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Six months after second dose ideal time for booster: Bharat Biotech CMD

New Delhi: Hyderabad-based pharma major Bharat Biotech founder and Managing Director ..

Sputnik Light, as booster jab, 83% effective against Covid: Study
India conducts over 57 cr COVID-19 tests so far: ICMR
India to reciprocate if UK fails to recognize Covishield
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Kerala needs to implement strategic lockdown to control COVID: Centre

New Delhi: The COVID-19 test positivity rate is high in Kerala, going over 20 per cent in some districts which is an evidence of intense ..

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Gap between two doses of Covishield vaccine extended to enhance efficacy, Centre says HC

Kochi: The central government has told the Kerala High Court that the gap between two doses of Covishield vaccines have been increased ..


India's first mRNA vaccine phase-I clinical trial gets nod

New Delhi: The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO), India's National Regulatory Authority, has approved Gennova ..


PM's photo, words in Covid vaccination certificate reinforce awareness message: Centre

New Delhi:The photo along with the words of the prime minister in vaccination certificates reinforce the message for creating awareness ..

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Vaccination shortage in Kerala: Health Minister summons high-level meeting

Thiruvananthapuram: Health Minister Veena George has summoned an emergency meeting of higher officials to examine the vaccination drive ..

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Over 4.5 lakh people get COVID vaccine in Kerala on Saturday, highest in a day

Thiruvananthapuram: More than 4.5 lakh people were vaccinated in Kerala on Saturday, a first for the state, and with this more than ..


Kerala to vaccinate all pregnant women with 'Mathrukavacham' campaign

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Health Minister Veena George has declared a new campaign titled 'Mathrukavacham' will be launched ..


4 lakh Covishield vaccines to reach Kerala on Tuesday

Thiruvananthapuram: The state can heave a temporary relief in vaccine shortage issue. 4 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine will reach ..

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Sharmila Tagore receives her first shot of COVID-19 vaccine

New Delhi: Veteran Bollywood actor Sharmila Tagore took her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital on Saturday adding her ..

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Elaborate arrangements for Covid vaccination among senior citizens; registration to start soon

Thiruvananthapuram: The centre has informed that 4,06,500 doses of Covid-19 vaccine, to be administered to people above the age of ..

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25 countries wait for Made-In-India Covid Vaccine: Foreign Minister

Amravati: India has so far supplied COVID-19 vaccine to 15 countries and another 25 nations are in the queue at different levels for ..

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9.99 lakh healthcare workers received vaccine shots till Thursday 6 pm: Centre

New Delhi: The number of healthcare workers who have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the sixth day ..


Covid-19 vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers must end: Govt

New Delhi: Vaccine hesitancy amongst healthcare workers must end, medical expert and Niti Aayog member Dr V.K. Paul said on Tuesday, ..

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Hesitancy, Co-WIN glitches reign over day 2 of Covid inoculation drive; 7,800 vaccinated in Kerala

New Delhi: Glitches in Co-WIN application and vaccine hesitancy continued to reign over the second day of the Covid-19 inoculation ..

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7,891 health workers in Kerala receive coronavirus vaccine on day 2

Thiruvananthapuram: A total of 7,891 health workers in Kerala were administered COVID-19 vaccine on the second day of vaccination drive, ..

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2,24,301 beneficiaries given COVID-19 vaccine so far; 447 cases of adverse effect reported: Govt

New Delhi: A total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been inoculated with COVID-19 vaccine so far, out of which only 447 adverse events ..

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Congress alleges govt procuring Covid vaccine at inflated prices

New Delhi: The Congress on Sunday questioned the procurement of Covid vaccines, alleging that the government has procured the vaccines ..

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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 ..

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4,33,500 doses of COVID-19 vaccine start reaching districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The distribution of COVID-19 vaccine to various centres in the state has started, Health Minister K. K. Shailaja ..


1.1 crore Covidshield vaccines procured for Rs 200 per dose; 55 lakh Covaxin for Rs 206 apiece

New Delhi: Days before the commencement of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive, the Union Health Ministry said on Tuesday that ..

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COVID vaccination: Kerala sets up 9 to 12 centres in each districts

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala health department has prepared the list of centres to carry out COVID-19 vaccination drive which will commence ..


Centre places 'Covishield' purchase order with Serum Institute for 11 million doses at Rs 200 each

Pune: The Serum Institute on India on Monday said it has received the purchase order from the Centre for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 ..

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Kerala ready for successful COVID-19 vaccination drive, sets up 133 centres

Thiruvananthapuram: After the announcement of a date for the COVID-19 vaccination drive by the Centre, an action plan has been prepared ..

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India to kick off COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 16

New Delhi: India will launch its COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 16 and priority will be given to nearly three crore healthcare ..

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Covid-19 vaccination dry run successful in Kerala: Health dept

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala health department on Friday said that the dry run for Covid-19 vaccination was carried out successfully ..


Second dry run of COVID-19 vaccine administration across India on Jan 8

New Delhi: Ahead of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, a second dry run will take place on January 8 across all districts of the country, ..

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Covid-19: Centre to rope in celebs, faith leaders to disseminate accurate info on vaccines

New Delhi: In a bid to build trust and enable confidence in the Covid-19 vaccine amongst people, the Union Health Ministry will rope ..


No vaccine approval yet, drug regulator analysing SII, Bharat Biotech data

New Delhi: The analysis of the additional data and information submitted by Serum Institute of India (SII) and Bharat Biotech is still ..

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Covid-19: Delhi govt aims to vaccinate healthcare workers in 5 days

New Delhi: As India awaits the coronavirus vaccine rollout with bated breath, the national capital is gearing up for ensuing the vaccination ..

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' may be first to get Indian regulator's nod for emergency use

New Delhi: With preparations underway for a possible vaccine-rollout by January, the Indian drug regulator is looking at the UK, which ..

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Hopeful India will get Covid-19 vaccine nod by December end or early January: AIIMS Director

New Delhi: Director of the All Indian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Dr Randeep Guleria has said that he is hopeful of that ..


Who, when and how? A look at the UK's vaccination rollout

London:British regulators have become the first to approve the COVID-19 vaccine developed by American drugmaker Pfizer and Germany's ..

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Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine claimed to be 95% effective

Moscow: Russia's Sputnik V vaccine has been found to be more than 95 per cent effective against Covid-19 in the second interim ..

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Covid vaccine likely by early 2021; for old, high-risk first: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi: The coronavirus vaccine might be ready by the first quarter of 2021, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan ..