COVID Vaccine

Short supply? TN Covid vaccine lines getting longer

Queues get longer at health centres even as health officials try to allay public concerns

published on : 17th April 2021

Centre rushes to raise Covaxin production as second Covid wave hits India hard

The government is looking to ensure that at least 2 crore Covaxin doses per month are available by May-June and 6-7 crore doses of Covaxin are produced per month by July-August

published on : 16th April 2021

Vaccination not shield against COVID, can reduce severity, lower fatality: Experts

They have also said that "no causal link has been established" yet between vaccination and the complications suffered thereafter by a person through any clinical or epidemiological studies.

published on : 16th April 2021

Odisha seeks more vaccine doses as over 50 percent of session sites run out of stock

Health officials said Odisha required more doses of Covishield as the vaccine has been approved for the entire state while Covaxin has been allowed for Bhubaneswar only.

published on : 16th April 2021

Shortage of doses affects Covid vaccine drive

 Uncertainty is looming large over the future of mega Covid vaccination camps in the district as vaccine doses are in short supply.

published on : 16th April 2021

Social influencers urged to allay fears on Covid vaccination

Vaccines will at least reduce infection severity, Siddha & Ayurveda meds are all secondary, says actor Vivek who took the jab on Thursday

published on : 16th April 2021

As Covid cases rise, vaccination of industrial workers underway

“A total of 5000 workers are employed in 240 industrial units in the estate. Of this, 1350 workers who are above the age of 45 years have registered to for vaccination.

published on : 16th April 2021

Mumbai-based Haffkine institute gets permission to produce COVID-19 vaccines

The central government has given the permission for one year for the purpose of production of vaccines. 

published on : 16th April 2021

In bid to allay concerns, Russia says Sputnik V COVID vaccine does not cause blood clots

Like the Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca vaccines, Russia's Sputnik V jab uses adapted strains of the adenovirus that causes the common cold.

published on : 15th April 2021

Need to create environment for quick scaling up of global COVID vaccine production: Piyush Goyal

He said that India and South Africa along with 57 other WTO members have co-sponsored a proposal for temporary and limited-scope waiver from certain provisions of the TRIPS.

published on : 15th April 2021

Explainer: What is a 'COVID-19 vaccine passport' and will you need one?

The certificates are still being developed, and how and whether they'll be used could vary widely around the world.

published on : 15th April 2021

COVID-19: 18,000 AAI employees not taking vaccine jabs due to fear, confusion

AAEU General Secretary Balraj Singh Ahlawat has appealed to his employees several times to come forward and get vaccinated.

published on : 15th April 2021

US remains non-committal on India's move to get TRIPS waiver for COVID vaccines at WTO

The move by India, South Africa and several other countries has been supported by more than 60 top American lawmakers, most of whom are progressives.

published on : 15th April 2021

Tech Mahindra to start COVID-19 vaccination drive for employees, their families

The company will start an exclusive COVID-19 vaccination drive for its employees and dependent family members from April 15 in the national capital.

published on : 15th April 2021

South Africans anxious over pause in use of Johnson & Johnson vaccines

South Africa has more than 1.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19, including at least 53,000 deaths, representing more than 30% of all the confirmed cases in Africa's 54 countries.

published on : 15th April 2021
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