WHO blasts 'vaccine nationalism' in last
19 Aug, 2020

Nations that hoard possible COVID-19 vaccines while excluding others will deepen the pandemic, World Health Organization.....

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Coronavirus vaccine update: India begins
19 Aug, 2020

India has two indigenous vaccines which are undergoing human trials. These are COVXIN and ZyCoV-D. Coronavirus vaccin.....

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Explainer: World Health Organization's s
19 Aug, 2020

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged countries to join a global pact aimed at ensuring less wealthy coun.....

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New reckoning for WHO vaccine plan as go
29 Aug, 2020

LONDON/BRUSSELS/GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization will next week receive a raft of pledges of support for.....

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Exclusive: WHO sweetens terms to join st
29 Aug, 2020

GENEVA - Wealthier countries that join the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 vaccine plan are being offered a n.....

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Why A Vaccine Won’t Be a Quick Fix
04 Sept, 2020

The effort is so critical, the U.S. government is spending billions to make doses of vaccine that may be wasted if clini.....

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UNICEF to lead global procurement, suppl
08 Sept, 2020

United Nations: In what could possibly be the world's largest and fastest ever operation of its kind, the UNICEF wil.....

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Bill Gates: ‘The next big question
15 Sept, 2020

Bill Gates expressed confidence that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by 2021. But he remains concerned that dose.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: UP govt allows Covaxin
25 Sept, 2020

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Government on Wednesday allowed the phase-3 trial of anti-COVID-19 vaccine ''Covaxin&.....

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WHO backed China for emergency use of CO
26 Sept, 2020

Beijing: China secured the WHO’s backing for the emergency use of COVID-19 experimental vaccines as early as in Ju.....

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India's COVID vaccine: Phase-3 trial of
26 Sept, 2020

The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday announced that phase-3 trial of the coronavirus vaccine 'COVAXIN' will .....

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WHO chief warns against 'vaccine nationa
26 Oct, 2020

The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called for global solidarity in the rollout of any future coro.....

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Sanofi, GSK to supply vaccine doses to W
28 Oct, 2020

PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi SASY.PA and Britain's GlaxoSmithKline GSK.L will supply 200 million doses .....

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Bharat Biotech plans to launch vaccine c
2 Nov, 2020

India’s Bharat Biotech is planning to launch its COVID-19 vaccine candidate in the second quarter of 2021 if it ge.....

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India’s top vaccine producer, Se
26 Nov 2020

Besides their visit to vaccine manufacturing facilities of Serum Institute of India, top diplomats will also make a halt.....

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Serum Institute denies side effects clai
01 Dec, 2020

After a Chennai-based man claimed that he suffered neurological and psychological side effects taking a shot of Covid-19.....

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India biggest buyer of covid-19 vaccine
05 Dec 2020

NEW DELHI : India is the largest buyer of COVID-19 vaccines in the world with 1.6 billion doses, according to a global a.....

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Covaxin to be available in the first qua
10 Dec, 2020

Covaxin, a vaccine for COVID-19, will be available in the first quarter of next year, said Suchitra Ella, joint managing.....

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CDSCO expert panel seeks more data on co
10 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: An expert committee of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) on Wednesday sought additional.....

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Not without India. Pharma sector to play
11 Dec 2020

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pan.....

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India may need to spend $1.8 billion on
17 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: India will have to spend $1.4 billion to $1.8 billion in the first phase of a coronavirus vaccination program.....

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Covid-19 vaccines: India proposed WTO pa
17 Dec, 2020

Covid-19 vaccines look set to protect millions of citizens of the world’s richest countries in the coming months. .....

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Covid-19 vaccine delivery to poor coun
19 Dec 2020

'The light at the end of the tunnel has grown a little bit brighter,' WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told .....

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Govt must indemnify vaccine makers again
21 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Vaccine manufacturers need to have protection against all lawsuits for their vaccines especially during a pan.....

