India vaccination drive

Covid vaccination: Centre flags unutilised doses, asks states to achieve target

So far, the figures show that nearly 72 per cent of the population has now been partially vaccinated while about 27 per cent of the population were given both doses.

published on : 10th October 2021

Single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine gets Indian drug regulator nod

J&J has tied up with Hyderabad-based Biological E for the global supply chain network, hoping to supply its Covid-19 vaccine Janssen through extensive collaborations and partnerships.

published on : 8th August 2021

Centre projects 78 crore Covishield, Covaxin doses to be available by October 

The total vaccination figures have crossed the 50- crore mark but the population fully covered with two doses remains just about 11 crore.

published on : 8th August 2021

India received just 5.45 crore doses of Covaxin till mid-July, reveals Health Ministry

The Union Health Ministry said till July 16, 5.45 crore doses of Covaxin had been available against 36.01 crore doses of Covishield.

published on : 21st July 2021

Covid-19: Nationwide cumulative vaccination coverage exceeds 19 crore

Ten states account for 66.32 per cent of the total doses given so far in the country. They are Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Bihar, MP, Karnataka, Bengal, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.

published on : 21st 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

'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

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