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TOI Health News Morning Briefing| Parents to sue Covishield maker, new COVID variants FLiRT in India, death of young boy after eating noodles, why is menopause misunderstood and more – Times of India

Parents claim death due to Covishield, to file lawsuit against Serum Institute of IndiaFamilies across India plan legal action against Pune's Serum Institute of India (SII) and government officials over alleged Covid vaccine-related deaths. Eight victims hailed from Kerala, Mumbai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Kapurthala. This follows AstraZeneca's admission in a UK court about its vaccine causing Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (TTS).FLiRT variants in IndiaCases of FLiRT COVID variants which are currently spreading faster in the US have been recorded in India.As per reports, 91 cases of the new Covid-19 Omicron subvariant KP.2 has been recorded in Maharashtra. The first such cases were identified in January and by April, the variant was already a dominant strain in t...
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Covid Vaccine Covishield Side Effects: Covishield manufacture stopped since December 2021; have disclosed all side effects in packaging: Serum Institute of India | – Times of India

Amidst huge uproar regarding the side effect of Covishield, the Serum Institute of India has said that it has stopped the manufacture and supply of additional doses of Covishield from December 2021 and this was done in view of the significantly decreasing demand for previous vaccines."With India achieving high vaccination rates in 2021 and 2022, coupled with the emergence of new mutant variant strains, the demand for previous vaccines diminished significantly.Consequently, since December 2021, we have stopped the manufacturing and supply of additional doses of Covishield," a spokesperson from the SII said on Wednesday.“Have disclosed all side effects in packaging”In response to the side effects of the vaccine, the Serum Institute of India has said that they have disclosed all the rare t...