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31 May 2021Supreme Court Of India
Can Centre take responsibility to vaccinate entire country, asks SC
The Supreme Court on Monday rapped the central government over its controversial COVID-19 vaccination policy.
31 May 2021Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Coronavirus: India reports lowest spike in cases in 50 days
India on Monday reported 1.52 lakh new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day spike in infections in 50 days, along with over 3,100 fresh fatalities.
30 May 2021Maharashtra
Did not pose as frontline worker for vaccination: Meera Chopra
Priyanka Chopra's cousin, actress Meera Chopra, had drawn flak on Saturday for allegedly posing as a frontline worker in order to get vaccinated.
29 May 2021Government of India
Coronavirus: India reports 1.73L cases, lowest surge in 45 days
India's daily coronavirus case count continued to reduce as it reported 1.73 lakh fresh infections in the past 24 hours - the lowest surge in 45 days.
28 May 2021Coronavirus
4 crore COVAXIN doses missing? Mismatch in production, availability reported
Even as India is facing an acute vaccine shortage, a report indicates that there is a mismatch in the number of doses of COVAXIN produced and the number of doses administered.
27 May 2021Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Coronavirus: As second wave continues, India rushes to import vaccines
India on Thursday reported 2.11 lakh new COVID-19 cases along with over 3,800 deaths. As the second wave of COVID-19 is finally seeing a downward trend, India is rushing to import more vaccines.
27 May 2021Uttar Pradesh
1st dose Covishield, 2nd dose COVAXIN: Vaccination blunder in UP
In a grave oversight, a group of villagers in Uttar Pradesh received two shots of two different vaccines: COVAXIN and Covishield (both two-dose vaccines).
26 May 2021Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Coronavirus: India reports 2.08 lakh new infections, 4.1K deaths
India on Wednesday reported 2.08 lakh new COVID-19 cases along with over 4,100 fresh deaths due to the viral disease.
25 May 2021Pfizer
India may not receive Pfizer, Moderna vaccine doses until 2023
India may not receive doses of the COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna until 2023 as the manufacturers have other commitments.
24 May 2021Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Coronavirus: Only 3.8% vaccinated as death toll crosses 3 lakh
On Monday, India's death toll due to COVID-19 crossed the 3 lakh mark in what has been the deadliest month since the beginning of the pandemic.
21 May 2021India
Bharat Biotech to increase COVAXIN production by 200 million doses
Hyderabad-based firm Bharat Biotech has said it will scale up the manufacturing capacity of its coronavirus vaccine, COVAXIN, by an additional 200 million (20 crore) doses per year.
20 May 2021Coronavirus
China's COVID-19 vaccination rates climb as new outbreaks emerge
China has reached a record number of vaccinations, with more than 15 million doses administered on Monday.
19 May 2021Dubai
#FactCheck: UAE is not providing vaccines to Indian expats' parents
Indian expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been warned against a viral message claiming that elderly people on visit visas would soon be vaccinated against the coronavirus there, according to reports.
18 May 2021Hollywood
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day: Movies/documentaries that best dealt with AIDS
Every year, HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (HVAD) is observed on May 18 to recognize the efforts put in by professionals, volunteers, and scientists in finding a vaccine to prevent Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
18 May 2021COVID-19
Delhi running out of COVAXIN stock for 45-plus group: AAP
AAP MLA Atishi has said that Delhi has less than a day's stock of COVAXIN and five days' stock of Covishield left for people over 45 and they will have to temporarily shut down centers administering COVAXIN.
17 May 2021Supreme Court Of India
Petition seeks cancellation of FIRs over posters criticizing Modi
A petitioner has moved the Supreme Court (SC), seeking the cancellation of FIRs registered by the Delhi Police against those accused of putting up posters criticizing the Narendra Modi government's move to export COVID-19 vaccines.
17 May 2021Russia News
India to produce 850 million doses of Sputnik V annually
Production of Sputnik V in India is expected to gradually increase to 850 million doses per year, Russian Ambassador to India, N Kudashev said on Sunday.
16 May 2021Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
COVAXIN, Covishield effective, but produce fewer antibodies against B.1.617: Report
According to a series of early reports authored by scientists at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), COVAXIN and Covishield—vaccines deemed effective at generating an immune response against COVID-19—appear to generate only half as many antibodies against the B.1.617 variant.
14 May 2021Russia News
Sputnik Light may be India's first single-dose COVID-19 vaccine: Report
The Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light may reportedly be the first single-dose shot approved in India.
14 May 2021Harsh Vardhan
'Narrow politics': Health Minister criticizes states demanding more vaccines
Referring to demands by various state governments to increase their respective COVID-19 vaccines' quota amid reports of acute shortage, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said this approach harms the "whole-of-government" approach and arouses "narrow political passion among the masses."
