Vaccines: Injecting Hope exhibition in Delhi looks into India's Covid-19 episode

India mounts a travelling exhibition on how the pandemic was tackled and the role vaccines have played down the ages in saving lives

published on : 22nd January 2023

States can procure vax for booster doses: Union Minister

Odisha is among some of the big states and UTs that are facing a complete vaccine stockout.

published on : 9th January 2023

‘Health ministry official’ dupes 6 people of Rs 15 crore over transportation of Covid vaccines

The accused, identified as Umesh Batra, duped more than six people to the tune of Rs 15 crore.

published on : 30th December 2022

Covid scare: Wait for jabs gets longer, fresh stock in Delhi by next week

According to the Health Ministry protocol, states get Covid-19 vaccines from the Union government while private centres obtain supplies directly from manufacturers.

published on : 29th December 2022

Bharat Biotech's intranasal COVID-19 vaccine to cost Rs 800 for private markets

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.

published on : 27th December 2022

Queries for vaccine rise amid growing Covid fears in Telangana

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.

published on : 26th December 2022

AP seeks supply of Covid vax, stocks only for three days

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.

published on : 24th December 2022

'PM Modi really knows how to shrug away responsibility': Congress on deaths due to Covid vaccines

'Thank you Modi ji for quickly traversing the journey from photo on every vaccine certificate to no responsibility,' Congress spokesperson Supriya Shrinate said.

published on : 30th November 2022

Centre alerts states on measles; 40 million kids missed vaccine last year, says WHO

In 2021, officials said there were about 9 million measles infections and 128,000 deaths worldwide.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Shanghai district orders mass covid-19 testing, lockdown

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.

published on : 28th October 2022

Telangana: Immunisation schedule in disarray as PCV vax shortage continues

The vaccine plays a major role in decreasing the child mortality rate by preventing Pneumococcal diseases including pneumonia, brain or blood infection.

published on : 24th October 2022

Cholera vaccine shortage forces move to one-dose strategy: WHO

WHO pointed out that 29 countries had reported cholera cases so far this year, including Haiti, Syria and Malawi.

published on : 19th October 2022

Rabies deaths in Kerala not due to ineffective vaccines, claims Central team

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.

published on : 18th October 2022

12-year-old Kerala girl mauled by stray dog dies in Kottayam medical college 

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.

published on : 5th September 2022

Pfizer CEO tests positive for Covid-19, has mild symptoms

Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla said Monday that he started taking Pfizer’s Paxlovid pill treatment and is isolating while he recovers.

published on : 16th 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

14 states reporting spike in Covid-19 cases asked to be on alert by Centre

In a virtual review meeting, the low level of Covid-19 testing was highlighted as also the drop in RTPCR share. 

published on : 28th June 2022

DBT studying long-term memory of COVID-19 vaccines

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.

published on : 27th June 2022

WHO approves Hyderabad firm to make vaccines for Johnson & Johnson

"This is a great progress for Quad Vaccine and the US India Health partnership," said a US Embassy spokesperson.

published on : 22nd June 2022

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine shots for toddlers under age five

The regulatory body has now approved Moderna shots for school-aged children and teens as well.

published on : 17th June 2022
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