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Covaxin found to be safe, effective in p
24 Dec, 2020

Bharat Biotech’s indigenous vaccine Covaxin induced immunity against covid-19 through antibodies as well as T-cell.....

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Indian Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin has draw
25 Dec 2020

The ICMR said: 'Encouraging phase-1 and phase-2 Covaxin trial results have paved the path for phase-3 clinical trial.....

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Aurobindo Pharma signs pact with Covaxx
25 Dec 2020

Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and Covaxx, a US-based company, have entered into an exclusive license agreement to develop, commer.....

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Serum Institute of India to make 300 m
29 Dec 2020

Adar Poonawalla, COO, SII, said they have a stockpile of 40-50 million doses already and more are being produced every w.....

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Health group CEPI to help fund Indian dr
30 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) will help fund the production of a COVID-19 vaccin.....

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India will have Covid-19 vaccine withi
31 Dec 2020

We should get approval for the vaccine in the county within a few days. I would say days rather than weeks or months,.....

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WHO emergency COVID-19 vaccine listing a
01 Jan, 2021

ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Thursday listed Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for eme.....

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A great milestone in India scientific ca
04 Jan, 2021

Expressing delight over the approval on restricted emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Bharat Biotech on Sund.....

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India approves AstraZeneca and local COV
04 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drugs regulator on Sunday approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one d.....

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Brazil private clinics seek deal for Ind
04 Jan, 2021

A Brazilian association of private health clinics said Sunday it was negotiating with Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat .....

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Coronavirus vaccine to cost Rs 219-292 t
05 Jan, 2021

Coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford will cost USD 3-4 per shot ( ?219-292) to the .....

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Vaccine restricted use considered based
06 Jan, 2021

In a pandemic situation, restricted emergency use of vaccines is considered based on safety and immunogenicity data whil.....

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Delhi COVID-19 vaccination: Vaccine expe
07 Jan 2021

Delhi COVID-19 vaccine plan: The city government is creating a massive storage facility at the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specia.....

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PM Modi stated India’s Covid-19
09 Jan 2021

COVID-19 vaccine: India sees international cooperation in this field, particularly with its neighbours, as its duty, Min.....

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WHO tells rich countries: stop cutting
09 Jan 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a “clear problem” that low- and middle-inc.....

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Bolivia signs contract with India Serum
14 Jan, 2021

LA PAZ (Reuters) - The Bolivian government said on Wednesday it had signed a contract with India’s Serum Institute.....

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All states have got vaccines for the fir
14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Putting rest to apprehensions that covid-19 vaccines will be supplied to selected states in the first phase o.....

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Covid-19 Vaccination in India: PMO revea
15 Jan, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of the COVID vaccination drive on January 16 and all prep.....

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PM launches India's vaccination drive ag
16 Jan, 2021

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched India's COVID-19 vaccination drive and ass.....

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Nepal approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 vacc
16 Jan, 2021

KATHMANDU/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Nepal on Friday granted approval for AstraZeneca’s COVISHIELD vaccine against the .....

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2,24,301 beneficiaries given COVID-19 va
18 Jan, 2021

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

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Covid 19 Vaccination in India LIVE: Worl
19 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 Vaccination in India Day 4 Live Updates: Coronavirus vaccination in India today enters its fourth day and so fa.....

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WHO hints at signs of "vaccine nationali
19 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI: Signs of ‘vaccine nationalism’ are apparent during the covid-19 pandemic with countries attemptin.....

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India, China set to lead vaccine distrib
19 Jan, 2021

Moody’s Analytics on Monday said India, along with China, would take lead in the COVID-19 vaccine distribution in .....

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‘Once COVID-19 vaccine vial opened
20 Jan, 2021

The Delhi government has received 2.74 lakh doses of the vaccine so far from the Centre, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal .....

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Coronavirus vaccine: Cambodia joins the
20 Jan, 2021

According to reports published in the Cambodian media, the Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen is seeking help from India t.....

