Covid-19 vaccine

Offer in Namakkal: Take a jab, take home a gold coin

To create awareness among the public on the importance of getting vaccinted, Tamil Nadu Egg Poultry Farmers Marketing Society (PFMS), Rotary Club and Contractors have announced gift.

published on : 23rd October 2021

FDA says Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine looks effective for young kids

If the FDA authorises the shots, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention will make additional recommendations on who should receive them the first week of November.

published on : 23rd October 2021

'Can't cut corners': WHO seeks more data on Covaxin before decision on emergency use listing

The agency said that when the information provided addresses all questions raised, the WHO and the technical advisory group will complete the assessment and come to a final recommendation 

published on : 18th October 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

Reluctant tribals in Kodagu coaxed to take COVID vaccine, only handful yet to be inoculated

A video shot at the Chennangi Haadi in Virajpet shows an ASHA worker patiently asking a tribal girl to take the vaccine and explaining to her that no one will give injections to kill

published on : 12th October 2021

Govt allows export of Russian COVID vaccine Sputnik Light manufactured in India by Hetero Biopharma

Sputnik Light is the same as component-1 of the Russian vaccine Sputnik V which is being used in India's anti-COVID inoculation programme after getting emergency use authorisation.

published on : 10th October 2021

‘Vaccine hesitancy still a problem in remote areas’

Though no concrete data on the percentage of people choosing to forgo vaccines is available, it has been estimated that in remote and rural areas, up to 10% people may be sceptical.

published on : 9th 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

Bharat Biotech submits paediatric Covid vaccine data to drugs regulator

Awaits DCGI approval; first vaccine to be tested on 2-6 year age group, likely to be available next month

published on : 7th October 2021

Debate over prices halted launch of Zydus' Covid-19 vaccine on Gandhi Jayanti?

Sources added that a few more rounds of negotiations are likely this week before a government procurement price, as well as price of the vaccine in private hospitals can be fixed.

published on : 5th October 2021

COVID vaccines for kids from November? Final round of talks underway with Zydus Cadila

The Centre is hopeful of a positive outcome from talks with Zydus Cadila, says State Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar while 250 PHCs get upgraded in Karnataka.

published on : 4th October 2021

COVID positive but not fully vaccinated? Then you're more likely to land in ICUs, HDUs

Among the 57 admissions in HDUs, 43 have been unvaccinated or partially vaccinated, while of the 51 ICU admissions, 48 were unvaccinated or partially vaccinated

published on : 1st October 2021

Over 85.42 crore vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre

Over 4.57 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, the ministry said.

published on : 29th September 2021

Sanofi drops plans for messenger RNA vaccine against coronavirus

The Paris-based company said it will continue to develop another vaccine candidate that is already undergoing late stage human trials.

published on : 28th September 2021

Biden appreciated India's decision to resume COVID vaccine exports: MEA

Biden hosted PM Modi at the Oval Office in the White House for the first in-person bilateral meeting

published on : 25th September 2021
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