17 Dec 2020
India's friendly neighboring nations trained over 100 experts to strengthen capacities in their countries for facilitating phase-3 clinical trials of the Indian COVID-19 vaccine, a senior official of the Department of Biotechnology said.
30 Nov 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to chair an all-party meeting this Friday to review the COVID-19 situation in India, according to reports.
28 Nov 2020
The CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), Adar Poonawalla, on Saturday said that the company will seek the emergency-use authorization of the coronavirus vaccine 'Covishield' soon.
28 Nov 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-city tour to review the development of COVID-19 vaccines.
28 Nov 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit three cities today to review the coronavirus vaccine development and manufacturing process, his office revealed.
08 Nov 2020
Even as the COVID-19 outbreak has witnessed a downward trend in India, some states have been reporting large spikes in infections, indicating that the pandemic is far from over.
01 Nov 2020
It has been almost a year since the coronavirus pandemic began, yet the virus is far from being brought under control.
12 Oct 2020
Although the coronavirus outbreak in India has started to slow down, the country remains the second worst-hit in the world.
04 Oct 2020
The Indian government is planning to provide vaccines to roughly 25 crore people by July 2021, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday.
22 Sep 2020
A vaccine for COVID-19 is likely to be ready by early 2021, a leading vaccine scientist has said. However, the real challenge for India would be conducting a vaccination drive for its population of 1.3 billion.
04 Sep 2020
As the COVID-19 crisis is deteriorating with every passing day, all the hopes are pinned on the development of a safe and effective vaccine.
18 Aug 2020
Amid surging COVID-19 cases and questions over the peak for India, the government has started working towards procuring a vaccine.
15 Aug 2020
With the world counting on a coronavirus vaccine to save it from the disease that has taken 763,572 lives so far, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India is ready to mass-produce the vaccine once it's developed.
13 Aug 2020
In a major development, Zydus Cadila has launched the cheapest generic version of Remdesivir, the antiviral drug being used to treat COVID-19, in India.
07 Aug 2020
Israel says it has an 'excellent' vaccine in hand to prevent COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.
06 Aug 2020
In the updates since last night, both Facebook and Twitter launched a crackdown on a misleading post from US President Donald Trump.
05 Aug 2020
Indian drug company Zydus Cadila has completed early-stage human trials with its indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine.
05 Aug 2020
In the updates since last night, Apple unveiled a refreshed 27-inch iMac.
25 Jul 2020
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to convene a virtual meeting with Chief Ministers of all states on July 27, Monday, to discuss the coronavirus situation in their respective regions and the steps taken to mitigate the effect of the biggest health crisis in a century.
17 Jul 2020
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.
09 Jul 2020
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to surge worldwide, efforts to develop a vaccine have been expedited.
05 Jul 2020
With more than 5.3 lakh deaths and 1.14 crore infections, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow worse around the world.
03 Jul 2020
India is picking up pace to develop a preventive vaccine for COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease.
24 Jun 2020
India has opened up, but the pandemic is not slowing down.
11 May 2020
In a major step forward, the Indian Council of Medical Research and National Institute of Virology have jointly announced the development of COVID KAVACH ELISA, the first indigenous antibody detection kit for COVID-19.
26 Sep 2019
Amid an ongoing probe into Ranitidine's reported cancer-causing impurities, GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited (GSK) has recalled Ranitidine-based antacid Zinetac (150mg and 300mg) in India and other markets.