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'Are you not proud of India for 100 crore vaccine achievement?' Pralhad Joshi asks Siddaramaiah

Hubli (Karnataka) | October 24, 2021 6:16:39 AM IST
Union Minister for Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi said that Congress leader Siddaramaiah has stooped to such a low level that he does not want to acknowledge or appreciate India's achievement of inoculating 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses.... read..
 

Vaccine manufacturers played big role in India's success story: PM Modi

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday credited domestic vaccine manufacturers for their role in the "success story of India".... read..
 

Over 102.10 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in India so far

New Delhi | October 24, 2021 10:47:03 AM IST
As the world's largest COVID-19 vaccination drive is underway, 102.10 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.... read..
 

COVID-19: More than 106.79 cr vaccine doses provided to States, UTs

New Delhi | October 24, 2021 10:47:07 AM IST
More than 106.79 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States, Union Territories till date, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.... read..
 

Gurugram ranks first in Haryana in administering Covid vaccines

Gurugram |Saturday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST
As the Covid vaccination drive in the country has crossed 100 crore, Gurugram became the first district in Haryana in administering the vaccines with 34,56,378 doses, of which 21,52,399 people have received the first vaccine dose and 12,83,462 have been g... read..
 

PM Modi interacts with Indian manufacturers of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 6:16:39 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with Indian manufacturers of the COVID-19 vaccine.... read..
 

We are waiting for DCGI approval for children's COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Bitoech Chairman

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 8:17:00 PM IST
Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Biotech, Dr. Krishna Ella on Saturday said that they are waiting for approval from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for the COVID-19 vaccine for children.... read..
 

PM Modi hails efforts of vaccine manufacturers in achieving 100 cr COVID vaccination milestone

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 8:46:46 PM IST
Hailing the efforts of the vaccine manufacturers in the country crossing the milestone of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said they have played a big role in the success story of India.... read..
 

We feel energised, encouraged by PM Modi's vision for vaccine industry: Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 8:47:01 PM IST
Serum Institute India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Saturday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that the vision he has laid down for the vaccine industry encourages and energises them.... read..
 

Nepali PM congratulates PM Modi on administering 1 billion vaccine doses, thanks him for supporting Nepal's vaccine drive

Kathmandu | October 23, 2021 12:47:11 AM IST
Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba on Friday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for achieving the remarkable feat of administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses in the country and thanked him for supporting Nepal's vaccination drive.... read..
 

COVID-19: More than 105.7 cr vaccine doses provided to states, UTs

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 11:17:19 AM IST
More than 105.7 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to states and Union Territories to date as a part of the nationwide vaccination drive, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Saturday.... read..
 

Will make India self-sufficient in COVID-19 vaccine, says Cyrus Poonawala

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 11:17:07 PM IST
While appreciating Prime Minister Narendra Modi for India's landmark achievement of administering over 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine jabs, Cyrus Poonawalla, chairman of Serum Institute of India (SII) said that they will make India self-sufficient in the COVI... read..
 

UAE PAP administers 583 million doses of polio vaccine to over 102 million children in Pakistan

Asia | October 23, 2021 11:16:44 PM IST
Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 23 (ANI/WAM): The UAE Pakistan Assistance Programme (UAE PAP) has announced the results of the UAE Polio Vaccination Campaign carried out in Pakistan from 2014 to the end of September 2021, highlighting that the campaign succeeded... read..
 

Goa achieved 100 pc target in providing free ration, first dose of COVID vaccine: PM Modi

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 12:47:13 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lauded the implementation of government schemes in Goa and highlighted that the state government has implemented several welfare schemes cent per cent.... read..
 

PM Modi to interact with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers today

New Delhi | October 23, 2021 12:47:12 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to interact with the seven Indian manufacturers of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday, days after the country crossed a milestone of administering 100 crore vaccinations.... read..
 

Poland approves Covishield as COVID vaccine equivalent to those recognized by EU

Warsaw | October 22, 2021 9:46:52 PM IST
Poland on Friday recognised Covishield as a COVID-19 vaccine equivalent to those recognized by the European Union.... read..
 

India most pro-vaccine country in the world

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
India is the most pro-vaccine country in the world as 98 per cent of its eligible population want to get vaccinated against Covid-19, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.... read..
 

82% eligible population received at least one dose of vaccine

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
As many as 82 per cent of the eligible population has already received one dose of the Covid vaccine and 39 per cent has received both doses, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.... read..
 

