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Japanese PM Kishida praises India's vaccine help to Cambodia, Thailand under Quad Vaccine Initiative

Tokyo | May 24, 2022 12:24:50 PM IST
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Tuesday praised India's contribution to the Quad Vaccine Initiative while recalling the country's help to Thailand and Cambodia in extending all possible support to combat the pandemic.... read..
 

Over 193.53 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 23, 2022 10:24:18 AM IST
The health ministry on Monday informed that more than 193.53 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far under the nationwide vaccination drive.... read..
 

More than 16.53 Cr balance, unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with States/UTs

New Delhi | May 22, 2022 12:54:00 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that there are more than 16.53 Cr (16,53,73,860) balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with the States/Union Territories that are yet to be administered.... read..
 

Over 193.53 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 21, 2022 2:56:26 PM IST
Over 193.53 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and UTs so far through free of cost channel and through direct state procurement category, informed the Ministry of Health and Family welfare on Saturday.... read..
 

Singapore based healthcare company receives coveted WHO certification for its vaccine data loggers

Business | May 18, 2022 1:23:53 PM IST
Dubai [UAE]/Singapore, May 18 (ANI/PR Newswire): Singapore-based healthcare solutions company, Inspired Technology, is one of only two companies in the world to receive the coveted WHO Performance, Quality and Safety (PQS) certification for its latest use... read..
 

Over 17 cr COVID vaccine doses available with States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 18, 2022 10:24:31 AM IST
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Wednesday that over 17 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are available with the states and Union Territories (UTs).... read..
 

COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax price slashed to Rs 250 from Rs 840

Hyderabad (Telangana) | May 16, 2022 5:53:59 PM IST
The price of COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax has been reduced to Rs 250 a dose from its earlier Rs 840, said Biological E Limited (BE) on Monday.... read..
 

With mRNA vaccine, India will have flexibility against COVID-19: Scientist

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 16, 2022 3:25:02 PM IST
Dr N Madhusudan Rao, CEO-Atal Incubation Centre at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) on Monday said that India has developed mRNA technology against the COVID-19.... read..
 

Gennova dismisses trial protocol violation allegations, to submit data of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine to drug regulator soon

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 15, 2022 11:24:04 AM IST
Even after clearance for stockpiling more than 21 lakh doses of m-RNA COVID-19 vaccine doses from the Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) Kasauli, the Pune-based pharma company, Gennova has been alleged to have violated the clinical trial protocol.... read..
 

Gennova will soon submit necessary data of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine to drug regulator, says its spokesperson

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 14, 2022 10:23:38 PM IST
Even as Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) Kasauli has already cleared more than 21 lakh doses of m-RNA Covid-19 vaccine doses for stockpiling, the Pune-based pharma company Gennova is facing allegations of violations of the clinical trial protocol.... read..
 

CDL Kasauli clears over 21 lakh mRNA COVID-19 vaccine doses: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 13, 2022 6:24:17 PM IST
The Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL), Kasauli has cleared more than 21 lakh mRNA COVID-19 vaccine doses for stockpiling, the sources told ANI.... read..
 

CEPI partners with Bharat Biotech, others to develop variant-proof Covid vaccine

Hyderabad |Wednesday, 2022 2:15:09 AM IST
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) on Tuesday announced the latest award under its $200m programme to advance the development of vaccines that provide broad protection against SARS-Cov-2 variants and other beta coronaviruses.... read..
 

CEPI partners with Bharat Biotech, University of Sydney, ExcellGene to develop 'variant-proof' COVID-19 vaccine

By Shalini Bhardwaj

Oslo | May 10, 2022 7:23:49 PM IST
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) on Tuesday announced the latest award under its USD 200 m programme to advance the development of vaccines that provide broad protection against SARS-Cov-2 variants and other beta coronaviruses.... read..
 

Over 18.15 cr balance, unutilised COVID vaccine doses available with States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 10, 2022 11:24:01 AM IST
The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said that over 18.15 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are available with the states and Union Territories (UTs).... read..
 

Over 3 cr children between 12-14 years age group administered COVID-19 vaccine first dose

New Delhi | May 10, 2022 9:24:10 AM IST
Over three crore children in the age group of 12-14 years have been administered the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday.... read..
 

WHO consultations on approval of Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine underway

Asia | May 9, 2022 2:56:26 PM IST
Moscow [Russia], May 9 (ANI/Sputnik): Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko said on Monday that consultations with the World Health Organization (WHO) on approval of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine are still underway.... read..
 

