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India talking to vaccine cos, to procure 400-500m doses till July: Harsh Vardhan

India talking to vaccine cos, to procure 400-500m doses till July: Harsh Vardhan

🕔20:03, 19.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 19  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday that India is in talks with the vaccine companies for the procurement of 400 to 500 million doses till July next year. Speaking at an event on ‘Shifting

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Vardhan advocates AYUSH remedies, endorses medicinal properties to contain COVID

Vardhan advocates AYUSH remedies, endorses medicinal properties to contain COVID

🕔07:07, 12.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 12  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday defended the Ayurveda-based interventions in prevention and treatment of the COVID-19 disease and hailed its efficacy in boosting immunity. The minister backed the role of Ayurvedic drugs after a

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Aim to cover 25 cr with Covid vaccine by July: Harsh Vardhan

Aim to cover 25 cr with Covid vaccine by July: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:17, 5.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 5  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sunday that the Centre is working on plans to procure 400-500 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, which will be administered to up to 25 crore people by July 2021.

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Health Ministry launches portal for info on vaccine, clinical trials

Health Ministry launches portal for info on vaccine, clinical trials

🕔07:46, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29  : The Union Health Ministry on Monday launched a portal which will provide information related to vaccine development, ongoing clinical trials and progress made in this area locally and globally at regular intervals. While emphasising on

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Herd immunity still far off, don’t get complacent: Health Min

Herd immunity still far off, don’t get complacent: Health Min

🕔07:05, 28.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 28  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday cautioned that the ICMR’s Sero survey report should not create a sense of complacency in people, as the Indian population is not even close to achieving herd immunity. His

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Over 1.26 cr AB-PMJAY beneficiaries got free treatment in 2 yrs

Over 1.26 cr AB-PMJAY beneficiaries got free treatment in 2 yrs

🕔07:24, 23.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 23  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday chaired ‘Aarogya Manthan’ 2.0 to celebrate the second anniversary of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY), which he called a “historic step”. Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya

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Not believing in act of God, Covid vaccine expected in early 2021: Harsh Vardhan

Not believing in act of God, Covid vaccine expected in early 2021: Harsh Vardhan

🕔06:44, 22.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 22  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured the Lok Sabha that the Central government is not just waiting for “act of God” in fight against Covid-19 but also working round-the-clock in the direction to get solution and

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‘Irresponsible behaviour’ behind Covid spike: Harsh Vardhan

‘Irresponsible behaviour’ behind Covid spike: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:04, 21.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 21  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday held “irresponsible behaviour” of people responsible for the surge of Covid-19 cases in the country, and appealed to Lok Sabha MPs to spread awareness regarding the pandemic. In his

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Lockdown prevented up to 29 lakh Covid-19 cases: Vardhan

Lockdown prevented up to 29 lakh Covid-19 cases: Vardhan

🕔19:45, 14.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 14  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday told the Lok Sabha that the nationwide lockdown had helped prevent up to 29 lakh coronavirus cases and 78,000 deaths in the country. “The nationwide lockdown, a bold decision

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SOPs for partial reopening of schools for Classes 9-12 issued

SOPs for partial reopening of schools for Classes 9-12 issued

🕔07:42, 9.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 9  The Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Tuesday issued standard operating procedures (SOPs) for partial resumption of teaching activities in schools for students of Classes 9 to 12, on a voluntary basis, from September 21.

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First pan-India Covid viral genome sequencing complete: Govt

First pan-India Covid viral genome sequencing complete: Govt

🕔10:44, 2.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 2  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, here on Saturday, announced the completion of pan-India 1000 genome sequencing of SARS-CoV-2. The sequence data will soon be released in the Global Initiative on Sharing All Influenza Data (GISAID) for

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Health Minister chairs GoM meeting to review COVID situation

Health Minister chairs GoM meeting to review COVID situation

🕔17:24, 31.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 31  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday chaired the 19th meeting of the Group of Ministers on the COVID-19 situation in the country. The meeting came at a time when India has logged over 16 lakh

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Need culture of ‘computational drug discovery’: Harsh Vardhan

Need culture of ‘computational drug discovery’: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:43, 3.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 3 Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday emphasised on the need to establish a culture of Computational Drug Discovery in the country. “We need to establish the culture of Computational Drug Discovery in our country. In-silico drug

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Harsh Vardhan launches app for blood services

Harsh Vardhan launches app for blood services

🕔07:20, 26.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 26  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday launched the ‘eBloodServices’ mobile app developed by the Indian Red Cross Society (ICRS). The application is developed by the E-Raktkosh team of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC)

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India can win fight against TB before 2025: Harsh Vardhan

India can win fight against TB before 2025: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:50, 24.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 24  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday released the ‘India TB report 2020’ and assured that the country can win the fight against TB even before 2025. In 2017, the Central Government had developed the National

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India doing 3 lakh Covid tests daily, says Harsh Vardhan

India doing 3 lakh Covid tests daily, says Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:27, 19.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 18  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday launched the country’s first mobile Covid testing lab, which has capability of testing for TB and HIV also. This lab has been readied in 8 days and 50 more

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Harsh Vardhan bats for total ban on tobacco, its products

Harsh Vardhan bats for total ban on tobacco, its products

🕔06:56, 1.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 01  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on the World Tobacco Day on Sunday said the battle against tobacco was a personal fight for him and he wanted total ban on it and its products. “The battle against

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Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

Almost 80% of COVID cases in India asymptomatic: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:53, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said almost 80 per cent of the COVID-19 cases in India are asymptomatic or at best with very mild symptoms. In an exclusive interview to IANS, the Health Minister

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Testing 1.3 bn people neither possible nor feasible: Harsh Vardhan

Testing 1.3 bn people neither possible nor feasible: Harsh Vardhan

🕔17:46, 28.May 2020

New Delhi, May 28 Testing 1.3 billion people for COVID-19 is neither possible nor feasible, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said in an exclusive interview with IANS on Thursday. Responding to a question on India’s strategy and the status about testing,

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RT-LAMP kits soon for COVID-19 diagnosis: Harsh Varshan

RT-LAMP kits soon for COVID-19 diagnosis: Harsh Varshan

🕔16:58, 27.May 2020

New Delhi, May 27  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said that the CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, a constituent lab of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is to develop and scale up a new

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