Success of Covid vaccination drive shows India's capability: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the success of India's ..

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Over 2.5 cr people inoculated with first dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Kerala
Vaccine certification issue: India decides to impose reciprocal action on UK citizens
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Centre allows vaccine at home for differently-abled, people with restricted mobility

New Delhi:The government of India on Thursday announced that differently-abled people and those with restricted mobility will be given ..


US authorizes Pfizer Covid booster for the elderly and high-risk

Washington: The United States on Wednesday authorized the use of boosters of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for people aged over 65, ..

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Centre challenges Kerala HC order allowing Covishield second dose before 84-day gap

Kochi: The Central government on Wednesday submitted an appeal before the Kerala High Court seeking to quash a High Court Single Bench's ..


UK adds Covishield to approved vaccines list in updated travel advisory

London: The UK government on Wednesday added Covishield, the India-manufactured Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, to an updated ..


Calls for UK to review COVID vaccine protocol for Indian travellers

London: The UK government is under increasing pressure on Monday to review its COVID-19 vaccine protocol in place for travellers from ..

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Pfizer, BioNTech say trials find COVID vax safe for children of 5-11 yrs

New Delhi:Global pharma major Pfizer and BioNTech SE on Monday said trial results of COVID-19 vaccine showed that it is safe and produced ..


COVID vaccine: Kerala administers first dose to 81.9 per cent of targeted population

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to 81.9 per cent of the targeted population till September ..

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Setting a record, India administers over two crore vaccine doses on PM Modi's birthday

New Delhi: India set a record on Friday by administering over two crore COVID-19 vaccine doses, in a major push to the inoculation ..

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Centre aims to reach 2 cr Covid vaccinations on PM Modi's birthday

New Delhi: The Central government aims to reach 2 crore COVID-19 vaccinations on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ..


Kerala administers 5 lakh people with Covid-19 vaccines in past 24 hours

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has inoculated more than five lakh people with COVID-19 vaccine doses in the past 24 hours, the state Health ..

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Fake vax certificates sold for Rs 5,500 on Telegram in India: Report

New Delhi: Amid vaccine mandates, fake vaccination certificates and test results are being sold on Telegram for around Rs 5,500 in ..

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14.25 lakh doses of Covid vaccine allotted for Kerala; first dose vaccination nearing 80 pc

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister Veena George said that 14,25,150 doses of Covishield vaccine has been allotted for the state. Among ..


COVID-19: WHO approval for Covaxin expected this week: Sources

New Delhi: The World Health Organisation's (WHO) approval for Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, is expected this ..

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Over 74 cr Covid vaccine jabs administered in India; all adults in 3 states, 3 UTs got 1st dose

New Delhi: All adult people in Sikkim, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Ladakh and Lakshadweep have received at least ..


90 pc Covid deaths from June 15 were among unvaccinated, those with co-morbidities: Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister Veena George on Thursday said that 90 per cent of people who succumbed to COVID-19 in the ..


Covid vaccine will be arranged for final year college students, says Health Minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Health minister Veena George informed that Covid vaccine for final year UG and PG students will be arranged as ..

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Covishield vaccine: Govt agrees with HC verdict; Centre should take final decision, says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: The state government fully agrees with the high court verdict regarding the gap between two doses of Covishield ..

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Allow second Covishield dose after 4 weeks from first for those who want it early: HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court has directed the Centre to allow scheduling, on CoWIN portal, of second COVISHIELD dose after four weeks ..


84 days gap between doses of Covishield providing best protection against COVID-19: Centre to Kerala

Kochi: The Central government has submitted in the Kerala High Court on Friday that the duration of 84 days between 1st and 2nd doses ..


Kerala receives 4.53 lakh doses of Covid vaccine

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George informed that Kerala has received 4,53,220 doses of Covid vaccine. More precisely, ..

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84-day gap between two Covishield doses based on vaccine availability or efficacy, asks Kerala HC

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre whether the 84-day gap between two doses of COVISHIELD was based on availability ..

