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Centre to collect data on those testing COVID-positive after vaccination

The central government will now collect data on those testing positive for COVID-19 after getting vaccinated for the viral disease.

07 Apr 2021


Maharashtra COVID-19 vaccine stocks to last 3 days: Health Minister

Maharashtra, India's worst-hit state in the COVID-19 outbreak, is fast running out of its vaccine stocks, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Wednesday.

Covishield 90% effective if doses given 2-3 months apart: Poonawalla

The efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield could increase to 90% if the two doses are given 2.5-3 months apart, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said Monday.

06 Apr 2021


COVID-19 spike in India will hit global vaccine supply: Gavi

India, which is experiencing a sudden rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, is now likely to make available a smaller number of vaccines to the rest of the world, the head of the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization has said.

Stop registering healthcare, frontline workers for COVID-19 vaccine: Centre

The central government on Saturday asked states to halt new registrations for COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare and frontline workers.

COVID-19 vaccination to be conducted on all days in April

As the country is witnessing a surge in coronavirus infections, the central government on Thursday directed all states and union territories to allow COVID-19 vaccination on all days in the month of April.

01 Apr 2021


Odisha registers highest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases this year

Odisha registered its highest single-day spike so far this year in coronavirus cases on Wednesday when its tally surged to 3,40,917 after 297 more people tested positive for the infection amidst preparations by the state to inoculate two lakh people from Thursday, a health department official said.

25 Mar 2021


Amid growing cases, India temporarily halts export of AstraZeneca's vaccine

Facing a sudden spike in coronavirus cases, India has halted the export of the AstraZeneca vaccine for now, Reuters reported quoting two sources. Millions of doses of the vaccine are being manufactured by the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), the world's biggest vaccine-maker.

SII to delay shipments to Brazil, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia

The Serum Institute of India (SII) will reportedly be delaying COVID-19 vaccine supplies to Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and Morocco amid criticism that India is not vaccinating enough people at home.

17 Mar 2021


COVID-19 vaccine: India raises raw material export kinks with US

India has raised the issue of hurdles in the export of raw material for COVID-19 vaccines with the United States.

03 Mar 2021


COVAXIN 81% effective, offers protection against UK variant: Bharat Biotech

COVAXIN, the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, has been found to have 81% interim efficacy against preventing infections, the company said on Wednesday.

03 Mar 2021


Utilize all private hospitals for vaccination drive: Centre tells states

With lakhs of people registering to get the dose of coronavirus vaccine after the second phase of the inoculation drive started on Monday, the Centre on Tuesday allowed states to make use of all private hospitals, even those who aren't linked with government health schemes, for administering jabs, reports Indian Express.

02 Mar 2021

Harsh Vardhan

Phase two, day one: 1.46 lakh vaccinated, 29 lakh registered

On Monday, when India kick-started the second phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive, 1.46 lakh people were inoculated with the first dose, reports IE.

28 Feb 2021


These co-morbid conditions are eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations from Monday

Starting Monday, India will begin its second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive, inoculating people above the age of 60, and people aged over 45 with co-morbidities.

28 Feb 2021

Johnson & Johnson

US FDA grants emergency use authorization for J&J's COVID-19 vaccine

The United States government on Saturday granted emergency approval to the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson, making it the third vaccine available to the public in the US.

27 Feb 2021


COVID-19 vaccination: Private hospitals can't charge more than Rs. 250/shot

Private hospitals and healthcare facilities participating in the second phase of the country's COVID-19 vaccination drive will be allowed to charge up to Rs. 250 per shot from the beneficiaries, said the Health Ministry on Saturday.

27 Feb 2021


Private hospitals to charge for COVID-19 vaccine: Details here

As India prepares to inoculate people above 60 years and those over 45 years with comorbidities against COVID-19 from March 1, the Centre on Friday said private hospitals would charge up to Rs. 100 for vaccine administration.

19 Feb 2021


Madras HC notice to Centre in case over Covishield side-effects

The Madras High Court on Friday issued a notice to the central government, among others, in a case pertaining to the alleged adverse reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield.

18 Feb 2021


Those above 50 can self-register using Co-WIN app, choose site

With the next phase of the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drive set to begin in two to three weeks, the government has decided to let beneficiaries register themselves using the Co-WIN app. Once this is done, they will also be allowed to choose the date and site for getting inoculated.

