Amaravati |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM ISTFaced with acute shortage of Covid vaccines amid a raging pandemic, the Andhra Pradesh government has decided to procure vaccines beyond the current options comprising Covishield and Covaxin.... read..
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) | May 14, 2021 8:14:27 AM ISTThe Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday called for global tenders for procuring COVID-19 vaccines.... read..
By Reena BhardwajWashington | May 14, 2021 7:44:09 AM ISTDr Anthony Fauci, the Biden administration's top medical adviser on Thursday (local time) said that it is imperative for India to collaborate with other countries, and companies to ramp up its vaccine production capability to vaccinate country's huge popu... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 14, 2021 5:44:17 AM ISTAll India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen party chief, Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday said that the policy paralysis by the BJP-led Central Government led to COVID vaccination shortage across the country.... read..
Hyderabad |Friday, 2021 4:15:05 AM ISTSupplies of Covid-19 vaccines will only start meeting demand across the country by late July or early August and till then, it is going to be a challenge, Telangana Industry and Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao said on Thursday.... read..
Jaipur |Friday, 2021 3:45:05 AM ISTRajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said that it would have been better had the Central government floated global tenders which could have ensured availability of Covid vaccines in planned manner in states.... read..
Chandigarh |Friday, 2021 1:45:05 AM ISTHaryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Thursday that global tendering would be done for the purchase of coronavirus vaccine for those who are above 18 years of age.... read..
New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:15:05 AM ISTThe Union Government on Thursday emphasized that it is consistently and proactively working to secure and enhance the availability of vaccines.... read..
Bengaluru |Friday, 2021 3:45:05 AM ISTThe premier Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is developing a low-cost oxygen concentrator and anti-Covid vaccine, Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar said on Thursday.... read..
Patna |Thursday, 2021 5:15:05 AM ISTFormer Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Modi on Wednesday urged Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to avoid depending on the Centre and Indian pharmaceutical companies and purchase vaccines from foreign countries to inoculate the people of the state.... read..
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | May 13, 2021 9:44:26 PM ISTSlamming the Central government, Jharkhand Health Minister Banna Gupta on Thursday alleged that the Centre is treating the state in an unfair manner in terms of COVID-19 vaccine supply.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 13, 2021 9:14:15 PM ISTUnion Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Thursday asked whether people in the government should hang themselves if the production of COVID-19 vaccines is insufficient.... read..
Chandigarh | May 13, 2021 9:14:12 PM ISTChandigarh has received 33,000 COVID vaccine doses on Wednesday evening for people above the age of 18 years, Adviser to the Chandigarh administration Manoj Parida on Thursday.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM ISTAs several states complained about shortage of vaccine, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) blamed opposition-ruled states for allegedly misleading people. The party said that first the opposition demanded a liberalised vaccine policy and when states were em... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 10:15:05 PM ISTWicketkeeper Rishabh Pant said that he has got his first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Thursday. Pant urged people to get the vaccine whenever they are eligible.... read..
New Delhi | May 13, 2021 7:44:14 PM ISTDelhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said that he has suggested to the Union Health Ministry that the Central government should float a single global tender instead of various states to purchase COVID-19 vaccines.... read..
Hyderabad |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM ISTUnion Health and Family Welfare Ministerv Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday assured Telangana that the Centre will enhance its quota of oxygen, medicines and vaccines.... read..
Bengaluru |Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 AM ISTThe Chief Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), Gaurav Gupta, said on Wednesday that the civic body would focus on administering anti-Covid vaccine to those who are due for the second dose, given the shortage of vaccine supply in the ... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 13, 2021 6:14:18 PM ISTBrihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has become the first municipal corporation in India to float global tenders for procuring COVID-19 vaccines as the country continue to face vaccine shortage amid the deadly second wave of the pandemic.... read..
New Delhi | May 13, 2021 12:44:28 PM ISTIndustry body FICCI said on Thursday the government should focus on connecting with global pharmaceutical companies to facilitate technology transfer and voluntary licenses to Indian companies which have the capacity and capability for mass production of ... read..
Chandigarh |Thursday, 2021 4:15:06 PM ISTCovid-19 vaccination in Chandigarh for 18 years is being rolled out gradually but the priority is for those who are above 45 waiting for the second dose, officials said on Thursday.... read..
Washington | May 13, 2021 3:14:07 AM ISTAn advisory panel of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday (local time) recommended the use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged between 12 and 15.... read..
Islamabad | May 13, 2021 5:44:07 PM ISTPakistanis travellers inoculated with the Chinese vaccine against coronavirus will have to undergo mandatory quarantine in Saudi Arabia as per new conditions imposed by the Kingdom.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM ISTTwelve major opposition parties including four chief ministers have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that the government should stop the Central Vista project and instead use the money to procure oxygen and vaccines.... read..
Taipei | May 13, 2021 3:44:16 PM ISTTaiwan has condemned the Chinese government for using vaccines as a political tool to pressure the Tapei's diplomatic allies to switch allegiance after Honduras said it is mulling the possibility of opening a trade office in China in a bid to acquire COVI... read..