Vaccine naysayers came down from 12.8% to 2% in 6 months

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Vaccine naysayers reduced from 12.8 per cent in May 2021 to just 2 per cent in October 2021, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.... read..
 

82% eligible population received at least one dose of vaccine (Ld correcting first para)

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 2:45:06 AM IST
As many as 82 per cent of the eligible population has already received one dose of the Covid vaccine and 39 per cent has received both doses, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.... read..
 

100 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses: Bharat Biotech chairman lauds govt; terms it significant feat

Hyderabad (Telangana) | October 22, 2021 5:46:42 AM IST
As India on Thursday achieved the milestone of administering 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses so far, Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Biotech Dr Krishna Ella lauded the government's system for this achievement.... read..
 

J-K: Medical teams should be credited, says official on India administering 100 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses

Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) | October 22, 2021 7:17:11 AM IST
As the country achieved the milestone of administering 100 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses so far, the community health officer in the Balakote area of Poonch district says the medical team officials should be credited for going door to door in the hilly bor... read..
 

PM Modi thanks Mongolian President for congratulating India on administering 100 cr COVID vaccines

New Delhi | October 22, 2021 9:46:50 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday thanked President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh for his thoughtful wishes on India administering over 100 crore COVID vaccine doses and said that India is committed to intensifying the strategic partnership with ... read..
 

Centre changed COVID-19 vaccine policy because SC intervened, claims Owaisi

New Delhi | October 22, 2021 3:16:49 PM IST
Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark on VIP culture in vaccination campaign, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday alleged that the Centre left the state and the people to their fate and changed t... read..
 

Bolivians choose Sputnik V over other COVID-19 vaccines

Others | October 22, 2021 7:47:24 PM IST
La Paz [Bolivia], October 22 (ANI/Sputnik): Bolivian citizens still prefer Russia's Sputnik V to other COVID-19 vaccines, as it was one of the first drugs to be offered in the country at the start of the pandemic, Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta s... read..
 

Pune local body launches 'Vaccine on Wheel' drive for housing societies

Pune (Maharashtra) | October 22, 2021 7:16:57 AM IST
The Pune Municipal Corporation has launched the 'Vaccine on Wheel' drive for the people living in the housing societies in the district.... read..
 

FDA takes additional actions on use of booster dose for COVID-19 vaccines

Washington | October 21, 2021 5:47:08 AM IST
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of third doses of the Moderna and Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) vaccines against the novel COVID-19 for eligible individuals.... read..
 

Indian doctors affirm US study that says first dose of COVID-19 vaccine boosts mental health

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 2:17:01 PM IST
A new US study has found that the people who have received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine are less likely to experience stress. Indian doctors affirm that there is a short term effect of vaccination in boosting mental health as highlighted by the st... read..
 

TN to organise mega vaccine camp on Saturday for second dose

Chennai |Thursday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu health department will organise sixth mega Covid vaccination drive for the second jab on October 23, Saturday. This, after the poor percentage of the second dose, as the state has till Wednesday administered second dose only to 26 per cent ... read..
 

Opposition underestimated but PM Modi trusted scientists to make COVID vaccines on time: JP Nadda on 100 cr vaccination landmark

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 4:46:49 PM IST
As the country achieved the landmark of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administration, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on Thursday said the Opposition underestimated the making of vaccines but Prime Minister Narendra Modi trusted the sci... read..
 

US Embassy congratulates India on administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 4:46:56 PM IST
The United States Embassy in New Delhi on Thursday congratulated India on administering 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine.... read..
 

WHO regional director congratulates India for administering over 1 billion COVID vaccine doses

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 12:17:09 PM IST
Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh, Regional Director of World Health Organization South-East Asia on Thursday congratulated India for administering one billion COVID-19 vaccine doses in the country.... read..
 

As India administers 100 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses, experts urge caution, say pandemic not yet over

By Mitali

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 11:47:22 AM IST
Even as India reached the landmark of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccinations on Thursday, experts urged caution and said that the pandemic is far from over.... read..
 

Over 103 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 11:47:15 AM IST
The government has provided more than 103.5 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses to States and union territories (UTs), said the Union Health Ministry on Thursday.... read..
 

Nicaragua to start production of Russia's CoviVac vaccine

Europe | October 21, 2021 11:16:52 AM IST
Managua [Nicaragua], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): The Mechnikov Institute of Biotechnology in Nicaragua will produce the Russian vaccine against COVID-19, CoviVac, trials have already begun, Laureano Ortega Murillo, Nicaraguan presidential adviser on investm... read..
 

