Tag: Harsh Vardhan

India virus death toll tops 400,000; experts say it’s higher

India on Thursday crossed the grim milestone of more than 400,000 people lost to the coronavirus, a number that though massive is still thought to...

Squandered great opportunity to vaccinate people in time due to Centre’s missteps: Manish Sisodia

Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Monday accused the central government of “mismanaging” the coronavirus vaccination programme, saying it has asked states to float global...

India will be in a position to vaccinate its adult population by end of 2021: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

India will be in a position to vaccinate at least all of its adult population by the end of 2021, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said...

Vaccines to all adults by end of year; need to focus on peri-urban, rural areas: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Wednesday said India will have procured 267 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses by the end of this year, and will be...

Sad to see health minister occupy ‘alternative reality’ as ‘nation gasps for breath’: Shashi Tharoor

Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor attacked Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday over his remarks that no fresh COVID-19 cases have been detected in 180...

Sad to see health ministry occupy ‘alternative reality’ as ‘nation gasps for breath’: Tharoor | India News

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor attacked health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday over his remarks that no fresh Covid-19 cases have been detected...

Modi govt firm to help West Bengal fight COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan to Mamata Banerjee

With West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking a uniform vaccination policy for the country, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday assured her that...

Health minister Harsh Vardhan discusses India’s COVID crisis with US counterpart

Indian Health Indian Harsh Vardhan on Friday had a virtual meeting with his American counterpart, Xavier Becerra, discussing the ongoing surge in COVID-19 cases in...

India has one of the lowest COVID mortality rates in world but each death painful: Harsh Vardhan

There has been a sudden jump in the number of coronavirus cases in the last one month but the figure of recoveries is also increasing...

116 districts in India reported zero malaria cases in 2020: Health minister Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: As many as 116 districts in India reported zero malaria cases in 2020 and the country has been able to achieve remarkable success...

India’s surging case count will make the pandemic more deadly in 2021

Covid-19 is going to kill more people in 2021 than it did last year. If you want to see why, look at what’s happening in...

Covaxin production to increase 10 times by September: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by September while manufacture...

covid vaccines: Some states start rationing Covid vaccines as inventories dwindled

Faced with low vaccine stocks, some states changed tack on Thursday and scaled down inoculations by half, focussing on administering second doses instead of first...

India becomes fastest COVID-19 vaccinating country in world, over 8.70 cr doses administered

In a significant development, India has surpassed the United States to become the fastest vaccinating country in the world with an average daily rate of...

Major reason for surge in cases is laxity in following Covid-appropriate behaviour: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said one of the major reasons for the surge in cases was people becoming lax towards...

Negligence towards COVID-19 appropriate behaviour behind rising cases: Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday said negligence towards COVID-19 appropriate behaviour is the main reason behind rising cases, adding that few states account...

We are in the endgame of Covid-19 pandemic in India: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: We are in the “end game” of the Covid-19 pandemic in India and to succeed at this stage, politics should be kept out...

Govt looks to involve private sector once vaccine drive expands to 50-plus age group | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid concerns about a fresh rise in Covid-19 cases in many states, home minister Amit Shah on Monday reviewed the situation across the...

In India, over 139 million women and girls now use modern methods of contraception: Report

NEW DELHI: Over 139 million women and girls in India now use modern methods of contraception, according to a new report released on Tuesday. The...

In India, over 139 million women and girls now use modern methods of contraception: Report | India News

NEW DELHI: Over 139 million women and girls in India now use modern methods of contraception, according to a new report released on Tuesday. The...

Stage set for roll-out of world’s biggest vaccination drive against COVID on Saturday

New Delhi: India is all set to roll out the world’s biggest vaccination programme on Saturday with over 3 lakh healthcare workers to be inoculated...

75m Indians above 60 suffer from chronic disease: Survey | India News

NEW DELHI: About 75 million people above 60 in India suffer from some chronic disease, shows the first part (2017-18) of the world’s largest study...

Bharat Biotech vaccine more likely to work against newer strains like UK variant: Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: With some Congress leaders raising concerns over the grant of approval to Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan asserted on...

Won’t compromise on any protocol in vaccine approval: Harsh Vardhan | India News

NEW DELHI: Union health minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to people on Saturday not to be misguided by “rumours” and disinformation campaigns regarding the safety and...

Won’t compromise on any protocol before approving vaccine: Harsh Vardhan

NEW DELHI: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealed to people on Saturday not to be misguided by rumours regarding safety and efficacy of the coronavirus...