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India Bharat Biotech seeks emergency use
21 Jan, 2021

MANILA (Reuters) - India’s Bharat Biotech submitted on Thursday an application for the emergency use of its COVID-.....

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Ukraine in talks with India on COVID-19
21 Jan, 2021

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine is in talks with Indian medical firm Serum Institute on supplying COVID-19 vaccines, Interfax U.....

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South Africa to pay $5.25 a dose for Ast
22 Jan, 2021

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will pay $5.25 per dose for 1.5 million shots of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus v.....

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Covid 19 vaccine in India: Zydus Cadila
22 Jan, 2021

Covid 19 vaccine in India: In a major step towards having another Covid-19 vaccine after Serum Institute of India’.....

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India undertaking contractual supplies
23 Jan, 2021

India is undertaking contractual supplies of coronavirus vaccines to Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Brazil, Morocco, Bangla.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Bharat Biotech success
23 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech has successfully administered second dose of its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin to 13,000 volunteers as part of.....

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Tata in talks to launch Moderna COVID-19
25 Jan, 2021

(Reuters) - Tata Group’s healthcare venture is said to have started initial discussions with Moderna Inc for a par.....

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Covid 19 vaccine update: Bharat Biotech
28 Jan, 2021

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is effective against the new variant of Covid-19 that was traced in the United Kingdom, t.....

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Bharat Biotech, SII approach DCGI for us
29 Jan, 2021

ICMR chief Balram Bhargava on Thursday said COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers–Bharat Biotech and Serum Institute&ndas.....

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Dr Reddys eyes to launch Sputnik V vacci
30 Jan, 2021

Dr Reddys Laboratories, which is conducting Phase 3 trials of Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V, believes the ja.....

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Vaccine Maitri Diplomacy: India fulfils
30 Jan, 2021

Over the next few days, India is planning to give more vaccines to countries across the globe. Oman will get one lakh, C.....

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No data generated with Covishield, Covax
03 Feb, 2021

To a question on whether the Covishield and Covaxin are able to provide protection from the new coronavirus variant that.....

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Covid-19 vaccine India update: PM-CARES
03 Feb, 2021

With the Budget for the current fiscal, which was presented before the onset of the pandemic, making no separate allocat.....

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WHO-led COVAX vaccine scheme agrees new
04 Feb, 2021

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - India’s Serum Institute will supply 1.1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines developed by .....

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Coronavirus vaccination drive: 7,365 peo
04 Feb, 2021

Coronavirus vaccination drive: As many as 6,377 health care workers got Covishield jabs at 150 centres of the Delhi gove.....

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Expert panel to submit report soon on pr
10 Feb, 2021

An expert committee set up to develop the criteria for identifying significant comorbidities present in a person, which .....

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WHO RECOGNISES CONCERNING NEWS OF COVID-
10 Feb, 2021

The head of the World Health Organization said Monday the emergence of new COVID-19 variants has raised questions about .....

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WHO wraps up politically-sensitive China
10 Feb, 2021

A much-anticipated inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic wrapped up its mission in China on Tuesday with .....

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Govt places orders for 1.45 cr doses of
10 Feb, 2021

The government has placed orders for 1 crore additional doses of Covishield from Serum Institute of India and 45 lakh mo.....

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Covishield vaccine being procured by gov
13 Feb, 2021

The Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute of India, is being procured by t.....

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WHO authorises AstraZeneca’s COVID
16 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organisation has granted an emergency authorization to AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine, a move .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: SII to supply 20 milli
17 Feb, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) has received approval from the World Health Organization (WHO) to supply the AstraZeneca-.....

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90 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administe
18 Feb, 2021

Union minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said 90 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered in the count.....

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India to gift 2,00,000 doses of coronavi
19 Feb, 2021

India on Wednesday announced that it will gift 2,00,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine to United Nations peacekeepers. Ext.....

