India mounts a travelling exhibition on how the pandemic was tackled and the role vaccines have played down the ages in saving lives
Odisha is among some of the big states and UTs that are facing a complete vaccine stockout.
The accused, identified as Umesh Batra, duped more than six people to the tune of Rs 15 crore.
According to the Health Ministry protocol, states get Covid-19 vaccines from the Union government while private centres obtain supplies directly from manufacturers.
iNCOVACC is the world's first intranasal vaccine for covid to receive approval for the primary two-dose schedule, and as a heterologous booster dose.
According to the daily Covid bulletin issued by the Director of Public Health and Family Welfare, 84,250 doses of Covishield and 8,73,240 doses of Covaxin are available.
Stating that Andhra Pradesh has been on the forefront in vaccinating eligible beneficiaries, the health minister stressed the need for fresh stock to vaccinate people against the SARS-Cov 2 virus.
'Thank you Modi ji for quickly traversing the journey from photo on every vaccine certificate to no responsibility,' Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate said.
In 2021, officials said there were about 9 million measles infections and 128,000 deaths worldwide.
Strict measures have been imposed across the country, from Shanghai in the east to Tibet far to the west, where anti-lockdown protests have also been reported.
The vaccine plays a major role in decreasing the child mortality rate by preventing Pneumococcal diseases including pneumonia, brain or blood infection.
WHO pointed out that 29 countries had reported cholera cases so far this year, including Haiti, Syria and Malawi.
The report stated that the majority of deaths were preventable and could be attributed due to low awareness in the general community about do's and don'ts in the event of animal bites.
Health Minister Veena George recently informed the State Assembly that a total of 20 people have died due to rabies infection in Kerala so far this year.
Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla said Monday that he started taking Pfizer’s Paxlovid pill treatment and is isolating while he recovers.
The Health department officials admitted that the shortage of vaccines has hit the precaution dose drive in rural parts of the State after the free dose for the 18-59 years age group.
In a virtual review meeting, the low level of Covid-19 testing was highlighted as also the drop in RTPCR share.
The study is aimed at ascertaining the long-tern impact of the vaccines and will help modulate the schedule of doses, a senior official said on Monday.
"This is a great progress for Quad Vaccine and the US India Health partnership," said a US Embassy spokesperson.
The regulatory body has now approved Moderna shots for school-aged children and teens as well.