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Sudden surge in Covid cases in Russia delays Sputnik’s commercial rollout in India

A sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in Russia has delayed large-scale commercial rollout of Sputnik V vaccine in India. There has been a delay of...

188 crore Covid vaccine doses required to inoculate 18-plus population: Govt

The projected 18-plus population in the country is 94 crore and therefore, the total requirement of COVID-19 vaccine doses for the beneficiaries in this age...

Won’t accept EU vaccine certificates unless it considers Covishield, Covaxin for Green Passport, says India

As the European Union relaxes travel restrictions under its ‘Green Passport‘ scheme, India has requested the members of the 27-nation grouping to individually consider allowing...

jair bolsonaro: Bolsonaro in a bind over suspected graft in India vaccine deal

There was something fishy about the invoice: why was a company in Singapore billing Brazil $45 million for an Indian Covid-19 vaccine that hadn’t been...

News Live Updates: Bharat Biotech has submitted Covaxin’s Phase III trial data to DCGI, says Government sources

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is one of the three vaccines which are currently being used in India. The phase III data of its vaccine have been...

Bharat Biotech shares elaborate data of all research studies of Covaxin

India’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer- Bharat Biotech on Saturday shared comprehensive data of all research studies of Covaxin. As per the company release, the...

Ex-ICMR DG clears the air on Covaxin’s phase-3 trial data and delay in WHO approval

Dr NK Ganguly, Scientist & Former DG, ICMR throws light on why the US Food and Drug Administration denied Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) to Bharat...

Assam faces Covaxin shortage, expects 1.5 lakh doses to arrive in few days

With Assam facing shortage of Covaxin supplies, the state is expecting to get 1.5 lakh vaccines in the next couple of days. Owing to shortage...

What pharma PSUs and government vaccine makers can and cannot do in the uphill battle against Covid-19

Eight kilometres from Bulandshahr, on Sher Shah Suri’s Old Grand Trunk Road, lies Chola, a dusty village with over 2,700 inhabitants. Much like in any...

Covaxin puzzle: 6 crore shots ready, 2 crore given. Where are the rest?

(This story originally appeared in on May 28, 2021) The mismatch between reported production numbers of Covid vaccines in India and the level of daily...

Jaishankar meets UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres; discusses vaccine solutions to combat COVID-19

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday held a comprehensive in-person meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and discussed the challenges posed by the...

Government steps in to expedite WHO approval for Covaxin

(This story originally appeared in on May 23, 2021) NEW DELHI: India’s Covaxin may have proven and adequate efficacy but its lack of endorsement from...

Centre indulging in politics over supply of vaccines: Jharkhand health minister | India News

RANCHI: Battling severe vaccine shortage, the Jharkhand government hit out at the Centre and alleged that it was “indulging in politics” by not providing the...

Finance Ministry: Budget heading for vaccination expenditure does not inhibit Centre from using funds: Finance ministry

The finance ministry on Monday said provisioning Rs 35,000 crore-expenditure for vaccines in the Union Budget for FY22 under the title ‘Transfers to States’ does...

India’s struggle to track new Covid variants could worsen crisis | India News

NEW DELHI: The good news is that the vaccines work against a new virus strain circulating in India that’s spread to several other countries. The...

5 vaccine fixes India must find to prepare itself for next Covid wave

The policy decision to include the 18-44 age group for Covid-19 vaccinations has resulted in a nearly three-fold increase in the target population (from 330...

Apply the law to accelerate Covaxin output: Legal experts say sufficient legal provisions to ask several private companies to make the vaccine

Of the many ways India can ramp up vaccine production, widely sharing output responsibilities of Covaxin can be one of the most effective. Legal experts...

View: Express vaccination is our saviour

India is reeling under the second wave of the pandemic. On April 25, 2021, we reported over 3.5 lakh cases of fresh infections from the...

india covid vaccination: Mass vaccination, India’s COVID-19 escape route, poses a giant challenge

India is the world’s leading producer of vaccines, but over the past week it has also been the global leader in COVID-19 deaths, and it...

Inoculation 3.0: South waiting for supply timeline from vaccine makers before committing to launch date

Five major southern states will be able to kick-off the vaccination campaign for people in the 18-44 year age group only after a week or...

Over 1.2 crore register as vaccine drive opens for 18+, but you can’t schedule a jab yet | India News

NEW DELHI: An enthusiastic response greeted the opening of online registrations for Covid-19 vaccination for those above 18 on Wednesday with the Co-Win platform recording...

Vaccination drive for all above 18 years may get delayed as states yet to get a clarity on delivery

Registration for vaccinations for all above the age of 18 may have started on Wednesday but there seems to be a slip between the cup...

What India must do to avert the next massive Covid wave

Even as we battle the massive wave of Covid-19 infections, it is important to take steps to avert the next such wave. For unless we...

Covaxin found to neutralise 617 variant of Covid-19: Dr Fauci | India News

WASHINGTON: Covaxin, India’s home-grown Covid-19 vaccine, has been found to neutralise the 617 variant of the deadly virus, White House chief medical adviser and America’s...

Covid-19: States unsure of vaccination Phase 3 | India News

NEW DELHI: It’s just two more days to India’s third phase of vaccination to begin – which will see those between 18 and 45 years...