covid vaccine

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

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

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

Health dept urges people to take Covid booster before Sept 30

Director of Family Welfare and nodal officer of Covid vaccination Dr Bijay Panigrahy said only 25 per cent of the targeted beneficiaries have received the precaution dose in the last 45 days.

published on : 4th September 2022

Unvaccinated Djokovic out of US Open; can't travel to States 

Djokovic announced his withdrawal from the year’s last Grand Slam tournament on Twitter on Thursday, hours before the draw for the event was revealed.

published on : 25th August 2022

Bharat Biotech completes trials for India’s first intranasal Covid vaccine, says it's safe, immunogenic

“BBV154 has proven to be safe, well-tolerated and immunogenic in subjects in controlled clinical trials," the pharma company said in a statement.

published on : 15th August 2022

Ma Subramanian launches Corbevax booster dose drive in TN

Health Minister Ma Subramanian launched a drive to administer Corbevax booster doses to recipients aged 18 years and above in Tamil Nadu on Friday.

published on : 13th August 2022

Govt urges people to take Covid booster shot

Dr Sudhakar warns hospitals against denying treatment to Covid patients

published on : 12th August 2022

Biological E’s Corbevax approved as precaution dose for adults vaccinated with Covaxin, Covishield

This is the first time a booster dose different from the one used for primary vaccination against Covid has been allowed in India.

published on : 10th August 2022

Telangana state asks Centre for 50 lakh more Covid vaccine doses

Meanwhile, about 11 per cent of the eligible population in Telangana has been administered the third precautionary dose.

published on : 10th August 2022

Short supply of covid vaccines hits booster coverage in Odisha 

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.

published on : 8th August 2022

Govt panel recommends Corbevax as booster for adults vaccinated with Covishield, Covaxin

India's first indigenously developed RBD protein subunit vaccine Corbevax is currently being used to inoculate children in the age group of 12 to 14 years.

published on : 2nd August 2022

30 school children vaccinated with just one syringe in Madhya Pradesh, probe ordered

The vaccinator blames health department officials for the direction and goes missing after the parents of the children create a ruckus. FIR has been registered by the health department against him.

published on : 28th July 2022

Administering Covid vaccines in hospital liable to GST: Andhra Pradesh advance ruling authority

The AAR held that inpatient services are covered under the healthcare services extended by the clinical establishments, which are exempt under GST.

published on : 26th July 2022

BE to invest Rs 1.8k crore in Hyderabad, boost vax capacity

The new investment will enhance the capacity by five billion doses, increasing the cumulative capacity to about 14 billion doses per year, the company said.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Odisha government seeks 1.9 crore COVID vaccine for free booster dose drive

Existing Covaxin doses of 1.5 lakh will last more than a fortnight; Covishield stock of 7.5 lakh will finish by Wednesday

published on : 19th July 2022

India crosses 200 crore Covid jabs in 18 months

In a series of tweets, elated Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “India creates history again! Congrats to all Indians on crossing the special figure of 200 crore vaccine doses.

published on : 18th July 2022

11 crore-plus COVID vaccine doses administered in Karnataka

According to the health ministry data, 98 per cent of the adult population has received at least one dose, while 90 per cent has been fully vaccinated.

published on : 18th July 2022

India achieves milestone of administering 200-crore Covid-19 vaccines

According to the health ministry data, 98 per cent of the adult population has received at least one dose while 90 per cent have been fully vaccinated.

published on : 17th July 2022
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