Tag: Covid 19 Vaccine

Supreme Court
Centre To SC On Vax Policy: No Judicial Interference Needed, Trust Wisdom Of Executive

In a late night affidavit submitted in the Supreme Court, the Centre defended its Covid vaccination policy, which has been criticised for differential pricing, shortage of doses, and slow rollout.

  • Monday, 10 May 2021
Covid Vaccine
Covid Jabs Won't Raise Immunity In Organ Transplant Patients: Study

Patients, who had organ transplants, remain vulnerable to Covid-19 infections even after a second vaccine dose, finds a study that urges people who are immunocompromised to strictly adhere to wearing masks, and maintain physical distancing, even after vaccination.

  • Monday, 10 May 2021
Covid19 Game Changer? Know All About Sputnik Light Vaccine

Russia recently authorised the use of Sputnik Light - the single-dose version of the COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V. Developers have claimed that the revolutionary one-shot vaccine has 80% efficacy - higher than many two-shot vaccines. While Russia has assured to provide 25 crore Sputnik Light vaccine doses to India, NITI Aayog member VK Paul said that they will examine the claim regarding single-dose Sputnik Light Covid Vaccine, and after that decide on its use.

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  • Sunday, 09 May 2021
Drive-In Vaccination In Bhubaneswar Shopping Mall Begins For Above 45-year-olds

In a bid to ramp up vaccination, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) began its Drive-In Vaccination on Saturday.

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  • Saturday, 08 May 2021
BIG NEWS: #Covid19 Vaccine Production In Odisha Likely By June 2022

With country’s top scientists warning of a possible third wave of the pandemic, the Odisha government on Thursday announced that the construction of a vaccine production unit in the State has already begun. The government has set June 2022 as the target to begin production of vaccine.

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  • Friday, 07 May 2021
Over 94 Lakh COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Still Available With States: Centre

New Delhi: More than 94.47 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs which will receive over 36 lakh fresh doses in the next three days,…

  • Wednesday, 05 May 2021
US Defends Restrictions On Export Of COVID-19 Vaccine Raw Materials Amid India's Request To Lift Ban
Over 48L Vaccine Doses To States In The Next 3 Days: Centre

New Delhi: The Centre on Tuesday announced it will provide more than 48 lakh Covid-19 vaccine doses to the states and Union Territories within the next three days. Contrary to…

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Total Number Of COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Given In India Crosses 15.89 Crore

New Delhi: The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 15.89 crore with 17,08,390 doses being given on May 3, the Union health ministry said…

  • Tuesday, 04 May 2021
Powerful Indians Making Aggressive Calls For Vaccines: Poonawalla
Indian Govt, Poonawalla Refute Reports About No Vaccine Orders

New Delhi: Debunking news reports that India has not placed fresh orders for Covid vaccines with the Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat BioTech since March, the Union government…

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
Momentum Of Economic Reforms Will Continue: FM Sitharaman
FM Sitharaman Calls For Sharing Of Technologies On COVID Vaccines, Says No Space For Vaccine Nationalism

New Delhi: Stressing that there cannot be any vaccine nationalism, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday urged nations to share technologies on COVID vaccines amid the pandemic. She also pitched…

  • Monday, 03 May 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Race: Here's Details Of The Available Options
Prior Covid Infection May Help Vaccine Fight New Variants

London: A single dose of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines against Covid may boost immunity against the coronavirus variants, only in people who were previously infected with the deadly virus, a study has…

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
Centre To Provide 56L Vax Doses To States, UTs In Next 3 Days

New Delhi: With its aim to vaccinate maximum number of people to curb Covid-19 menace, the Centre has decided to provide more than 56 lakh vaccine doses to the States…

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
First Consignment Of Sputnik Arrives In India
First Consignment Of Sputnik Arrives In India

Hyderabad: The first batch of Russian vaccine for Covid-19, Sputnik V, arrived in Hyderabad on Saturday. A special cargo flight carrying the first consignment landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.…

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Utilise Centre-Supplied Vaccines For Prioritised Beneficiaries: Odisha Govt To Collectors
Odisha Faces Vaccine Shortage; Fails To Give 2nd Dose To 45 Plus Age Group

Bhubaneswar: Odisha is facing acute shortage of Covishield vaccines forcing people to wait for second dose of the jab for a week time, official sources said Thursday. Against the requirement…

  • Friday, 30 April 2021
Serum Institute Cuts Vaccine Price For States To Rs 300/Dose
Serum Institute Cuts Vaccine Price For States To Rs 300/Dose

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday announced a cut in price of the jab…

  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021