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.
- March 24, 2021 07:12 PM IST
Bulk drug manufacturer, Bajaj Healthcare, had a robust Q3 with profits more than tripling to Rs 26 crore. Here's a detailed analysis of Bajaj's Q3 performance, its future outlook and whether investors should keep the stock on their radar
- March 24, 2021 03:09 PM IST
The man of the match of the first ODI against England said he had a stiff body earlier. Since taking up yoga, he has improved his mobility and patience. Samba can breathe easy.
- March 23, 2021 01:32 PM IST
How have countries done on the happiness front in a year when the pandemic changed life as we knew it?
- March 23, 2021 11:26 AM IST
India reported more than 40,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 23. Active cases rose to 3.45 lakh mark. Over 4.84 crore vaccinations administered till date.
- March 19, 2021 10:55 AM IST
India reported more than 39,000 COVID-19 new cases on March 19. Active cases rose to 2.71 lakh. Over 3.93 crore vaccines have been administered till date.
- March 18, 2021 08:23 PM IST
The tooth paste that will be sold under brand name 'Colgate for Diabetics' was researched and developed in India through a collaboration with local dentists and diabetes experts.
- March 18, 2021 03:40 PM IST
The new infections on Wednesday in Mumbai clocked to 2,377, taking the tally to 3,49,958. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said that 876 people recuperated from the disease, while 16,751 are still active. Till now, the BMC has sealed 267 buildings with over five Covid-19 cases, and there are 34 active containment zones across the city.
- March 18, 2021 03:10 PM IST
Indians are spending around Rs 3.4 lakh crore on healthcare from their savings. This is roughly 4.5 times higher than the budget allocations for the Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in 2021-22
- March 15, 2021 05:35 PM IST
The social media major said that they were launching a tool which shows users when and where they can get vaccinated. Also, this tool will help the users make an appointment by providing them a link.
- March 15, 2021 03:06 PM IST
The announcement comes ahead of a decision on whether fans from overseas will be allowed to enter Japan for the coronavirus-delayed Games, which is expected to be taken before the torch relay begins on March 25.