COVID-19 Vaccine: News
12 Sep 2023Bollywood
Vivek Agnihotri has become a famous name after the success of The Kashmir Files. His upcoming film The Vaccine War is in the buzz and now the makers have released the trailer of the same.
17 Feb 2023COVID-19
Researchers from IIT Delhi have developed a "nano-vaccine" for COVID-19, which has yielded promising results in animal studies.
26 Jan 2023COVID-19
Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya and Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday launched Bharat Biotech's iNCOVACC, which is reportedly India's first intranasal COVID-19 vaccine.
27 Dec 2022Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad-based vaccine maker Bharat Biotech on Tuesday announced the price of its recently-approved intranasal COVID-19 vaccine, named iNCOVACC.
27 Dec 2022COVID-19
Amid a COVID-19 surge in neighboring China, a mock drill is being conducted at hospitals/healthcare centers across all Indian states and union territories on Tuesday to check the operational preparedness for dealing with a potential COVID-19 wave.
23 Dec 2022COVID-19
The Centre has given its nod to Bharat Biotech's nasal vaccine: iNCOVACC. It has been included in the COVID-19 vaccination program and has been approved to be used as a heterologous booster from today.
15 Nov 2022Novak Djokovic
Serbia's Novak Djokovic is set to receive his visa for the 2023 Australian Open.
11 Nov 2022Cancer
Since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in early 2020, its vaccines have become a point of discussion for several reasons.
12 Oct 2022Novak Djokovic
Serbian ace Novak Djokovic can compete at the 2023 Australian Open, provided he obtains a visa, according to tournament director Craig Tiley.
06 Sep 2022Mansukh Mandaviya
The nasal vaccine for immunization against COVID-19, developed by Hyderabad-based vaccine maker Bharat Biotech, has received the approval of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO).
01 Jun 2022COVID-19
Although India hasn't detected any concerning trends because of the discovery of new Omicron mutations—BA.4 and BA.5—experts have warned that people should remain vigilant against COVID-19.
12 May 2022North Korea
Confirming its first COVID-19 case on Thursday, North Korea ordered a nationwide lockdown calling it the "gravest national emergency."
27 Apr 2022COVID-19
India on Wednesday reported nearly 3,000 new COVID-19 cases, an increase of over 500 cases from the previous day.
26 Apr 2022Drugs Controller General of India
In a significant move, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday cleared two COVID-19 vaccines for use in children aged between five and 12 years.
21 Mar 2022COVID-19
The Modi government is considering making COVID-19 booster vaccine doses available to all adults, a Reuters report claimed, citing sources aware of the matter.
16 Mar 2022COVID-19
India on Wednesday started vaccination of children aged 12 to 14 years as it expands its COVID-19 vaccination coverage.
14 Mar 2022COVID-19
In a major boost to India's COVID-19 vaccination efforts, India will start administering the vaccine against the novel coronavirus to children aged between 12 and 14 years from Wednesday.
09 Feb 2022Union Health Ministry
Vaxart, a United States-based biotechnology company, is set to begin the second phase of clinical trial for its oral COVID-19 vaccine in India, according to a report by News18.
05 Jan 2022COVID-19
The Centre on Wednesday ruled out the mixing up of COVID-19 vaccines for the third "precautionary" dose.
02 Jan 2022COVID-19
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 2021Gurugram
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 2021Serum Institute of India
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 2021Pfizer
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 2021Union Health Ministry
India on Thursday reported over 9,000 new COVID-19 cases with an active caseload of just under one lakh.
01 Dec 2021Zydus Cadila
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 2021COVID-19
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 2021Mansukh Mandaviya
India on Monday reported over 8,000 new COVID-19 cases, the lowest single-day tally in the last 538 days.
18 Nov 2021Narendra 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 2021Kerala
India on Tuesday reported nearly 9,000 new COVID-19 cases, which is the lowest daily tally in the last nine months.
15 Nov 2021Union Health Ministry
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 2021India
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 2021Kerala
Most COVID-19 cases reported in Kerala over the past two weeks involved breakthrough infections, official data showed.
03 Nov 2021Narendra Modi
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 2021Johnson & Johnson
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 2021Narendra Modi
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 2021Union Health Ministry
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 2021Narendra Modi
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 2021COVID-19
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 2021Health & Wellness
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 2021India
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 2021India
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 2021World Health Organization
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 2021Union Health Ministry
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 2021Zydus Cadila
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 2021World Health Organization
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 2021Narendra Modi
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 2021VK Paul
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 2021London
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 2021Uttarakhand
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 2021S Jaishankar
The United Kingdom on Wednesday revised its travel advisory, listing Covishield as an approved COVID-19 vaccine.
22 Sep 2021World Health Organization
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.