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Europe's anti-vaccine passport groups falling out of society

London | January 17, 2022 6:20:04 AM IST
Europe's loud, rule-breaking unvaccinated minority are falling out of society.... read..
 

Protest against COVID-19 vaccine pass in Paris

Europe | January 17, 2022 1:50:20 AM IST
Paris [France], January 17 (ANI/Sputnik): The French parliament voted on Sunday to back COVID-19 vaccine passes after two weeks of debates, in a move that will further limit access to public services and transport.... read..
 

French National Assembly adopts vaccine pass law

Europe | January 17, 2022 11:20:02 AM IST
Paris [France], January 17 (ANI/Xinhua): The French National Assembly, or the lower house of the Parliament, adopted on Sunday evening a law which will transform the health pass into a stricter vaccine pass in a bid to curb the country's surging COVID-19 ... read..
 

Kerala students to get COVID-19 vaccine doses in schools from Jan 19

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 16, 2022 10:49:54 PM IST
The Kerala Government on Sunday issued guidelines to start COVID-19 vaccination in schools for children aged between 15 and 18 years from January 19.... read..
 

Nepal starts administering COVID-19 vaccine booster doses to front-line workers as cases surge

Lalitpur | January 16, 2022 10:20:21 PM IST
Nepal has started administering booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to front-line workers as infections surge in the country.... read..
 

India was able to provide COVID-19 vaccines to over 100 countries with philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: ICMR

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | January 16, 2022 7:51:20 PM IST
As India marks one year of the COVID-19 vaccination drive on Sunday, Dr Balram Bhargava, DG ICMR said that the country was able to provide vaccines to over 100 countries in line with our philosophy of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam'.... read..
 

Proud that over 10.72 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses inoculated in MP in a year, says Shivraj Chouhan

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) | January 16, 2022 3:20:49 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday inspected COVID-19 vaccination centre of Jaypee Hospital in Bhopal on the occasion of completing one year of nationwide vaccination drive.... read..
 

COVID-19: More than 158 crore vaccine doses provided to States, UTs

New Delhi | January 16, 2022 10:20:45 AM IST
More than 158 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Sunday in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation.... read..
 

Thousands protest against COVID-19 vaccine passes across France: Reports

Europe | January 16, 2022 9:50:28 AM IST
Paris [France] January 16 (ANI/ Sputnik): About 54,000 people participated in demonstrations against COVID-19 vaccine passes held across France on Saturday, radio France Bleu reports.... read..
 

Tens of thousands hold rival vaccine protests across Germany

Europe | January 16, 2022 2:49:49 AM IST
Berlin [Germany], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): Tens of thousands of vaccination supporters and pandemic deniers rallied across Germany on Saturday as tight COVID-19 restrictions continued to apply to those resisting the shot.... read..
 

New Covid vaccine by Texas scientists is cheaper, patent-free

New Delhi |Sunday, 2022 1:15:07 AM IST
A new Covid-19 vaccine is being developed by Texas scientists using a decades-old conventional method that will make the production and distribution cheaper and more accessible for countries most affected by the pandemic and where new variants are likely ... read..
 

Over 14.84 cr unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | January 15, 2022 11:50:16 AM IST
The Centre on Saturday said that more than 14.84 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States and UTs to be administered.... read..
 

Vaccines need to be updated to combat Covid variants: Experts

New Delhi |Saturday, 2022 2:45:07 AM IST
Although current Covid vaccines provide a high level of protection against severe disease and death caused by variants of concern (VOC), health experts believe that new vaccines that can prevent infection and transmission are needed.... read..
 

Uganda to destroy over 400k doses of expired Covid vaccines

Kampala |Saturday, 2022 3:45:07 PM IST
Uganda is set to destroy more than 400,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines after they expired before being administered, a senior official said.... read..
 

Lower House of French parliament approves bill to enact stricter vaccine pass measures

Europe | January 15, 2022 10:20:12 PM IST
Paris [France] January 15 (ANI/ Sputnik) : France's National Assembly has adopted on second reading a bill to toughen vaccine passes across the country amid the ongoing increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.... read..
 

Small, temporary increase in menstrual cycle length linked to COVID-19 vaccine: Study

Washington | January 15, 2022 9:50:07 PM IST
Women receiving one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine during a single menstrual cycle had an increase in cycle length of nearly one day, compared to unvaccinated women, a recent study has found.... read..
 

French health authority gives green light to Nuvaxovid vaccine

Paris |Saturday, 2022 9:15:11 PM IST
The French national authority of health has officially approved the Nuvaxovid vaccine for Covid-19.... read..
 

COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin now universal vaccine for adults, children: Bharat Biotech

New Delhi | January 14, 2022 12:50:06 AM IST
Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Thursday announced that its indigenously developed COVID-19 vaccine Coavaxin is now a universal vaccine for adults and children.... read..
 

Jharkhand man paralysed for four years says he is able to move and speak after taking Covishield vaccine

Bokaro (Jharkhand) | January 14, 2022 10:20:18 PM IST
A 55-year-old man, who had become paralysed and lost his voice four years ago in an accident, said he was able to move and speak after he was given Covishield vaccine on January 4.... read..
 

Hungary to offer 4th Covid vaccine

Budapest |Friday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
To keep the fifth Covid-19 wave under control, the Hungarian government announced that it would offer a fourth vaccine against the virus to the country's citizens on a voluntary basis.... read..
 

No COVID-19 vaccine shortage in Maharashtra, clarifies Union Health Ministry

New Delhi | January 14, 2022 5:20:31 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Friday issued a clarification that there is no COVID-19 vaccine shortage in Maharashtra as it has over 24 lakh unutilized doses of Covaxin available with it and an additional 6.35 lakh doses have been received today.... read..
 

US Supreme Court blocks federal vaccine mandate for large businesses

Washington |Friday, 2022 12:45:07 PM IST
The US Supreme Court has blocked the Joe Biden administration's rule requiring employees at large US businesses to get vaccinated against Covid-19 or be subject to frequent testing, but it allowed the administration's vaccine mandate for healthcare worker... read..
 

Vaccine shortage in Maharashtra not factually correct: Health Ministry

New Delhi |Friday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
The Union Health Ministry on Friday clarified that there is no vaccine shortage in Maharashtra.... read..
 

Facing vaccine shortage; no indication of flattening of curve: Maha Health Min

Mumbai (Maharashtra) | January 13, 2022 9:50:41 AM IST
Maharashtra is facing a shortage of Covaxin and Covishield, said state health minister Rajesh Tope on Thursday.... read..
 

Chancellor Scholz pushes for Covid-19 vaccine mandate in Germany

Berlin |Thursday, 2022 10:15:07 AM IST
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz reiterated his support for mandatory Covid-19 vaccination in the country during his first briefing to the Bundestag (lower house of Parliament).... read..
 

Over 157.36 Cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs so far

New Delhi | January 13, 2022 12:19:48 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday stated that more than 157.36 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been supplied to States and Union Territories so far through the Centre's free of cost channel and through direct state procurement categor... read..
 

Study finds COVID-19 vaccine linked to small, temporary increase in menstrual cycle length

Washington | January 13, 2022 1:20:19 PM IST
A recent study has found that women receiving one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine during a single menstrual cycle had an increase in cycle length of nearly one day, compared to unvaccinated women.... read..
 

Over 3 cr teens jabbed with first dose of Covid vaccine

New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
Since the beginning of vaccination drive for children aged between 15 and 18 years on January 3, over 3 crore teens of this age bracket have been vaccinated with the first dose so far.... read..
 

COVID-19: Over 3 crore teenagers get first dose of vaccine

New Delhi | January 13, 2022 1:50:16 PM IST
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Thursday that over 3 crore teenagers between the age limit of 15 and 18 years have received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.... read..
 

Over 16.50 crore balance, unutilised COVID-19 vaccines available with States, UTs

New Delhi | January 12, 2022 10:20:13 AM IST
The Union Government on Wednesday said that over 16.50 Crore (16,50,88,086) balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccines are still available with the states and Union Territories (UTs).... read..
 

Vaccines effective against severe disease, hospitalisation caused by Omicron: EMA

Brussels |Wednesday, 2022 8:45:07 AM IST
Citing preliminary data, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said that the Covid-19 vaccines remain effective against severe disease and hospitalisation caused by the Omicron coronavirus variant.... read..
 

J-K Police personnel receive COVID-19 vaccine 'precaution dose' in Kathua

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 12, 2022 5:19:55 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel on Tuesday received the 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine in Kathua district.... read..
 

Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO

Geneva |Wednesday, 2022 10:15:07 AM IST
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that current Covid-19 vaccines may need to be updated if they are to provide continued protection against emerging variants, including Omicron.... read..
 

Aid to Afghanistan, Syria, vaccine equity top agenda in 2021: UNSC

New York | January 12, 2022 7:50:59 PM IST
The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday (local time) said that vaccine equity and aid to Afghanistan and Syria were high on the 2021 agenda of the UNSC, amid the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis.... read..
 

