Tag: Covid 19 Vaccine

India's first intranasal Covid vaccine iNNCOVACC launched
India's first intranasal Covid vaccine iNNCOVACC launched

Mandaviya said that over 65 percent of vaccines supplied in the world are from India.

  • Friday, 27 January 2023
One Lakh Covishield vaccine doses reach Odisha   Covishield vaccines reached Odisha today for the up
One Lakh Covishield vaccine doses reach Odisha

As per the Odisha Health & Family Welfare department, the vaccination drive will be undertaken for those who have not received their second or precaution dose.

  • Tuesday, 17 January 2023
Corbevax booster gives maximum protection, reveals Hyd hospital study
Corbevax booster gives maximum protection, reveals Hyd hospital study

Corbevax is an indigenously developed peptide-based vaccine that is different from the viral vector (Covishield) or the inactivated vaccine (Covaxin).

  • Friday, 23 December 2022
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya
Covid Nasal-Vaccine to be available in Indian market soon

Mandaviya said this while responding to queries of some Opposition MPs after his suo moto statement in Rajya Sabha on the latest COVID-19 situation and India's preparedness.

  • Thursday, 22 December 2022
COVID-19 Vaccination
Covid precaution doses: Just 24% of eligible population covered

Eligible populations are the persons who have completed 6 months from the date of administration of the 2nd dose.

  • Sunday, 18 September 2022
Corbevax approved as precaution dose for adults vaccinated with Covaxin, Covishield

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on June 4 approved Corbevax as a precaution dose for those aged 18 and above.

  • Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Corporal Punishment in School
Teacher on one-day deputation to Cuttack school ‘thrashes’ 5 students

The teacher in dock Madhav Roul allegedly beat up five students of Nuagada primary school moments after they returned from toilet.

  • Sunday, 10 July 2022
COVID Vaccine
Covid vaccine prevented over 42 lakh deaths in India: Lancet

Despite the incredible speed of the vaccine roll-out worldwide, more than 3.5 million Covid deaths have been reported

  • Friday, 24 June 2022
COVID-19 Vaccine
Vaccines still protect against new Covid-19 variants: WHO

According to Maria van Kerkhove from the WHO's Health Emergencies Program, BA.4 and BA.5 have been detected in a number of countries. The WHO is still evaluating the severity of the two new variants.

  • Thursday, 05 May 2022
Bharat Biotech's Covaxin
Bharat Biotech Announces Slowing Down Of Covaxin Production

Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech on Friday announced the temporary slowing down of its Covid vaccine Covaxin's production across its manufacturing facilities.

  • Saturday, 02 April 2022
US CDC Recommends Additional Covid-19 Boosters For Vulnerable Groups
US CDC Recommends Additional Covid-19 Boosters For Vulnerable Groups

During the recent Omicron surge, those who were boosted were 21 times less likely to die from Covid-19 compared to those who were unvaccinated, and 7 times less likely to be hospitalised, according to the CDC.

  • Wednesday, 30 March 2022
PM Modi
India's Covid Vaccination Drive Science-Driven, People-Powered: PM Modi

Modi asserted that India's vaccination drive, which is the largest in the world, is science-driven.

  • Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Covid Vaccine
UN Chief Denounces 'Scandalously Unequal' Vaccine Distribution

"This failure is the direct result of policy and budgetary decisions that prioritize the health of people in wealthy countries over the health of people in poor countries," said the secretary-general.

  • Thursday, 10 March 2022
India Covid-19 Cases
India Reports 6,561 New Covid Cases, 142 Deaths

Meanwhile, the weekly positivity rate has come down to 0.99 per cent while daily positivity rate stands at 0.74 per cent.

  • Thursday, 03 March 2022
COVID-19 Vaccine
US FDA Mulls Approving Second Covid Booster Shot: Report

The US has already approved the fourth dose for immunocompromised people, such as those living with HIV or certain transplant recipients. Other countries that have approved the fourth shot include the UK, Chile.

  • Sunday, 20 February 2022