ePharmacies to tap approx 70 million Ind
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According to the report, approx 2.5x growth in households using ePharmacy services during COVID-19 lockdown The Feder.....

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14 Aug, 2020

The Governing Board of NHA, which implements the AB-PMJAY, met on Thursday to review the implementation of the scheme un.....

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14 Aug, 2020

“Remdac is the most affordable drug as we would like to enable patients to have access to this critical drug in th.....

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15 Aug, 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to launch the National Digital Health Mission and a unique identit.....

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Delhi had become the centre of attention in the fight against COVID-19 when on 9 June, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Siso.....

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16 Aug, 2020

On the eve of our 73rd Independence Day, Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group reminds us that just as we.....

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Health ID pilot programme to start with
17 Aug, 2020

The National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) will be launched on a pilot mode in the six Union Territories including Puduc.....

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COVID-19 warriors will be first to get v
18 Aug, 2020

The ministry said three vaccine candidates are in different stages of trials in the country, and a roadmap is also ready.....

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Russia to roll out vaccine by end of Aug
18 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus Russia vaccine update: Russian vaccine underwent phase-I and phase-II human trials testing in less than two .....

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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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What Is Digital Health ID? Here’s
20 Aug, 2020

In his seventh Independence Day speech from the Red Fort last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of.....

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Diagnostics firms eye consolidation
21 Aug, 2020

The diagnostics industry in India could see rapid moves toward consolidation and formalization, executives at major chai.....

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Endless first wave: how Indonesia failed
21 Aug, 2020

Only last week Luhut Pandjaitan, Indonesia’s maritime minister and close confidant of the country’s presiden.....

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23 Aug, 2020

Coronavirus testing: Scientists have suggested an alternative testing method to detect COVID-19! Scientists have said th.....

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Coronavirus Updates: Manohar Lal Khattar
25 Aug, 2020

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Takeda to sell Japan consumer health uni
25 Aug, 2020

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Developing a vaccine in six months was part of IIT Alumni Council’s C19 task force On the other hand, for vac.....

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Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Telehealth is a bit of American ingenuity that seems to have paid off in the coronavir.....

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Here’s what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Russia and Chinese vaccines raise doubts Doc.....

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Over 1 lakh health IDs created under Nat
13 Sept, 2020

NEW DELHI: Over one lakh unique health IDs have been created under the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM), which was.....

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to
17 Sept, 2020

 The Supreme Court on Wednesday said there was an approval by the Central government on use of Remdesivir and Fabip.....

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18 Sept, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump and the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday disagreed .....

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Influenza vaccine does not increase Covi
22 Sept, 2020

It is even more important to receive the flu vaccination this year to help prevent a 'twindemic' of flu and COVI.....

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Tracking COVID-19 with wastewater.
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Wastewater testing captures the rise and fall of novel coronavirus cases in a mid-sized metropolitan region. Understa.....

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Flu jab 'more important than ever' this
22 Sept, 2020

People are being advised to get a flu jab to help protect against the "double danger" of flu and coronavirus. .....

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Researchers combine heat and humidity to
26 Sept, 2020

HOUSTON : Healthcare workers, facing the shortage of protective equipment such as N95 masks, are left with no other opti.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covi
29 Sept, 2020

- Russia will supply covid vaccines to Nepal via Trinity Pharmaceuticals, which it described as a private healthcare fir.....

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Russia to supply 2.5 crore doses of covi
30 Sept, 2020

Russia's sovereign wealth fund said on Tuesday it had agreed to supply 25 million doses of its potential COVID-19 va.....

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Mosquitoes cannot transmit the coronavir
02 Oct, 2020

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatme.....

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MHFI and AIIMS doctors launch web portal
05 Oct, 2020

To address the growing issue of mental health illness during the Covid-19 pandemic across the country, the Mental Health.....

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Covid-19 to place greater demand on ment
07 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Mental health programmes, both national and international, will see greater demand as coronavirus pandemic co.....

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08 Oct, 2020

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COVID-19 vaccine: Russia all set to appr
10 Oct, 2020

- Developed by Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology, the experimental vaccine has recently complet.....

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UK to begin trials to test if BCG vaccin
12 Oct, 2020

LONDON: Scientists in the UK will begin recruiting frontline healthcare workers to test if an old vaccine used to combat.....

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12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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12 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: With the central government capping prices for Covid-19 tests, health experts strongly opine on maintaining s.....