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Novavax to provide 1.1 billion COVID-19
20 Feb, 2021

Novavax on Friday has agreed to supply 1.1 billion doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine in nearly 200 low and m.....

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Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trial f
20 Feb, 2021

Drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech are due to start trials for their messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine in 4,0.....

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Covishield: Asked to prioritise for Indi
22 Feb, 2021

The Indian government has directed vaccine maker, Serum Institute of India (SII) to prioritise for meeting the Covid-19 .....

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WHO inks pact with ESIS for no-fault com
23 Feb, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) and US-based risk management services provider ESIS Inc signed an agreement on behal.....

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Bharat Biotech to provide efficacy data
24 Feb, 2021

Efficacy data of Bharat Biotech’s Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin that is being administered to front-line workers curre.....

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India dispatches first batch of six lakh
25 Feb, 2021

India on Wednesday dispatched the first batch of six lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses to the African country of Ghana under t.....

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Hope other countries follow your example
27 Feb, 2021

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine e.....

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Hope other countries follow your example
27 Feb, 2021

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment for supporting vaccine e.....

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PM Modi takes Covaxin shot at AIIMS as p
01 March, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin shot at the AIIMS, Delhi as the second phase of the.....

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Bharat Biotech hails PM for taking COVID
02 March, 2021

The personal example set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in taking the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine would give a huge .....

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Unrealistic and premature to think Covid
02 March, 2021

A senior World Health Organization official said Monday it was ‘premature’ and ‘unrealistic’ to .....

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Covid-19: Vaccine manufacturers to meet
03 March, 2021

Top executives of vaccine manufacturers, including Serum Institute (SII) and Bharat Biotech, will meet Prime Minister Na.....

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Indias manufacturing base is playing a c
03 March, 2021

On Tuesday, the governments of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana started COVID-19 vaccination campaigns which are focu.....

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Covid-19 inoculation drive India update:
04 March, 2021

The government on Wednesday permitted round-the-clock COVID-19 vaccination as part of efforts to speed-up the immunisati.....

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Clinical trials underway to test jab eff
04 March, 2021

Clinical trials are now underway to test the safety and efficacy of covid-19 vaccines for children, the Union health min.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: Precisa Medicam
10 March, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine update: Brazilian company Precisa Medicamentos has applied for emergency authorization to use the Bhara.....

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Covid-19 vaccine in India update: Covaxi
12 March, 2021

The Centre on Thursday said Bharat Biotech’s indigenously developed Covaxin is out of the “clinical trial mo.....

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US to provide financial assistance to In
13 March, 2021

The US will provide financial assistance to support Indian drug-maker Biological E’s effort to produce at least 1 .....

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India treading on vaccine diplomacy 58 m
15 March, 2021

India treading on vaccine diplomacy! 58 million doses to 71 countries bolsters Quad vaccine initiative By: FE Online .....

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Covishield side-effects: India to review
15 March, 2021

The central government decided to conduct a deeper review of post-vaccination side-effects from the Oxford-AstraZeneca c.....

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Major European nations suspend use of As
16 March, 2021

Germany, France, Italy and Spain became the latest countries Monday to suspend use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vacci.....

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Govt places new purchase order with SII
17 March, 2021

The Centre has placed a new purchase order with the Serum Institute of India (SII) for the supply of 10 crore doses of t.....

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Plea on Covid vaccination: SC stays suo
19 March, 2021

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the suo motu proceedings initiated by the Delhi High Court that posed various quest.....

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India wont expand export of corona vacci
25 March, 2021

India will focus on meeting the domestic demand for coronavirus vaccines in view of a spike in COVID-19 infections in se.....

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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begin
27 March, 2021

The clinical trial for the second Covid-19 vaccine being manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII), developed by US.....

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Is Covid-19 second wave in India due to
27 March, 2021

Not the new variants, but people stopping to adhere to Covid appropriate behaviour is the reason for the surge of cases .....

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Govt planning to bring more population g
27 March, 2021

The Centre is planning to widen the scope of the COVID-19 immunisation drive by bringing more population groups under it.....

