Tag: Serum Institute of India

Expert panel recommends nod to SII for phase 2/3 trials of Covovax on children aged 2-17

An expert panel of India’s Central Drug Authority on Tuesday recommended granting permission to Serum Institute of India (SII) for conducting phase 2/3 trials of...

UK briefed on COVID-19 situation in India to review ‘red list’ travel ban

The UK Foreign Office officials have been briefed on the current COVID-19 pandemic situation in India, where many big cities are practically COVID-free, and encouraged...

Covid: It is expected that all 18-plus beneficiaries will be vaccinated by Dec 2021, says govt

The pace of COVID-19 vaccination across India is amongst the fastest in the world and in view of the evolving nature of the pandemic, it...

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...

India in touch with EU members for reciprocal acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines: MEA

India has said it expects other EU countries to accept made in India COVID-19 vaccines and treat people vaccinated in India at par with those...

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...

WTO inches forward in Covid vaccine patent waiver talks

After months of debate, WTO members on Wednesday took a first, small step towards a deal aimed at boosting production of Covid vaccines and treatments...

View: Vaccine Maitri 2.0 gets a booster shot

The India-US ‘Vaccine Maitri 2.0’ is off to a good start after the first detailed engagement under the Biden administration. S Jaishankar became ‘vaccine mantri’...

India’s Covid-19 vaccine policy flip-flops, explained

India’s COVID-19 immunisation campaign has struggled to keep pace with demand, especially after a dramatic second wave of infections has left hospitals inundated with patients...

Slow to start, China now vaccinating at a staggering pace

In the span of just five days last month, China gave out 100 million shots of its COVID-19 vaccines. After a slow start, China is...

Covid crisis in India a warning of possible events in other low- and middle-income countries: IMF

Observing that the ongoing “catastrophic” second wave of COVID-19 in India is a sign that the worst may be yet to come, the IMF has...

India’s halt to vaccine exports ‘very problematic’ for Africa

An extended halt to exports of COVID-19 vaccines from India, where authorities are battling a wave of domestic infections, risks derailing vaccination efforts already underway...

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...

GoI ‘left the ball’ by not becoming an early stakeholder in Covid vaccine production

In the otherwise sporting game of cricket, I find the practice of giving the benefit of the doubt quite irksome. This isn’t because I don’t...

UK sends 1,000 more ventilators to India as doctors rally

The UK said Sunday it was sending an extra 1,000 oxygen ventilators to Covid-struck India, as a group of doctors staged their own intervention by...

Cap Covid-19 medicines, vax prices, issue compulsory license to scale up output: RSS-affiliate SJM to govt

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh-affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch (SJM) has urged the Centre to provide regulatory clearance for the local production of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine,...

Will return to India in a few days, says Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla has said he will return to India from London in a few days. Poonawalla made the announcement soon...

Serum Institute CEO Adar Poonawalla: Will return to India in a few days | India News

MUMBAI: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla has said he will return to India from London in a few days. Poonawalla made the announcement...

Adar Poonawalla: ‘Everything falls on my shoulders’: SII CEO Adar Poonawalla on vaccine pressure in India

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Saturday spoke out about the pressures he was under over the production of COVID-19 vaccines to meet...

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...

Large-scale COVID vaccination for people between 18-44 yrs in Delhi to start on Monday: Arvind Kejriwal

Large-scale vaccination against COVID-19 for people between 18 years and 44 years in the national capital will start on Monday, said Delhi Chief Minister Arvind...

Civil society petition in SC for compulsory licence for vaccine, key Covid drugs

Civil society organisation Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (Mumbai) has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking direction to the Centre to issue compulsory licenses for...

Supreme Court to government: Why different prices of Covid-19 vaccine for states and Centre? | India News

NEW DELHI: In the suo moto proceedings on the Covid-19 crisis, the Supreme Court on Friday asked a string of questions to the Centre about...

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...