Biden’s booster shot plan drew immediate outrage that forced US and other well-off nations to refrain from going ahead until poorer countries could provide at least one dose to their most vulnerable.
Last month the Serum Institute of India supplied 19 crore doses and this month one crore more will be delivered.
In November, the WHO indicated 65 of its staffers had tested positive for COVID-19 at the time, confirming information in an internal e-mail.
It is likely that the entire process will go up to January as those taking their jabs in October and November would be due in January.
Serum Institute to ramp up production of Covishield to 200mn doses a month
Karnataka was ahead of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, which stood in the second and third places, respectively.
From October 4, the current traffic light system of red, amber and green countries based on levels of COVID-19 risk will be scrapped and replaced with one red list only.
Vaccinating eligible people in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Punjab with at least one dose government's priority: Sources
The target of a landmark 100 crore COVID vaccination doses is likely to be completed by the second week of October, Union Health Ministry sources said.
In a major boost to Telangana’s efforts to vaccinate the adult population completely by this month end, the State health officials administered a whopping 4.70 lakh doses in a single day.
The idea of setting up a mega vaccination site was for people to walk in and get free vaccination. BBMP is providing both Covishield and Covaxin at the site.
Around 12,700 government sites, 300 private sites and 14,666 sessions have been planned for the drive.
A link between changes in the menstrual cycle and COVID-19 vaccination is plausible, and should be investigated.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya calls for major push to COVID vaccine drive on PM's birthday
The BJP has asked its units across the country to help get a large number of people vaccinated on the occasion of prime minister's birthday.
The 38-year-old artist took to Twitter on Wednesday and said that she had been invited to the White House after she posted controversial tweets earlier this week about vaccine side effects.
With about 300,000 workers still not vaccinated, some hospitals fear staff shortages will add to their strain.