COVID 19 Vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine can’t be insisted upon by employer: Delhi HC 

The petitioner was working as a lecturer of History, teaching class XI and XII in the Government Girls Senior Secondary School in Delhi under the Director, Directorate of Education, GNCTD.  

published on : 25th January 2023

Djokovic back in Australia a year after being deported

The government confirmed in November that the unvaccinated Serb was no longer barred and had been granted a visa allowing him to play in the opening Grand Slam of the year, which starts next month.

published on : 27th December 2022

'Not liable to compensate for deaths due to Covid vaccine,' Centre tells SC

The affidavit was filed in response to a petition by the parents of two girls, aged 19 and 20, who died allegedly due to adverse effects of Covishield vaccine.

published on : 29th November 2022

50 million doses of Covaxin set to expire in early 2023 due to poor demand

Due to lack of product demand, production stoppage of Covaxin- a two-dose jab, was initiated by Bharat Biotech earlier in 2022.

published on : 6th November 2022

China launches a COVID-19 vaccine inhaled through the mouth

Needle-free vaccines may persuade people who don't like getting a shot to get vaccinated, as well as help expand vaccination in poor countries because they are easier to administer.

published on : 26th October 2022

Drug regulator's nod sought for third phase study of intranasal Covid vaccine in 5-18 age group

On September 6, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had approved its intranasal Covid vaccine iNCOVACC for restricted emergency use in those aged above 18 years.

published on : 11th September 2022

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19 again, president negative

Jill Biden, 71, like her husband, has been twice-vaccinated and twice-boosted with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

published on : 24th August 2022

Pfizer CEO tests positive for Covid-19, has mild symptoms

Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla said Monday that he started taking Pfizer’s Paxlovid pill treatment and is isolating while he recovers.

published on : 16th August 2022

CAA will be implemented after Covid-19 vaccine drive is over, says Amit Shah

Passed by Parliament in December 2019, the Citizenship (Amendment) Act is yet to be rolled out due to the absence of rules.

published on : 2nd August 2022

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca's profits fall, Covid vaccine sales dip further 

The pharmaceutical group added that sales of its Covid-19 vaccine Vaxzevria slumped 49 per cent in the second quarter.

published on : 29th July 2022

Fire breaks out in Bharat Biotech's facility in Hyderabad

However, no causalities were reported and there was no effect to the main plant which was around 300 metres away from the kitchen.

published on : 8th July 2022

Tamil Nadu's mega anti-Covid vaccine camp on July 10 to target 1.45 crore people

Health minister Ma Subramanian said they were expecting to inoculate 1,45,00,000 people during this mega camp which is the 31st camp the state has conducted since September 12, 2021.

published on : 6th July 2022

14 states reporting spike in Covid-19 cases asked to be on alert by Centre

In a virtual review meeting, the low level of Covid-19 testing was highlighted as also the drop in RTPCR share. 

published on : 28th June 2022

NTAGI sub panel recommends reducing Covid booster dose gap to six months

The panel members found a lack of uniformity in results upon mixing of jabs for booster shots and stated that no recommendation for it can be made as of now.

published on : 16th June 2022

Indian Council of Medical Research sets rules for using drones in healthcare

The guide that adheres to the new Drone Rules 2021 will help avoid confusion as the usage of drones is new in the healthcare system.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Panel seeks more data on Serum Institute's EUA application for Covovax use

The SII had last month submitted an application to the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) seeking emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Covovax's use among children in the age group.

published on : 12th April 2022

Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech cut COVID vaccine prices for private hospitals to Rs 225

The Union Health Ministry on Friday announced that those above the age of 18 years who have completed nine months after the administration of the second dose will be eligible for the precaution dose.

published on : 9th April 2022

Biological E Ltd to get mRNA technology from WHO to produce COVID-19 vaccines

A press release from BE Limited said the WHO's Advisory Committee on Vaccine Product Development (ACPDV) selected the firm after examining a number of proposals from India.

published on : 4th April 2022

Covid-19: Centre considering booster dose for Indians travelling abroad

The Centre may soon allow a precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccine for those seeking to travel abroad for education, employment, sports and for attending official or business commitments.

published on : 26th March 2022

Karimnagar, Bhuvanagiri districts lead in vaccines for kids

Only Rangareddy district performs better. Of the 95,620 children, only 10,346 are inoculated adding up to 11% of the target population.

published on : 20th March 2022
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