Vaccine

‘TN has sought Covishield vax from Centre’: Ma Subramanian

It may be noted that the booster dose was administered for free at government healthcare institutions in the State until September 30. 

published on : 7th October 2022

Uttar Pradesh: At least 50 children taken ill after DPT vaccination in Aligarh

The Chief Medical Officer did not respond to allegations that the children were "forcibly vaccinated without informing their parents".

published on : 1st October 2022

Vaccines saved hospitalised patients, prevented deaths: ICMR study

The Covid vaccines protected hospitalised patients and prevented deaths, according to the latest findings of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) study based on hospital records.

published on : 1st October 2022

Karnataka clocks 12 crore Covid vaccine doses

Covid Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) chairman Dr M K Sudarshan said that since the number of Covid cases has reduced, people are generally taking it easy and not taking the vaccine.

published on : 30th September 2022

Call for anti-rabies shots for everyone in Kerala

An increase in the chances of getting rabies infection has prompted health experts to recommend all to take anti-rabies vaccine before the animal attack.

published on : 28th September 2022

Delhi govt starts vaccination drive to curb spread of lumpy skin disease

A total of 275 animals have recovered from the infection in Delhi so far, and the number of active cases stands at 296.

published on : 27th September 2022

Covid-19: Vax eloquent

Scrapping the mask mandate, to be synchronous with the push for improved coverage of precaution doses has left health experts in a dispute. 

published on : 26th September 2022

‘Vax paucity led to Monkeypox surge’: Researchers from ICMI

“The disease has not affected the elderly but those who were born after routine immunisation for smallpox  was stopped in the country,” he said. 

published on : 21st September 2022

Activists seek more government shelters for strays to tackle dog bites in Kerala

To discuss the possibilities of a stray dog-free Kerala, a group of activists convened a meeting in the wake of rising cases of dog bites in the state.

published on : 18th September 2022

'India's vaccine growth story' book review: Far from being a dry collection of facts and figures

Although the subject of the book is academic in nature, it is far from being a dry collection of facts and figures.

published on : 18th September 2022

Ensure free treatment to dog-bite victims: Kerala HC

The court directed the government to ensure that the hospitals concerned get an adequate stock of medicines required for such treatment.

published on : 17th September 2022

2 lakh anti-rabies vaccine doses administered till April: Chinchurani

It has assigned 78 veterinary doctors for the vaccination drive which will start on September 20.

published on : 16th September 2022

Amid lumpy skin disease spread, Maharashtra to vaccinate cattle for free

Animal Husbandry also said that Rs 1 crore should be made available from the District Planning Committee for the procurement of vaccines and medicines useful in curbing the ailment.

published on : 13th September 2022

Kerala to go for rabies jabs, seek SC nod to kill rabid dogs

Local Self-Government Minister M B Rajesh said a month-long drive to vaccinate the strays will begin from September 20.

published on : 13th September 2022

Drug regulator's nod sought for third phase study of intranasal Covid vaccine in 5-18 age group

On September 6, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) had approved its intranasal Covid vaccine iNCOVACC for restricted emergency use in those aged above 18 years.

published on : 11th September 2022

North Korea to begin Covid jabbing in November

It is the first time the isolated regime officially announced its plans for vaccination since the start of the pandemic.

published on : 10th September 2022

More than 1,000 dogs around Kuno National Park given anti-rabies shots before arrival of cheetahs from Africa

Eight cheetahs - five males and three females - are expected to reach KNP from Namibia on August 17.

published on : 9th September 2022

Recheck quality of anti-rabies vaccine: Kerala

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, the Central Drugs Laboratory is entrusted with the task of ensuring the quality of the anti-rabies vaccines and issuance of certificates. 

published on : 7th September 2022

India's first intranasal vaccine for Covid gets DCGI approval

Announcing the achievements, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya termed it a 'big boost to India's fight against Covid-19.

published on : 6th September 2022

Rabies vaccination lacks teeth, stray dog menace bites Kerala

Govt found wanting; Supreme Court to hear PIL on growing stray dog attacks and rabies deaths on Friday

published on : 6th September 2022
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