Articles about Coronavirus Vaccine
23 Jun 2021
Take the vaccine or go to jail, says Philippines President
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte is clearly disappointed with the slow pace of COVID-19 vaccination there.
22 Jun 2021
Bharat Biotech submits COVAXIN phase-3 trial data, review meet today
Bharat Biotech has submitted the phase three clinical trial data for its coronavirus vaccine COVAXIN to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI).
21 Jun 2021
COVID-19: India vaccinates record 75 lakh people in a day
More than 75 lakh coronavirus vaccine doses were administered across India until 6 pm today, the highest-ever one-day coverage in the country so far, News18 and NDTV reported.
10 Jun 2021
When will the COVID-19 vaccine for children be ready?
India does not have a coronavirus vaccine for children as yet.
09 Jun 2021
India must increase vaccinations five-fold to reach 100% target: Report
India aims to vaccinate its entire eligible population fully against the deadly COVID-19 by the end of 2021. However, the country would not be able to reach this ambitious target at the current pace of vaccination.
09 Jun 2021
People happy with getting jabs at polling booths: Kejriwal
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal visited a vaccination center on Wednesday, a day after his government launched the Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination campaign in the national capital.
08 Jun 2021
COVID-19: J&K village first in India to vaccinate all adults
A remote hamlet in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir has become the first village in India to vaccinate its entire adult population against the novel coronavirus.
07 Jun 2021
COVID-19: Delhi to vaccinate all above 45 within 4 weeks
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Monday launched a new mass vaccination drive—called Jahan Vote, Wahan Vaccination—for immunizing everyone above the age of 45 years in the national capital against COVID-19 within the coming four weeks.
07 Jun 2021
Central government to give free vaccines to states: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation, speaking on the COVID-19 situation and the vaccination policy in the country.
07 Jun 2021
COVID-19: India reports 1L new cases, lowest in 61 days
India continues to see an improvement in its COVID-19 situation as the country reported just above one lakh new cases in the past 24 hours.
01 Jun 2021
COVID-19: How long does immunity from vaccine last?
India is carrying out an ambitious inoculation program against the coronavirus, vaccinating lakhs everyday.
31 May 2021
India will soon test mixing different COVID-19 vaccines
India may soon begin testing a regimen that mixes two different coronavirus vaccines to assess whether the experiment boosts the immune response against the virus.
27 May 2021
Pfizer's vaccine works against B.1.617 variant, firm tells Indian government
Pfizer has told the Indian government that its coronavirus vaccine shows "high effectiveness" on the COVID-19 variant prevalent in India as well as on people of Indian ethnicity or nationality.
21 May 2021
Third COVID-19 wave could hit in 6-8 months: Expert panel
Experts have both good and bad news to offer.
17 May 2021
Scindia: India to have 200 crore vaccine doses by December
BJP's Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said vaccination was the only way to tackle coronavirus, and 200 crore vaccine doses, enough for all, would be made available in India by December.
15 May 2021
India may buy 50mn Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine doses: Details here
At a time when India is facing an acute shortage of COVID-19 vaccines, the Centre is in "high-level" discussions with American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, which is likely to sell 50 million doses of its vaccine in India by the third quarter of this year.
12 May 2021
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 2021
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.
11 May 2021
Chaotic start to vaccination of 18-44 category in Noida
Over 2,600 people between 18-44 years got vaccinated for COVID-19 in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Monday, as the inoculation for the age category officially began in the western Uttar Pradesh district, officials said.
04 May 2021
EU regulators start the review of China's Sinovac vaccine: Details
European Union drug regulator announced on Tuesday that it has started a rolling review of China's Sinovac coronavirus vaccine to assess its effectiveness and safety, the first step toward possible approval for use in the 27-nation bloc.
04 May 2021
Give priority to Maharashtra in vaccine allocation: Tope to Poonawalla
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Monday urged Serum Institute of India Chief Executive Officer Adar Poonawalla to give priority to the state in providing its anti-coronavirus vaccine, Covishield, as the government was ready to purchase doses from the Pune-based company.