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Bharat Biotech ropes in its related firm
30 March, 2021

Bharat Biotech International, the company that in collaboration with select government organisations developed Covaxin, .....

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COVID-19 situation under control in Indi
31 March, 2021

Amid rising number of coronavirus cases in the country, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday assured, "Th.....

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Vaccine Maitri: Fiji receives 100,000 do
01 April 2021

A consignment of around 100,000 doses of Made in India COVISHIELD (AstraZeneca) vaccines reach Nadi International Airpor.....

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Indonesia turns to China for more vaccin
9 April 2021

Indonesia is in talks with China to secure as many as 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to plug a gap in deliveries aft.....

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European calculations suggest very small
9 April 2021

India should have reported 320 cases of blood clot associated with administering of Covishield vaccine by now if the Eur.....

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No fresh COVID-19 case reported in 149 d
10 April 2021

No fresh COVID-19 case has been reported in 149 districts in a week, while eight have not registered any new infection i.....

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COVID-19 surge: Mutant strains, sluggish
12 April 2021

New Delhi: Why areIndia'sCOVID-19 cases flaring up so sharply? There are no clear answers but top scientists say the.....

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DCGI authorises Sputnik V vaccine
13 April 2021

NEW DELHI: The Drugs Controller General of India V.G. Somani late on Monday gave emergency use license to Covid-19 vacci.....

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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine
14 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Pfizer Inc said on Tuesday it would work towards bringing the COVID-19 vaccine it developed with Germany'.....

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COVID-19 pandemic a long way from over,
14 April 2021

Even though more than 780 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered globally, the pandemic is “.....

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Haffkine Biopharma gets nod to produce B
17 April 2021

Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said that the department of science and technology, government of .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin production to
19 April 2021

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday said there will be a 10 times rise in Covaxin vaccine production by Septem.....

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COVID-19: Recommendation of 3rd booster
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : More data is needed to establish if a third anti-COVID-19 booster dose will be more effective in fighting th.....

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Everyone above 18 can get Covid vaccine
20 April 2021

The government on Monday announced a ‘liberalised and accelerated’ Covid-19 vaccination programme beginning .....

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COVID-19: White House refuses to comment
20 April 2021

The White House on Monday did not respond to questions on the request by Serum Institute of India to lift export ban on .....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Covaxin shows 78 perce
22 April 2021

The interim results of the Phase-3 trials for Covaxin have shown a clinical efficacy of 78% against mild, moderate and s.....

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SARS-CoV genome sequencing to be ramped
24 April 2021

The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic consortium (INSACOG) has sequenced 15,133 SARS-CoV genome from Covid positive internationa.....

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Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI nod to extend
26 April 2021

Bharat Biotech has written to the India’s drug regulator seeking extension of the shelf-life of its indigenously d.....

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat B
27 April 2021

The central government on Monday asked the Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech to lower price of their COVID-19 vaccines .....

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Covishield, Covaxin effective against In
28 April 2021

New Delhi: Covishield and Covaxin -- the two coronavirus vaccines currently in use in India -- have efficacy against the.....

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Bharat Biotech Covaxin found to neutrali
30 April 2021

The made-in India Covaxin vaccine, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, can neutralise the B1617 variant of coro.....

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ICMR: Covaxin found to be effective agai
03 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The indigenously developed Covaxin is capable of fighting the Brazilian variant too, acco.....

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India - biggest Serum Vaccine order cove
04 May, 2021

The Narendra Modi-led federal government hasn’t placed an order larger than 110 million doses from the biggest loc.....

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Covid-19: WHO approves emergency use of
08 May, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving .....

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At Rs 700-Rs 1,500, price of Covid vacci
10 May, 2021

MUMBAI: From Rs 250, the cost of vaccines in the private sector has shot up by up to six times. It now ranges from Rs 70.....

