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India sets record of over 2 cr vaccinations in a day

India sets record of over 2 cr vaccinations in a day

🕔10:08, 18.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 18 India on Friday set a new record of administering the highsest number of Covid vaccine doses in a single day. Accordingly, India achieved the milestone of admimistering over 2 crore vaccine doses by the evening on Friday

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Modi to interact with Goans on 100% 1st Covid dose coverage

Modi to interact with Goans on 100% 1st Covid dose coverage

🕔15:38, 15.Sep 2021

Panaji, Sep 15  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 18 will interact via video conference with a cross section of the people from Goa, including health workers, cabinet ministers, bureaucrats and members of the public. He will congratulate them on

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Sputnik’s single-dose vax gets DCGI nod for Phase-III trials in India

Sputnik’s single-dose vax gets DCGI nod for Phase-III trials in India

🕔15:35, 15.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 15  The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has granted permission for the conducting of the Phase III bridging trials of Sputnik Light on the Indian population. The Sputnik Light is a single-dose Covid-19 vaccine of the

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WHO congratulates India for administering 75 cr vaccine doses

WHO congratulates India for administering 75 cr vaccine doses

🕔22:02, 13.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) India’s Covid vaccination coverage under the mass vaccination drive crossed the landmark of 75 crore doses on Monday. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said in a Tweet that India has crossed the mark of administering 75

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UP crosses 8cr Covid vax so far, Lucknow surpasses 1L a day

UP crosses 8cr Covid vax so far, Lucknow surpasses 1L a day

🕔12:07, 7.Sep 2021

Lucknow, Sep 7  Uttar Pradesh administered more than 31.67 lakh doses of the Covid-19 vaccination on Monday and crossed the 8-crore mark. Among the districts, Lucknow topped with 1.03 lakh doses administered on Monday. Sitapur (91,553), Prayagraj (82,907), Bareilly (80,598)

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Intranasal vaccine trials begin in UP’s Kanpur

Intranasal vaccine trials begin in UP’s Kanpur

🕔09:29, 2.Sep 2021

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 2  The phase 2 trials of India’s first intranasal vaccine against Covid, being developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, have commenced at Prakhar hospital in Kanpur. Kanpur

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DCGI finds first mRNA vaccine safe, gives nods for Phase 2/3 trials

DCGI finds first mRNA vaccine safe, gives nods for Phase 2/3 trials

🕔22:06, 27.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 27  The Drug Controller General of India has approved the Phase 2 and 3 clinical trials of India’s first Covid-19 mRNA vaccine. Pune-based pharma major Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd is developing the nation’s first mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine. It

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Pfizer, Moderna raise Covid vaccine prices in EU

Pfizer, Moderna raise Covid vaccine prices in EU

🕔16:07, 2.Aug 2021

London, Aug 2  US drug makers Pfizer and Moderna have increased the prices of their mRNA-based vaccines against Covid-19 for the European market, the media reported. According to the new contracts, a Pfizer shot will now cost 19.50 euros against

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Reliance Foundation Vaccination Mission administers over 10 lakh Covid-19 doses to RIL employees and their family members

Reliance Foundation Vaccination Mission administers over 10 lakh Covid-19 doses to RIL employees and their family members

🕔13:11, 28.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 28  Boosting the nation’s Covid-19 vaccination drive, Reliance Foundation has crossed a milestone over 10 lakh vaccine doses administered across India. The initiative, Mission Vaccine Suraksha, launched in April by Reliance Foundation is a mark of commitment

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India’s Covid vaccination coverage crosses 39-cr

India’s Covid vaccination coverage crosses 39-cr

🕔11:59, 15.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 15  India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the landmark of 39 crore that includes 34,97,058 shots administered across the country in the past 24 hours. Cumulatively, 39,13,40,491 vaccine doses have been administered through 49,41,567 sessions, said

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Liability protection to vaccine makers should be prospective not retrospective

Liability protection to vaccine makers should be prospective not retrospective

🕔12:07, 4.Jun 2021

Chennai, June 4 Even though providing protection against liability claims to the vaccine manufacturers as contemplated by the central government seems unconstitutional, if at all it is given then it should be prospective and not retrospective, said an advocate whose client

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Ocugen gets Covaxin commercialisation rights for Canada too

Ocugen gets Covaxin commercialisation rights for Canada too

🕔20:18, 3.Jun 2021

Hyderabad, June 3  Biopharmaceutical company Ocugen Inc will have exclusive co-development, manufacturing, and commercialisation rights to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin in Canada, in addition to its existing US rights. Ocugen and Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech on Thursday announced that they have entered

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23 cr vax doses provided to states till date: Health Ministry

23 cr vax doses provided to states till date: Health Ministry

🕔17:53, 2.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 2  The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday that more than 23 crore vaccine doses have been provided to the states and Union Territories (UTs) till date, while 1.64 crore doses are still

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More than 23 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs: Govt

More than 23 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs: Govt

🕔17:19, 31.May 2021

New Delhi, May 31 The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday said that more than 23 crore vaccine doses have been provided to the States/UTs and approximately 1.75 crore doses are still available with them to be administered. The

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Remdesivir output jumps 10 times, govt halts central allocation to states

Remdesivir output jumps 10 times, govt halts central allocation to states

🕔18:34, 29.May 2021

New Delhi, May 29  As the production of Remdesivir was ramped up ten times from 33,000 vials per day to 3.5 lakh, the Central government on Saturday decided to discontinue the central allocation of Remdesivir vials to states. Minister of

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4.87-cr vax doses to be available by June-end for states, UTs

4.87-cr vax doses to be available by June-end for states, UTs

🕔17:09, 19.May 2021

New Delhi, May 19  A total of 4,87,55,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be available for direct procurement by states and Union Territories (UTs) by June end. The Union Health Ministry shared the information based on inputs received from vaccine

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Over 20L vaccine doses to reach states/UTs in next 3 days

Over 20L vaccine doses to reach states/UTs in next 3 days

🕔13:39, 29.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 29  Nearly 16.16 crore vaccine doses have been provided to the states and the Union Territories free of cost while additional 20 lakh doses will reach them in next three days, the Union Ministry of Health and

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UP places order for 1 crore Covid vax

UP places order for 1 crore Covid vax

🕔12:40, 26.Apr 2021

Lucknow, April 26 The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has placed an order for one crore Covid-19 vaccine doses for the third phase of the vaccination drive, beginning May 1. In a statement, the chief minister said, “Uttar Pradesh government

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Vaccinating everyone above 18 to cost just 0.36% of GDP: Ind-Ra

Vaccinating everyone above 18 to cost just 0.36% of GDP: Ind-Ra

🕔06:33, 23.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 23  Vaccinating everyone above 18 in the phase III of the inoculation drive will cost only about 0.36 per cent of the GDP, ratings agency India Ratings and Research said. As the second wave of Covid-19 sweeps

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‘Covaxin demonstrates overall interim clinical efficacy of 78%’

‘Covaxin demonstrates overall interim clinical efficacy of 78%’

🕔19:47, 21.Apr 2021

Hyderabad, April 21  Leading vaccine maker Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Wednesday announced interim results from phase 3 clinical trials of Covaxin, which show 78 per cent overall clinical efficacy and 100 per cent

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