COVID-19 vaccines

After nod to Sputnik V, India seeks Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson COVID vaccines?

The move is significant as it may make available several vaccines, including those made by Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, in India with certain conditions.

Apr 13, 2021, 22:28 PM IST

Kumbh Mela 2021: Visitors need to have Coronavirus negative report

With preparations are underway for Kumbh Mela 2021 to be held from 1st to 30th April in the holy city of Haridwar, the administration has decided that personnel posted on duty would be administered with COVID vaccine. It also stated that visitors need to have a COVID-19 negative report, issued not later than 72 hours.

Feb 19, 2021, 07:52 AM IST

Facebook says it will take down false claims about COVID-19 vaccines

The social media company said in a blog post it was increasing the types of false claims about the coronavirus, its vaccine and other vaccines that it will remove, including that COVID-19 is a man-made virus, and that vaccines are dangerous. Such claims are already prohibited in ads on the platform.

Feb 10, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

We vaccinated over 2.3 mn in 12 days; many thought India would be worst-hit COVID-19 nation: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday asserted that in the next few months, India will achieve the target of vaccinating 300 million elderly people and people with comorbidities. The PM highlighted that many people around the world thought India would be worst-affected country by COVID-19 and face tsunami of coronavirus infections.

Jan 28, 2021, 18:05 PM IST

Centre issues COVID-19 guidelines; know what will change from February 1

The main focus of the COVID-19 guidelines is to consolidate the substantial gains that have been achieved against the spread of coronavirus. It is visible in the steady decline in the number of active and new cases across India over the last four months.

Jan 27, 2021, 19:16 PM IST

India says this on supply of COVID-19 vaccines to Pakistan; check details

India is one of the world's biggest drugmakers, and an increasing number of countries have already approached it for procuring the coronavirus vaccines. India has already rolled out a massive coronavirus vaccination drive under which two vaccines, Covishield and Covaxin, are being administered to frontline health workers across the country.

Jan 22, 2021, 20:19 PM IST

India allows commercial export of COVID-19 vaccines from Friday; first stop here

The commercial export of COVID-19 vaccines being manufactured in India will start from Friday. The commercial supply of vaccines to South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, and Myanmar is expected to commence shortly. Both Myanmar and Bangladesh have contracted 30 million doses of vaccines from India.

Jan 21, 2021, 23:54 PM IST

Nepal requests early provision of COVID-19 vaccines, India assures priority

India said that Nepal has requested for early provision of coronavirus vaccines to Kathmandu.

Jan 17, 2021, 18:29 PM IST

With two Made-in-India vaccines, COVID-19 vaccination drive successfully conducted on Day 1, nearly 2 lakh get shots

In a major leap in India’s public health history, PM Narendra Modi launched the COVID-19 vaccine drive.

Jan 17, 2021, 00:11 AM IST

COVID-19 vaccines 'Covishield' and 'Covaxin' ready for supply; dry run in 33 states and UTs on January 8: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the COVID-19 vaccines  'Covishield' and 'Covaxin' are on the verge of being available in the country.

Jan 07, 2021, 13:42 PM IST

Facebook will ban ads discouraging people from getting vaccines

Ads advocating for or against legislation or government policies around vaccines, including a COVID-19 vaccine, will still be allowed, the company said in a blog post.

Oct 14, 2020, 01:05 AM IST