Tag: Serum Institute of India

As vaccination drive picks up, Govt eyes to give shots to 50-plus group | India News

NEW DELHI: The vaccination drive against Covid-19 is set to be ramped up, targeting a larger population group of around 26 crore people above 50...

Lack of clarity on Covid vaccines’ safety may derail India’s next phase of inoculation

New Delhi: Nearly a month after India started its vaccination drive, there is still no clarity if the vaccines can be administered to immunocompromised people...

Second dose of anti-coronavirus vaccine to be administered to healthcare workers from Feb 13

New Delhi: The second dose of anti-coronavirus vaccine will be administered to healthcare workers from February 13, the Centre said on Thursday, highlighting that 45...

vaccine: COVISHIELD: India’s vaccine gift to reach Colombo on Thursday

New Delhi: A consignment containing 500,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines manufactured by the Serum Institute of India (SII) will reach Colombo on Thursday as India’s...

From factory to faraway village: Behind India’s mammoth vaccination drive | India News

KORAPUT: Reena Jani rose early, finished her chores in the crisp January cold and walked uphill to the road skirting her remote tribal hamlet of...

Seven more states to administer Covaxin from next week: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Seven more states will be administering the indigenously-developed Covaxin from next week, the health ministry said on Saturday. The Drugs Controller General of...

US applauds ‘true friend’ India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine to several countries

WASHINGTON: Terming India a “true friend” which is using its pharmaceutical sector to help the global community, the US has applauded New Delhi for gifting...

Live News Update: 8 killed in dynamite blast at railway crusher site in Karnataka’s Shivamogga

!1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Pained by loss of lives in Shivamogga. Condolences to bereaved families. Praying that the injured recover soon. State...

India dispatches first consignment of 100,000 Covishield vaccines to Maldives | India News

NEW DELHI: India dispatched the first consignment of 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport to Male in the Maldives...

Vaccines: Maldives & Bhutan will be first recipients of India’s vaccine gift

New Delhi: A consignment containing 100,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines and another consignment containing 150,000 doses of COVISHEILD vaccines will reach Maldives and Bhutan respectively...

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...

Those who need it most, will get it first: Key points of PM speech | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated world’s largest Covid vaccination drive in the country. He congratulated the people on the occasion of...

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...

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...

COVID-19 vaccine race: Where they stand currently

New Delhi: Almost a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, about 200 vaccine candidates are in the works and 10 have been either approved by several...

Bharat Biotech on course to have 26,000 volunteers for Phase-3 clinical trials of Covaxin

New Delhi: Bharat Biotech on Saturday said it is moving towards achieving the target of having 26,000 volunteers across the country for Phase-3 trials of...

Oxford Covid vaccine approved, three more awaiting nod, confirms Javadekar | India News

NEW DELHI: India has given the green light to the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford University-AstraZeneca and three other vaccine candidates are awaiting emergency use...

Oxford vaccine: India likely to approve AstraZeneca vaccine by next week | India News

NEW DELHI: India is likely to approve Oxford/AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine for emergency use by next week after its local manufacturer submitted additional data sought by...

Vaccination for Covid-19 will be voluntary: Health ministry | India News

NEW DELHI: Getting vaccinated for Covid-19 will be voluntary, the Union health ministry has said while underlining that the vaccine introduced in India will be...

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...

Serum Institute likely to sell Covid vaccine in private market by March-April

Mumbai: Serum Institute of India (SII) is likely to begin selling its Covid-19 vaccine in the open market from March-April next year amid substantial demand...

Oxford Coronavirus vaccine: DCGI asks Serum Institute to revise protocol for phase 2, 3 trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine | India News

NEW DELHI: A CDSCO expert panel has sought clarifications from Serum Institute of India (SII) over its application to the Drugs Controller General of India...