COVID Vaccines

US to require COVID vaccines for all border crossers in January

Essential travelers entering by ferry will also be required to be fully vaccinated by the same date, the official said.

published on : 24th November 2021

Europe's COVID crisis pits vaccinated against unvaccinated

Governments desperate to shield overburdened healthcare systems are imposing rules that limit choices for the unvaccinated.

published on : 20th November 2021

Over 115 crore vaccine doses administered in India till now, says Health Ministry

According to officials, over 80 per cent of the eligible population in India have received the first dose of the vaccine while more than 41 per cent have been fully inoculated.

published on : 18th November 2021

Octocoptered: Bengaluru sees its first Covid vaccine delivery using a drone

The NAL's octocopter can carry a payload of 15 kg, boasts of a hovering endurance of 40 minutes, and can fly at an operational altitude of 500 metres at a maximum speed of 36 km/hour.

published on : 13th November 2021

Supreme Court to hear on Nov 29 plea seeking disclosure of data on COVID-19 vaccines' clinical trials

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta strongly opposed the submission and said the petitioner wants a mandate that vaccines should not be administered.

published on : 8th November 2021

Victory of 'new India', healthcare workers: G Kishan Reddy on 100-cr COVID jabs milestone

The minister congratulated each and every citizen of the country, on India achieving the milestone in its vaccination drive against Covid.

published on : 28th October 2021

US: Covid vaccines likely to be available early November for children aged 5 to 11, says Fauci

An advisory panel to the FDA will consider Pfizer's application for those ages 5 to 11 on Tuesday. Children 12 and up have been eligible for vaccination since May.

published on : 25th October 2021

Sunburn Festival Goa to be held in December, only 'fully vaccinated' attendees allowed

The festival will also be a limited capacity event and new entry and exit protocols will be put into place to ensure safe passage of attendees in and around the venue, the organisers said.

published on : 24th October 2021

Prioritise second COVID-19 dose rollout: Centre tells states

States told to involve dist magistrates to inoculate those seeking second jab in timely manner 

published on : 24th October 2021

Opposition cites dismal rate of vaccination 

“The prime minister’s address has come as an insult to all those people who have lost their loves ones because of the mismanagement by the government.”      

published on : 23rd October 2021

Andhra Pradesh set to cross 5 crore covid jabs in a week

As per statistics from CoWIN, out of the total 4.89 crore Covid jabs administered in the State so far, 3.12 crore were first dose, and 1.77 crore were second. 

published on : 22nd October 2021

Team India responds to adversity with achievement

I am optimistic that the success achieved in the world’s largest vaccination drive will further spur our youth and all levels of government to set new benchmarks of public service delivery.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Over 102 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs: Centre

The Centre is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country.

published on : 18th October 2021

Announcement on planes, railway stations when 100 crore COVID jabs administered: Mandaviya

The 100 crore doses target is expected to be achieved by October 18 or 19, he said while launching a coffee table book on Covid warriors.

published on : 14th October 2021

Tamil Nadu set to be first state to give kids aged 2-18 yrs vaccine after experts' approval: Health Minister

Tamil Nadu was the first also in inoculating pregnant women after the Centre announced the scheme for them, State Health Minister M Subramaniam said.

published on : 14th October 2021
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