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12 Aug 2020Russia News
Russian COVID-19 vaccine needs to be assessed, says AIIMS Director
Russia is taking long strides in, what it claims to be, the world's first officially-approved vaccine to prevent COVID-19.
11 Aug 2020Oxford
India likely to have COVID-19 vaccine by December: Adar Poonawalla
India should have a vaccine to exit the COVID-19 pandemic by the end of this year.
11 Aug 2020Russia News
Russia announces world's first COVID-19 vaccine; Putin's daughter gets vaccinated
In a major (but questionable) development, Russia has announced the world's first COVID-19 vaccine.
10 Aug 2020West Bengal
Experts fear measles outbreak as coronavirus impacts immunization efforts
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, as the healthcare system stands disrupted, experts fear that we could be staring at an impending measles outbreak.
09 Aug 2020World Health Organization
Russia's COVID-19 vaccine candidate to be registered this week
Russian health officials are set to register a vaccine candidate for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, as early as this week.
07 Aug 2020Oxford
Serum Institute's COVID-19 vaccines will come at $3 per dose
In a major development, the Serum Institute of India has confirmed that the price of its foreign-licensed COVID-19 vaccines will be capped at $3 per dose in low-to-middle-income nations.
04 Aug 2020COVID-19
COVAXIN will cost less than water bottle: Bharat Biotech MD
Ever since companies started developing vaccines for COVID-19, one big question has been on everyone's mind: how much the final, approved shot would cost to the public?
04 Aug 2020World Health Organization
Coronavirus: Who will be first in line for the vaccine?
Amid global expedited efforts to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, experts are debating who should be the first to be vaccinated.
03 Aug 2020Oxford
SII gets nod for Oxford COVID vaccine phase 2/3 trials
The Serum Institute of India (SII) has gotten the approval to conduct phase 2 and 3 human clinical trials of the COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University.
01 Aug 2020Reuters
Chinese hackers targeted COVID-19 vaccine maker Moderna: Report
Last week, the US Justice Department charged two China-linked hackers, Li Xiaoyu and Dong Jiazhi, with stealing valuable data from organizations in the US and around the world.
30 Jul 2020Oxford University
Coronavirus: How much would the vaccines cost?
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge, all hopes rest on the development of a vaccine to beat the virus.
26 Jul 2020Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
COVAXIN: First part of phase 1 trials complete; results encouraging
The first part of phase I trials of India's first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine candidate has completed and the results are said to be encouraging.
25 Jul 2020World Health Organization
How soon could there be a vaccine for COVID-19?
Since the coronavirus outbreak started late last year, researchers have been racing to develop a vaccine against the virus, SARS-CoV-2.
24 Jul 2020All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
AIIMS Delhi starts human trials of India's first COVID-19 vaccine
The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Delhi has started human trials of COVAXIN, the country's first indigenously developed vaccine to prevent the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.
22 Jul 2020Pfizer
As coronavirus pandemic surges, some vaccine makers expect to profit
Some vaccine makers expect to make profits from their coronavirus vaccines, even as the pandemic continues to rage on.
21 Jul 2020Oxford University
Can a recovered patient be infected again by coronavirus?
As Oxford University's vaccine candidate for COVID-19 has been found safe and effective, there remains obscurity over how long immunity against the novel coronavirus will last.
17 Jul 2020Zydus Cadila
India's COVID-19 vaccines: What are the latest updates?
In the race to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), two pharma companies are leading the way from India - Bharat Biotech and Zydus Cadila.
12 Jul 2020Microsoft
Bill Gates warns COVID-19 could turn into 'deadlier pandemic'
The COVID-19 crisis continues to wreak havoc around the world as the global coronavirus cases surge past 1.2 crore.
09 Jul 2020Coronavirus
All you need to know about India's COVID-19 vaccines
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to surge worldwide, efforts to develop a vaccine have been expedited.
08 Jul 2020Coronavirus
Coronavirus: What is herd immunity? And how does it work?
Since the coronavirus outbreak, several words have entered the common person's lexicon: social distancing, pandemic, self-isolation, asymptomatic, etc.
04 Jul 2020Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Following globally-accepted norms, says ICMR over August 15 vaccine target
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Saturday said that it is acting in accordance with globally-accepted norms by setting a mid-August target for developing a COVID-19 vaccine.
