Articles about COVID-19 Vaccine
05 Jan 2022
Centre rules out mixing up of vaccines for 'precautionary' dose
The Centre on Wednesday ruled out the mixing up of COVID-19 vaccines for the third "precautionary" dose.
02 Jan 2022
5 lakh teens register to get COVID-19 vaccines from tomorrow
A day before India widens its COVID-19 vaccination drive to include teenagers aged 15-18 years, over five lakh such beneficiaries registered themselves to be inoculated.
22 Dec 2021
Gurugram achieves 100% COVID-19 vaccination, 1st in Delhi-NCR
Gurugram has become the first district in Haryana to administer both doses of COVID-19 vaccines to all eligible civilians, the health department announced Tuesday.
15 Dec 2021
SII to launch COVID-19 vaccine for children in 6 months
The Serum Institute of India is looking to launch a COVID-19 vaccine for children in six months, SII CEO Adar Poonawalla said Tuesday.
03 Dec 2021
COVID-19 vaccine: Study finds AstraZeneca booster jab safe, effective
Seven COVID-19 vaccines are safe and stimulate a strong immune response when used as a booster jab to those who have already vaccinated, a study published in The Lancet said.
02 Dec 2021
COVID-19: India reports 9K+ infections; 477 more deaths
India on Thursday reported over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of just under one lakh.
01 Dec 2021
Are Indian vaccines effective against Omicron? Here's what manufacturers say
The COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers in India are reportedly waiting for "more data" on the new coronavirus variant, Omicron, to assess the efficacy of their vaccines.
29 Nov 2021
Policy on booster, additional jabs in 2 weeks: NTAGI chief
India's COVID-19 task force chief Dr. NK Arora said a comprehensive policy on the booster and additional COVID-19 vaccine jabs will be announced in two weeks.
22 Nov 2021
COVID-19: India reports 8K+ infections; lowest in 538 days
India on Monday reported over 8,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day tally in the last 538 days.
18 Nov 2021
India exported 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses this year: Modi
India exported over 65 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to nearly 100 countries this year, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday.
16 Nov 2021
COVID-19: India reports 9K infections; lowest in 9 months
India on Tuesday reported nearly 9,000 new COVID-19 cases, which is the lowest daily tally in the last nine months.
15 Nov 2021
COVID-19: India reports 10K+ infections; 125 more deaths
India on Monday reported over 10,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.34 lakh, the lowest in 523 days.
06 Nov 2021
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.
05 Nov 2021
Kerala: Breakthrough infections account for most COVID-19 cases
Most COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala over the past two weeks involved breakthrough infections, official data showed.
03 Nov 2021
COVID-19: India reports 12K new cases, 311 more deaths
India on Wednesday reported nearly 12,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.51 lakh, the lowest in 252 days.
03 Nov 2021
J&J vaccine's 1cr doses ready for export after CDL nod
American firm Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine shots, manufactured in India by Hyderabad-based Biological E, are ready for export, News18 reported.
01 Nov 2021
PM Modi to meet CMs, district officials over low vaccinations
The Union Health Ministry will convene a meeting on November 3 to boost the COVID-19 vaccination capacity of 11 states, whose numbers are lagging behind the national average.
24 Oct 2021
COVID-19: India reports 15K+ new cases, 561 fresh fatalities
India on Sunday reported over 15,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.72 lakh, the lowest in 235 days.
22 Oct 2021
COVID-19: India reports 15K+ new cases, 231 more deaths
India on Friday reported over 15,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of 1.75 lakh, the lowest in 232 days.
19 Oct 2021
Vaccination for children can wait as trial still underway: Expert
India's top virologist Dr. Gagandeep Kang has said that there should not be any hurry to vaccinate children against COVID-19 as vaccine trials are ongoing and immunogenicity data is still awaited.
12 Oct 2021
COVAXIN recommended by expert panel for children aged 2-18 years
The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) on COVID-19 has recommended the approval of Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN for children aged between two and 18 years.
