COVAX

Bharat Biotech to start vaccine production by June next year

IDCO CMD Sanjay Singh said IDCO has created a state-of-the-art O Hub incubation centre near Infocity here

published on : 7th May 2021

Odisha government ropes in private hospitals as vaccination centres for 18+ age group

In a bid to maximise its vaccination base, the State government has decided to rope in private hospitals to conduct inoculation of people aged 18 to 44 years.

published on : 7th May 2021

Covid second wave is nearing its peak: Noted virologist Dr T Jacob John

There is no evidence that the variants are evading immunity. Covaxin immunity has been proved to be effective against all new variants, says Dr John in this interview.

published on : 6th May 2021

Fully protected only after second dose of Covid vaccine: Experts

One has to start over again if vaccination delayed beyond 12 months, they say

published on : 6th May 2021

Kerala CM writes to Centre, seeks 1000 tonnes of LMO, 50 lakh Covishield doses

Since the overall projected requirement of liquid medical oxygen in the state is rising, the buffer storage within the state needs to be augmented urgently, he said.

published on : 5th May 2021

Shot in the arm: TN gets close to 3 lakh additional Covid vaccine doses

Tamil Nadu received about 75,000 doses of Covaxin and as many as 20,000 vials of Covishield on Tuesday.

published on : 5th May 2021

COVID-19: Plea in Delhi HC to waive clinical trials of foreign vaccines

The court decided to adjourn the matter after the central government standing counsel Anurag Ahluwalia, appearing for the Union Health Ministry, said a similar issue was before the Supreme Court.

published on : 4th May 2021

Telangana yet to receive allocated eight lakh COVID vaccine doses

The State has previously been allocated around 8.3 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccines for the coming fortnight.

published on : 4th May 2021

Four lakh COVID-19 vaccinations for 18-44 age group in three days; highest in Gujarat

Experts have pointed out that the government needs to aggressively carry out the vaccination drive, which started in phases since mid-January, to effectively control the raging pandemic.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Moderna inks deal with UN to supply 500 mn doses to low and middle-income countries

Stephane Bancel, the Moderna CEO, expressed support for the COVAX mission and called the deal “an important milestone” to ensure access to its vaccine worldwide.

published on : 3rd May 2021

COVID vaccine prices announced for state government, private hospitals 'exorbitant', says SJM

The Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) also demanded that more companies should be allowed to manufacture the vaccines to ensure "availability and affordability".

published on : 2nd May 2021

Homegrown Covaxin better at neutralising mutant viruses? 

Technologies used to make vaccine can determine its efficacy against variants, say experts

published on : 2nd May 2021

MP: Truck laden with COVID-19 vaccine abandoned for 12 hours after driver goes missing

The Tamil Nadu-registered vehicle, which was transporting the vaccine from Hyderabad to Karnal in Haryana, was left abandoned for nearly 12 hours in Kareli area.

published on : 2nd May 2021

Over 79 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses available with states/UTs: Centre

The ministry also said that Maharashtra has been allocated 17,50,620 'Covishield' and 5,76,890 'Covaxin' vaccine doses by the Centre for the first fortnight of May.

published on : 1st May 2021

Odisha gets 1.5L doses of Covaxin for 18+ group

Vaccine to be administered to people in BMC limits from Monday

published on : 1st May 2021
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