New Delhi |Monday, 2020 1:45:06 AM ISTAfter his visit to three vaccine development centres, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on Monday scheduled to speak to three other teams involved in developing a Covid-19 vaccine.... read..
London |Sunday, 2020 4:15:05 PM ISTThe UK government has appointed Nadhim Zahawi, an MP for Stratford-on-Avon, as a new health minister to oversee rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine in England, Downing Street announced.... read..
By Sahil Pandey New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:12:44 PM ISTWith talks about COVID-19 vaccines and their distribution gaining momentum, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, offering its services 'free-of-cost' for the effective implementation of the vaccine... read..
Lucknow |Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 PM ISTThe Yogi Adityanath government has launched a massive exercise to create storage space for the Covid-19 vaccine when it arrives.... read..
Chennai |Sunday, 2020 4:15:06 AM ISTA city-based 40-year-old business consultant, who was a volunteer for the Covishield vaccine that is under development at the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), has sought Rs 5 crore compensation for the neurological complications he developed aft... read..
Pune |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM ISTThe Government of India is looking at getting 300-400 million doses of coronavirus vaccine by July, which is being developed by an international health consortium that includes Punes Serum Institute of India (SII), a top official said here on Saturday.... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM ISTThe Serum Institute of India (SII) will seek emergency use authorisation for the AstraZeneca Covid 19 vaccine in about two weeks.... read..
Pune |Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday evening visited the Serum Institute of India (SII) here, which is currently in the process of developing the much-anticipated Covid-19 vaccine.... read..
Europe | November 29, 2020 5:42:48 PM ISTMoscow [Russia], November 29 (ANI/Sputnik): The British government has secured another 2 million doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine and expects that around 3.5 million people will be able to get vaccinated, the government said in a Sunday statement.... read..
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 7:12:38 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with three teams involved with developing a vaccine for COVID-19 tomorrow via video conferencing, Prime Minister's Office said in a statement on Sunday.... read..
New Delhi | November 29, 2020 8:12:34 PM ISTCongress leader and Rajya Sabha MP, Anand Sharma on Sunday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the units of three vaccine manufacturers in the country to review the progress of Covid-19 vaccine development and manufacturing process, will lif... read..
By Sahil Pandey New Delhi | November 29, 2020 10:12:36 PM ISTAfter a Chennai-based man claimed that he suffered neurological and psychological side effects after taking a shot of COVID-19 vaccine candidate Covishield during the human trial, being conducted by Serum Institute of India's (SII), the Pune-based company... read..
New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 3:15:06 AM ISTIn a major setback to Chinas devious vaccine diplomacy, ASEAN members Thailand, the Philippines and Malaysia on Friday sealed deals for procuring Covid-19 vaccines from Britain and the US.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | November 28, 2020 3:12:40 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited the manufacturing facility of Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) in Telangana to review the development of its 'Covaxin' Covid-19 vaccine candidate.... read..
Europe | November 28, 2020 8:42:47 PM ISTLondon [UK], November 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Kingdom has assigned Nadhim Zahawi as the minister responsible for COVID-19 vaccine deployment, the Prime Minister's Office said on Saturday.... read..
Europe | November 28, 2020 3:42:43 AM ISTGeneva [Switzerland], November 28 (ANI/Sputnik): The troublesome storing conditions of some candidate coronavirus vaccines and the associated high costs should not discourage countries from adopting them as an immunization means, Kate O'Brien, the directo... read..
Europe | November 28, 2020 3:42:40 AM ISTGeneva [Switzerland], November 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Mariangela Simao, the World Health Organization's (WHO) assistant director-general for access to medicines and health products, said on Friday that the exchange of clinical data and best practices of COVID-... read..
New Delhi | November 28, 2020 8:12:42 AM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will embark on a three-city visit to personally review the vaccine development and manufacturing process.... read..
New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM ISTThe Congress on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his three-city visit to review the Covid-19 vaccine development and manufacturing process, saying he should be holding meetings to strategise how it will be allocated instead of doing pub... read..
New Delhi | November 28, 2020 4:12:44 PM ISTExpressing confidence in the health facilities, Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain on Saturday said that the entire population of the national capital will be vaccinated within three to four weeks after a vaccine is available.... read..
New Delhi | November 27, 2020 3:42:52 PM ISTThe Delhi Government has the infrastructure and capacity to inoculate the entire population of Delhi as soon as the COVID-19 vaccination is out, claimed Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Friday.... read..
New Delhi | November 27, 2020 4:42:45 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will embark on a three-city visit to personally review the vaccine development and manufacturing process, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Friday.... read..
New Delhi | November 27, 2020 8:12:41 PM ISTAsserting "genetic" similarities, India on Friday assured Nepal that meeting its requirements for the COVID-19 vaccine would be a priority, once a candidate is finalised and rolled out.... read..
Europe | November 27, 2020 7:12:46 PM ISTLondon [UK], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) confirmed on Friday that it has received a request from the government's Department of Health and Social Care to assess the COVID-19 vaccine being de... read..
Moscow |Friday, 2020 6:45:08 PM ISTThe Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Hetero, one of India's generic pharmaceutical companies, have agreed to produce in India over 100 million doses per year of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in India.... read..