08 Oct 2021
No quarantine for fully vaccinated Indians in UK from Monday
The United Kingdom has announced that Indians who are fully vaccinated with Covishield or any other UK-approved coronavirus vaccine will not have to quarantine upon arrival in Britain from Monday, October 11.
07 Oct 2021
COVID-19 vaccination: 7% of India's population hesitant, finds survey
COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among adult Indians has reduced to 7% of the total population, the lowest among Indians since January 2021, a survey has found.
05 Oct 2021
WHO expert panel to discuss COVAXIN approval in meet today
COVAXIN, India's indigenous vaccine against the coronavirus, will likely receive the much-awaited approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) this month.
04 Oct 2021
Coronavirus: 70% of India's adult population receive 1 vaccine dose
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Monday that 70% of India's eligible adult population has been administered at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.
04 Oct 2021
ZyCoV-D expected to be rolled out in two weeks: Report
The indigenous COVID-19 vaccine developed by Zydus Cadila, called ZyCoV-D, is likely to be rolled out in the next two weeks.
29 Sep 2021
COVID-19 vaccine booster: Are they really required? Expert answers
With the emergence of new coronavirus variants and talk of waning immunity of COVID-19 vaccines, discussions have been on about whether booster doses are required for the general public.
25 Sep 2021
Vaccine diplomacy, Indo-Pacific security: Key takeaways from the Quad meeting
Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the first in-person meeting of Quad (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) leaders in Washington on Friday, hosted by United States President Joe Biden.
23 Sep 2021
At-home COVID-19 vaccinations for those disabled, with restricted mobility
The central government on Thursday announced COVID-19 vaccinations at home for people who cannot reach vaccination centers due to restricted mobility or disabilities.
23 Sep 2021
Vaccination certificates must meet minimum criteria: UK on travel rules
On the issue of the non-recognition of India's COVID-19 vaccine certification, the United Kingdom has maintained that the vaccine certificates of all countries must meet the minimum criteria.
22 Sep 2021
COVID-19: How states are ensuring people get their second doses
As economic activities have mostly resumed across the country, state governments are putting all efforts to ensure people get their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
22 Sep 2021
UK recognizes Covishield, but Indians still need to quarantine
The United Kingdom on Wednesday revised its travel advisory, listing Covishield as an approved COVID-19 vaccine.
22 Sep 2021
WHO lauds India's decision to resume COVID-19 vaccine exports
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has hailed India's decision to resume COVID-19 vaccine exports as an important development in support of the goal to reach 40% vaccination in all countries by end of the year.
21 Sep 2021
UK's decision to not recognize Covishield discriminatory, says India
India on Tuesday issued a sharp reaction to the United Kingdom's decision to not recognize Covishield as a legitimate COVID-19 vaccine.
21 Sep 2021
Vaccine Maitri: India to resume COVID-19 vaccine export next month
The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that India would be resuming the export of COVID-19 vaccines under its ambitious "Vaccine Maitri" initiative from October.
20 Sep 2021
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine 'safe' for kids aged 5-11; generates 'robust immunity'
The COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found safe for children between five to 11 years of age and generates a "robust" immune response, the companies said on Monday.
15 Sep 2021
Moderna COVID-19 vaccine produces lasting immune response: Study
Immunity generated by the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine lasts for at least six months, and there is no indicator that vaccinated people will need a booster shot, according to a study.
15 Sep 2021
35 lakh doses of J&J COVID-19 vaccine reach Kasauli lab
Around 35 lakh doses of the COVID-19 vaccine developed by United States pharma giant Johnson & Johnson have reportedly reached the apex vaccine testing laboratory in Kasauli, Himachal Pradesh.
14 Sep 2021
England school children aged 12-15yrs to be offered COVID-19 vaccine
School children aged between 12 and 15 years will be offered a first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine starting next week, the UK government has announced after the country's Chief Medical Officers gave their go-ahead for the jabs for younger age groups.
14 Sep 2021
WHO nod for COVAXIN expected by September-end: Report
NITI Aayog member Dr. VK Paul has said that India's indigenous COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN's trial data looked promising, and the vaccine could soon get emergency-use approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) soon.