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Tech transfers, supply of materials must
10 May, 2021

Partnerships, technology transfers and supply of various critical equipment and materials which go into the production o.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Serum says will raise
13 May, 2021

Amid multiple states reporting a shortage of COVID-19 vaccine, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech have submitted to the .....

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Covaxin gets approval for phase II/III t
13 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Even as Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine has become the first vaccine globally to get approval from US drug regulator .....

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Sputnik V could be available in India fr
14 May, 2021

Amid reports of the shortage of Covid-19 vaccine in various states, Sputnik vaccine has arrived in India, and "hope.....

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Hester in talks with Bharat Biotech for
17 May, 2021

Hester Biosciences on Sunday said it has tied up with the Gujarat government to explore production of Covid-19 vaccine t.....

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Covaxin effectively neutralises all key
17 May, 2021

Indigenous Covid-19 vaccine, Covaxin has been able to neutralise all key emerging variants, including the double mutant .....

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China says it will support India, SA pro
18 May, 2021

BEIJING : China, which is actively pursuing vaccine diplomacy, said on Monday that it is "supportive" of India.....

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Bharat Biotech Karnataka facility will h
18 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech's Covaxin manufacturing facility that is under construction in Kolar district in Karnataka would have.....

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Miniscule bleeding, clotting events post
18 May, 2021

India has reported 26 potential cases of bleeding and clotting after administration of Covishield vaccine, a government .....

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India - Biological E. to produce Johnson
19 May, 2021

India's Biological E. will produce the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine alongside its own candidate, its manag.....

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

WHO chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has said that once the devastating Covid-19 outbreak in India recedes, the Serum I.....

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5.86 cr Covid vaccine doses to be provid
20 May, 2021

According to the advance visibility provided by the Centre to states and UTs, a total of 5.86 crore Covid vaccine doses .....

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Booster effect even at six months, do no
20 May, 2021

Four to six weeks, six to eight or eight to 12? The increasing gap between two Covishield doses in India while the UK re.....

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Pfizer-BioNTech pledge 2 billion doses o
22 May, 2021

American pharmaceutical company Pfizer and German company BioNTech pledged Friday to deliver 2 billion doses of their CO.....

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Trials for 3rd booster dose of Covaxin a
26 May, 2021

New Delhi: Trials for the third booster dose of Covaxin has begun at AIIMS. The booster shot will be administered to tho.....

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Bharat Biotech expects EUA from WHO for
26 May, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Tuesday said it expects approval for its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin from the World Health Organisation f.....

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Govt looking into securing part of J&
27 May, 2021

Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine to be manufactured in India by Biological E cannot be directly channelled to .....

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Our vaccine highly effective on COVID-19
27 May, 2021

Seeking a fast-track approval for its COVID-19 vaccine, US major Pfizer has told Indian authorities that its jab has sho.....

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Govt, Pfizer working together for earlie
28 May, 2021

As soon as Pfizer indicated vaccine availability, the central government and the company started working together for th.....

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No adverse effect if second dose of diff
28 May, 2021

Any significant adverse effect is unlikely if the second dose of a different COVID-19 vaccine is administered, but reach.....

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Indian Immunologiclas to start drug subs
31 May, 2021

Hyderabad: Indian Immunologicals Ltd, a city-based facility under the National Dairy Development Board, has announced it.....

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Price capping waiver to exemption from b
01 June, 2021

Seeking fast-track approvals to bring Moderna’s single-dose COVID-19 booster vaccine in India expeditiously, Cipla.....

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WHO approves 2nd Chinese vaccine for eme
02 June, 2021

The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday that it has approved China’s second COVID-19 vaccine ‘Si.....

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UK approves Pfizer/BioNTech Covid shot f
05 June, 2021

London: Britain's medicines regulator said on Friday it had approved the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and Bi.....

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Serum Institute to make 3 types of Covid
07 June, 2021

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII), which has been the largest producer of vaccines in India, making the Oxford-A.....