14 May 2021Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Sputnik V vaccine priced at Rs. 995 per dose
One imported dose of the Russian anti-coronavirus vaccine - Sputnik V - has been priced at Rs. 995.40 in India, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories announced today.
14 May 2021India
India to have 8 vaccines by year-end. Which are they?
India plans to inoculate all its citizens against the coronavirus by the end of this year - a significant development for a nation that has been ravaged by a brutal second wave of the pandemic.
13 May 2021Serum Institute of India
Government panel recommends 12-16 week gap between Covishield doses
A government expert panel has reportedly recommended raising the time gap between two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield to 12-16 weeks.
12 May 2021Bulandshahr
Government-owned BIBCOL to produce 2 crore COVAXIN doses every month
To accelerate the production of COVAXIN—the indigenous COVID-19 vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech—amid severe vaccine shortage in India, the Centre on Wednesday reportedly gave its nod for production of COVAXIN at government-owned Bharat Immunologicals & Biologicals Corporation Limited (BIBCOL) in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr.
12 May 2021Johnson & Johnson
US looking to produce of J&J's COVID-19 vaccine in India
The United States is considering the production of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine in India along with ways to help manufacturers like the Serum Institute of India (SII) to boost production, Daniel B Smith, Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy, said on Tuesday.
12 May 2021Karnataka
COVID-19: Many states rush to import vaccines amid acute shortage
Facing acute shortage of COVID-19 vaccines amid the raging second wave, at least 10 Indian states have decided to reach out to international vaccine manufacturers to fast-track the inoculation drive.
COVAXIN phase 2/3 trials for 2-18-year-olds recommended by expert panel
In a bid to extend the country's vaccination drive to include people below 18 years, an expert panel on Tuesday recommended Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN for phase 2/3 clinical trials on children and adolescents aged two to 18 years.
11 May 2021Union Health Ministry
States to receive seven lakh additional COVID-19 vaccine doses: Centre
More than 90 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and UTs which will receive over seven lakh additional doses in the next three days, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
11 May 2021Pfizer
AstraZeneca vaccine's single dose reduces death risk by 80%: Data
A single dose of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine results in an 80% less risk of death from the viral infection, Public Health England (PHE), the executive agency of the UK department of health, said on Monday, citing data from the vaccine's rollout.
10 May 2021India
Going for vaccination? What to do before and after jab
All Indian adults are now eligible to get their vaccine shot against the novel coronavirus.
10 May 2021Research
COVID-19 vaccine offers minimal protection to organ transplant recipients: Study
Although two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine confer protection for people who have received solid organ transplants, it's not enough to enable them to dispense with masks, physical distancing, and safety measures, a study said.
10 May 2021Haryana
Amid vaccine shortage, Haryana, Assam, Rajasthan report highest wastage
The state of Haryana reported the highest percentage of COVID-19 vaccine wastage even as the nation faces a shortage of doses which has hindered the nationwide immunization drive.
10 May 2021Supreme Court Of India
'No judicial interference': Centre tells Supreme Court on vaccine policy
The central government on Sunday defended its coronavirus vaccination policy in an affidavit submitted to the Supreme Court of India.
08 May 2021India
Coronavirus: India registers deadliest day, over 4 lakh new cases
India on Saturday reported more than 4,000 deaths linked to the coronavirus in a single day for the first time.
08 May 2021West Bengal
West Bengal government moves SC against Centre's vaccine policy
The West Bengal government on Friday moved the Supreme Court against the central government's new vaccination policy.
06 May 2021Russia News
Russia authorizes single-shot Sputnik Light; to be produced in India
Health officials in Russia have authorized a single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light, the developers of the shot said on Thursday.
06 May 2021Ministry of Civil Aviation
Centre issues guidelines to expedite vaccination of aviation personnel
The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Thursday issued guidelines to facilitate the vaccination of aviation personal, associated with both government and private entities, in an accelerated manner.
05 May 2021Karnataka
Karnataka to UP: These states have declared journalists frontline workers
On Tuesday, Karnataka became the latest state to designate journalists in the state as "frontline workers" adding that they would be vaccinated on priority.
05 May 2021Madhya Pradesh
MP: Enthusiasm marks first day of vaccination for 18-44 group
Several people in the age group of 18 to 44 queued up outside inoculation centers in Madhya Pradesh as the COVID-19 vaccination drive for this category began in the state on Wednesday.
04 May 2021Air India
Vaccinate us on priority or we strike: Air India pilots
The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), the pilots' union of national carrier Air India, has threatened to "stop work" if the airline management fails to vaccinate its flying crew over 18 years of age on a priority basis.