Covid vaccines

Indian-origin brothers offer 'Jabs with Kebabs' service in UK

NHS England said Rav and Raj's Punjabi Grill is running alongside hundreds of pop-up sites across the country, with experts at hand to offer medical advice and administer the vaccine.

published on : 21st January 2022

Nigeria to reject COVID vaccine donations with short shelf lives

While some of the doses given to Nigeria were within a few months of expiring, authorities have said that other donated vaccines had just weeks left to be given to people before becoming unusable.

published on : 15th December 2021

India has supplied over 723 lakh doses of Covid vaccine to 94 countries, two UN entities: Govt

These included supplies from foreign governments, private companies, Indian associations abroad, etc, Pawar stated.

published on : 7th December 2021

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to be probed for linking COVID vaccine and AIDS

Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes instructed the country's top prosecutor, Augusto Aras, to look into the accusation raised by a pandemic inquiry conducted by Brazil's Senate.

published on : 5th December 2021

No evidence to suggest existing vaccines don't work on Omicron, says Centre

Union Health ministry however underscored that definitive evidence for new variant's increased remission and immune evasion is awaited.

published on : 3rd December 2021

96 per cent doses administered since May 1 were at government centres, just 4 per cent at private facilities, RS told

MoS Health Pawar said it is the government's endeavour to vaccinate all eligible with the first dose and their due second dose by December this year.

published on : 30th November 2021

New Covid variant stokes concern but vaccines still most important tool: Experts

Several experts have said current Covid vaccines are likely to be effective against Omicron too.

published on : 29th November 2021

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
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