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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 202.17Cr

India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 202.17Cr

🕔17:41, 25.Jul 2022

Over 3.85Cr 1st dose vaccines administered for age group 12-14 years India’s Active caseload currently stands at1,50,877 16,866 new cases reported in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate currently stands at 98.46% Weekly Positivity Rate is presently at 4.49% New

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Serum Institute’s Covovax approved for kids aged 7 to 11 years

Serum Institute’s Covovax approved for kids aged 7 to 11 years

🕔06:44, 29.Jun 2022

India’s apex drugs regulator, the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI), on Tuesday approved Pune-based Serum Institute’s Covid vaccine Covovax for children aged 7 to 11 years, as per a source. New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India’s apex drugs regulator, the

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India has ‘strong protective shield’ of Covid vaccination: Mandaviya

India has ‘strong protective shield’ of Covid vaccination: Mandaviya

🕔07:30, 13.Jun 2022

India now has strong protective shield of over 195 crore vaccine doses, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya as the cumulative vaccination tally crossed this figure on Sunday. New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) India now has strong protective shield of over

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UP inches closer to milestone of 33 crore vax doses

UP inches closer to milestone of 33 crore vax doses

🕔17:26, 5.Jun 2022

Uttar Pradesh will soon cross the milestone of administering 33 crore total vaccine doses. Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will soon cross the milestone of administering 33 crore total vaccine doses. This will be another milestone as Uttar Pradesh continues

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Covid: Vaccinating all eligible children is priority, says PM Modi

Covid: Vaccinating all eligible children is priority, says PM Modi

🕔17:02, 27.Apr 2022

Amid rising Covid cases in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said vaccinating all eligible children is the government’s priority and stressed on the need to promote Covid-appropriate behaviour. New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Amid rising Covid cases in

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Omicron 10x better at escaping Covid vax, immunity than Delta: Study

Omicron 10x better at escaping Covid vax, immunity than Delta: Study

🕔20:05, 17.Feb 2022

Although Omicron is touted as mild compared to previous variants, it is widely known to be more contagious than previous Covid strains. Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Although Omicron is touted as mild compared to previous variants, it is widely known to

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England to roll out Covid vax for kids aged 5 to 11 in April

England to roll out Covid vax for kids aged 5 to 11 in April

🕔16:53, 17.Feb 2022

London, Feb 17 (IANS) After several delays, health regulators in England have approved a low-dose Covid vaccine for children aged between five and 11 in April. According to scientists on the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the move would

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Over 70% eligible teens get 1st dose of Covid vaccine

Over 70% eligible teens get 1st dose of Covid vaccine

🕔07:29, 14.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Over 70 per cent of the adolescents between the 15 to 18 age bracket have received their first dose of Covid vaccine. As per the government’s CoWIN portal, a total of 6,69,85,609 youngsters of this age

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75% adult population in India fully vaccinated

75% adult population in India fully vaccinated

🕔14:02, 30.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) India achieved another milestone in its fight against Covid-19 on Sunday as it administered more than 75 per cent of the adult population with both doses of vaccines, said Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya. “With the

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Over 60% in 15-18 age group administered first vaccine shot

Over 60% in 15-18 age group administered first vaccine shot

🕔07:27, 29.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Over 60 per cent teenagers in the 15 to 18 age group have received the first dose of Covid vaccine since the beginning of the drive for this age bracket on January 3. “Young India Showing

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Unicef delivers over 100mn Covid vaccines to B’desh

Unicef delivers over 100mn Covid vaccines to B’desh

🕔16:05, 29.Dec 2021

Dhaka, Dec 29 (IANS) The Unicef said on Wednesday that it has delivered over 100 million Covid-19 vaccines to Bangladesh since June this year. “The arrival today of 20.46 million doses of vaccines from China means that since June 2021, Unicef

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UP crosses 10 cr mark in 1st dose vaccination

UP crosses 10 cr mark in 1st dose vaccination

🕔12:20, 11.Nov 2021

Lucknow, Nov 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 10-crore mark in administering the first dose of vaccines against Covid-19. The state, according to a government spokesman, has already administered over 13.53 billion vaccine doses. Nearly 68 per cent of the

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Bengal to launch house-to-house campaign for vaccination

Bengal to launch house-to-house campaign for vaccination

🕔08:23, 11.Nov 2021

Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) In an effort to make vaccination a social event and reach out to the remotest part of the state, the West Bengal Health Department has decided to launch a house-to-house campaign to identify the beneficiaries who are

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Six months after second dose ideal time for booster: Bharat Biotech CMD

Six months after second dose ideal time for booster: Bharat Biotech CMD

🕔08:22, 11.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Hyderabad-based pharma major Bharat Biotech founder and Managing Director Dr Krishna Ella on Wednesday said that an ideal time for booster dose of a coronavirus vaccine would be six months after receiving the second dose. However,

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India’s Covid vax campaign, teeming festivities lend renewed optimism to economic recovery: FinMin

India’s Covid vax campaign, teeming festivities lend renewed optimism to economic recovery: FinMin

🕔13:29, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) As the post pandemic economic activity in the country picks up pace, the Finance Ministry has said that India is well-placed on the path to swift recovery with growth impulses visibly transmitted to all sectors of

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Two of eight WHO approved emergency use vaccines from India: Mandaviya

Two of eight WHO approved emergency use vaccines from India: Mandaviya

🕔07:51, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said out of eight World Health Organisation-approved vaccines against Covid-19 in Emergency Use Listing (EUL), two vaccines – Covaxin and Covishield – are from India. He also said that

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96 nations agree to mutually recognise vaccination certificates with India

96 nations agree to mutually recognise vaccination certificates with India

🕔19:23, 9.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A total of 96 nations across the globe have agreed to mutual recognition of vaccination certificates with India. The persons travelling to and from these nations are being provided certain relaxations. “Reflecting worldwide recognition of India’s

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Centre finalises Zydus Cadila vax price, places order for 1 cr jabs

Centre finalises Zydus Cadila vax price, places order for 1 cr jabs

🕔07:08, 9.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Centre has finalised the pricing for ZyCoV-D Covid vaccine with manufacturer Zydus Cadilla, at Rs 265 per dose and the needle-free applicator will cost Rs 93 per dose excluding GST. It has also placed an

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UP to escalate vaccination pace, to jab over 25 lakh/day

UP to escalate vaccination pace, to jab over 25 lakh/day

🕔07:04, 8.Nov 2021

Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the officials to escalate the pace of the Covid vaccination programme, with a focus on the second dose, across the state. The chief minister has issued directions to expedite

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Over 15 cr vaccine doses still available with states: Health Ministry

Over 15 cr vaccine doses still available with states: Health Ministry

🕔17:14, 5.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) More than 15.54 crore balance and unutilized Covid-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, said Union Health Ministry on Friday. The exact number of unutilized Covid vaccine doses available

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