17 Feb 2021


China arrests leader of multimillion dollar COVID-19 vaccine scam

China has arrested the leader of a multimillion dollar scam involved in the preparation and selling of fake COVID-19 vaccines, as Beijing began a crackdown on vaccine-related crimes across the country.

10 Feb 2021

Johnson & Johnson

Biological E aiming for 600 million J&J vaccine doses annually

Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical firm Biological E Ltd. is reportedly looking to contract-manufacture 600 million annual doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson.

10 Feb 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi: No fresh COVID-19 death recorded after nine months

No fresh COVID-19 death was recorded in the national capital on Tuesday after a gap of about nine months, while 100 fresh cases were registered with the Arvind Kejriwal Government asserting that "Delhi's collective will is gradually winning over the infection."

09 Feb 2021

Ashwini Choubey

No provision of insurance for recipients of COVID-19 vaccine: Choubey

There is no provision of insurance for recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine against any kind of side effects that may arise due to the inoculation, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

06 Feb 2021

Harsh Vardhan

India will begin vaccinating those above 50 from March

Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan informed the Lok Sabha on Friday that those aged 50 and above will get the coronavirus vaccine from March.

04 Feb 2021


UK begins world's first alternate dosing COVID-19 vaccine trial

Health chiefs in the UK on Thursday began what they have described as the world's first clinical trial of patients who will receive different COVID-19 vaccines for their first or second dose, to detect its impact on immunity against coronavirus.

02 Feb 2021


South Africa welcomes first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

South Africa gave a hero's welcome on Monday to the delivery of its first COVID-19 vaccines - one million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India.

01 Feb 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman

#Budget2021: Budget allocation for healthcare sector sees a 137% rise

With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging in India, healthcare has gained the prime focus in the Union Budget 2021-22 presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday.

01 Feb 2021

Lok Sabha

Union Budget 2021: Sitharaman announces Rs. 35,000 crore for vaccines

On Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget, her third one so far and the first one amid the coronavirus pandemic.

31 Jan 2021


Working From Home: Tips to maintain health and wellness

With new coronavirus strains being identified and vaccines yet to be rolled out for the general public, we will have to work out of our homes for many more months.

31 Jan 2021


#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

30 Jan 2021


COVID-19: Scientists develop new tool to decontaminate viruses in aerosols

Scientists have engineered a new tool that exposes aerosolized virus particles to microwaves in a controlled manner, an advancement that may lead to the development of novel methods to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

30 Jan 2021


Start vaccinating frontline workers from next week, Centre tells states

Two weeks after the coronavirus vaccination drive was launched in India, the union government on Friday directed all states and union territories to begin inoculating frontline workers from Monday, i.e., February 1.

29 Jan 2021

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka kicks off coronavirus inoculations with Indian vaccine

Sri Lanka on Friday launched its national coronavirus immunization campaign by administering the first shots to frontline health workers, soldiers, and security personnel, a day after India gifted 500,000 doses of Covishield vaccine to the island nation.

29 Jan 2021


UN Chief lauds India's COVID-19 vaccine assistance to nations

India's vaccine production capacity is one of the best assets the world has today, UN Secretary-General Chief Antonio Guterres said as he applauded India for supplying COVID-19 vaccine doses to nations around the world to combat the catastrophic global health crisis.

28 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

More 'Made in India' vaccines to come: Modi at Davos

The world will see many more 'Made in India' vaccines soon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, addressing the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit.

26 Jan 2021


India calls for inclusive system for early vaccination of peacekeepers

India, which is among the largest troop-contributing coUNtries to UN peacekeeping missions, called for an inclusive system that provides early vaccination of peacekeepers, humanitarian workers, and UN frontline workers.

26 Jan 2021


Diplomats, including from Pakistan and China, offered coronavirus vaccines

After starting its vaccination drive on January 16, New Delhi has offered made-in-India vaccines to diplomatic corps, including to those from Pakistan and China.

25 Jan 2021


Top French advisor talks third lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

France will have to enforce a third national lockdown to handle the worrying surge of coronavirus cases, the country's top medical advisor Prof Jean-Francois Delfraissy said on Sunday.

24 Jan 2021

Union Health Ministry

Coronavirus: Nearly 16 lakh vaccinated in India as pace accelerates

As the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations is underway in India, nearly 16 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been inoculated, government data showed.

23 Jan 2021


US applauds India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine to several countries

Terming India a "true friend" which is using its pharmaceutical sector to help the global community, the United States has applauded New Delhi for gifting COVID-19 vaccines to several countries.

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