Over 18.64 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses still available with States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 7, 2022 2:23:00 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Saturday informed that more than 18.64 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States and Union Territories to be administered.... read..
 

US FDA limits use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over blood clot risk

Washington | May 6, 2022 6:53:37 AM IST
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday said that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine that has been administered to more than 18 million Americans can potentially cause "life-threatening blood clots", and thereby warranted "limiting the author... read..
 

Adar Poonawalla clarifies COVID-19 vaccine Covovax available for everyone above age of 12 years

Pune (Maharashtra) | May 5, 2022 6:53:37 AM IST
Chief Executive Officer of Pune based Serum Institute of India Adar Poonawalla on Wednesday clarified that the COVID-19 vaccine Covovax is available for everyone above the age of 12 years.... read..
 

COVID-19 vaccine Covovax now available for children in India: Adar Poonawalla

New Delhi | May 3, 2022 6:23:53 PM IST
Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday said that the COVID-19 vaccine Covovax is now available in India for children.... read..
 

Over 19.01 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses available with States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 3, 2022 3:23:16 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday informed that more than 19.01 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with States and Union Territories to be administered.... read..
 

NTAGI to review data of COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5-12 years: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | May 2, 2022 4:53:33 PM IST
The COVID-19 working group of the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) will review the data of COVID-19 vaccines for the children aged 5 to 12 years on May 4, said sources on Monday.... read..
 

More than 193.30 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs

New Delhi | May 2, 2022 12:53:37 PM IST
More than 193.30 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far through the Central government.... read..
 

Over 19.18 cr unutilized COVID vaccine doses still available with States/UTs: Centre

New Delhi | May 1, 2022 11:23:21 AM IST
Over 19.18 crore balance and unutilized COVID vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday.... read..
 

Over 19.43 cr COVID vaccine doses available with States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | April 30, 2022 10:23:54 AM IST
More than 19.43 crore balanced and unutilized vaccine doses are still available with the States and Union Territories, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday.... read..
 

SEC seeks more data from Serum Institute over COVID vaccine Covovax for 7-12 age group: Sources

By Sahil Pandey

New Delhi | April 30, 2022 1:53:39 AM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) subject expert committee on Friday sought more data from Pune based Serum Institute of India (SII) on the Covovax vaccine for the age group of 7-12 years.... read..
 

India vaccinates over 60 pc beneficiaries between 12-14 age group with 1st shot of COVID vaccine

New Delhi | April 30, 2022 10:24:07 PM IST
Over 60 per cent of adolescents between the 12-14 age group of the country have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday.... read..
 

COVID vaccine: Sputnik Light to be given as precaution dose for those vaccinated with Sputnik V

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 30, 2022 10:24:09 PM IST
The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) recommended that the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik Light which contains the same ingredients as the first dose of Sputnik V can be taken as a precaution dose, said Sources.... read..
 

India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccine coverage exceeds 188.89 Cr

New Delhi | April 30, 2022 12:54:50 PM IST
India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 188.89 crore (1,88,89,90,935), as per the provisional report till 7 am on Saturday, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.... read..
 

NTAGI approves SII's Covovax COVID vaccine for 12-17 age group: Sources

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 29, 2022 6:53:59 PM IST
National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) on Friday approved Serum Institute of India's Covovax COVID-19 vaccine for the age group 12-17, said sources.... read..
 

Health expert believes 6 months gap between COVID vaccine and precautionary dose better for immunity

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 29, 2022 6:23:04 PM IST
As the Central government allowed the administration of booster doses after a gap of nine months after the doses of COVID vaccines, the top health expert believes that the gap between the second dose of vaccine and the precautionary dose should be at leas... read..
 

Flu vaccine myths debunked

New Delhi | April 29, 2022 2:53:26 PM IST
Commonly known as 'the flu,' influenza is a seasonal viral respiratory infection that affects all age groups and spreads easily from person to person. In India, this vaccine-preventable infection is a vastly under-reported public health challenge.... read..
 

'Portrays incorrect picture', MEA on reports of it asking Bharat Biotech to address COVID vaccine issues

New Delhi | April 29, 2022 9:53:45 AM IST
The Minstry of External Affairs has said that media reports purportedly quoting a communication from the ministry asking vaccine maker Bharat Biotech to address issues to avoid cancellation of WHO's emergency use approval (EUA) nod for its COVID jab, "pot... read..
 

Over 19.90 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses available with States, UTs

New Delhi | April 26, 2022 10:23:11 AM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Tuesday that more than 19.90 crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses are still available with States and Union Territories.... read..
 

