May 07, 2021 09:08 PM IST
Experts say that a single dose COVID-19 vaccine will help vaccinate twice as many people in the same amount of time, but the long term protection of these vaccines remain unclear
- May 07, 2021 04:13 PM IST
The ministry further added that this will “also reduce opportunities of impersonation and wrongful use of flexibilities provided in CoWIN”.
- May 07, 2021 02:50 PM IST
The company is also starting Phase III trials of its recombinant protein vaccine candidate from August.
- May 07, 2021 01:23 PM IST
Interim result of the phase III trials of the new Russian vaccine candidate is expected by May end. The trials involved 7,000 and were conducted across countries including Russia and the United Arab Emirates
- May 07, 2021 12:04 PM IST
The Centre had on May 5 moved the Supreme Court against a show-cause notice issued by the Delhi High Court over oxygen shortage in the national capital.
- May 07, 2021 11:44 AM IST
The Maharashtra government will complete the process of filling a total of 16,000 posts in groups A and B within a week, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said
- May 07, 2021 11:37 AM IST
- May 07, 2021 09:54 AM IST
We believe monkeys to have lower moral status than humans – but what about human-monkey chimeras?
- May 07, 2021 09:25 AM IST
The order comes in light of reports of a virulent COVID-19 variant recently found in these states
- May 07, 2021 07:24 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: No lockdown will be imposed in Telangana, says CM K Chandrasekhar Rao
- May 06, 2021 07:52 PM IST
Experts say India has a considerable knowledge base on vaccine platforms such as whole virion vaccines (inactivated or live virus), viral vectors and recombinant proteins. Here the patent waiver may not be of much help.
- May 06, 2021 07:06 PM IST
This is the second such deal, after the IOC in March reached an agreement with Olympic officials in China to buy and distribute Chinese vaccines ahead of the Tokyo Games and next year's Beijing Winter Games.
- May 06, 2021 02:58 PM IST
The new division will focus exclusively on comprehensive renal care ranging from the management of hypertension in Chronic Kidney Disease to End-stage renal disease, the company said.
- May 06, 2021 02:42 PM IST
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- May 06, 2021 02:21 PM IST
Vaccines experts are particularly curious to see CureVac’s results because its shot has an important advantage over the other RNA vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech.
- May 06, 2021 02:06 PM IST
After the news on May 3, grant recipients and staff members alike wondered what would happen. But, the message from the headquarters in Seattle was clear: Bill and Melinda Gates may be splitting up, but the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation isn’t going anywhere.
- May 06, 2021 12:51 PM IST
Ram Mohan Mishra, Secretary, Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry will implement the scheme in partnership with state governments and union territory administrations
- May 06, 2021 07:16 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: Passengers entering West Bengal via long-distance trains, inter-state buses must carry RT-PCR negative report, says CM Mamata Banerjee.
- May 05, 2021 06:01 PM IST
"The production process for this biologic medicine is very complex and Roche, as one of the largest biologics manufacturers in the world, was selected by its partner Regeneron to expand worldwide production capacity," Roche said.
- May 05, 2021 04:27 PM IST
The Indian company says it has offered 7% royalty to the US drugmaker for Baricitinib. Natco has filed for compulsory licensing, arguing that Eli Lilly’s small distribution network won’t be able to serve India’s population and the 14-day, Rs 42,000 per-patient treatment regimen for the US drug is too expensive.
- May 05, 2021 01:39 PM IST
Volunteers across India are finding ways to amplify and address queries for updated information, oxygen cylinders, medicines and transport.
- May 05, 2021 11:11 AM IST
Pricing, legal indemnity two issues possibly holding up a quick deal, sources say. The company is insisting on a liability shield that protects it from potential lawsuits relating to vaccine-related adverse events. Some countries have agreed to indemnify the vaccine makers for claims as part of the purchase pacts. India has not agreed to this so far.
- May 05, 2021 10:29 AM IST
EY estimates India's online pharmacy sector to grow to about $2.7 billion by 2023 from $360 million in 2019.
- May 05, 2021 09:19 AM IST
Everyone above 18 years of age is now eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Registration for the newly eligible population groups commenced on April 28. Potential beneficiaries can either register directly on CoWIN portal or through the Aarogya Setu app.
- May 05, 2021 07:20 AM IST
Coronavirus India News Highlights: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 15.71 crore, according to the Union Health Ministry.