Covid-19 vaccines

Covid vaccines donated by India for peacekeepers exhausted: UN spokesperson

India, one of the largest troop-contributing countries to UN peacekeeping missions, had gifted 2,00,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for UN peacekeepers across all UN missions.

published on : 18th September 2021

COVID-19 vaccines effective at reducing severe illness, hospitalisation: Lancet study

Researchers also found that the odds of experiencing long COVID -- illness lasting 28 days or more after a positive test -- were reduced to half for people who received two vaccines doses.

published on : 2nd September 2021

COVID-19: Those unvaccinated in Assam will be deprived of government facilities in future

Block Level Officers (BLOs), village headmen and ASHA workers will compile data about those eligible for vaccination and prepare a list.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Mamata highlights COVID-19 vaccine shortage in Bengal, says state needs 14 crore more doses

Banerjee stated that in accordance with the number of vaccine doses received by the Bengal government from the Centre, "the state has administered 4 crore vaccine doses till Tuesday with 0 wastage".

published on : 1st September 2021

Another lab approved for batch testing, release of COVID-19 vaccines

In order to discuss the various aspects of COVID-19 vaccination distribution in India, a meeting was organised under the chairmanship of the cabinet secretary on November 11, 2020.

published on : 16th August 2021

Centre increases Punjab’s COVID vaccine allocation by 25 per cent as cases increase again

Punjab’s per capita vaccination stood at 27.1, while that of Haryana is 35.2, Delhi’s 39.4, Jammu and Kashmir 43.7, Himachal Pradesh 62.0 and Rajasthan 35.1.

published on : 12th August 2021

COVID-19: India's drug regulator approves study on mixing of Covaxin and Covishield doses

An expert panel of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on July 29 had recommended granting permission for conducting the study.

published on : 11th August 2021

SC seeks response from Centre on disclosure of vaccine trial data, oxygen infrastructures

A bench of justices L Nageswara Rao and Hrishikesh Roy issued notice on the plea, and asked the Centre and others to respond to it within four weeks.

published on : 9th August 2021

Will take another year to vaccinate all adults at current rate of vaccine supply: Delhi health department

Officials said around 1.5 crore beneficiaries are eligible for COVID-19 vaccination in the national capital and three crore doses are required to fully inoculate them.

published on : 8th August 2021

Over 52 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses provided to states, UTs so far: Centre

Of this, the total consumption including wastage is 50,32,77,942 doses.

published on : 8th August 2021

COVID-19: 82 million vaccine doses have reached Africa so far, another 820 million needed

The African continent is far behind on vaccinations as richer countries keep doses for their citizens.

published on : 29th July 2021

Jharkhand urges Centre to allot 95 per cent of COVID-19 vaccines through government route

This comes close on heels of the Jharkhand government last month asserting that "artificial" tie-up of 25 per cent vaccination in private hospitals may result in many citizens missing the jabs.

published on : 20th July 2021

Disastrous to administer COVID-19 vaccines without trials, especially on kids: HC

The court was informed by the Centre that clinical trials for the vaccines for children under 18 years of age are going on and on the verge of completion and that a policy will be formed soon.

published on : 16th July 2021

Clinical trial for Covid vaccines for children on verge of completion: Centre to HC

The PIL filed on behalf of a minor sought directions for immediate vaccination of those in the 12-17 age group on the ground that there were fears a likely 3rd wave of COVID could affect them more.

published on : 16th July 2021

Vaccines for pregnant women at 35 centres in Mumbai from July 15: BMC

Pregnant women infected with COVID-19, who have been treated with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma, can be vaccinated after 12 weeks of recovery, the civic body said.

published on : 15th July 2021
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