India Vaccination

India to administer 51.6 crore COVID vaccine doses by July: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

India has so far administered over 18 crore jabs to eligible beneficiaries.

published on : 15th May 2021

Ghulam Nabi Azad writes to PM, suggests measures to ramp up vaccine manufacturing, health infrastructure

The former union health minister also suggested improving oxygen availability and strengthening the field infrastructure by optimum use of pre-fabricated beds.

published on : 15th May 2021

Why is PM Modi not adopting 'India First' approach in COVID vaccination process: Congress

He also accused the prime minister of attacking the federal structure and insulting the Constitution by talking directly to district magistrates across the country on COVID strategy.

published on : 14th May 2021

Gender gap in vaccination? Just four states inoculated more women than men even as India inches near the 18 crore mark

As per official data, the gender gap in vaccination is over 4 per cent nationally but high-Covid burden states like Delhi and Uttar Pradesh have over 10 per cent difference in male-female ratio.

published on : 14th May 2021

'Dear PM': 12 Opposition leaders ask Modi to make vaccination free of cost, stop Central Vista project

In a joint letter to the prime minister, the opposition leaders, including some chief ministers, have also demanded providing foodgrains to the needy, and giving Rs 6,000 per month to the unemployed.

published on : 12th May 2021

'Not desirable' to create separate priority group of mental illness for vaccination: Centre to Delhi HC

The affidavit was filed by Centre in response to a plea seeking to include people suffering from mental illness in the list of specified comorbidities that will help them get vaccines on priority.

published on : 11th May 2021

US looking at joint production of Johnson & Johnson's COVID vaccine in India

As India reeled from a devastating second wave of coronavirus infections, the US rapidly deployed six planeloads of life-saving supplies in support of the country's fight against the pandemic.

published on : 11th May 2021

Drones delivering Covid vaccines? Yes, it's happening soon with first trials in Telangana

This will ensure primary healthcare delivery at the citizen's doorstep, limiting human exposure to Covid-congested or Covid-prone areas through aerial delivery.

published on : 8th May 2021

Over 84 lakh COVID vaccine doses still available with states, UTs; 17.49 cr jabs provided so far: Centre

The ministry said that the national capital still has a balance of 4.12 lakh doses available and within the next three days, it is likely to receive one lakh doses more.

published on : 8th May 2021

Over 90 lakh COVID vaccine doses still with states, will receive 10 lakh more in three days: Centre

The Centre has so far provided more than 17.35 crore (17,35,07,770) vaccine doses to states and UTs free of cost.

published on : 7th May 2021

Vaccination suspended in Mumbai for three days as stocks run out; more states flag jab shortage

The Health Minister of Delhi, one of the worst COVID-hit cities in the country,  said the city does not have vaccines for the third phase and purchase orders have been placed with the manufacturers.

published on : 29th April 2021

Vaccination phase three: Number of shots rise on day one, experts bat for scaling up inoculation capacity with private players

A total of 22,94,254 beneficiaries received jabs till about 10 pm on Thursday a day after 72,000 Covid-19 cases were detected countrywide — the vaccination dashboard maintained by the Centre showed.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Indian Oil Corporation helps bolster India's vaccination drive

The company's management has also left no stone unturned to inspire the company's stakeholders to get vaccinated at the earliest to contribute to the success of the world's largest vaccination drive.

published on : 13th March 2021

COVID-19 vaccination drive will begin as soon as scientists give nod: PM Modi

Nearly eight vaccines are at different stages of trial with their manufacturing assured in India, Modi said.

published on : 4th December 2020