Articles about Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Can't accommodate Ukraine-returned medical students: Centre to Supreme Court
Can't accommodate Ukraine-returned medical students: Centre to Supreme Court

The Central Government notified the Supreme Court on Thursday that medical students who returned from war-torn Ukraine following Russian incursions could not be accommodated in Indian universities, according to Live Law.

India to get its first indigenous cervical cancer vaccine today

31 Aug 2022

Cancer
India to get its first indigenous cervical cancer vaccine today

India is all set to get its first indigenous cervical cancer vaccine this week.

Tomato flu: Symptoms, treatment, and all you need to know

24 Aug 2022

Odisha
Tomato flu: Symptoms, treatment, and all you need to know

The Centre issued an advisory on the new 'mystery virus' tomato flu on Tuesday, the newest ailment in India after COVID-19 and monkeypox.

India to battle monkeypox with targeted 'ring vaccination' strategy
India to battle monkeypox with targeted 'ring vaccination' strategy

India is likely to adopt a new strategy to battle the monkeypox virus.

Monkeypox outbreak: 9 cases reported so far, 4 in Delhi

04 Aug 2022

Delhi
Monkeypox outbreak: 9 cases reported so far, 4 in Delhi

A 31-year-old foreign national tested positive for monkeypox on Wednesday, making her Delhi's fourth case of the virus.

Clinical trials for nasal COVID-19 vaccine complete: Bharat Biotech

19 Jun 2022

Paris
Clinical trials for nasal COVID-19 vaccine complete: Bharat Biotech

The phase 3 clinical trials of Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 nasal vaccine have been completed, according to Dr. Krishna Ella, the company's Chairman and Managing Director.

NEET-PG 2022 exam not postponed, fake notice being circulated: NBE
NEET-PG 2022 exam not postponed, fake notice being circulated: NBE

The National Eligibility Entrance Test-Postgraduate (NEET-PG 2022) will take place on May 21 as scheduled and hasn't been postponed, clarified the National Board of Examinations (NBE).

All existing COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted from March 31

23 Mar 2022

India
All existing COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted from March 31

The Centre has decided to lift all COVID-19 restrictions throughout the country after March 31.

India reports 1,761 more COVID-19 cases, 127 deaths

20 Mar 2022

COVID-19
India reports 1,761 more COVID-19 cases, 127 deaths

India on Sunday reported less than 2,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest in about 688 days.

India's fertility rate drops to 2. What does it mean?

24 Nov 2021

Health & Wellness
India's fertility rate drops to 2. What does it mean?

India's Total Fertility Rate (TFR) has dropped from 2.2 to 2.

COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax's samples cleared by India's apex testing laboratory

06 Nov 2021

India
COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax's samples cleared by India's apex testing laboratory

Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical company Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevex's samples were cleared by the Central Drugs Laboratory in Kasauli on Tuesday.

Cannot introduce changes last minute: SC to Centre on NEET-SS
Cannot introduce changes last minute: SC to Centre on NEET-SS

The Supreme Court on Monday slammed the Centre for announcing last-minute changes to the pattern of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) Post-Graduate Super Specialty exam 2021 (NEET SS 2021).

After SC nudge, Centre issues guidelines for COVID-19 death certificate
After SC nudge, Centre issues guidelines for COVID-19 death certificate

The Centre on Saturday filed a compliance affidavit before the Supreme Court, stating that it has framed guidelines to simplify the process for the issuance of the COVID-19 death certificate.

COVID-19: Government issues advisory on celebrating the festive season
COVID-19: Government issues advisory on celebrating the festive season

The Union Health Ministry on Thursday said that people should celebrate upcoming festivals at home, without gathering in large numbers.

COVID-19 'still raging,' 8 states show rise in R-factor: Government

03 Aug 2021

Government of India
COVID-19 'still raging,' 8 states show rise in R-factor: Government

The coronavirus pandemic is "still raging" in the country, the Indian government warned on Tuesday, calling it a significant problem.

Coronavirus: India reports 44K+ new cases, over 550 more dead

30 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India reports 44K+ new cases, over 550 more dead

India on Friday reported over 44,000 new COVID-19 cases, a marginal increase compared to the day before.

Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ cases; Kerala orders weekend lockdown

29 Jul 2021

Kerala
Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ cases; Kerala orders weekend lockdown

India on Thursday reported over 43,000 new COVID-19 cases, out of which, over 50% were concentrated in Kerala.

Coronavirus: India's infections jump to 43K; over 600 deaths recorded

28 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India's infections jump to 43K; over 600 deaths recorded

India on Wednesday reported over 43,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking a jump from a 132-day low observed the day before.

COVID-19 cases may spike soon; no relaxation in curbs: Government

27 Jul 2021

Mansukh Mandaviya
COVID-19 cases may spike soon; no relaxation in curbs: Government

India may soon witness a resurgence of COVID-19 cases as the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday expressed concern over the slowdown in the drop of infections.

Government trashes reports on missing July-end target of vaccine administration

27 Jul 2021

Central Government
Government trashes reports on missing July-end target of vaccine administration

The government on Tuesday dismissed media reports that claimed that India will miss the end-July target of administering 50 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses as "ill-informed and misrepresenting" and asserted that over 51.60 crore vaccine doses will be supplied from January to July 31.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest infections spike in 132 days

27 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India reports lowest infections spike in 132 days

India on Tuesday reported under 30,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking the lowest single-day spike since March 16.

