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  • COVID-19 | Vaccines reach far-flung locations around the world Jun 14, 2021 06:02 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Vaccines reach far-flung locations around the world

    Healthcare workers go the distance to administer coronavirus vaccines to people in remote places around the world.

  • Immunity to the coronavirus may persist for years, scientists find May 27, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    Immunity to the coronavirus may persist for years, scientists find

    Study shows that people who have recovered from COVID-19, and who have later been vaccinated will continue to have extremely high levels of protection against emerging variants.

  • Vaccinate the world! The best investment ever. May 27, 2021 05:01 PM IST

    Vaccinate the world! The best investment ever.

    According to the IMF, an urgent $50 billion investment — now! — primarily by rich countries to vaccinate people in poor countries would yield an astonishing $9 trillion in additional economic growth by 2025, by controlling the pandemic earlier

  • India becomes second country to reach 20 crore vaccination coverage after US May 26, 2021 08:05 PM IST

    India becomes second country to reach 20 crore vaccination coverage after US

    Other leading countries in COVID-19 vaccination drive include the UK which has reached 5.1 crore mark in 168 days, Brazil that reached 5.9 crore mark in 128 days, and Germany which reached 4.5 crore mark in 149 days.

  • Vaccines versus variants: Will the world ever reach herd immunity? May 24, 2021 12:12 PM IST

    Vaccines versus variants: Will the world ever reach herd immunity?

    New strains and persistent hesitancy to take jabs are complicating government plans to reopen economies

  • Booster shots may depend on variants says Dr Anthony Fauci May 21, 2021 06:38 PM IST

    Booster shots may depend on variants says Dr Anthony Fauci

    Fauci also urged Americans to continue to follow CDC guidelines.

  • EXCLUSIVE | Dr Devi Shetty's 3-point plan to hasten vaccination - buy as one, buy in bulk, rope in private hospitals May 13, 2021 07:58 PM IST

    EXCLUSIVE | Dr Devi Shetty's 3-point plan to hasten vaccination - buy as one, buy in bulk, rope in private hospitals

    Dr Devi Shetty, one of India's most respected cardiac surgeons and founder of Narayana Health, says India is facing a war-like situation and needs a different game plan.

  • They Haven’t Gotten a COVID Vaccine Yet, But They Aren’t ‘Hesitant’ Either May 12, 2021 06:05 PM IST

    They Haven’t Gotten a COVID Vaccine Yet, But They Aren’t ‘Hesitant’ Either

    The slowdown in vaccinations across the country has often been attributed to a blend of misinformation and mistrust among Americans known as “vaccine hesitancy.”

  • COVID-19 pandemic was avoidable had leaders acted promptly: WHO Commissioned Report May 12, 2021 05:20 PM IST

    COVID-19 pandemic was avoidable had leaders acted promptly: WHO Commissioned Report

    The report reprimands global leaders and calls for major policy changes to bring the pandemic to an end and ensure it cannot happen again.

  • Locate nearest COVID-19 vaccination centre on WhatsApp - here is how May 05, 2021 01:58 PM IST

    Locate nearest COVID-19 vaccination centre on WhatsApp - here is how

    WhatsApp is employing the MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot on its platform.

  • The vaccination policy: How does India stack up against others? Apr 30, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    The vaccination policy: How does India stack up against others?

    The developed economies have not involved the private sector in their vaccination programmes  

  • Fed: The US economy has just got vaccinated Apr 29, 2021 08:49 AM IST

    Fed: The US economy has just got vaccinated

    Even though the next few months of payroll data are expected to be exceptionally good, the Fed will give due credence to the weak macroeconomic situation elsewhere in the world before hinting at a rate hike cycle

  • Procter & Gamble pledges Rs 50 crore for vaccination of over 5 lakh citizens Apr 26, 2021 05:33 PM IST

    Procter & Gamble pledges Rs 50 crore for vaccination of over 5 lakh citizens

    The company will also cover vaccination costs of its employees and their eligible family members.

  • Much ado about Biden’s vaccine imperialism Apr 26, 2021 09:52 AM IST

    Much ado about Biden’s vaccine imperialism

    India’s vaccine problems will not go away even though the Biden government has agreed to India’s requests for critical vaccine raw material

  • COVID-19 Second Wave | How did India paint itself into this corner? Apr 21, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    COVID-19 Second Wave | How did India paint itself into this corner?

    Looking around, a lot of people may get a feeling that we are living in a failed State in sub-Saharan Africa and not the country which takes pride in being known as the ‘Pharmacy to the World’ 

  • Vaccine patent gives US government ‘leverage’ over manufacturers Apr 21, 2021 02:22 PM IST

    Vaccine patent gives US government ‘leverage’ over manufacturers

    Manufacturers are facing increasing pressure to boost supply by waiving intellectual property rights and sharing technology

  • COVID-19 | The many challenges before the phase three vaccination drive Apr 20, 2021 01:01 PM IST

    COVID-19 | The many challenges before the phase three vaccination drive

    The enormous load on healthcare sector will increase with the third phase of vaccination from May 1. The private sector needs to be roped in for planning, distribution and vaccination 

  • ‘New improved’ Mark III of vaccination policy arrives Apr 20, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    ‘New improved’ Mark III of vaccination policy arrives

    The government's expanded vaccine coverage policy comes close on the heels of Dr Manmohan Singh's letter to the government

  • How soon will more vaccines come to the Indian market? Apr 20, 2021 08:27 AM IST

    How soon will more vaccines come to the Indian market?

    ​The government’s decisions are welcome – but it could be several months before vaccine supplies actually improve

  • The great vaccination bungle Apr 13, 2021 08:30 AM IST

    The great vaccination bungle

    Can the government fix it quickly? And how badly will it affect the economic recovery? 

  • COVID-19 | A looming vaccine crisis and options before India Apr 12, 2021 10:48 AM IST

    COVID-19 | A looming vaccine crisis and options before India

    The ‘pharmacy of the world’ is now staring at COVID-19 vaccine shortages. We need to act fast and decisively to avoid a crisis, which can threaten India’s COVID-19 containment efforts

  • Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Dancing with the Virus Apr 10, 2021 09:01 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Dancing with the Virus

    The equity markets have learnt to live with the pandemic and keep focus instead on islands of promise

  • Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Vaccine shortage? Has India got the maths wrong? Apr 09, 2021 02:42 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Vaccine shortage? Has India got the maths wrong?

    Although India has administered nearly 95 million vaccine doses so far, a few states have complained of shortages

  • The battle for the COVID-19 vaccine market has just started Apr 09, 2021 08:48 AM IST

    The battle for the COVID-19 vaccine market has just started

    The commercial implications of a sizeable portion of humanity taking an annual shot of the vaccine are huge

  • Come clean on vaccines in this life and death situation Apr 08, 2021 10:00 AM IST

    Come clean on vaccines in this life and death situation

    The last thing that the nation can afford is a political controversy which pits the ruling party at the Centre and Opposition-ruled states against each other in a highly dangerous and unacceptable blame game

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