Coronavirus vaccine

Cumulative Covid vaccine doses administered in India cross 137 crore: Health ministry

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night, the ministry said.

published on : 18th December 2021

Omicron threat: Ashok Gehlot asks Centre to take decision on Covid vaccine booster dose

Ashok Gehlot said administering the booster dose and the vaccination of children has started in many countries and the central government should also take a decision in this regard.

published on : 16th December 2021

Har Ghar Dastak vaccination drive gains 7 per cent rise in second dose coverage

At the review meeting, states shared their experiences of expanding the coverage in remote areas.

published on : 2nd December 2021

European Union authorizes Pfizer's COVID vaccine for kids aged between 5-11

It is the first time the European Medicines Agency has cleared a COVID-19 vaccine for use in young children.

published on : 25th November 2021

Man sentenced for sending bomb hoax to UK COVID vaccine plant

A man who sent a bomb hoax to a U.K. coronavirus vaccine factory and similar parcels elsewhere was sentenced to more than two years in prison.

published on : 24th November 2021

European Union says exports of COVID-19 vaccines now top 1 billion mark 

EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations, making the 27-member bloc the largest exporter of the vaccines in the world.

published on : 18th October 2021

Vaccines - Not So Cool!

In India, it is not so cool. Reference is to the acute shortage of a cold chain for an effective COVID vaccination drive in India.

published on : 8th October 2021

Hospital worker gets first coronavirus vaccine dose in Goa

The vaccination drive began in the morning at seven different centres, including two private hospitals, in the state.

published on : 16th January 2021

DCGI orders Serum Institute of India to suspend recruitment for Oxford COVID-19 vaccine trials

Earlier this week, AstraZeneca said it had paused the trials because of 'an unexplained illness' in a participant in the study

published on : 12th September 2020

If everything goes well India would get COVID-19 vaccine by year-end: Harsh Vardhan

Three COVID-19 vaccine candidates, including two indigenous ones, are in different phases of development in India.

published on : 24th August 2020