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Reduce Time Gap For Covid Vaccine Booster Dose To Six Months: Serum Institute To Govt

Reduce Time Gap For Covid Vaccine Booster Dose To Six Months: Serum Institute To Govt

Recalling that they could not meet the commitment of exporting vaccines in the first quarter of 2021 due to "so much noise from public and the opposition", Poonawalla on Tuesday also pitched for a global pact for vaccine utilization

12 April 2022
Epygen Biotech Gets Funding From Govt For New Affordable Covid Vaccine

Epygen Biotech Gets Funding From Govt For New Affordable Covid Vaccine

The company said it has received funding to initiate the Phase I and Phase II trials of an indigenous affordable Receptor-Binding Domain (RBD) based vaccine...

11 April 2022

8 Vaccines, 4 Treatments in India’s Covid-19 Arsenal

The two-dose vaccine uses adenoviruses that infect chimpanzees to carry the gene responsible for the spike protein of the novel coronavirus.

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Of 18 Lakh People Overdue In West Bengal

Second COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Of 18 Lakh People Overdue In West Bengal

Around 18 lakh people in West Bengal have not turned up in time for the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine, owing to a number of reasons - contracting the virus...

22 November 2021

Covishield Gets Poland's Recognition, Exemption From Quarantine Granted For Those Who Take It

Earlier this month, the UK announced that Indians, fully vaccinated with Covishield vaccine, will no longer require to undergo quarantine on their arrival in...

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21 October 2021
Serum Institute Of India Eyes Exports With Enhanced Covid-19 Vaccine Output: Adar Poonawalla

Serum Institute Of India Eyes Exports With Enhanced Covid-19 Vaccine Output: Adar Poonawalla

The company’s CEO Adar Poonawalla said the company would be able to export 20 to 30 million Covid-19 vaccine doses in November this year.


23 September 2021
UK Seeks Vaccine Certifications To Meet ‘Minimum Criteria’ For Travel

UK Seeks Vaccine Certifications To Meet ‘Minimum Criteria’ For Travel

Following much confusion over this process, UK government sources said on Wednesday night that additions or changes to the approved country listings are being...


11 August 2021
US To Send 8.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Mexico

US To Send 8.5 Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Mexico

Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said the U.S. government will send AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines, though the latter hasn't yet been approved by...


10 August 2021
Why Is It Necessary To Print Photo Of PM Modi On Covid Vaccination Certificate? Know It From Govt

Why Is It Necessary To Print Photo Of PM Modi On Covid Vaccination Certificate? Know It From Govt

'Given the context of the pandemic, its evolving nature and the fact that following of Covid-appropriate behaviours has emerged as one of the most critical...


27 July 2021
Antibody Levels In Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Recipients May Decline After 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

Antibody Levels In Pfizer, AstraZeneca Vaccine Recipients May Decline After 2-3 Months: Lancet Study

The study supports recommendations that adults who are clinically vulnerable and those aged 70 years or over should be prioritised for booster doses


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15 July 2021
Fact Check: Will Covid Vaccines Work If I Have A Weak Immune System? Here’s The Truth

Fact Check: Will Covid Vaccines Work If I Have A Weak Immune System? Here’s The Truth

For transplant recipients, researchers are looking at whether an extra dose might make the vaccines more effective.


10 June 2021
Welcome Back! Now Work Out The Rules: Says Europe To Tourists

Welcome Back! Now Work Out The Rules: Says Europe To Tourists

Some popular European tourist destinations open for the tourist, but with some rules.


04 June 2021
Taiwan, Sparring With China, Receives Vaccines From Japan

Taiwan, Sparring With China, Receives Vaccines From Japan

The donation underscores how geopolitics have come to impact the global vaccination rollout, as countries scramble to secure enough vaccines for their...


26 May 2021
Indian Olympic Association Seeks Details Of Olympic-bound Vaccinated Athletes From National Federations

Indian Olympic Association Seeks Details Of Olympic-bound Vaccinated Athletes From National Federations

More than 90 Indian athletes across sports have so far qualified for the postponed Tokyo Olympics.


14 May 2021
UK Study Shows Mixing AstraZeneca And Pfizer Vaccines Can Be Safe

UK Study Shows Mixing AstraZeneca And Pfizer Vaccines Can Be Safe

Can two different vaccines be administered alternatively as first and second doses to an individual?


11 May 2021
Why England-bound Team India Cricketers Will Take Covishield Vaccine?

Why England-bound Team India Cricketers Will Take Covishield Vaccine?

Indian players are getting their first dose of the vaccine here and are expected to fly to England on June 2 ahead of their World Test Championship final...


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30 April 2021
Over 2.45 Crore Register For Phase 3 Of Covid Vaccination

Over 2.45 Crore Register For Phase 3 Of Covid Vaccination

The ministry also said that the cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15.22 crore.


29 April 2021
Covid: How Is Double Masking Going To Help? What’s The Right Way To Wear It?

Covid: How Is Double Masking Going To Help? What’s The Right Way To Wear It?

Double masking, with cloth and surgical masks, can prevent leakage of air and fit the contours of the face better, studies by the United States Centers for...


28 April 2021
Covid Vaccine For All Adults: How To Register Via CoWin, Aarogya Setu

Covid Vaccine For All Adults: How To Register Via CoWin, Aarogya Setu

Ahead of India’s third phase of Covid-19 vaccinations for all adults from May 1, getting registered on the CoWIN web portal and taking an appointment to get...


27 April 2021
Delhi: Astha Hospital Runs Out Of Oxygen With 40 Patients On Ventilator, Sends SOS

Delhi: Astha Hospital Runs Out Of Oxygen With 40 Patients On Ventilator, Sends SOS

Delhi recorded the highest single-day rise in its Covid-19 death toll with 380 more people succumbing to the infection on Monday


26 April 2021
Covishield Vs Covaxin: All You Need To Know Before Getting Vaccinated

Covishield Vs Covaxin: All You Need To Know Before Getting Vaccinated

The government has announced that all citizens above 18 can get Covid-19 vaccination from May 1. It also allowed sales of vaccines to private players.


23 April 2021
Single Dose Of Pfizer, Oxford Vaccine Cuts Covid-19 Infection Rate By 65%: New Study

Single Dose Of Pfizer, Oxford Vaccine Cuts Covid-19 Infection Rate By 65%: New Study

The results of the new study will come as a boost for the UK’s vaccination programme, which has been progressing at speed with a target to cover all adults...


22 April 2021
Covid-19 Vaccine Policy Discriminatory: Sonia Gandhi Writes Letter To PM Modi

Covid-19 Vaccine Policy Discriminatory: Sonia Gandhi Writes Letter To PM Modi

Urging the Prime Minister to intervene immediately to reverse it, Sonia Gandhi said that the new vaccine policy implies that the central government has...


18 April 2021
Congress, AAP Attack BJP Over Questioning Of Pharma Firm Director

Congress, AAP Attack BJP Over Questioning Of Pharma Firm Director

The pharma company official was questioned on Saturday over alleged excess stock of the Remdesivir drug and was later allowed to leave after he produced...


16 April 2021
Remdesivir For 6,000: Amid Reports Of Shortage, Drug Being Sold On OLX

Remdesivir For 6,000: Amid Reports Of Shortage, Drug Being Sold On OLX

Some users from Maharashtra and Gujarat posted the advertisement with details and pictures of the injection.


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