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Why Imdaad is the short film you need to watch to understand the taboo behind menstruation 

Dr Mohammad Ali Hussainy who is a doctor by profession at the University of Oxford loves to direct  short films on various subjects. His short film Imdaad tackles the subject of menstruation

Published on 12th May 2021
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JD Institute rolls out free COVID vaccination camp for employees above 18 years 

The employees received the Covishield vaccine, developed by the Oxford-AstraZeneca and manufactured by the Serum Institute of India

Published on 7th May 2021
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Bangladesh approves Russian vaccine Sputnik for emergency use

The decision came days after Dhaka suspended the first dosing of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine on a supply crunch

Published on 28th April 2021
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Common bowel disease treatment may blunt COVID-19 vaccine response: Study

The study, published in the journal GUT, measured antibody response after vaccination with the Pfizer/BioNTech or the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in 865 people treated with infliximab

Published on 27th April 2021
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Oxford University researchers discover that Asthma drug Inhaled Budesonide can speed up recovery in COVID-19 patients

Early treatment with inhaled budesonide cut recovery time by a median of three days in Covid-19 patients at higher risk of more severe illness, said researchers from the University of Oxford

Published on 19th April 2021
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What The FAQ: Why is the AstraZeneca vaccine temporarily suspended in some countries? Everything you need to know

Many European countries have temporarily stopped administering the vaccine while the EMA investigates the case

Published on 17th March 2021
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PM Modi launches the Kindle version of Swami Chidbhavanandaji’s Bhagavad Gita

The PM quoted a peer reviewed journal of cardiology published by University of Oxford which talks at length about the relevance of Gita during the time of COVID pandemic

Published on 11th March 2021
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This 26-year-old from Odisha recounts working at the world's largest refugee camp in Bangladesh during the lockdown

Baisali Mohanty hails from Odisha and currently, she works for the United Nations. She is also credited to have started the Oxford Odissi Centre while studying at Oxford. We listen in to her story...

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Scotland study finds that vaccines substantially reduce COVID-19 hospitalisations

A research led by the Public Health Scotland (PHS) found at four weeks after the first dose, hospital admissions were reduced by 85 per cent for the Pfizer/BioNtech and 94 per cent Oxford/AstraZeneca

Published on 23rd February 2021
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Oxford University's COVID-19 therapeutics trial goes global to get faster results

Peter Horby, professor of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Global Health at Oxford, said he hoped that expanding the trial internationally would help researchers assess potential treatments faster

Published on 18th February 2021
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Serum Institute applies for trials of another COVID-19 vaccine, hopes to launch it by June 2021

The city-based firm has already produced Covishield vaccine, co-developed by the University of Oxford and British-Swedish company AstraZeneca

Published on 30th January 2021
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A novel study suggests teachers work harder than other professionals

The study was published in the peer-reviewed journal 'Oxford Review of Education', authored by researchers from UCL

Published on 24th January 2021
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18 book covers in Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize longlist

The Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize has announced its longlist for the sixth edition at the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021

Published on 24th January 2021
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Meet the first Kashmiri to be awarded the Kofi Annan scholarship and the Oxford-Weidenfeld-Hoffmann scholarship

Mirza Bég is a lawyer from Kashmir, who is currently pursuing his master's in Public Policy from Oxford's Blavatnik School of Government

Published on 13th January 2021
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Serum Institute of India gets Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine purchase order from Centre 

The SII vaccine developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca was cleared for emergency use along with Bharat Biotech's indigenous "Covaxin" earlier this month

Published on 11th January 2021

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