Covishield

Sri Lanka receives Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines under COVAX Facility 

The first batch of the coronavirus vaccines from the COVAX facility arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday, the state minister of COVID prevention Dr Sudarshini Fernandopulle said.

published on : 7th March 2021

104-year-old vaccinated in Delhi, urges others to get jab

The hospital administration said that the centenarian did not face any problem or any adverse effect post receiving the jab.

published on : 7th March 2021

10 million doses of Covishield from India won't impact poor nations' vaccine access, says UK 

Non-governmental organisations such as Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) had raised concerns that shipments from India would reduce supplies to developing countries.

published on : 7th March 2021

Vax-ing eloquent: Rush for better, safer, quicker jab

If most of 2020 was consumed by fears of the dreaded Covid-19, now, despite two vaccines in our grasp, anxieties prevail over their adverse side-effects, post taking the jab.

published on : 7th March 2021

Rourkela Government Hospital doctor tests positive after completing Covid vaccine schedule 

A senior contractual doctor of Rourkela Government Hospital has reportedly tested positive for Covid-19, three weeks after receiving the second dose of vaccine. 

published on : 6th March 2021

Opposition did politics over COVID vaccine: BJP

BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra noted that opposition leaders had questioned the efficacy of Covaxin, developed indigenously by Bharat Biotech.

published on : 5th March 2021

'Provide vaccine to citizens first before exporting it': HC raps Centre

The HC also asked the Delhi government to carry out inspection of medical facilities available in court complexes here and to report if COVID-19 vaccination centres could be set up there.

published on : 5th March 2021

HC asks Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech to disclose capacity to manufacture COVID-19 vaccines

The high court also asked the Centre to explain in affidavit the rationale behind keeping strict control over class of persons who can be vaccinated against COVID-19 currently.

published on : 4th March 2021

Kejriwal, parents administered COVID-19 vaccine at LNJP hospital

The Covishield vaccine was first administered to Kejriwal's parents, Govind Ram Kejriwal and Gita Devi, and then to the chief minister.

published on : 4th March 2021

People should now be offered a choice of COVID-19 vaccine, feel experts

Interestingly, virologists and health experts claim that they would prefer taking Covaxin over Covishield for various scientific reasons.

published on : 4th March 2021

Covishield worked faster in people already infected with SARS CoV 2, shows study

As part of the study, in a group of 135 healthcare workers administered Covishield, the researchers measured antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 directed against the spike protein. 

published on : 3rd March 2021

Have stock of over 44 lakh vaccine doses to to inoculate those eligible: Uddhav government

The vaccination drive in the country was expanded from Monday to include people above 60 years of age and those aged between 45 and 59 who have co-morbidities.

published on : 2nd March 2021

Nepal's Army Chief receives first dose of India made COVID-19 vaccine

India, under the Vaccine Maitri initiative, has been providing coronavirus vaccines to its neighbouring countries.

published on : 1st March 2021

India sent over 361 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to various countries: MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the supply of vaccines to countries will continue in the coming weeks and months in a phased manner.

published on : 26th February 2021
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