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AIIMS Delhi to start screening children
07 June, 2021

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, will start screening children for clinical trials of indigen.....

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China authorises CoronaVac Covid-19 vacc
08 June, 2021

BEIJING : China has authorised the emergency use of CoronaVac, a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, .....

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High vaccination rates can help reduce r
08 June, 2021

A top World Health Organisation official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed t.....

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New Covid variant with more severity det
09 June, 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists at Pune’s National Institute of Virology have isolated and characterised a coronavirus vari.....

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Ocugen pays USD 15 mn upfront to Bharat
09 June, 2021

Ocugen Inc, the US partner for Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine, has announced the payment of USD 15 million upfron.....

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US denying emergency approval to Covaxin
12 June, 2021

In the view of the US FDA rejecting emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin, the government Friday.....

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Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot
15 June, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax said Monday its shot was highly effective against COVID-19 and also protected against variants in .....

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Antibody test post-vax not recommended:
17 June, 2021

Pune: Forty-five-year-old Avinash was taken aback when his Covid antibody test came negative despite taking both vaccine.....

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Novavax Covid-19 vaccine Covavax to laun
18 June, 2021

The Serum Institute of India (SII) hopes to introduce US firm Novavax's Indian version of the Covid-19 vaccine - .....

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Bharat Biotech, WHO pre-submission meeti
18 June, 2021

New Delhi: Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech's pre-submission meeting has been scheduled on June 23 for evaluation of t.....

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No scientific evidence of Covid vaccinat
22 June, 2021

The Union health ministry on Monday reiterated there is no scientific evidence of COVID-19 vaccination causing infertili.....

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US announces to allocate 5.5 cr doses of
23 June, 2021

Washington: The US has announced its plan to allocate 5.5 crore doses of the Covid-19 vaccines to the rest of the world .....

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India likely to have Covid vaccine for c
24 June, 2021

Noting that children usually have a mild disease but there is a need to develop Covid-19 vaccines for them, AIIMS Delhi .....

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Africa COVID-19 envoy blasts EU, COVAX o
02 July 2021

Kenya: The African Union special envoy tasked with leading efforts to procure COVID-19 vaccines for the continent is bla.....

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WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least
03 July 2021

Ghebreyesus called for a global effort to vaccinate at least 10 per cent of the population of every country by September.....

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India plans 12 crore COVID vaccine alloc
03 July 2021

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan made the announcement declaring that the states have already been informed in adv.....

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India expects first foreign-made Covid-1
08 July, 2021

India expects to receive foreign-made COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX global vaccine-sharing programme for the .....

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Decision on emergency use listing of Cov
12 July, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) is likely to take a decision on including Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Cova.....

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Unable to send Covid vaccines as India n
14 July, 2021

The United States on Tuesday said that it is ready to ship its COVID-19 vaccines expeditiously when it has the green lig.....

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Delta variant infected even vaccinated p
19 July, 2021

Delta COVID variant infected more than 80 per cent people in India during the devastating second wave of the pandemic, a.....

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Bharat Biotech dossier under review for
20 July, 2021

Officials of the World Health Organisation (WHO) had a meeting with those of Bharat Biotech and the Hyderabad-based vacc.....

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4 Covid vaccine candidates in human tria
21 July, 2021

Four COVID-19 vaccine candidates are at different stages of human trials while one, developed by Genique Life Sciences, .....

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67.6 pc people have COVID antibodies but
21 July, 2021

On the way forward, Bhargava highlighted the need to ensure full vaccination of all healthcare workers as soon as possib.....

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Bharat Biotech terminates MoU with Brazi
24 July, 2021

Bharat Biotech on Friday said it terminated the Memorandum of Understanding entered with Precisa Medicamentos and Envixi.....

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Brazil scraps Covaxin emergency-use appl
27 July, 2021

After suspending the proposed clinical trials of Bharat Bioetchs COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin, Brazil has now scrapped the E.....

