Vaccines

Those who have taken two doses of vaccine should be allowed to go out: Maharashtra deputy CM Ajit Pawar

Pawar said that he was going to discuss this issue with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Jharkhand urges Centre to allot 95 per cent of COVID-19 vaccines through government route

This comes close on heels of the Jharkhand government last month asserting that "artificial" tie-up of 25 per cent vaccination in private hospitals may result in many citizens missing the jabs.

published on : 20th July 2021

Modi govt has clearly failed on COVID-19 vaccination front, says Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan

The former Maharashtra chief minister also accused the Modi government of adopting an 'easy way' of increasing taxes on fuel to cover up the losses.

published on : 18th July 2021

COVID vaccine global inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

Canada has procured more than 10 doses for every resident; Sierra Leone's vaccination rate just cracked 1 per cent on June 20.

published on : 18th July 2021

Thousands protest against vaccination, COVID passes in France

Protestors denounced the government's decision to make vaccines compulsory for all health care workers, and to require a "health pass" proving people are fully vaccinated.

published on : 18th July 2021

Both Covishield and Covaxin cut severity of Delta variant: Study

A study by AIG Hospitals and Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad reported that the requirement of ventilatory support was low among vaccinated people who contracted Delta variant.

published on : 18th July 2021

Karnataka High Court confident Centre will consider request for additional COVID jab supply

According to data submitted by the state government to court, the number of beneficiaries who will be due for their second dose of Covishield is 37,13,805 in July, and 23,74,156 in August.

published on : 17th July 2021

Disastrous to administer COVID-19 vaccines without trials, especially on kids: HC

The court was informed by the Centre that clinical trials for the vaccines for children under 18 years of age are going on and on the verge of completion and that a policy will be formed soon.

published on : 16th July 2021

Clinical trial for Covid vaccines for children on verge of completion: Centre to HC

The PIL filed on behalf of a minor sought directions for immediate vaccination of those in the 12-17 age group on the ground that there were fears a likely 3rd wave of COVID could affect them more.

published on : 16th July 2021

Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

Many, including the World Health Organization, have been critical of the vaccine inequalities in the world as the vast majority of people in lower-income countries are still waiting on a first dose.

published on : 15th July 2021

Vaccines for pregnant women at 35 centres in Mumbai from July 15: BMC

Pregnant women infected with COVID-19, who have been treated with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma, can be vaccinated after 12 weeks of recovery, the civic body said.

published on : 15th July 2021

Rajasthan not getting adequate supply of Covid vaccines: State health minister

Raghu Sharma said that from June 21, the state has been completely dependent on the Centre for the availability of vaccines.

published on : 14th July 2021

Congress alleges shortage of vaccines in states, says third COVID wave may hit India 'very badly'

Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge said the weekly pace of vaccinations has declined to nearly 60 percent.

published on : 14th July 2021

'Jumle hai, vaccine nahi': Rahul Gandhi slams Centre on alleged COVID jabs shortage

He tagged a media report which claimed that Delhi along with many other states was facing a shortage of vaccines but the Centre had denied it.

published on : 14th July 2021

Spectators without masks at Wimbledon: Bombay High Court asks when India would see this day

Wondering when India would see the return of this level of normalcy, the court noted that 'vaccinating everyone' was the key to it.

published on : 13th July 2021
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