Over 2 crore COVID vaccine doses administered to beneficiaries aged 15-18 years: PM Modi

New Delhi | January 12, 2022 1:49:39 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that over two crore COVID vaccine doses have been administered to beneficiaries in the age group 15-18 years.... read..
 

396 Police personnel receive 'precautionary dose' of COVID-19 vaccine at Delhi's special camp

New Delhi | January 12, 2022 9:21:04 PM IST
As many as 396 Delhi Police personnel were given the 'precautionary dose' of COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, the official informed.... read..
 

S. Korea approves Novavax Covid-19 vaccine

Seoul |Wednesday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
South Korea's drug safety agency on Wednesday authorised the use of US-based biotechnology company Novavax Inc.'s Covid-19 vaccine.... read..
 

Sindhu among sports stars that call on world leaders to ensure equitable access to Covid vaccines

Lausanne |Wednesday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
Olympians and Paralympians from across the world, including India's two-time Olympic medallist shuttler PV Sindhu, have called on the world leaders to ensure equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines.... read..
 

Using different language can reduce vaccine hesitancy: Study

Washington | January 11, 2022 2:50:20 PM IST
Vaccine hesitancy could be reduced by providing health information in a foreign language, a new study has found.... read..
 

Over 9 lakhs 'precaution' doses of Covid vaccine administered on first day

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2022 6:45:07 AM IST
Over nine lakh beneficiaries received their third dose of the Covid vaccine on the first day of the drive to administer the 'Precaution Dose' to the healthcare workers, frontline workers and sixty plus individuals commenced on Monday across the country.... read..
 

TN CM Stalin receives precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 11, 2022 12:50:03 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday received the precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine.... read..
 

About 39 pc of 15-18 year olds received COVID vaccine doses so far: Kerala Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | January 11, 2022 9:20:00 PM IST
Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Tuesday informed that around 39 per cent of children in the state aged between 15 and 18 years have received COVID-19 vaccine doses while around 60,421 beneficiaries have been administered the 'precaution dose' so fa... read..
 

BSF jawans, frontline workers administered 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine in Jammu

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | January 11, 2022 9:50:19 PM IST
Administration of 'precaution dose' against COVID-19 began on Tuesday for the jawans of Border Security Force (BSF) and frontline workers at the headquarters of the force in Jammu.... read..
 

Over 156.71 Cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs so far

New Delhi | January 11, 2022 11:51:09 AM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday stated that more than 156.71 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been supplied to States and Union Territories so far through the Centre's free of cost channel and through direct state procurement categor... read..
 

Karnataka to roll out booster vaccine doses from Monday

Bengaluru |Monday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
The Karnataka government will on Monday roll out "Booster Dose" or "Precaution Dose" vaccination for health care workers, frontline workers, and persons aged above 60 with co-morbidities.... read..
 

Administration of 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 years begins in Delhi on Monday

New Delhi | January 10, 2022 12:19:49 PM IST
The administration of 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 years began in the national capital on Monday.... read..
 

India to begin administering COVID-19 vaccine 'precaution dose' to 60+ age group, healthcare, frontline workers from today

New Delhi | January 10, 2022 4:50:04 AM IST
The administration of 'precaution dose' of COVID-19 vaccine to healthcare, frontline workers and those above 60 years in the country is set to begin on Monday.... read..
 

Nepal makes vaccine card mandatory for visiting public places

Kathmandu |Monday, 2022 1:45:13 AM IST
The Nepal government has decided to make vaccination cards compulsory to enter in public places like government offices, hotels, restaurants, cinema halls, stadiums, domestic flights, banks and other public places from January 17.... read..
 

TN begins administering COVID-19 vaccine 'precaution dose' to healthcare, frontline workers, senior citizens

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | January 10, 2022 11:21:05 AM IST
Tamil Nadu government on Monday began administering COVID-19 vaccine 'precaution dose' to healthcare, frontline workers and senior citizens, who are above 60 years of age with co-morbidities.... read..
 

Stalin inaugurates vaccine drive for precautionary dose in Chennai

Chennai |Monday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin on Monday inaugurated the vaccine drive for a precautionary dose at Chennai. The vaccination drive is for healthcare workers, frontline workers, and those above 60 years of age with comorbidities.... read..
 

AIIMS Director Randeep Singh Guleria takes 'precautionary dose' of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi | January 10, 2022 10:50:08 PM IST
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Director Randeep Singh Guleria on Monday took a 'precautionary dose' of COVID-19 vaccine.... read..
 
 
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