Vadodara (Gujarat) | October 1, 2022 10:28:05 PM ISTPrime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention led to the US granting India a special exemption from the imposition of its Defence Production Act (DPA) on raw materials for Indian vaccine manufacturers, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday... read..
By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi | September 29, 2022 8:29:15 PM ISTThe Drugs controller general of India (DCGI) allowed the export of approximately 2 lakh vaccine doses of Malaria which is produced in India, said sources on Thursday.... read..
Washington | September 29, 2022 7:28:39 PM ISTResearchers have developed a Zika vaccine technology that is highly effective and safe in preclinical mouse models.... read..
By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi | September 28, 2022 5:27:45 PM ISTClearing the air around the effects of a booster dose of the vaccines, the health experts have said that there is no definite link between heart dysfunction and the precaution doses of the COVID shots.... read..
New Delhi | September 28, 2022 4:59:02 PM ISTNo link exists between heart dysfunction and COVID-19 booster vaccines available in India, said health experts on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 2:45:09 AM ISTThe waning immunity in humans due to the discontinuation of smallpox vaccine has established the scope for the resurgence of monkey pox, as per a report published in the current edition of Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. The researchers from Insti... read..
New Delhi | September 18, 2022 11:29:02 AM ISTThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that more than 3.70 crore unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States and Union Territories to be administered.... read..
Washington |Saturday, 2022 2:15:09 AM ISTUS President Joe Biden's administration has accelerated the vaccine programme to immunise more Americans in a major effort not to lose the momentum gained in the declining trend in Covid-19 infection outbreak in many parts of the country, ahead of the ons... read..
New Delhi | September 14, 2022 11:29:48 PM ISTThe Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) has received one batch of rabies vaccine and two batches of antisera for testing from Kerala. According to official sources, the samples have been sent for quality testing of the anti-rabies vaccine.... read..
New Delhi |Wednesday, 2022 1:45:10 AM ISTThe Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health has recommended the Health Ministry create a clear framework of vaccine liability for the manufacturer in case of Adverse Effect Following Immunisation (AEFI).... read..
Business | September 13, 2022 1:59:42 PM ISTGurugram (Haryana) [India], September 13 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Cervical cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women globally according to World Health Organization (WHO). India accounts for one-fifth (1/5th) of the global burden of the disease.... read..
Ramat Gan | September 8, 2022 8:28:20 PM ISTA new study demonstrates that receiving at least two doses of Pfizer vaccinations significantly lowers the majority of the long-term symptoms people observed months after getting COVID-19.... read..
New Delhi | September 6, 2022 8:59:55 PM ISTThe Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) rendered an emergency use authorization (EUA) to Bharat Biotech for the intranasal vaccine- iNCOVACC, said officials on Tuesday.... read..
Dhaka | September 4, 2022 10:58:17 AM ISTBangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi led initiative towards rescuing students of her country who were stuck in eastern Europe following the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.... read..
New Delhi | September 4, 2022 2:58:26 PM ISTThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that more than 5.58 crore unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States and Union Territories to be administered.... read..
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | September 3, 2022 10:28:24 AM ISTThe Bombay High Court issued notices to the Government of India, Serum Institute of India (SII), Microsoft founder Bill Gates, All India Institute of Medical Science Director, DCGI chief and others after a petition was filed by father of a late front line... read..
New Delhi | September 2, 2022 2:57:54 PM ISTThe Union Government provided over 201.36 crore vaccines to states and Union Territories in the fight against Covid-19 and of these more than 5.47 crore doses are still available, according to official data.... read..
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By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi | August 30, 2022 5:29:42 PM ISTThe usage of Covishield has been the highest as the precaution dose for COVID-19 as compared to other vaccines, said Union Health Ministry sources on Tuesday.... read..
Islamabad | August 27, 2022 6:57:58 PM ISTThe United States on Friday donated nine million pediatric and adult doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Pakistan. "As part of the U.S. commitment to provide 77 million doses of US COVID-19 vaccines to Pakistan, an additional nine million pediatric and adult do... read..
New York |Saturday, 2022 1:15:10 AM ISTBiotechnology major Moderna on Friday sued rival Pfizer and BioNTech over alleged infringement of its messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine technology patents.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 24, 2022 3:28:57 PM ISTBharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL), the Indian vaccines and bio-therapeutics manufacturer, on Wednesday announced that its rotavirus oral vaccine ROTAVAC has been introduced to immunise its children from the life-threatening diarrhoeal disease th... read..
Moscow | August 23, 2022 3:59:03 PM ISTRussia's Gamaleya National Research Center of Epidemiology and Microbiology (Gamaleya Center) and the Russian Direct Investment Fund announced the development of the Sputnik V vaccine specifically adapted against Delta and Omicron variants of coronavirus.... read..
Geneva | August 18, 2022 5:28:48 AM ISTVaccines against monkeypox are not 100 per cent effective and that is why, people must reduce their own risks of infection, WHO technical lead Rosamund Lewis said on Wednesday.... read..
New Delhi | August 18, 2022 1:27:35 AM ISTThe Union Finance Ministry contributed more than Rs 900 crore to COVID vaccine development under 'Mission COVID Suraskha' resulting in India becoming a leader in vaccine production, said a top official.... read..
New Delhi | August 17, 2022 7:28:02 PM ISTUnion Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that India has made a remarkable contribution over the decades in vaccine production and now supplies nearly 60 per cent of the world's demand.... read..
