Dec 10, 2021 05:19 PM IST
The government has said 80.98 crore people have been administered first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine which is 86.2 percent of the adult population of the country. As many as 50.21 crore people have been given second dose which is 53.5 percent of adult population.
- Nov 22, 2021 07:02 PM IST
Although the Asia-Pacific region initially lagged in vaccinations and many countries remained committed to some of the world’s toughest restrictions for much of the year, the region’s vaccination rates have been catching up.
- Oct 21, 2021 07:04 PM IST
The country needs to give more than 12 million doses a day to fully vaccinate all eligible adults by the end of 2021
- Oct 02, 2021 11:58 AM IST
Modi has also said the government has brought in reforms in all sectors and many more are in the pipeline. The reforms are not only aimed at achieving the economic objective of a self-reliant India but also focused on ease of living
- Sep 02, 2021 06:31 PM IST
He further stated that Sikkim has administered the second dose to 36 percent of their population, Dadra & Nagar Haveli has administered to 18 percent and Himachal Pradesh has administered the second dose to 32 percent of its population.
- Aug 29, 2021 08:42 PM IST
The trial would be held across 10 sites and would cover 920 children -- 460 each in the age groups of 12-17 and 2-11 -- according to official sources.
- Aug 27, 2021 06:43 PM IST
On an average, the pace of vaccination in India has been steady at about 50-55 lakh doses per day. However, the data shows that there is still a long way to go if India wants to achieve its stated target of vaccinating its entire adult population of 940 million by the end of 2021.
- Aug 02, 2021 06:27 PM IST
Fear of the unknown, misinformation, distrust and lack of an awareness campaign make a formidable cocktail, hobbling vaccination efforts in remote villages of Odisha
- Jul 29, 2021 11:51 AM IST
The health epidemiologist says most models suggest a third wave, if there is one, would not be as intense as the second wave. But he also warns of potential emergence of a new variant that could better evade the immune system
- Jun 22, 2021 12:40 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi, while asserting that the intention of the paper was not to point fingers, alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not take the pandemic seriously and instead focused on the West Bengal election.
- Jun 20, 2021 05:55 PM IST
This is the second such drive being arranged for the students and workers going abroad. Earlier, when the first drive was conducted at the same venue during the first week of June, around 1,500 people got the jab.
- Jun 08, 2021 09:58 PM IST
COVID Vaccine Prices: The rates announced by the government are based on the current prices declared by manufacturer of Covishield, Covaxin and Sputnik vaccines and could be suitably modified in future if manufacturers change the prices
- Jun 04, 2021 05:27 PM IST
The country has overtaken the United States of America in terms of number of people who have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, as per Our World in Data, Dr VK Paul, NITI Aayog member said.
- May 24, 2021 07:39 AM IST
Currently, people in the 18-44 age group are being inoculated in only 23 of the state''s 75 districts, he said.
- May 13, 2021 05:39 PM IST
The first batch had arrived in Hyderabad on May 1, with 1.5 lakh doses.
- May 11, 2021 04:11 PM IST
Government data analysed by News18 shows that out of 16.8 million jabs given so far in May across the country, nearly 8.9 million were second doses while the first doses were lower at 7.9 million.
- May 06, 2021 09:23 PM IST
These drive-in centres will be set up in big ground like- Andheri Sports Complex, Oval Maidan, Wankhede stadium, Shivaji Stadium, Brabourne Stadium, MIG Ground, Reliance Jio Garden, Ghatkopar police ground etc.
- Apr 16, 2021 06:31 PM IST
The government is trying multiple approaches to not only expedite vaccine production in India but also work towards quicker emergency use authorization (EUA) of foreign-made COVID vaccines.
- Apr 09, 2021 05:05 PM IST
Many emerging market countries lag far behind: Some have administered as little as one dose per 1,000 residents
- Apr 09, 2021 04:55 PM IST
More than three crore vaccinations have been administered to 60 plus beneficiaries.
- Apr 02, 2021 09:54 PM IST
Previously, the agency had cautioned against unnecessary travel even for vaccinated people, but noted that it would update its guidance as more people got vaccinated and evidence mounted about the protection the shots provide.
- Mar 21, 2021 04:43 PM IST
Beneficiaries need to register themselves on Co-WIN portal to get jabs. Those who do not have access to the Co-WIN portal can go to the centre and take COVID-19 vaccines.
- Mar 16, 2021 05:50 PM IST
Health Minister Jens Spahn described Monday’s move on the AstraZeneca shot as a precaution, making Germany the latest of several European countries to hit pause following reports of blood coagulation disorders in some recipients.
- Mar 14, 2021 07:21 PM IST
With more than 25% of its people having received at least one shot, the country of 19 million on South America's Pacific coast is the champion of Latin America, and globally it is just behind Israel, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
- Mar 11, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Gandhinagar district collectors office, health department of Gandhinagar municipal corporation and Gandhinagar civil hospital authorities were not aware where Hiraba got vaccinated.