US | May 13, 2021 2:44:12 AM ISTNew York [US], May 13 (ANI/Sputnik): UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the process of recognition by the World Health Organisation (WHO) of Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V was underway, and the UN would welcome its completion.... read..
Washington | May 13, 2021 2:44:10 AM ISTAn advisory panel of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday (local time) recommended the use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged between 12 and 15.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | May 13, 2021 2:44:09 AM ISTThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) issued a global bid on Wednesday to procure one crore COVID vaccine doses to vaccinate citizens in Mumbai at the earliest.... read..
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 13, 2021 8:14:07 AM ISTThe Rajasthan state cabinet on Wednesday gave the nod to float a global tender to purchase 1 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 11:45:06 PM ISTThe Covid Working Group chaired by N.K. Arora has recommended extension of the gap between the first and second doses of Covishield vaccine to 12-16 weeks.... read..
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) | May 13, 2021 11:44:11 PM ISTChhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday said that the state had received a batch of COVID vaccines on May 9 and neither the Centre nor the vaccination manufacturers are certain about the availability of the next batch.... read..
Mumbai |Thursday, 2021 11:45:06 PM ISTSenior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik on Thursday asked Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan whether the Moderna vaccine has been cleared for inoculation in India.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 AM ISTSeveral Indian sportspersons, from England-bound cricketers to Indian athletes competing at the Tokyo Olympics, took their Covid-19 vaccination shots on Wednesday as they prepared for major international assignments in the coming months.... read..
New Delhi | May 13, 2021 2:44:18 PM ISTIndia wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday.... read..
Asia | May 13, 2021 1:44:18 PM ISTSeoul [South Korea], May 13 (ANI/Global Economic): Even though Samsung Biologics denied reports that Pfizer's novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) vaccine is being produced on terms of the contract manufacturing organization (CMO), observations that the... read..
Islamabad | May 12, 2021 8:14:07 PM ISTPakistan has been able to vaccinate only 0.8% of its total population so far and experts said the reason for this low rate are negative publicity and a shortage of vaccines, DW reported.... read..
Nagpur (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 1:44:28 PM ISTThe vaccination drive was suspended at some centres of Nagpur on Wednesday due to the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines.... read..
Dhaka |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM ISTA special plane of the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) carrying the China-donated Covid-19 vaccines and AD syringes landed in capital Dhaka early on Wednesday.... read..
Pune (Maharashtra) | May 12, 2021 4:44:24 PM ISTIndia's Olympic-bound boxers Mary Kom and Lovlina Borgohain on Wednesday received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at Command Hospital in Pune on Wednesday.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | May 12, 2021 10:44:17 AM ISTThe Karnataka government on Tuesday decided to procure two crore COVID-19 vaccine doses through global tender.... read..
New Delhi | May 12, 2021 10:14:33 PM ISTDelhi is left with 4,35,070 COVID vaccine doses in its balance stock out of which 16,900 doses are of Covaxin and 4,18,170 of Covishield reserved for the age group 18-44 years, informed the Delhi government.... read..
Jaipur (Rajasthan) | May 12, 2021 9:44:12 PM ISTDemanding free vaccination for every citizen of the country, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said it would be better if the Central government, instead of the state governments, would have brought out global tenders for the procurement ... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 7:45:05 PM ISTCongress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday slammed the government for celebrating Vaccination Day on April 12 and claimed that the vaccination rate was down by 82 per cent within 30 days.... read..
New Delhi | May 12, 2021 9:14:22 PM ISTRailway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said the countries across the world must facilitate the export of COVID-19 related health products especially vaccines to those countries that are in dire need stating that global solidarity is the need of the ho... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM ISTMore than 5 million people globally have used Facebook profile frames in support of vaccination and since April, over 7 million users on Instagram have used Covid-19 vaccine stickers to share that they got vaccinated or share their support for vaccines.... read..
New Delhi | May 12, 2021 3:14:14 PM ISTThe Delhi government has been forced to shut down 100 vaccination sites over 17 schools that administered Bharat Biotech's COVAXIN vaccine due to a dearth of supply from the manufacturer, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Wednesday.... read..
Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM ISTThe Telangana government on Tuesday decided to invite global tenders to procure Covid-19 vaccine on a war-footing.... read..
New Delhi | May 12, 2021 8:44:14 PM ISTAmid the reports of vaccine shortage from many parts of the country, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to "speedily import" vaccines from global manufacturers.... read..
New Delhi | May 12, 2021 6:44:11 PM ISTUnion Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday informed that more than 95 lakh Healthcare workers have been given their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and over 65 lakh of them has been administered their second dose since the vaccination drive commen... read..
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | May 12, 2021 6:14:12 AM ISTAmid the shortage of COVID vaccines supply, the Uttarakhand Government has constituted a 5-member committee which will work towards procuring vaccines through global tenders.Uttarakhand Chief Secretary on Tuesday constituted a 5-member committee for vacci... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM ISTIn order to meet its target of vaccinating around three lakh people per month in the national capital, the Delhi government will now float a global tender for procuring Covid vaccines, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Tuesday.... read..