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97,79,440 Covid vaccine doses administer
29 July, 2021

Nearly 38,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine were administered in Delhi on Tuesday, taking the cumulative number to 97,79,.....

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5 Percent of Covaxin royalty to ICMR rai
02 Aug, 2021

Mumbai: Bharat Biotech will pay a royalty of 5% on the net sales of Covaxin, its Covid-19 vaccine, to Indian Council of .....

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin effective again
03 Aug, 2021

Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin (BBV152) is effective against Delta Plus (AY.1) variant of the coronavirus.....

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Ministry of S&T allocated over R
04 Aug, 2021

The Ministry of Science and Technology has allocated over Rs 1,600 crore for COVID-19 related research and product devel.....

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Novavax seeks OK for COVID vaccine in ne
06 Aug, 2021

Vaccine maker Novavax announced Thursday it has asked regulators in India, Indonesia and the Philippines to allow emerge.....

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Vaccination of pregnant, lactating women
10 Aug, 2021

Seeking to enhance COVID-19 vaccination coverage of pregnant and lactating women, the Delhi government on Monday issued .....

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India has done better than any country a
16 Aug, 2021

India has done better than any country in the world as regards to affordability and the reach to the people of COVID-19 .....

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Nasal Covaxin phase II & III tri
18 Aug, 2021

NAGPUR: After getting the final nod from the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for the second and third phase tria.....

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Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D ge
21 Aug, 2021

Indigenously developed Zydus Cadila COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D has received approval for Emergency Use Authorisation from .....

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Johnson & Johnson files applicat
21 Aug, 2021

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) on Friday said it has submitted an application to the Indian drug regulator to conduct a.....

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Covid vaccination for kids may start onl
21 Aug, 2021

NEW DELHI: The government is likely to start vaccination of children against Covid-19 only by March 2022, even as three-.....

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NTAGI to soon chalk out roadmap to intro
26 Aug, 2021

NTAGI Chairman Dr N K Arora said it is estimated that there are around 12 crore adolescents in the age group of 12-18 ye.....

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First commercial batch of Covaxin releas
30 Aug, 2021

The first commercial batch of Covaxin was released on Sunday from the new plant of Bharat Biotech at Ankleshwar in Gujar.....

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Pfizer, Moderna vaccines wouldn’t
02/09/2021

Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of COVID-19 Covaxin, said the efficacy of its vaccine would have been 8.....

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Intranasal Covid vaccine phase II trial
02/09/2021

As many as 30 volunteers consisting of doctors, their family members and others were administered the first dose of the .....

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DCGI nod to phase-I clinical trial of CO
04/09/2021

The firm is required to submit the revised clinical trial protocol for immunogenicity to be assessed on Day 42, instead .....

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Centre places purchase order with SII fo
10/09/2021

The source added that the ministry had placed an order for 37.50 crore doses of Covishield between August to December an.....

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Big drop in COVID antibodies within four
15/09/2021

Waning antibodies do not mean that immunised people lose their ability to counter the Covid-19 virus as the body's m.....

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WHO Experts’ Group to take a call
20/09/2021

Covaxin is one of the six vaccines that have received emergency use authorisation from India's drug regulator and is.....

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India to resume export of surplus COVID-
21/09/2021

He also said that cumulative doses administered so far across the country have crossed 81 crore and the last 10 crore do.....

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With domestic manufacturing picking up p
23/09/2021

Though there is no official word, the sources said the government is not ready to give in to the indemnity demands of th.....

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Talks on to make Zydus Cadila’s CO
24/09/2021

Responding to a question at a press conference, NITI Aayog Member (Health) Dr V K Paul said to bring Zydus Cadila’.....

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Novavax, SII apply to WHO for emergency
24/09/2021

It represents another major milestone in Novavax’s transformation into a commercial global vaccine company and rei.....

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Children less severely impacted by COVID
25/09/2021

On inoculation of children against the virus in India, she said there will be vaccines for children. The drug regulator .....

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