COVID-19 vaccine

Jumla-version of vaccine story won’t save lives: Rahul Gandhi attacks Centre on 100-crore jabs landmark

Rahul Gandhi, along with the hashtag 'Duty to vaccinate’, tweeted, “Jumla-version of the vaccine story won’t save lives. Actual vaccination will.” 

Oct 27, 2021, 10:06 AM IST

WHO seeks 'additional clarifications' from Bharat Biotech for Covaxin's emergency use approval

The World Health Organisation's technical advisory group will now meet on November 3 for a final assessment.

Oct 27, 2021, 07:48 AM IST

China anticipates surge in COVID-19 cases, Health Commission urges caution

The wave of infections spread to 11 provinces in the week from October 17 due to cross-region tourism.

Oct 24, 2021, 22:32 PM IST

Third wave to hit India soon? Govt appeals for caution as COVID-19 hits China again

The Health Ministry urged all states and UT's to maintain caution ahead of the festive season as China sees a sharp rise in novel coronavirus cases.

Oct 23, 2021, 22:40 PM IST

Singapore eases COVID-19 travel restrictions for India, 5 other South Asian nations

As of Friday, Singapore has reported a total of 165,663 COVID-19 cases while the death toll in the country is 294.

Oct 23, 2021, 18:20 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to meet 7 Indian COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers today

PM Modi is likely to emphasise on ways to vaccinate eligible people in India as quickly as possible and also help other countries in inoculating their population as part of the mantra "vaccine for all".

Oct 23, 2021, 10:53 AM IST

COVID-19 vaccine nearly 91% effective in kids aged 5 to 11, says Pfizer

 Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90% effective in children, and if regulators give a nod shots could begin in early November. 

Oct 23, 2021, 09:33 AM IST

COVID vaccine is safe & effective: AIIMS Director on India's 100 crore vaccination feat

AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria called the administration of 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses a "historic moment" and claimed that it proves that vaccine is safe and effective.

Oct 21, 2021, 23:13 PM IST

Taal Thok Ke (Special Edition): When is the 'vaccine' of delusional politics?

India crossed the 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination mark today, nine months after the launch of the world's biggest immunization drive. JP Nadda has said that the opposition did not have confidence in the vaccination of 100 crore people.

Oct 21, 2021, 19:08 PM IST

India reports 18,454 new COVID-19 cases, 160 deaths in last 24 hours

With 160 fatalities, the coronavirus death toll has climbed to 4,52,811 in India. 

Oct 21, 2021, 10:32 AM IST

LIVE: Roads can't be blocked indefinitely, says Supreme Court to farmers' unions

The top court has directed farmers' unions to file a response in the matter. 

Oct 21, 2021, 09:56 AM IST

US approves new booster of COVID-19 vaccines, mix and match dose

“The use of a single booster dose of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine may be administered at least 2 months after completion of the single-dose primary regimen to individuals 18 years of age and older," FDA said.

Oct 21, 2021, 06:30 AM IST

India closes in on 100 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses, but how many are fully vaccinated?

India has so far given more than 98.67 crore coronavirus vaccine shots.

Oct 19, 2021, 14:00 PM IST

China's inhalable COVID vaccine may boost antibodies 300-fold

The study suggests a heterologous (mix-match vaccine regimen) prime-boost regimen to increase the breadth, intensity and duration of the immune response, more than a homogeneous (same vaccine regimen) booster shot,

Oct 19, 2021, 10:12 AM IST

With 14,146 new COVID-19 cases India logs lowest daily rise in nearly 8 months

The number of active COVID-19 cases declined to 1,95,846 with a fall of 5,786 cases in a day.

Oct 17, 2021, 09:49 AM IST

India to procure over 30 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses per month by January: Sources

India will have a capacity of more than 30 crores by next year per month, which includes Covishield, Covaxin, ZyCoV-D and Biological E, said sources. 

Oct 16, 2021, 15:33 PM IST

India records 15,981 new COVID-19 cases and 166 deaths in the last 24 hours

India reported  15,981 fresh COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours 5.7% lower than yesterday. As many as 166 people succumbed to the infection taking the total death toll to  4,51,980.

Oct 16, 2021, 10:07 AM IST

COVID-19 second wave in Delhi shows herd immunity against Delta variant difficult: Study

The severe outbreak of COVID-19 in Delhi showed that previously infected can be exposed people through a different variant of the coronavirus.

Oct 15, 2021, 12:44 PM IST

India logs 16,862 new COVID-19 infections, lowest active cases in over 7 months

The number of active COVID-19 cases comprise 0.60 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March 2020.

Oct 15, 2021, 10:20 AM IST

Covaxin's approval for children aged 2-18 yrs under experts' opinion, evaluation: Sources

Bharat Biotech in an official statement had said they are waiting for further approvals from drug regulators.

Oct 14, 2021, 20:54 PM IST