UP aims to reach the cumulative vaccine coverage of 13 cr vaccine doses by end of week: Yogi Adityanath

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | October 21, 2021 3:16:57 PM IST
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday said that the state government is aiming to cross the landmark by administring over 13 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the week.... read..
 

Bhutan PM congratulates India for crossing 1 billion COVID vaccine doses

Thimphu | October 21, 2021 1:47:00 PM IST
Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering congratulated Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for achieving one billion COVID-19 vaccination doses on Thursday morning.... read..
 

India crossing 100 cr COVID vaccinations a historic moment; proves vaccine is safe, effective: AIIMS Director

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 8:16:40 PM IST
Terming the country crossing landmark of administration of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses as a "historic moment", All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Thursday said the achievement proves that vaccine is safe an... read..
 

Administration of ZyCoV-D vaccine requires special training; awaiting NTAGI's final advice: Dr VK Paul

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 10:46:51 AM IST
Zydus Cadila's vaccine - ZyCoV-D is the first indigenously manufactured needle-free Covid-19 vaccine which is approved for children aged above 12 for emergency use in the country. Earlier, the Subject Experts Committee (SEC) has also recommended the Hyder... read..
 

As India reaches 100 crore vaccinations, a look at its basket of COVID-19 vaccines

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 10:46:46 AM IST
As India achieved the milestone of vaccinating over 100 crore citizens on Thursday, we take look at the basket of vaccines developed, manufactured or in use in the country.... read..
 

PM Modi expresses gratitude towards COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, health workers

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 12:17:16 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed gratitude towards COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, health workers and all others involved in the vaccination drive, as India achieved a milestone feat of administering 100 crore vaccine doses.... read..
 

WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala congratulates India on administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 8:46:38 PM IST
World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is on a three-day visit to India, congratulated the nation on achieving the milestone of administering 1 billion COVID-19 vaccination doses on Thursday.... read..
 

Booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine 95.6 pc effective, say Pfizer, BioNTech

Washington | October 21, 2021 10:46:36 PM IST
Pfizer and BioNTech said on Thursday that a booster shot of their COVID-19 vaccine has shown 95.6 per cent efficacy when compared to those who did not receive the booster dose.... read..
 

India's role as pharmacy of world becomes more entrenched as nation inoculates over 100 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 10:46:42 AM IST
As the country achieved the milestone of vaccinating over 100 crore Indians against COVID-19 on Thursday, India's role as the pharmacy of the world became more entrenched with the nation manufacturing COVID vaccines and many drugs used in the treatment ag... read..
 

IndiGo transports 67.9% of total vaccines in India

New Delhi |Thursday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Airline major IndiGo on Thursday said it has transported 67.9 crore doses, or 67.9 per cent of total vaccines, in India.... read..
 

PM Modi expresses gratitude towards COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, healthcare workers

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 12:47:18 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed gratitude towards COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers, healthcare workers and all others involved in the vaccination drive, as India achieved a milestone feat of administering 100 crore vaccine doses.... read..
 

Tracing the journey of India's fight against COVID-19, development of vaccines and vaccination drive

By Sanstuti Nath

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 10:46:39 AM IST
India's COVID-19 vaccination drive achieved another milestone when the cumulative vaccination coverage crossed the 100 crore mark on Thursday. A total of 100 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far to eligible beneficiaries, as per the Cowin por... read..
 

India now has strong armour of 100 cr COVID vaccine doses to combat biggest pandemic in 100 yrs: PM Modi

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 12:47:15 PM IST
As India achieved the milestone of 100 crore vaccination coverage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said it was a historic day for the country and said that the nation now has strong armour of 100 crore COVID vaccine doses to combat the biggest pandemic in 10... read..
 

US approves new booster of Covid vaccines, 'mix and match' dose

Washington |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 AM IST
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised Covid-19 booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and approved "mix and match" booster dose for currently available approved Covid-19 vaccines.... read..
 

India crosses landmark 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine inoculations

New Delhi | October 21, 2021 10:17:08 AM IST
In a landmark achievement, India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 100 crore doses on Thursday.... read..
 

US-FDA's approval of mix and match COVID booster shots confirmation of efficacy of vaccine cocktail approach: RDIF

Moscow | October 21, 2021 9:16:40 AM IST
Following the decision by the US Food and Drug Administration allowing individuals to receive booster shots that are different from their first COVID-19 vaccine doses, the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund) reiterated th... read..
 
 
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