COVID 19 vaccine

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

TS has over 6.66 L doses of Covaxin

Meanwhile, the State has about 6.66 lakh doses of Covaxin available at its cold chain points and at district vaccine stores.

published on : 15th March 2022

Decision on mixing and matching of booster dose of Covid vaccines will be based on science: Government

On the Corbevax vaccine, VK Paul said it will find a way into the national vaccination programme as an order has been placed and delivered for a certain quantity.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur becomes India's first fully Covid vaccinated district

The district's Deputy Commissioner, Abid Hussain Sadiq, said 'Kinnaur is the first district across India to achieve this feat. We've achieved our target of vaccinating eligible population'.

published on : 15th October 2021

China approves two more COVID-19 vaccines for wider use

CanSino said its one-shot vaccine candidate is 65.28% effective 28 days after the dose is given.

published on : 25th February 2021

Maharashtra: 614 new COVID-19 cases in Thane in last 24 hours, five more deaths

So far, 2,51,056 patients have recovered from the disease in the district, reflecting a recovery rate of 95.72 per cent.

published on : 25th February 2021
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