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UP tops with 25 cr Covid vax doses

UP tops with 25 cr Covid vax doses

🕔11:44, 25.Jan 2022

Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has become the first state in India to have administered more than 25 crore doses of Covid vaccines. Nearly 25.05 crore out of total 162.7 crore doses administered in the country are from the state.

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Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday

Taking Stock: Health Minister to interact with 9 states, UTs over Covid on Tuesday

🕔07:16, 25.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya will hold a virtual meeting with nine states and United Territories on Tuesday to take stock of the prevailing Covid situation. A source said that Mandaviya will interact with the health

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India records 3.33 lakh fresh Covid cases, 525 deaths

India records 3.33 lakh fresh Covid cases, 525 deaths

🕔12:41, 23.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India reported 3,33,533 fresh Covid cases and 525 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday. With the addition of new deaths, the toll has reached 4,89,409.

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UP crosses 24 crore vaccination-mark

UP crosses 24 crore vaccination-mark

🕔11:36, 21.Jan 2022

Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has crossed the 24-crore vaccination-mark with 24.27 crore doses having been administered till Thursday (January 20). The health officials said more than four crore doses have been administered in the 20 days of this year.

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Sputnik V shows strong protection against Omicron: Joint Italian-Russian study

Sputnik V shows strong protection against Omicron: Joint Italian-Russian study

🕔07:20, 21.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Sputnik V vaccine has demonstrated strong protection against Omicron variant, with over 2 times higher virus neutralising activity compared to the Pfizer vaccinea, ccording to a study conducted by the Spallanzani Institute in Italy in

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Covid booster dose provides good antibody protection against Omicron: Lancet

Covid booster dose provides good antibody protection against Omicron: Lancet

🕔17:03, 20.Jan 2022

London, Jan 20 (IANS) A third ‘booster’ dose of Covid-19 vaccine successfully raises antibody levels that neutralise the Omicron variant, according to laboratory findings. Published as a research letter in The Lancet, researchers including from the Francis Crick Institute and UCLH

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Over 50% in 15-18 age group vaccinated with 1st dose: Govt

Over 50% in 15-18 age group vaccinated with 1st dose: Govt

🕔07:16, 19.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Over 50 per cent teenagers in the 15-18 age group have been vaccinated with the first dose of vaccine. Since the beginning of inoculation drive for this age bracket, a total of 3,71,13,119 teens have received

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Ensure only Covaxin is given to 15-18 group: Bharat Biotech

Ensure only Covaxin is given to 15-18 group: Bharat Biotech

🕔07:12, 19.Jan 2022

Hyderabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Bharat Biotech has urged healthcare workers to ensure that only Covaxin is administered to individuals in the 15-18 years age group. The Hyderabad-based vaccine maker on Tuesday said that it “received several additional reports of individuals in

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India may begin giving vaccine jabs to 12-14 yrs group from March

India may begin giving vaccine jabs to 12-14 yrs group from March

🕔07:12, 18.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Covid vaccine inoculation drive for children in age bracket for 12 to 14 years may begin from March this year, sources said on Monday. As per the Health Ministry report, over 45 per cent of

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Nearly 3 cr Covid vaccines administered in Delhi: Jain

Nearly 3 cr Covid vaccines administered in Delhi: Jain

🕔17:20, 17.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Informing that the vaccination process in Delhi is running smoothly, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Monday said that so far, 2 crore 85 lakh vaccine doses have been administered in Delhi. “Out of all eligible

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Vaccines need to be updated to combat Covid variants: Experts

Vaccines need to be updated to combat Covid variants: Experts

🕔06:41, 15.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Although current Covid vaccines provide a high level of protection against severe disease and death caused by variants of concern (VOC), health experts believe that new vaccines that can prevent infection and transmission are needed. All

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CISF organised Covid Vaccine Booster Dose Special drive Camp

CISF organised Covid Vaccine Booster Dose Special drive Camp

🕔22:02, 12.Jan 2022

New Delhi 12.01.2022 :  CISF warriors have being dealing with the  Covid-19 menace, particularly  at DMRC, Delhi and Airports as front liners in-spite of the highest vulnerability  due to exposure and contacts with the passengers. CISF personnel working at DMRC

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Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO

Booster doses of current vaccines may not be enough: WHO

🕔10:51, 12.Jan 2022

Geneva, Jan 12 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that current Covid-19 vaccines may need to be updated if they are to provide continued protection against emerging variants, including Omicron. WHO’s Technical Advisory Group on Covid-19 Vaccine Composition (TAG-CO-VAC),

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Accelerate vaccination drive for adolescents: PM tells officials

Accelerate vaccination drive for adolescents: PM tells officials

🕔07:03, 10.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday instructed officials to accelerate the vaccination drive for adolescents in “mission mode” during a high-level meeting to assess the Covid-19 pandemic situation in the country. During the meeting, he also

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Covaxin booster dose trial shows ‘long-term safety’: Bharat Biotech

Covaxin booster dose trial shows ‘long-term safety’: Bharat Biotech

🕔21:07, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Hyderabad-based vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech said on Saturday that its trials for Covaxin booster dose have shown ‘long-term safety with no serious adverse events’. Bharat Biotech said that 90 per cent of the recipients of the

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PM greets citizens on 150 crore vaccination ‘milestone’

PM greets citizens on 150 crore vaccination ‘milestone’

🕔07:27, 8.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated citizens on crossing the “milestone” of over 150 crore Covid-19 vaccinations across the country. He said that India is “grateful” to all those who have been working to make

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Over 1 cr teens between 15-18 yrs receive 1st vaccine dose

Over 1 cr teens between 15-18 yrs receive 1st vaccine dose

🕔16:26, 5.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) With the vaccination drive for adolescents entering its third day, as per the Co-WIN portal 1,06,27,277 children in the 15 to 18 years’ age group have been vaccinated with the first Covid-19 vaccine dose so far.

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DGCI approves for phase III trial of Bharat Biotech intranasal vaccine as booster

DGCI approves for phase III trial of Bharat Biotech intranasal vaccine as booster

🕔13:15, 5.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The Subject Experts Committee (SEC) of the Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) on Wednesday granted “in principle” approval to Bharat Biotech to conduct “Phase III superiority study and Phase III booster dose study” trials for

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Over 40 lakhs vaccinated on Day 1 of teen inoculation drive

Over 40 lakhs vaccinated on Day 1 of teen inoculation drive

🕔06:34, 4.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Over 40 lakh teenagers in the 15-18 age group received their first dose of Covid vaccine on the first day of vaccination drive for the said age group. As per the CoWIN portal, 40,02,782 teens were

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Omicron: Existing vax not effective, boosters may help, say experts

Omicron: Existing vax not effective, boosters may help, say experts

🕔16:01, 3.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Existing vaccines are not as effective against Omicron as they were against the original virus, and thus boosters may help enhance immunity, health experts said here. The Omicron variant, being highly transmissible, has the potential to

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