India COVID vaccine

File complaint about threats: Maharashtra govt tells Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla

Poonawalla, who has been in the UK on extended stay to evade alleged threats in India over the ever-increasing demand for COVID-19 vaccines, has said he will return in a few days.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Centre dismisses reports alleging non-procurement of COVID vaccines

Says released over Rs 1700 crore advance payment to Serum Institute for 11 crore Covishield jabs on April 28.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Discussions on with Indian government for expedited approval of COVID-19 vaccine: Pfizer

Pfizer had earlier said that it had offered a not-for-profit price for its vaccine for the immunisation programme in India and it remains committed to continuing engagement with the government.

published on : 3rd May 2021

COVID vaccination: Centre says 122 crore doses needed to inoculate 59 crore people in 18-45 age group

In an affidavit filed before the top court, the Centre said vaccination is the topmost priority of the government and all efforts are being made to achieve an objective of 100% vaccination

published on : 2nd May 2021

Mastercard makes USD 10 million commitment to COVID relief in India

The largest contribution will be designated to support the expansion of 2,000 beds through the installation of portable hospitals that can address the immediate healthcare needs.

published on : 27th April 2021

No surplus COVID vaccine doses to send to India right now, says UK

With 3,23,144 people testing positive for the coronavirus in a day, India's infection tally climbed to 1,76,36,307 on Tuesday.

published on : 27th April 2021

Serum Institute prices COVID vaccine for pvt hospitals at Rs 600/dose; for state govts at Rs 400/dose

In a statement posted on its Twitter handle, SII said it will address the limited capacity by scaling up the vaccine production over the next two months.

published on : 21st April 2021

New COVID vaccine policy 'discriminatory' as no guarantee for weaker sections: Rahul Gandhi

He also said that there will be no free vaccines for those between the age of 18 and 45 years.

published on : 20th April 2021

Making waves: India heads towards the fourth wave of coronavirus

India is headed towards the fourth wave of the coronavirus, which could cause irreparable damage to its population and economy. It can only be stopped by public awareness, sacrifice and cooperation.

published on : 18th April 2021

Average daily vaccinations: India surpasses US, becomes No 1 in world

Cumulatively, 8,70,77,474 vaccine doses have been administered through 13,32,130 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am.

published on : 7th April 2021

Nepal to receive 1,00,000 more COVID vaccine doses from India

Earlier this month, Nepal received 348,000 doses of Made-in-India COVID-19 vaccines under the COVAX initiative.

published on : 27th March 2021

PM Modi has won hearts of Bangladeshis with timely delivery of COVID vaccines: Foreign Minister

The Bangladeshi Foreign Minister also revealed that PM Modi, as a gesture of goodwill, is giving 1.2 million vaccines as a gift and the country welcomes it.

published on : 26th March 2021

VacciNation: Gaps vex rollout of the jab

On the face of it, India ranks third with 28.2 million or 282 lakh total doses administered.

published on : 14th March 2021

Over 2.06 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered till Saturday 7 pm: Health Ministry

The nationwide vaccination drive against COVID-19 was rolled out on January 16 with healthcare workers, while frontline workers stated receiving vaccine shots from February 2.

published on : 6th March 2021

Republicans urge Biden not to accept India, South Africa's proposal at WTO on COVID vaccine

They alleged that some countries believe that they would benefit from seizing America's intellectual property, but this is a mistake.

published on : 6th March 2021
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