Jan 23, 2021 03:35 PM IST
The palm-fringed Pune campus, whose grounds boast horse-shaped topiaries in a playful nod to the firm's origins, is home to several buildings where vaccines are manufactured and scrutinised for quality before being deposited into sterilised vials and stored for delivery.
- Jan 22, 2021 11:11 PM IST
A shipment of 2 million doses of Covishield, the Indian variant of Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, was dispatched from Mumbai on January 22.
- Jan 22, 2021 09:24 PM IST
A total of 2,28,563 beneficiaries have so far been vaccinated for COVID-19 till 6 pm on the seventh day of the vaccination drive - January 22.
- Jan 22, 2021 06:25 PM IST
On January 21, five people lost their lives in the fire that broke out at the Special Economic Zone at the Manjri plant of SII. However, the fire had had no impact on the production of COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, said CEO Adar Poonawalla.
- Jan 21, 2021 08:43 PM IST
Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Chairman and Managing Director of SII offered his condolences to the mourning families and assured them about the compensation amount in addition to the mandated amount as per the norms.
- Jan 21, 2021 08:30 PM IST
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will visit Serum Institute of India's facility in Pune on January 22 to take stock of the situation.
- Jan 21, 2021 03:25 PM IST
CEO Adar Poonawalla said equipment worth hundreds of crores were damaged in the fire, and the company is expected to face revenue loss of more than Rs 1,000 crore over the next one to two years.
- Jan 20, 2021 08:44 PM IST
In the initial phase, India will inoculate about one crore healthcare workers. This will be followed by two crore frontline workers, police, armed forces, municipal workers, revenue staff and others. In the third phase, 27 crore people above 50 years of age and those with co-morbidities.
- Jan 20, 2021 07:56 PM IST
The authorities have been red-flagged about the wastage of doses - which has emerged as an issue of concern in the past four days of immunisation programme.
- Jan 19, 2021 10:21 PM IST
The 100 vials at SMCH were allegedly stored at sub-zero temperature, which led to the freezing of the vaccine doses.
- Jan 19, 2021 07:24 PM IST
MEA said India will supply COVID-19 vaccines to partner countries over the coming weeks and months in a phased manner keeping in view the domestic requirements.
- Jan 16, 2021 08:04 PM IST
The national capital has been at the forefront as it is one of the worst affected by COVID-19 among Indian cities with 6.31 lakh infections and 10,732 deaths as a result of the pandemic, since April.
- Jan 16, 2021 01:52 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had earlier this month approved Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute.
- Jan 16, 2021 01:12 PM IST
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- Jan 16, 2021 10:05 AM IST
As the COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in India, here are the answers to all your questions.
- Jan 16, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Both Covishield and Covaxin will be administered in two doses that are four weeks apart, indicating that it will take some time for those who have taken the shots to develop immunity.
- Jan 16, 2021 07:33 AM IST
Coronavirus News Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India’s massive COVID-19 vaccination exercise via a video conference on January 16.
- Jan 16, 2021 07:13 AM IST
The Health Ministry has clarified that both the approved vaccines - Covishield and COVAXIN - will be treated at par.
- Jan 16, 2021 07:06 AM IST
The nationwide COVID-19 vaccination exercise, pegged as the world’s largest, has been in planning for months.
- Jan 15, 2021 05:17 PM IST
Samiran Panda, head of epidemiology and communicable diseases division, ICMR has also assured that the vaccines being administered in India will be effective against the UK variant of the coronavirus
- Jan 15, 2021 04:30 PM IST
The commission also said that the data should be deleted by health authorities once the vaccination exercise concludes, they said.
- Jan 15, 2021 02:54 PM IST
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that vaccine will be administered on four days of the week -- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Each day 100 persons will be vaccinated.
- Jan 13, 2021 09:02 PM IST
The Hyderabad-based vaccine major said it has donated 16.5 lakh doses to the Government of India.
- Jan 13, 2021 03:25 PM IST
Around three crore frontline workers, including one crore medics, are scheduled to be inoculated in the first phase.
- Jan 13, 2021 03:20 PM IST
The batch of the vaccine doses arrived at the Raja Bhoj Airport in a scheduled flight from Mumbai, said the official of the Public Relations Department.