Sep 17, 2021 01:27 PM IST
Apart from securing the support of ASEAN nations for the global intellectual property waiver for COVID vaccines, the move is also aimed at pulling closer the traditional partners in the bloc, who have become close to China, sources say
- Sep 14, 2021 03:55 PM IST
Health officials say though they are studying the evolving science on booster doses, the priority is to fully immunise India's 944 million adults.
- Sep 01, 2021 04:26 PM IST
The information will automatically show up when users search for vaccine centres near them, or in any specific area – across Google Search, Maps and Google Assistant.
- Aug 31, 2021 08:41 AM IST
Higher vaccine availability and a stronger vaccination drive are good things, but the virus is far from being tamed yet
- 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 24, 2021 10:44 PM IST
As on day-221 of the vaccination drive, 38,29,038 were vaccinated for first dose and 16,38,513 beneficiaries received the second dose of vaccine as per the provisional report till 7 pm, according to health ministry data.
- Aug 23, 2021 10:38 AM IST
On conservative basis, for COVID vaccine opportunity, Cadila can at least add 16 per cent of FY21 sales revenue, on a full-year basis
- Aug 19, 2021 10:54 PM IST
The cumulative vaccination coverage of 57,16,71,264 doses is segregated on the basis of population priority groups, the ministry said.
- Aug 18, 2021 08:34 PM IST
WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan, asked about the need for boosters to increase protection against the disease, told a Geneva news conference: 'We believe clearly that the data today does not indicate that boosters are needed.'
- Aug 17, 2021 10:35 PM IST
Cumulatively, 20,50,08,400 people in the age group 18-44 years across states and union territories have received their first dose and 1,66,57,465 people their second dose since the start of phase-3 of the vaccination drive.
- Aug 17, 2021 10:47 AM IST
Romania becomes the 18th European country to recognise Covishield as valid proof of immunity of incoming travellers; Austria eases restrictions for fully vaccinated Indian travellers.
- Aug 12, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Goyal advised corporates to 'put some money where their mouth was' a few months ago, and step up vaccination in less developed regions such as Bihar and the Northeast.
- Aug 12, 2021 11:55 AM IST
Cadila's India presence -- at about 45 per cent of sales -- is similar in size as the US business and provides better cash-flow visibility
- Aug 11, 2021 05:16 PM IST
The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers (HCWs) getting inoculated and vaccination of frontline workers (FLWs) started from February 2.
- Jul 26, 2021 10:53 PM IST
The ministry said that 57,48,692 vaccine doses have been administered on Monday, according to the 7 pm provisional report.
- Jul 20, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Bharat Biotech is also still to get the World Health Organisation’s approval for Covaxin, an application for which was submitted by the company to the WHO on July 9, 2021.
- Jul 13, 2021 12:40 PM IST
EU regulators said AstraZeneca hasn't completed the necessary paperwork on the Indian factory, including details on its production practices and quality control standards.
- Jul 07, 2021 04:58 PM IST
Fueled by misinformation and mistrust, many residents, particularly in remote areas, believe that the vaccines cause impotence, serious side effects and could even kill. Some simply say they don't need the shots because they’re immune to the coronavirus.
- Jun 26, 2021 10:43 PM IST
A bench headed by Justice D Y Chandrachud had slammed the Centre's Covid vaccination policy, describing as "prima facie arbitrary and irrational" allowing states and private hospitals to charge those in the 18-44 age group while the jabs were offered free for groups in the first two phases, and ordered its review.
- Jun 26, 2021 09:28 PM IST
About 36,68,189 vaccine doses were administered as first dose and 1,14,506 vaccine doses given as second in the age group 18-44 years Saturday.
- Jun 22, 2021 08:11 PM IST
The government this month also invited bids from drone operators to help set up a pilot project for the delivering of medical supplies as it seeks to bolster its faltering coronavirus vaccination drive.
- Jun 21, 2021 03:24 PM IST
There is still widespread hesitancy fueled by misinformation and mistrust, particularly in rural areas where two-thirds of the country’s nearly 1.4 billion population lives. Health workers face stiff resistance from people who believe that vaccines cause impotence, serious side effects and could even kill. Some simply say they do not need the shots because they're immune to the coronavirus.
- Jun 16, 2021 02:06 PM IST
Giving entitlements to vaccinated people will not be easy — but once vaccines are freely available, the economy cannot be allowed to be choked by Covidiots
- Jun 10, 2021 08:54 AM IST
To make the central government’s revised inoculation policy a success, a steady and quick supply of COVID jabs is essential
- Jun 08, 2021 09:58 AM IST
With confusion over the vaccine policy cleared, there are challenges for both the Centre and state governments. More types of vaccines would mean different protocols for its transfer and administration. Here seamless co-ordination between the Centre and states is essential