Precaution dose of COVID vaccine will protect family, society, says expert

New Delhi | April 26, 2022 6:52:53 AM IST
Precaution dose of COVID vaccine will be helpful to boost immunity and is important to protect family and society against the pandemic, said Dr Suresh Kumar, MD, LNJP hospital Delhi on Monday.... read..
 

DCGI grants EUA to ZycovD COVID vaccine for two-dose regimen for children above 12

By Shalini Bhardwaj

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | April 26, 2022 5:56:39 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday granted Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) to Zydus Cadila vaccine (ZycovD) for COVID-19 as a two-dose vaccine for children above the age of 12 years, said Zydus Lifesciences Ltd., the pharmaceutical ... read..
 

DCGI approves COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for children aged 6-12

Hyderabad (Telangana) | April 26, 2022 7:25:54 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday granted an emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for the age group of 6-12 years.... read..
 

Paediatricians welcome COVID vaccines for kids, say parents mustn't hesitate to go for them

New Delhi | April 26, 2022 11:23:19 PM IST
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday granted an emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for the age group of 6-12 years.... read..
 

Over 192.74 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | April 25, 2022 11:23:29 AM IST
More than 192.74 crore COVID vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories till date, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.... read..
 

Haryana govt announces free COVID vaccine precaution doses for 18-59 age group

Chandigarh (Haryana) | April 25, 2022 10:25:14 PM IST
The Haryana government on Monday announced the free administration of precuation doses of COVID vaccine to the age group of 18 to 59 years.... read..
 

Over 192.5 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | April 24, 2022 9:30:06 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Sunday that over 192. 51 crores of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far.... read..
 

India's Covid-19 vaccine coverage exceeds 187.67 crore, says Centre

New Delhi | April 24, 2022 9:29:54 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on Sunday informed that the cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage of the country has exceeded 187.67 Crore (1,87,67,20,318) through 2,30,29,745 sessions, as per the provisional reports till 7 am.... read..
 

Indian jab in my arms, says UK PM; hails COVID-19 vaccine collaboration

New Delhi | April 22, 2022 11:53:42 PM IST
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday highlighted the collaboration between Oxford-Astra Zeneca and the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the production of COVID-19 vaccines and emphasised that he has "the Indian jab" in his arms.... read..
 

Mansukh Mandaviya calls India as World's largest pharmacy, vaccine manufacturing country

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 22, 2022 10:52:41 PM IST
Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Friday said that India has emerged as the world's largest pharmacy and vaccine manufacturing country.... read..
 

Over 192.40 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | April 22, 2022 12:52:57 PM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed on Friday that over 192.40 crores COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far.... read..
 

Bharat Biotech asked to provide more data on COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin for below 12-year-olds

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 22, 2022 10:54:12 AM IST
The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has asked Bharat Biotech for additional data on its COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, for administering it to children aged between 2-12 years, sources said.... read..
 

Over 20.16 cr unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses available with States, UTs: Centre

New Delhi | April 21, 2022 10:54:30 AM IST
More than 20.16 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with States and Union Territories (UTs) to be administered, informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in its official statement on Thursday.... read..
 

LNJP MD warns 'If parents do not take vaccine, children at high covid risk'

New Delhi | April 21, 2022 3:24:30 PM IST
A four-month-old COVID-19 patient baby admitted to the hospital here is on oxygen support, if the parents do not take the vaccine, then their children are at risk, said the Medical Director of Lok Nayak Hospital, Dr Suresh Kumar.... read..
 

Expert panel of DCGI holds meet to discuss recommendations to use COVID-19 vaccines Corbevax, Covaxin for 5-12 age group

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 21, 2022 7:25:22 PM IST
The meeting of the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) is underway to discuss recommendations on restricted emergency use of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin and Biological E's Corbevax COVID-19 vaccine for children aged ... read..
 

Subject Expert Panel recommends Corbevax COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5-11

By Shalini Bhardwaj

New Delhi | April 21, 2022 10:53:36 PM IST
The Subject Expert Committee (SEC) of the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) has recommended restricted emergency use of Biological E's Corbevax COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11, said sources on Thursday.... read..
 

India delivers Covovax vaccines to Thailand under Quad Vaccine Partnership

New Delhi | April 21, 2022 4:23:12 PM IST
Under the Quad Vaccine Partnership, India on Thursday presented about 200,000 doses of Made in India, Covovax vaccines to Thailand.... read..
 
 
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