29 Apr 2021
Delhi doesn't have sufficient vaccine doses for next phase: Jain
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the city does not have sufficient doses of vaccine for the inoculation of those in the 18-44 age group and orders have been placed with manufacturers for the same.
22 Apr 2021
COVID-19: Those above 18 can register for vaccine from April-28
In a recent development, it has been reported that all Indian citizens aged above 18 years can register for the coronavirus vaccine from April 28.
20 Apr 2021
BJP's Devendra Fadnavis under fire after 22-year-old nephew gets vaccinated
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and current Leader of Opposition, Devendra Fadnavis, faced the ire of netizens after pictures of his nephew Tanmay Fadnavis, said to be about 22 years old, getting vaccinated surfaced.
20 Apr 2021
We understand India's pharmaceutical requirements: Biden administration
The Biden administration has conveyed to New Delhi that it understands India's pharmaceutical requirements and promised to give the matter due consideration, observing that the current difficulty in the export of critical raw materials needed to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines is mainly due to an Act that forces American companies to prioritize domestic consumption.
09 Apr 2021
India's Serum Institute refunds South Africa for undelivered coronavirus vaccines
Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has fully refunded South Africa for 500,000 undelivered doses of the coronavirus vaccine, reports PTI.
05 Apr 2021
118-year-old woman possibly oldest in India to get COVID-19 vaccine
A woman, whose age according to her Aadhaar Card is 118 years, has received her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh.
26 Mar 2021
Pfizer-BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine being tested on children under 12
American pharma giant Pfizer and German company BioNTech began testing their coronavirus vaccine on children, aged under 12, reports Reuters.
25 Mar 2021
Salman Khan receives his first shot of coronavirus vaccine
Salman Khan is the latest Bollywood star to take the COVID-19 vaccine. He confirmed the news through a tweet posted last evening.
19 Mar 2021
Centenarian gets first COVID-19 shot in Delhi
Sindh-born Kamla Das who turned 100 during the height of the pandemic in Delhi last September, got her first shot of COVID-19 vaccine in Delhi on Thursday, her daughter said.
19 Mar 2021
AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine dubbed safe; European countries to resume vaccination
A chunk of European countries, that had earlier stopped using AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine over blood clot concerns, will resume the vaccination drive after the jab got the support of the continent's top medical regulator.
12 Mar 2021
Quad Summit: India to manufacture coronavirus vaccines developed by US
The leaders of the Quad countries — the United States, Japan, Australia, and India — will be holding the first-ever summit on Friday and are likely to discuss coronavirus vaccines.
12 Mar 2021
Use of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine suspended in Denmark, Norway, Iceland
Denmark, Norway, and Iceland have temporarily suspended the use of the coronavirus vaccine developed by British-Swedish pharma giant AstraZeneca as several patients developed blood clots after getting the jab.
09 Mar 2021
Over 20 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in a day
More than 20 lakh people were inoculated against coronavirus on March 8, the highest in a day so far, taking the total number of vaccine doses administered in the country to over 2.3 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
03 Mar 2021
96-year-old is the oldest to get COVID-19 vaccine in Nagaland
A total of 31,391 people have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine in Nagaland till now, and out of them a 96-year-old beneficiary from Dimapur district is the oldest to be inoculated, a Health Department official said on Tuesday.
25 Feb 2021
Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine highly effective: FDA
Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis released by US regulators that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot.
23 Feb 2021
Sanitation worker dies from health complications; son blames COVID-19 vaccine
A 54-year-old sanitation worker died from health complications, days after he was administered a coronavirus vaccine, according to his son.
19 Feb 2021
Biden to announce $4 billion commitment to COVID-19 vaccine-sharing campaign
US President Joe Biden will on Friday announce a massive $4 billion commitment to the global COVID-19 vaccine alliance with the goal of inoculating vulnerable populations and reach those without other options, the White House said.
17 Feb 2021
Pfizer-BioNTech to give EU another 200 million COVID-19 shots
Pfizer and BioNTech, on Wednesday, finalized an agreement to supply the European Union with another 200 million doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.
16 Feb 2021
WHO authorizes AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use
The World Health Organization has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine, a move that should allow the UN agency's partners to ship millions of doses to countries as part of a UN-backed program to tame the pandemic.