28 Jun 2020United Arab Emirates
Chinese COVID-19 vaccine shows promise in human trials: Details here
As the world deals with the novel coronavirus pandemic, China National Biotec Group (CNBG) has announced a major milestone in the effort to develop a vaccine for the deadly respiratory disease.
21 Jun 2020United States of America
COVID-19 vaccine: What are the latest updates?
As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc around the world, the entire scientific community is progressing forward with the efforts to develop a vaccine that could finally end the pandemic.
15 Jun 2020United States of America
China's Sinovac gets positive results in COVID-19 vaccine trials
China's Sinovac Biotech has announced "positive" results from the clinical trials of its experimental COVID-19 vaccine.
12 Jun 2020United States of America
Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine to go into final-stage trials in July
Moderna Therapeutics has announced that its COVID-19 vaccine is set to go into the third and final stage of clinical human trials.
04 Jun 2020NIAID
US expert offers an optimistic timeline for coronavirus vaccine
As companies race to develop and test COVID-19 vaccines, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the Director of America's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), has shared an optimistic timeline for their availability.
28 May 2020India
30 groups in India trying to develop COVID-19 vaccine: Government
About 30 groups in India are trying to develop vaccines against COVID-19, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Indian government, Prof K. Vijay Raghavan, said on Thursday.
26 May 2020Oxford University
New COVID-19 vaccine goes into human trials: Details here
As COVID-19 continues to batter different parts of the world, scientists are racing to find a way to fight the pandemic as soon as possible.
07 May 2020Israel
Has Israel developed a COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what we know
As the world waits desperately for a COVID-19 vaccine, Israel has given a ray of hope.
05 May 2020Oxford
#COVID19: 5 promising vaccine candidates currently in trial
With nearly 2.5 lakh deaths and over 35 lakh infections, COVID-19 has transformed from a mysterious pneumonia-like disease to the worst public health crisis of our time.
17 Apr 2020Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
India to produce 10 lakh testing-kits next month: Health Ministry
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday said that India plans to manufacture 10 lakh testing kits a month for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) staring May.
09 Apr 2020World Health Organization
New study warns against lifting lockdown before COVID-19 vaccine arrives
The coronavirus pandemic has compelled many countries to impose strict lockdowns, including India.
14 Mar 2020Canada
Canadian firm announces coronavirus vaccine candidate; testing possible soon
As researchers globally race to develop a vaccine for the deadly novel coronavirus, a Canada-based biotechnology company on Thursday announced a vaccine candidate for the viral disease.
04 Jan 2020Health & Wellness
Vaccination schedule for dogs: Core and non-core vaccines
Just like us humans, our pets also need regular vaccination for staying healthy.
05 Mar 2019New Jersey
Boy, who got vaccinated against parents' wishes, to address Senate
Ethan Lindenberger from the US turned a rebel when he questioned his parents' anti-vaccine acts, and then got himself vaccinated, grabbing eyeballs from the national media.
03 Feb 2019China
China disciplines 80 officials linked to major 2018 vaccine scandal
China's corruption watchdog yesterday said it had disciplined more than 80 officials linked to a vaccine scandal last year that inflamed public fears over the safety of domestically produced drugs.
05 Dec 2018Nagaland
Nagaland: Measles Rubella vaccination campaign covers 98% of children
Around 98% of the children in Nagaland in the age group of 9 months to 15 years have been vaccinated against measles rubella (MR) during the special vaccination campaign launched by the state government, a Health Department official has said.
21 Nov 2018Maharashtra
Thane: Maulvis roped in to spread awareness about measles-rubella vaccine
The Thane district administration in Maharashtra has roped in maulvis to spread awareness in their community about the vaccine to prevent infectious diseases like measles and rubella among children.
10 Nov 2018Jammu And Kashmir
J&K: Measles-Rubella vaccine given to over 27 lakh children
Over 27.85 lakh children were given the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccine during an ongoing vaccination campaign across Jammu and Kashmir, an official spokesman said today.
04 Sep 2018Madhya Pradesh
UP government inducts rotavirus vaccine in routine immunization programme
The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday inducted rotavirus vaccine in the routine immunization programme (RIP) to protect 57 lakh children in the state from diarrhea.