Jun 24, 2021 08:54 AM IST
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has appealed to MPs, MLAs and other public representatives to make persistent efforts to clear any misconceptions that the public may have about COVID-19 vaccines.
- Jun 22, 2021 08:32 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh set a new record for itself by vaccinating more than 16 lakh people against COVID-19 on June 21 as part of a mega inoculation campaign launched to coincide with International Yoga Day
- Jun 21, 2021 01:26 PM IST
- Jun 21, 2021 08:46 AM IST
A mega anti-COVID vaccination drive will be conducted in Haryana on the International Yoga Day on June 21, the state's Health Minister Anil Vij has said.
- Jun 20, 2021 01:36 PM IST
- Jun 18, 2021 09:23 AM IST
A special vaccination drive will be launched to inoculate 20,000 private security guards against COVID-19 in Indore, said Madhya Pradesh minister Tulsiram Silawat
- Jun 17, 2021 09:03 AM IST
India will revisit the dosage interval for Covishield vaccine and take appropriate action based on emerging data, said NK Arora, chairperson of the working group of immunisation advisory body NTAGI
- Jun 16, 2021 10:07 AM IST
The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has said that it has so far administered over 10 lakh doses of the coronavirus vaccine in the city.
- Jun 16, 2021 10:06 AM IST
In September 2020, Novavax had announced a manufacturing agreement with the Serum Institute of India for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate NVX-CoV2373.
- Jun 15, 2021 08:38 AM IST
At least two crore people in West Bengal have been administered the COVID-19 vaccine so far, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
- Jun 14, 2021 01:16 PM IST
In May, the central government released new guidelines for the integration of tCoWIN with third-party applications, easing the way for such apps to offer Covid-19 vaccine bookings
- Jun 14, 2021 09:33 AM IST
India started the second phase of the Covid-19 vaccination drive on March 1. From April 1, vaccination was opened for everyone above the age of 45 and from May 1 the drive started for all above 18 years of age.
- Jun 11, 2021 10:18 AM IST
Kerala and West Bengal recorded negative wastage of COVID-19 vaccines in May, saving 1.10 lakh and 1.61 lakh doses respectively.
- Jun 10, 2021 12:03 PM IST
If Pfizer's COVID-19 jab is made available at under $10 a dose in India, the price would be almost half that of the developed markets like the US, the UK, and the EU
- Jun 10, 2021 09:02 AM IST
With Delhi receiving fresh stocks of COVID-19 vaccines for the 18-44 age group, youngsters can now register on the CoWIN app and get themselves inoculated, Aam Admi Party leader Atishi Marlena said.
- Jun 09, 2021 11:09 AM IST
By: Tara Raghunath, Coordinator, Community Investment, United Way Mumbai
- Jun 09, 2021 09:36 AM IST
The COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech is already authorised for emergency use in children as young as 12 in the United States, European Union, and Canada.
- Jun 09, 2021 08:32 AM IST
The Centre has told the Bombay High Court that a door-to-door COVID-19 vaccination programme for senior citizens is currently not possible, but it has decided to start "near-to-door" inoculation centres.
- Jun 08, 2021 08:23 AM IST
The central government will provide free coronavirus vaccines to states and union territories for inoculation of all above 18 from June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said
- Jun 07, 2021 06:29 PM IST
The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana offers people of the lower income group an additional five kg of rice or wheat along with one kg of pulses.
- Jun 07, 2021 06:24 PM IST
Promising increased COVID-19 vaccine supply in the coming days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his June 7 national address that seven companies in India are producing vaccines; three are at an advanced stage of vaccine trials. Vaccines that can be administered to children are also under trial in the country and the Centre is constantly engaged in efforts to procure vaccines from abroad.
- Jun 07, 2021 05:47 PM IST
Tweaking the Centre’s prevailing COVID-19 vaccine procurement strategy in the face of criticism from several quarters, PM Modi announced that the Government of India will make centralised vaccine procurement for 75 percent of vaccine capacities.
- Jun 07, 2021 05:26 PM IST
Announcing a major departure from the current vaccination policy, the prime minister said that the state-level procurement of vaccines would now be taken over by the Centre.
- Jun 07, 2021 04:14 PM IST
Corbevax is a recombinant protein subunit vaccine, which means it is made up of a specific part of the novel coronavirus, which is spike protein.
- Jun 07, 2021 10:03 AM IST
Covaxin, which has been indigenously developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the ICMR, is being used on adults in India''s ongoing COVID-19 vaccination drive.