April 16, 2021 03:47 PM IST
PM suggests increasing oxygen production, using surplus stocks in steel plants; 100 hospitals with PSA plants for manufacturing nutrient identified; 162 sanctioned under PM-Cares; permit-free movement of tankers cleared
- April 16, 2021 09:19 AM IST
Researchers say more data is needed to determine whether protection lasts after six months.
- April 14, 2021 08:33 PM IST
India and South Africa had requested members of the World Trade Organization back in October, 2020 to suspend certain parts of a global pact on IPR, so that vaccine and testing technology for Covid-19 can be easily shared. Developed nations led by the United States had consistently blocked the proposal. But changing public opinion, global pressure and a key ally may now help India in securing US support.
- April 13, 2021 12:55 PM IST
Flagging vaccine shortage across states, Ficci said to meet the government's target of vaccinating 30 crore people by August at the current pace of 30 lakh daily vaccinations, as much as 38 crore doses would be required. But reports show that the Centre has just 2.04 crore doses in the pipeline, it added.
- April 13, 2021 11:24 AM IST
India reported more than 1.61 lakh COVID-19 new cases on April 13, the seventh straight day of daily infections topping one lakh. More than 10.85 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.
- April 12, 2021 09:50 PM IST
With the second Covid ‘Wave’ already surpassing the daily highs recorded in the month of September 2020 of about 95000, the demand for vaccines, critical medical equipment like vaccines, oxygen cylinders and ventilators have increased manifold. Watch the video to know what this evolving situation means for Indian Pharma?
- April 09, 2021 11:27 AM IST
India reported more than 1,31,000 COVID-19 new cases on April 9, highest ever in a single day. Active cases rose to 9.79 lakh mark. Over 9.43 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- April 08, 2021 12:11 PM IST
India reported more than 1,26,000 COVID-19 new cases on April 8, the highest since the outbreak. Active cases have risen to 9.10 lakh while more than 9.01 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.
- April 07, 2021 02:34 PM IST
India reported more than 115,000 coronavirus cases as per April 7 update, the highest ever in a single day. Over 3.3 million vaccinations have been administered in a single day, but that may not be good enough
- April 07, 2021 11:11 AM IST
India recorded more than 1.15 lakh new COVID-19 cases on April 7, highest ever in a single day. Active cases rose to 8.43 lakh. Over 8.70 crore vaccine doses have been administered in the country so far.
- April 06, 2021 09:42 PM IST
If NDV-HXP-S proves safe and effective, flu vaccine manufacturers could potentially produce well over a billion doses of it a year. Low- and middle-income countries currently struggling to obtain vaccines from wealthier countries may be able to make NDV-HXP-S for themselves or acquire it at low cost from neighbors.
- April 05, 2021 10:55 AM IST
India's new daily COVID-19 cases surpass 100,000 for first time on April 5, highest ever in a single day. Active cases rose to 7.41 lakh mark. Over 7.91 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- April 03, 2021 07:58 PM IST
In a letter written to Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, FICCI President Uday Shankar said India is currently testing about 11 lakh samples a day, sharply down from 15 lakh samples tested per day in January. On the day the letter was written, the daily rise in new cases rose to a 6-month high.
- April 01, 2021 12:06 PM IST
India reported more than 72,000 COVID-19 new cases on April 1, biggest rise in 6 months. Active cases rose to 5.84 lakh mark. Over 6.51 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- March 31, 2021 06:53 PM IST
A number of other European countries have gone further and lifted the age limit altogether, or, like in Germany, are now giving the AstraZeneca vaccine primarily to older people.
- March 31, 2021 08:45 AM IST
The government needs to fix this if it wants to speed up the programme and combat COVID
- March 30, 2021 11:07 PM IST
The statement was signed by the governments of Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Israel, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, the Republic of Korea, Slovenia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
- March 30, 2021 11:50 AM IST
India reported more than 56,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 30. Active cases rose to 5.40 lakh mark. Over 6.11 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- March 29, 2021 10:35 PM IST
The pharmaceutical giant's jab was approved by European Union regulators in mid-March, following approval of vaccines made by Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca.
- March 29, 2021 09:14 PM IST
Bharat Biotech signed a master collaborative agreement with Biovet and Sapigen Biologix. Under the agreement all the firms would provide necessary financial support to CSIR-IICT for developing key raw materials.
- March 29, 2021 09:06 PM IST
Drafted by a team of World Health Organization-appointed international experts and Chinese counterparts, the report has been keenly anticipated ever since investigators left China more than a month ago.
- March 26, 2021 11:32 AM IST
India reported more than 59,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 26. Active cases have now risen to 4.21 lakh while more than 5.55 crore vaccines have been administered to date.
- March 26, 2021 10:33 AM IST
Rising infections and fears of a second wave are sensitising citizens to the need for vaccination. Listed firms should be quick to capitalise on this window of opportunity
- March 25, 2021 02:16 PM IST
The Delhi High Court ordered the Centre to finalise and notify the National Health Policy for Rare Diseases by March 31
- March 25, 2021 10:59 AM IST
India reported more than 53,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 25, the highest in the last five months. Active cases now stand at 3.95 lakh, while more than 5.31 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far.