against a Rs 24,713 crore deal for the merger of Future Retail Limited (FRL) with Reliance Retail. The top court bench stated that the emergency award is enforceable under Indian laws and upheld the Delhi High Court judgement…