Tag: covishield

Over 1.91 lakh people vaccinated on Day 1; no case of post-vaccination hospitalisation reported: Health Ministry

India began its nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 and as many as 1,91,181 people were vaccinated on Day 1, Union Health Ministry said. A total...

India’s jumbo-sized vaccine rollout in numbers

New Delhi: India began one of the world’s biggest coronavirus vaccination programmes on Saturday, hoping to end a pandemic that has killed 150,000 people in...

Pregnant, lactating women should not be administered COVID-19 vaccine at this time: Health ministry

New Delhi: Interchangeability of COVID-19 vaccines is not permitted and pregnant and lactating women should not be administered the shots as they have not been...

Vaccines: All vaccines procured in first tranche allocated to states, UT in proportion to health workers database: Health Ministry

New Delhi: The full initial procurement of 1.65 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccines has been allocated to all states and UTs in proportion to their...

Experts question govt vaccine purchase price, say it’s higher | India News

MUMBAI: As the Covid-19 vaccine completes its journey from laboratory to hospital, its pricing is being questioned. Public health activists and industry experts to whom...

WHO asks Serum Institute of India for Covishield trial data to begin global supply

MUMBAI: The World Health Organisation has asked Serum Institute of India to submit its data from clinical trials of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine conducted in India...

Covid-19: An FAQ factsheet for Covishield vaccine by Serum Institute

Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has issued...

First Covishield vaccines consignment leaves Serum Institute’s facility

PUNE: A decisive phase in India’s fight against coronavirus began in the wee hours on Tuesday as the first consignment of Covishield vaccines left Serum...

Serum’s vaccine despatch delayed another 48 hours | India News

PUNE: The massive airlift of the Covishield vaccine doses from here has been delayed by another 48 hours. It is now likely to happen only...

All Indian vaccines being developed for storage at 2-8 degree Celsius: DBT Secy

NEW DELHI: All Indian vaccines being developed against the coronavirus will have to be stored at 2-8 degrees Celsius as the logistics have been worked...

Global leaders hail India’s scientific innovation, decisive action to combat COVID-19

NEW YORK: Global leaders have lauded India’s leadership in scientific innovation and decisive action to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, as the country gets set to...

Covid-19: Oxford vaccine may get nod in a few days | India News

NEW DELHI: India is likely to see the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine being approved for emergency use in next few days as the updated data submitted by...

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine may become the first to get Indian regulator’s nod for emergency use

NEW DELHI: With preparations underway for a possible vaccine-rollout by January, the Indian drug regulator is looking at the UK, which sources believe may give...

DCGI may await UK nod for AstraZeneca’s Covid shot before approving SII vaccine

New Delhi | Mumbai: India’s drug regulatory body has started reviewing the application of Serum Institute of India (SII) seeking emergency use authorisation for its...

India has initiated an integrated response against COVID-19 pandemic: Vardhan

NEW DELHI: From development of indigenous vaccines to novel point-of-care diagnostics, India has initiated an integrated response to overcome the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, Union minister...

Coronavirus vaccine update: How far along are India’s vaccine candidates | India News

NEW DELHI: In another grim milestone, the number of active cases in the country crossed 8 lakh, having risen from the 7-lakh mark in 11...