Jun 14, 2021 08:10 PM IST
With the help of vaccination slot booking, the app users can now search, discover and book their vaccination slots for both Covaxin and Covishield at the nearest centre.
- Jun 13, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Social distancing and other safety protocols are being carefully ensured during the campaign under which 3,000 workers are expected to be covered, the DMRC said in a statement.
- Jun 13, 2021 06:27 PM IST
Kristalina Georgieva's comments in a virtual press conference at the Group of Seven summit Sunday came after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he hoped G-7 leaders would agree to provide at least 1 billion vaccine doses for poorer countries.
- Jun 12, 2021 05:33 PM IST
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said last month that it was legal to ask employees for their vaccination status. The EEOC also said that companies could require workers to be vaccinated to come to the office, but they must accommodate employees’ religious beliefs or health concerns like allergies.
- Jun 08, 2021 04:14 PM IST
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends health care workers get a flu shot, and some hospital systems require it, few companies have required COVID-19 shots, despite federal government guidance that says employers can mandate vaccines for on-site workers.
- Jun 07, 2021 10:10 PM IST
India is also in talks with foreign companies like Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and if it enters into procurement deals with them then the vaccine supply will be further boosted, while work on more domestic vaccines is also underway.
- Jun 07, 2021 07:55 PM IST
A letter warns that the leaders of the UK, US, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Canada must make 2021 a turning point in global cooperation because fewer than 2 per cent of people in sub-Saharan Africa have been vaccinated against COVID-19.
- Jun 06, 2021 06:51 PM IST
The state government was in discussions with the Centre to reopen its plant at nearby Chengalpet to manufacture vaccines.
- Jun 06, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Evidence is emerging of the safety and efficacy of Covid vaccination, which along with benefits of passing on the protection to the newborn, call for including pregnant women in the high priority group for vaccination.
- Jun 02, 2021 09:23 PM IST
The Health Ministry said that 11,37,597 beneficiaries between the age group 18-44 years received their first dose and 19,523 beneficiaries of the same age group received their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday.
- Jun 01, 2021 10:19 PM IST
Ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic including sharing of technology to boost production of vaccines and improving supply chains for medical products figured prominently at a virtual meeting of the foreign ministers of the BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) countries.
- May 28, 2021 09:42 PM IST
More than 1.66 core beneficiaries of age group 18-44 have been vaccinated so far, the government informed.
- May 27, 2021 06:32 PM IST
Swiggy along with the Greater Chennai Corporation has begun administering the vaccine dose to its delivery partners in the city.
- May 26, 2021 10:58 PM IST
Pfizer, which is ready to offer 5 crore doses to India between July and October this year and has sought certain relaxations including indemnification, has held a series of interactions with the Indian government authorities recently including one this week.
- May 25, 2021 10:57 PM IST
He and officials of the Pune Municipal Corporation met SII officials and also wrote to them seeking at least 25 lakh doses for the Pune city.
- May 24, 2021 11:12 PM IST
It said 12,52,320 beneficiaries in the 18-44 age group received their first dose of Covid vaccine on Monday and cumulatively 1,18,81,337 people across 37 states and UTs have received it since the start of Phase-3 of the vaccination drive on May 1.
- May 24, 2021 10:00 PM IST
Akash Healthcare has procured 30,000 Covishield doses for inoculation of the 18-44 age group at the centre, an official said. The jabs will be given from 9 AM to 5 PM.
- May 20, 2021 04:02 PM IST
The European commission said the deal, which was agreed on behalf of all 27 EU countries earlier this month, will allow the buying of 900 million doses of the current shots and of a serum adapted to the virus' variants, with an option to purchase an extra 900 million shots.
- May 19, 2021 04:18 PM IST
About 500 monks were inoculated in the capital, Bangkok, on Tuesday and Wednesday, to allow them to receive daily alms and do merit-making activities, as Thailand battles its third and most potent wave of infections.
- May 17, 2021 04:43 PM IST
The guidance the CDC issued Thursday said that it was no longer necessary for fully vaccinated people to mask or maintain social distance in many settings.
- May 14, 2021 06:41 PM IST
On Thursday, federal health officials offered the ultimate incentive for many when they advised that fully vaccinated Americans may stop wearing masks.
- May 14, 2021 06:29 PM IST
After weeks of murky guidance from the CDC on what vaccinated Americans can and cannot do, the sight of a maskless first lady disembarking from her plane went far to clear up confusion — at least in Charleston, where she visited a vaccine clinic for children set up inside a high school.
- May 13, 2021 08:45 PM IST
The hiring spree comes as the company gears up for Prime Day next month, its popular sales event that has become one of the busiest shopping days of the year for Amazon.
- May 13, 2021 05:54 PM IST
The move by Uttar Pradesh, home to more people than Brazil, comes as many Indian states curtail vaccinations due to severe shortages amid a record surge in coronavirus infections, with India recording more than 4,000 deaths for a second straight day as its health system fails to cope.
- May 12, 2021 08:50 PM IST
The Aayog further said that distribution is based on a standard operating procedure and all states/UTs have been supported to date.