Oct 17, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Paul also cautioned that even though infections are coming down and the second wave is subsiding, it will not be fair now to say that the worst is over.
- Sep 09, 2021 05:44 PM IST
However, vaccination of teachers, school employees and parents is desirable, Dr VK Paul, Member-Health, Niti Aayog said in a conference.
- Jun 21, 2021 04:30 PM IST
The conditions put forth by Pfizer and Moderna are "alien to us", Dr VK Paul said, adding that the government is working towards finding a middle ground.
- Jun 18, 2021 10:12 PM IST
Paul defended the Indian government's move to restrict vaccine exports in April as it battled a ferocious surge in infections.
- 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 27, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Paul, who is also head of India’s COVID-19 task force, insisted that the protocol of administering two doses of the same vaccine should be followed by healthcare workers.
- May 22, 2021 08:58 PM IST
More time would be needed to decide whether the mixing of vaccine doses can be recommended, says government.
- May 15, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Dr VK Paul's response to the controversy comes two days after the Centre, based on an expert panel's recommendation, increased the gap between two doses of Covishield vaccine from 6-8 weeks to 12-16 weeks.
- May 13, 2021 06:07 PM IST
Dr Paul also mentioned that various concerned departments- the Department of Biotechnology- and the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) have been in touch with foreign vaccine makers such as Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson from the beginning.
- May 13, 2021 05:55 PM IST
Around 750 million doses of Covishield and 550 million doses of Covaxin would be available in the period between August and December, said Niti Aayog member Dr VK Paul.
- Apr 06, 2021 07:03 PM IST
At a press conference, NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr VK Paul said the pandemic situation in the country worsened with a sharp rise in cases and a large part of the population is still susceptible to the virus.
- Jan 19, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan announced that the country has so far inoculated 4.54 lakh persons. Only a miniscule proportion of 0.18 percent reported adverse events so far.