New York | August 17, 2022 3:26:58 AM ISTThe United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has awarded a contract for the first ever supply of a malaria vaccine to pharmaceutical company GSK with a value of up to USD 170 million.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 15, 2022 4:27:56 PM ISTBharat Biotech International on Monday said that BBV154 (intranasal vaccine) has proven to be safe, well-tolerated, and immunogenic in subjects in controlled clinical trials.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 4:45:10 AM ISTUnion Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday launched the indigenous Lumpi-ProVacInd vaccine to protect livestock from Lumpy Skin disease.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 4:45:09 AM ISTThe Centre on Wednesday approved Biological E's Corbevax as a heterologous precaution dose for adults above 18 years for restricted use with two doses of either Covishield or Covaxin.... read..
New Delhi | August 10, 2022 9:29:11 PM ISTProviding relief to the livestock of the country, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday launched the indigenous vaccine Lumpi-ProVac to protect livestock from Lumpy skin disease.... read..
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 9, 2022 3:28:10 PM ISTFinance, Health, Medical and Family Welfare Minister of Telangana, Thanneeru Harish Rao wrote to Union Health and Family Welfare minister Manusukh Mandaviya requesting him to supply 50 lakhs doses of Covishield vaccine urgently to the state.... read..
New Delhi | August 7, 2022 11:56:58 AM ISTThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that more than 7.20 crore balance and unutilized COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the States and Union Territories to be administered.... read..
New Delhi | August 6, 2022 11:57:11 AM ISTThe Union Government on Saturday informed that more than 196.89-crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been provided till date to States and Union Territories.... read..
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 4, 2022 11:58:39 PM ISTKarnataka Animal Husbandry Minister Prabhu B Chavan on Thursday said that the Central Government has agreed to give one crore vaccines soon to the state to control foot and mouth disease under the National Cattle Mission Scheme.... read..
New Delhi | August 2, 2022 8:26:29 PM ISTUnion Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) will be implemented after the COVID-19 precaution dose vaccination programme is completed.... read..
New Delhi |Thursday, 2022 3:45:09 AM ISTThe Indian Council of Medical Research on Wednesday invited Expressions of Interest for the development of vaccine and diagnostic kits for monkeypox.... read..
New Delhi | July 28, 2022 3:26:34 AM ISTDays after monkeypox cases were reported from parts of India, the Central Government has invited Expression of Interest (EOI) in developing a vaccine against monkeypox virus.... read..
Asia | July 27, 2022 11:57:45 PM ISTJakarta [Indonesia], July 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Four million medical workers will receive a fourth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine amid increasing transmissions triggered by the virus' sub-variants in Indonesia, Health Minister Budi Gunadi Sadikin said on Wednesd... read..
By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi | July 27, 2022 7:58:31 PM ISTSeveral pharma companies have initiated discussions with the Centre for the development of a potential vaccine against monkeypox, said sources on Wednesday.... read..
Beijing | July 26, 2022 5:28:07 PM ISTChinese netizens questioned why the Chinese federal and state leaders took the domestically produced vaccines too late and raised doubts about the efficacy of the same, media reports said.... read..
New Delhi | July 24, 2022 11:27:12 AM ISTThe Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Sunday informed that more than 194.17 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive.... read..
Beijing | July 24, 2022 11:27:07 AM ISTChinese President Xi Jinping and other Communist Party of China (CPC) leaders have been vaccinated with domestically produced COVID-19 vaccines to bring people's confidence in the domestic vaccines, according to local media.... read..
Islamabad | July 22, 2022 11:59:44 PM ISTDespite rising cases of Covid in Pakistan, the South Asian country may not be able to produce its own Covid vaccines due to a lack of technical capacity and unavailability of biotechnology plant to manufacture the latest type of vaccines.... read..
New Delhi | July 17, 2022 6:56:19 PM ISTAs India achieved the feat of 2 billion COVID vaccine doses on Sunday, a journey which took 18 months since its commencement, it's time to look back at the timelines leading to the achievement of this feat.... read..
By Shalini BhardwajNew Delhi | July 17, 2022 2:27:02 PM ISTIndia on Sunday crossed a big milestone of administering two billion COVID vaccine doses, a year after it launched the world's largest vaccination drive against Coronavirus. The country has been trying to ramp up vaccination efforts amid global concerns o... read..
New Delhi | July 17, 2022 11:25:24 AM ISTIndia's COVID vaccination drive, which touched the 1 billion doses feat in October 2021, in nine months and five days since its commencement, is set to reach the 2 billion doses milestone as the gap reduces to merely 1.63 lakh doses.... read..
New Delhi | July 17, 2022 4:57:18 PM ISTLauding the leadership and farsightedness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, the President of Bharatiya Janata Party JP Nadda on Sunday congratulated all the party workers, Health Care Workers (HCWs), Front Line Workers (FLWs), ASHA workers, and d... read..
New Delhi | July 17, 2022 11:56:35 PM ISTBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on Sunday lauded the visionary leadership and farsightedness of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and congratulated Health Care Workers (HCWs), Front Line Workers (FLWs) and party cadres on making India'... read..
By Shalini Bhardwaj New Delhi | July 17, 2022 3:57:37 PM ISTFirst Indian elected as Regional Director of World Health Organization (WHO)'s South-East Asia Region, Dr Poonam Khetrapal Singh on Sunday congratulated India for setting a 'new record' by administering two billion vaccine doses within months.... read..
Washington | July 16, 2022 9:26:00 AM ISTStrong protection against the SARS-CoV-2 virus with vaccination is short-lived and dependable protection against reinfection requires up-to-date boosters with vaccines that are adapted to address changes in the virus that occur as part of its natural evol... read..