Coronavirus: New cases in United States surpass India's once again
Coronavirus: New cases in United States surpass India's once again

India on Monday reported over 39,000 new COVID-19 cases along with more than 400 more deaths due to the viral disease.

Coronavirus: 46% of all new cases concentrated in Kerala

25 Jul 2021

Kerala
Coronavirus: 46% of all new cases concentrated in Kerala

India on Sunday reported nearly 40,000 new COVID-19 cases, while over 500 more patients died due to the viral disease.

Coronavirus: India refutes reports of 'vastly undercounted' deaths

22 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India refutes reports of 'vastly undercounted' deaths

The central government on Thursday refuted reports that India's COVID-19 death toll was "vastly undercounted."

Coronavirus: India adds 4,000 more deaths as Maharashtra clears backlog

21 Jul 2021

Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India adds 4,000 more deaths as Maharashtra clears backlog

India on Wednesday reported nearly 4,000 more fatalities as Maharashtra reconciled its official tally. The state added 3,656 more deaths, including 147 deaths on Tuesday and 3,509 backlog deaths that had gone unreported.

'No room for complacency': Centre issues 7-point advisory after serosurvey

21 Jul 2021

Government of India
'No room for complacency': Centre issues 7-point advisory after serosurvey

The Union Health Ministry has issued an advisory on coronavirus protocols and traveling in view of the fourth national serological survey.

Coronavirus: 4 vaccines in human trial stage, government tells Parliament

20 Jul 2021

Rajya Sabha TV
Coronavirus: 4 vaccines in human trial stage, government tells Parliament

India has four COVID-19 vaccines in the human trial stage, the central government told the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of the Parliament) on Tuesday.

Coronavirus: India reports 38K+ new cases; 60% in Kerala, Maharashtra

19 Jul 2021

Maharashtra
Coronavirus: India reports 38K+ new cases; 60% in Kerala, Maharashtra

India on Monday reported over 38,000 new COVID-19 cases, with 60% of the fresh infections concentrated in Kerala and Maharashtra.

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; 40% in Kerala

18 Jul 2021

Kerala
Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; 40% in Kerala

India on Sunday reported over 41,000 new COVID-19 cases, however, nearly 40% of those were reported in Kerala alone.

COVID-19 cases declining very slowly, third wave imminent, says government

16 Jul 2021

Vaccine
COVID-19 cases declining very slowly, third wave imminent, says government

India's COVID-19 cases are declining "very slowly," the central government noted on Friday, adding that the same serves as a warning signal for an imminent third wave.

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 600 more dead

15 Jul 2021

Vaccine
Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 600 more dead

India on Thursday reported over 41,000 new COVID-19 cases. The number of daily infections has again exceeded daily recoveries, which stood at a little over 39,000.

Coronavirus: Most new infections, deaths in Kerala and Maharashtra

14 Jul 2021

Maharashtra
Coronavirus: Most new infections, deaths in Kerala and Maharashtra

India on Wednesday reported over 38,000 new COVID-19 cases along with more than 600 fresh fatalities.

Coronavirus: India reports 2,000+ deaths as MP adds backlog data

13 Jul 2021

Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: India reports 2,000+ deaths as MP adds backlog data

India on Tuesday reported over 31,000 new COVID-19 cases along with over 2,000 fresh fatalities.

Coronavirus: India records 37K+ new cases; vaccinations dip

12 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India records 37K+ new cases; vaccinations dip

India on Monday reported over 37,000 new COVID-19 cases along with over 700 fresh deaths due to the viral disease.

Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 900 more dead

11 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India reports 41K+ new cases; nearly 900 more dead

India on Sunday reported over 41,000 new COVID-19 cases along with nearly 900 more deaths.

Meet Mansukh Mandaviya, who replaced Harsh Vardhan as Health Minister

08 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi
Meet Mansukh Mandaviya, who replaced Harsh Vardhan as Health Minister

On Wednesday, Mansukh Mandaviya, 49, was made the new Health Minister of India in a major rejig of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Union Cabinet.

Coronavirus: India reports nearly 46K new cases, 800+ deaths

08 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India reports nearly 46K new cases, 800+ deaths

India on Thursday reported nearly 46,000 new COVID-19 cases, along with 817 fresh fatalities. The daily test positivity rate rose slightly from 2.3% the day before to 2.4%

Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ new cases; 930 more deaths

07 Jul 2021

Coronavirus
Coronavirus: India reports 43K+ new cases; 930 more deaths

India on Wednesday reported over 43,000 COVID-19 cases, a day after witnessing the lowest single-day spike in nearly four months.

1.66 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states: Centre

06 Jul 2021

Government of India
1.66 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states: Centre

More than 1.66 crore (1,66,63,643) coronavirus vaccine doses are currently available with states, union territories, and private hospitals to be administered, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said in a press release today.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest spike in nearly 4 months

06 Jul 2021

Vaccine
Coronavirus: India reports lowest spike in nearly 4 months

India on Tuesday reported under 35,000 new COVID-19 cases, marking the lowest single-day spike in 111 days.

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