covid vaccine

Covid-19 fourth wave scare: Over 60% of Indian teenagers are fully vaccinated against covid, informs Centre

Over 60% of the youngsters between the 15-18 age group are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

May 20, 2022, 16:26 PM IST

Covid-19 booster dose has stronger side-effects… but it may be a good sign, here's why!

A study published by JAMA Network Open stated that the side-effects of the COVID-19 booster dose can be quite strong.

May 18, 2022, 08:27 AM IST

Sputnik booster dose approved in India, more than 6.5 lakh people eligible: Report

More than 6.5 lakh people who have received Sputnik COVID vaccine will soon be eligible to take the booster dose. 

May 07, 2022, 14:28 PM IST

Several vials of Covid vaccine found in garbage dump in UP’s Kannauj, probe ordered

A probe has been ordered after several vials of Covishield vaccine were found in a garbage dump at a community health centre, reports PTI.

Apr 30, 2022, 17:02 PM IST

Vaccine Breaking : DCGI grants emergency approval to Covaxin and Corbevax for children below 12

In India, now even 5-year-old children can be given vaccinated against coronavirus. Corbevax vaccine of Biological E Company has been approved for those between 5 to 12 years of age while Covaxin will be given to children between 6 to 12 years of age. These vaccines are administered in two doses each of which is given at an interval of 28 to 40 days

Apr 26, 2022, 15:30 PM IST

Haryana govt announces free Covid-19 booster dose for 18-59 age group

Eligible beneficiaries can get a booster dose worth Rs.250 free of cost from any government hospital or dispensary in Haryana, according to Haryana DPR.

Apr 25, 2022, 17:08 PM IST

Moderna seeks FDA approval for fourth Covid vaccine to be used as booster shot

Moderna is now seeking Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its fourth shot of the Covid-19 vaccine to be administered as a booster dose in eligible adults.

Mar 18, 2022, 09:55 AM IST

Covid vaccine prevents infection, severe disease in kidney dialysis patients

Individuals who had received a single Covid vaccine dose were 41 per cent less likely to become infected with SARS-CoV-2 and 46 per cent less likely to develop severe Covid-19 that required hospitalisation or resulted in death.

Mar 10, 2022, 15:49 PM IST

India calls for securing global supply chains, implement vaccine patent waiver at COVID-19 Global Action meeting

India has supplied over 162 million vaccine doses to 97 countries and 2 UN organizations. As part of the Quad summit outcomes of last year, a billion doses of India made vaccines will be delivered in the Indo Pacific in 2022. 

Feb 15, 2022, 07:54 AM IST

Oscars 2022: Attendees not required to provide COVID-19 vaccination proof

Amid the rise in COVID-19 cases, the 2021 ceremony featured strict COVID-19 testing and masking policies for in-person attendees, in accordance with health and safety protocols. 

Feb 10, 2022, 13:11 PM IST

Now, a fourth vaccine dose to battle Covid-19? This is what Anthony Fauci says

The White House Chief Medical advisor said, "There may be the need for yet again another boost - in this case, a fourth-dose boost for an individual receiving the mRNA - that could be based on age, as well as underlying conditions." 

Feb 10, 2022, 08:00 AM IST

India's first needle-free Covid vaccine ZyCov-D launched in Patna

In Patna, the program has been started at 3 vaccination centres so far and is helpful for people who are refraining from taking vaccines due to their fear of needles.

Feb 05, 2022, 06:28 AM IST

Omicron’s BA.2 sub variant more contagious, evades vaccine protection: Study

According to a study, fully vaccinated people are more likely to catch BA.2 than the previous strain, but they are less likely to spread it to others.

Feb 01, 2022, 14:04 PM IST

Omicron sub-variant BA.2 will quietly replace it: Australian scientists

The subvariant BA.2 is one of at least three sub-lineages of Omicron. The virus is found in about 2 percent of local samples and has started to gain a serious foothold in England, India and Denmark.

Jan 31, 2022, 15:34 PM IST

Would be a great achievement: AIIMS expert on nasal Covid vaccines

AIIMS senior epidemiologist Dr Sanjay Rai said that the vaccine would be a great achievement and could change the game for India’s fight against coronavirus.

Jan 31, 2022, 09:30 AM IST

95% of Indians got first Covid vaccine dose, 74% are fully-vaccinated: MoH

The total vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 164.35 crores on Thursday.

Jan 27, 2022, 22:43 PM IST

Covid Vaccine: Health Ministry disclosed on those who died of Corona

If you have not vaccinated, then you must get it because according to a report, the people who have vaccinated are the safest at this time.

Jan 16, 2022, 22:32 PM IST

Man, paralysed, unable to speak for 4 years, cured after taking Covid vaccine

A 55-year-old man from Bokaro, who got paralysed and lost his voice in an accident four years ago, said that he was able to move and speak after taking the Covishield vaccine.

Jan 15, 2022, 11:30 AM IST

Is Omicron or Delta behind the third COVID wave in India?

Health experts noted that going by the trend, the majority of the positive cases are likely to be Omicron but confirmation is pending.

Jan 12, 2022, 12:16 PM IST

COVID-19 vaccination: India all set to rollout precaution dose from today, here’s all you need to know

Nearly 1.05 crore healthcare, 1.9 crore frontline workers, and 2.75 crore comorbid people in the 60 plus age group would be administered the precaution dose, health ministry sources said. 

Jan 09, 2022, 23:12 PM IST