Sri Lanka gets second COVID-19 vaccine donation from China

The vaccine stock that arrived early Wednesday is the second donation from China, following a shipment of 600,000 doses in March.

published on : 26th May 2021

Vaccine shortage: Serum Institute to produce 10 crore doses by August, Bharat Biotech promises 7.8 crore jabs

The sources said the Union Health Ministry and the office of Drugs Controller General of India had sought from both the firms their production plan for June, July, August and September.

published on : 13th May 2021

People under 40-years of age to get Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine alternative in UK 

While the JCVI reiterates that the benefits from the vaccine continue to outweigh the risks, younger age groups are believed at a higher risk from the rare blood clots.

published on : 7th May 2021

Sri Lanka temporarily suspends COVID-19 jabs due to delay in securing vaccines from Serum Institute of India: Minister

Sri Lanka launched its inoculation programme late January when India gifted 500,000 doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Centre places new purchase order with Serum Institute of India for 10 crore doses of Covishield vaccine

The cost of the 10 crore doses would be borne by the health ministry under the budgetary allocation for the purpose.

published on : 16th March 2021