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Users can now book vaccination appointments on WhatsApp

New Delhi: WhatsApp on Tuesday said the MyGov Corona Helpdesk on its platform will now allow users to locate their nearest vaccination ..

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Zydus Cadila's ZyCoV-D vaccine gets approval; first jab for children above 12 yrs in India

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila's wait for a regulatory nod for its ZyCoV-D plasmid DNA vaccine against Covid is over. The Ahmedabad-based ..

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Govt panel recommends emergency use authorisation to Zydus Cadila's 3-dose Covid vaccine

New Delhi: An expert panel of India's central drug authority has recommended granting emergency use authorisation to Zydus Cadila's ..

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Over 68 lakh people receive two doses of vaccine in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The number of fully vaccinated people crossed 68 lakh in Kerala. Health Minister Veena George has informed that ..

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Kerala starts drive-through vaccination facility in TVM

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has opened the state’s first drive-through vaccination centre at Thiruvananthapuram ..

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India administered more than 56.57 cr COVID vaccine doses: Centre

New Delhi:India has administered more than 56.57 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday. Over 48 ..


Centre allows Kerala govt firm to purchase 10 lakh Covishield doses

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has allowed KMSCL, a fully owned Kerala government company, to purchase 10 lakh Covishield doses ..

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Wayanad becomes first 'fully vaccinated' district; all above 18 yrs receive first jab

Kalpetta: Collector Adeela Abdulla informed that Wayanad has become the first district in Kerala to complete the first dose vaccination ..

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Kerala raises Rs 817 cr through vaccine challenge, spends Rs 29 cr for vaccine purchase

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund has collected Rs 817 cr through vaccine challenge, informed the Kerala ..


50 cr vaccinations - A historic feat

India on August 7, 2021, crossed an important landmark of 50 crore COVID-19 vaccines being administered to its citizens, thus taking ..


Mass vaccination in containment zones from Aug 14-16

Thiruvananthapuram: People in containment zones who test negative for Covid-19 will be given the vaccine immediately, according to ..


Bharat Biotech's Covid nasal vaccine gets regulator's nod for holding phase 2, 3 clinical trials

New Delhi: The first nasal vaccine against COVID-19, developed by Bharat Biotech, has received regulator's nod for conducting phase ..

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How can Kerala govt deviate from vaccination schedule set by Centre, asks HC

Kochi: How did the Kerala government deviate from the vaccination schedule set by the central government and what was the reason for ..


Kerala received 60 pc more vaccine doses than proposed: Centre

Kochi: The Central Government informed the Kerala High Court on Wednesday that the Centre has provided the state with 60 percent more ..


Lockdown to be enforced in regions with WIPR above 8 in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan informed in the COVID review meeting that complete lockdown will be implemented ..

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Kerala gets 5.11 lakh COVID vaccine doses

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala has received 5,11,080 doses of vaccine on Tuesday, informed health minister Veena George. The fresh stock ..


People who received Covishield from India can return to Dubai

Dubai: Now, people who are fully vaccinated with Covishield vaccine from India can return to Dubai. According to reports, Fly Dubai ..

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India's fight against Covid receives strong impetus; vaccination numbers cross 50 cr: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said India's fight against coronavirus has received a strong impetus as the cumulative ..

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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults in October this year, for kids in 2022: Serum CEO

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Friday said he is hopeful that Covovax, another COVID-19 vaccine being manufactured ..

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Over 49 cr Covid vaccine doses administered in India

New Delhi:The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has gone past 49 crore, the Union health ministry ..


Expat vaccinated with Covaxin seeks for revaccination with Covishield

Kochi : An expat working in Saudi Arabia submitted a petition in the Kerala High Court seeking permission to get re-vaccinated with ..

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WHO calls to halt booster shots for COVID as China curbs travel

Geneva:The WHO called Wednesday for a moratorium on Covid-19 vaccine booster shots as China tightened overseas travel curbs after recording ..


Kerala may have to buy vaccines: Finance minister

Thiruvananthapuram: Finance Minister K N Balagopal said that if the spread of Covid-19 continues like this and the third wave begins, ..