Others | November 27, 2020 1:42:36 AM ISTMoscow [Russia], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): The Russian Gamaleya research institute has suggested UK pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca try to boost the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine, combining it with a shot of Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V.... read..
Moscow | November 27, 2020 1:42:38 PM ISTThe Russian Sovereign Wealth Fund and India's pharmaceutical company Hetero have agreed to produce over 100 million doses per year of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V in India, according to a statement on Sputnik V Twitter account on Friday.... read..
Kathmandu | November 26, 2020 9:42:40 PM ISTDuring his two-day visit to Kathmandu, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday asserted that the first priority for distribution of COVID-19 vaccine would be for India's closest neighbours, like Nepal.... read..
New York |Thursday, 2020 8:45:05 AM ISTUS president-elect Joe Biden renewed his call to Americans to "hang on!", mask up and limit social gatherings until the coronavirus vaccine is available at population scale.... read..
Asia | November 26, 2020 1:13:04 AM ISTTehran [Iran], November 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Iran is planning to get 41 million doses of the vaccine against the coronavirus disease via different channels for about 20 million people, the country's health and medical education minister, Saeed Namaki, said o... read..
Gandhinagar |Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 AM ISTThe covidcare hospital in Ahmedabad, Sola Civil hospital will be carrying out trials for the Make in India vaccines for the Global pandemic Corona from Bharat Biotech Limited shortly. The hospital received 500 vaccines on Tuesday for the trials to be cond... read..
Asia | November 26, 2020 2:42:40 PM ISTManila [The Philipines], November 26 (ANI/Xinhua): The Department of Health (DOH) of the Philippines on Thursday reported 1,392 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the total number in the country to 424,297.... read..
Kathmandu | November 26, 2020 10:43:08 PM ISTDuring his two-day visit to Kathmandu, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday asserted that the first priority for distribution of COVID-19 vaccine would be for India's closest neighbours, like Nepal.... read..
By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi | November 26, 2020 11:12:39 PM ISTUnion Health Ministry on Thursday asked all states and union territories to form a Block Task Force on a priority basis to prepare for distribution in the country of the vaccine against Covid-19.... read..
Hyderabad |Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday released its manifesto for the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) polls, promising corona vaccine and testing to all as per the Central government stipulations.... read..
Sydney |Thursday, 2020 11:45:05 PM ISTPneumonia vaccines can potentially reduce the impact of viruses such as Covid-19, said researchers, adding that it has reduced illness and death in patients with pneumonia, serious lung conditions and rotavirus, a common disease which causes severe diarrh... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:06 PM ISTApollo Hospitals are gearing up to give one million vaccines a day once it is available across India through its hospitals, clinics, health centres, pharmacies and Apollo 24|7.... read..
New Delhi | November 25, 2020 1:42:32 AM ISTKeeping in view that the supply of the COVID-19 vaccine is not affected and it remains available to the public, the Union Health Ministry on Tuesday directed the National Institute of Biologicals (NIB), Noida, to perform the function of Central Drugs Labo... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM ISTIn view of the winter season and Covid-19, health experts on Wednesday said that many people are taking pneumonia and influenza vaccines as a precaution to save themselves from respiratory infections.... read..
Dhaka | November 25, 2020 5:12:38 PM ISTBangladesh is expected to get 68 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, under the global arrangement called Covax facility within 2021.... read..
US | November 25, 2020 2:12:34 AM ISTNew York [US], November 25 (ANI/Sputnik): Months after Russian President Vladimir Putin made an offer to provide free Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines to all the United Nations staff worldwide, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric on Tuesday said they are still h... read..
Brussels |Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM ISTThe European Union (EU) will give the green light to a new vaccine contract in its bid to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.... read..
Seoul |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:06 PM ISTSouth Korea joined the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Initiative (CEPI) and pledged to donate US$3 million this year to help develop vaccines for COVID-19 and other emerging epidemics, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday.... read..
Mumbai |Wednesday, 2020 2:45:06 AM ISTOptimism over the introduction of an Civod-19 vaccine in India along with continued foreign fund inflows boosted the Indian stock markets on Tuesday.... read..
Mumbai |Wednesday, 2020 1:15:06 AM ISTMaharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday urged the Centre to formulate a 'national vaccine distribution policy' to combat the Covid-19 pandemic more systematically.... read..
New Delhi | November 25, 2020 11:42:39 AM ISTAmid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital, a meeting of the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) is scheduled for 12 noon on Wednesday via video conference.... read..
Amaravati |Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 AM ISTAndhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday directed officials to prepare an action plan on storing and distributing a Covid vaccine once it is ready.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 AM ISTWhile recent news about the high effectiveness of two coronavirus vaccines is a promising sign in the effort to combat the pandemic, a vaccine for Covid-19 will not be widely distributed before mid-2021, Moodys Investors Service said on Tuesday.... read..
Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM ISTKarnataka will adopt decentralised models that are followed during elections and disaster management, as part of its logistical system to deliver Covid vaccines to the needy in the state, state Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here on Tuesday.... read..
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | November 24, 2020 5:42:47 PM ISTMadhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said that the state is making preparations regarding the distribution of Covid-19 vaccine as and when it is ready.... read..
New Delhi | November 24, 2020 1:12:42 PM ISTMaharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the state has formed a task force to ensure timely distribution of coronavirus vaccine and executing the vaccination programme.... read..