COVID 19 Vaccine

People ‘forgetting’ second vaccination dose in Odisha

Second dose inoculation has been low in most of the tribal districts in Odisha.

published on : 18th September 2021

Covid vaccines donated by India for peacekeepers exhausted: UN spokesperson

India, one of the largest troop-contributing countries to UN peacekeeping missions, had gifted 2,00,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for UN peacekeepers across all UN missions.

published on : 18th September 2021

Moderna's Covid vaccine produces lasting immune response: Study

While the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine led to strong immune and antibody responses for at least six months after clinical trial participants, it is likely that the immune response could last much longer.

published on : 15th September 2021

West Bengal, Jharkhand and UP among states falling behind in Covid vaccination

The country’s second most populous state, Bihar was only a tad better with a little over 50 per cent of the 18-plus population covered with vaccination yet.

published on : 15th September 2021

Vice President Naidu expresses delight over India administering 75 crore Covid vaccine doses

More than 71 lakh doses were administered on September 13 till 7 pm, according to the provisional data available on Co-WIN portal.

published on : 14th September 2021

Sharp dip in antibodies after three-four months of receiving Covid vaccine, find researchers

ICMR’s Bhubaneswar centre study finds higher antibodies in those who took Covishield vaccine compared to Covaxin.

published on : 14th September 2021

Britain ends contract with French startup for vaccines

Britain alleged that Valneva was in breach of its obligations under the supply agreement, which the company “strenuously” denied. There was no immediate comment from the British side.

published on : 13th September 2021

Covid recoveries cross 20 lakhs in Andhra Pradesh, 11 more die

With more than 2,000 active cases each, Chittoor, East Godavari, Nellore and Prakasam are contributing to over half of the overall active cases.

published on : 13th September 2021

Over 70.31 crore Covid vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre

The ministry said more than 5.64 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered.

published on : 8th September 2021

Over 70 crore Covid vaccine doses administered in India so far: Union Health Ministry

The coronavirus has to be defeated and vaccination is the way to victory, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said.

published on : 7th September 2021

Goa sets target of Oct 31 to fully vaccinate eligible population against COVID-19

Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the entire eligible population should be double vaccinated by October 31, and urged people to join hands with the state government for the same.

published on : 7th September 2021

G20 health ministers agree vaccine confidence measures

The G20 Health Ministers' Meeting in Italy this week is focused on building on strong cooperation and collaboration to end the COVID-19 pandemic and support recovery around the world.

published on : 7th September 2021

NEET exemption, AIIMS and more COVID-19 jabs figure in TN Health Minister's Delhi discussions

Subramanian met Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandavia on Friday along with Health Secretary Dr J Radhakrishnan and Director of Public Health Dr TS Selvavinayagam

published on : 4th September 2021

India pitches for early outcome of TRIPS waiver for Covid vaccination, diagnotics

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal also stressed on finding a permanent, adequate and equitable solution to the public stock holding programmes for food security purposes.

published on : 4th September 2021

South Africa will let businesses decide whether to make Covid vaccinations mandatory

More than 13 million South Africans have received at least one vaccine dose, including 5.7 million who are fully vaccinated.

published on : 4th September 2021
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