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19 Oct, 2020

The Australian state of Victoria on Monday eased some coronavirus-led restrictions after months, while much of Europe en.....

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Covid-19 underscored importance of inves
22 Oct, 2020

- WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said that at least a couple of coronavirus vaccines could be available by early.....

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US health regulator approves first treat
23 Oct, 2020

Washington: The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Remdesivir for the treatment of coronaviru.....

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India needs a sustainable healthcare sys
24 Oct, 2020

To have a pandemic-resistant world, India needs to invest heavily in health infrastructure, Dr.Randeep Guleria, Director.....

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Drug found effective in treating covid-1
26 Oct, 2020

- The results of WHO's clinical trial show that dexamethasone can help in survival of premature babies when given to.....

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Abbott launches its glucose monitoring t
02 Nov, 2020

Clinical and real-world data by the company show that the product is associated with improved glucose control MUMBAI,.....

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Eli Lilly collaborates with Daiichi Sank
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Eli Lilly Japan will hold a marketing authorization for galcanezumab and Daiichi Sankyo will take charge of its distribu.....

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Mr Neeraj Lal joins Medicover Hospitals
03 Nov, 2020

With more than 17 years of experience in healthcare management, Neeraj Lal is a veteran who wears multiple hats   .....

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Zydus announces IND filing of ZYIL1, a n
03 Nov, 2020

Zydus’ development candidate ‘ZYIL1’ is efficacious in non-clinical animal models of inflammation, wit.....

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Taiwan based researcher develops novel s
04 Nov, 2020

The device can be a first-line screener prior to Carotid Ultrasound and can be operated from a non-professional too N.....

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Indian govt approves MoU with UK for med
05 Nov, 2020

The device can be a first-line screener prior to Carotid Ultrasound and can be operated from a non-professional too N.....

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Digital hospitals deliver higher standar
05 Nov, 2020

There is a massive influx of patients, and traditional hospitals are struggling to provide quality care and ensure healt.....

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India and Israel to cooperate in the fie
06 Nov, 2020

As a part of the agreement approved by India’s cabinet, the two countries will exchange knowledge, expertise and r.....

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Aster Labs Introduces US FDA Approved Di
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The technology to ensure faster, safer and error-free diagnosis is currently implemented at Aster Labs state of the art .....

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Novo Nordisk Education Foundation Unveil
07 Nov, 2020

The program is aimed at spreading awareness on efficient diabetes management and ambition to reduce the national average.....

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NPPA observes ‘National Cancer Awa
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With its price rationalization policies, National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority has played a crucial role in making c.....

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Metropolis Healthcare wins ‘Diagno
10 Nov, 2020

The company has received the recognition on the basis of its strong customer ownership experience   NEW DELHI, No.....

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TataMD CHECK to make COVID-19 detection
10 Nov, 2020

World’s first viral diagnostic based on FELUDA CRISPR Cas-9 platform has been developed in India  NEW DELH.....

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Practo witnesses whopping 1200% rise in
11 Nov, 2020

80 percent of all diabetes-related queries on Practo in the last one year came between March and October, indicating gro.....

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Anurag Khosla appointed as the new CEO o
12 Nov, 2020

Anurag will oversee all aspects of company’s India business including preventive and primary care service market w.....

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Omega Healthcare selects Oracle’s
12 Nov, 2020

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World’s leading generic drug maker
12 Nov, 2020

Well known 18 companies join the effort by Medicines Patent Pool to accelerate global access to effective COVID-19 treat.....

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Zydus Cadilla completes Phase II trials
13 Nov, 2020

Company’s biological drug, Pegylated Interferon alpha – 2b significantly reduced the viral load in moderatel.....

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Close to 30% Delhiites have no health re
13 Nov, 2020

Close to 65 percent respondents book a digital clinical appointment at least once an year, while 34 percent book it quar.....

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LifeCell to provide COVID-19 and pregnan
16 Nov, 2020

NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— In an effort to reduce turnaround times for tests related to pregnancy health checks.....

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Dr Bishnu Panigrahi joins Fortis Healthc
18 Nov, 2020

After a stellar stint as a pioneering medical practitioner in its first innings, Dr Panigrahi has moved back to the lead.....

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AliveCor closes $65 million financing to
18 Nov, 2020

Series-E round for Medtech startup was led by existing investors OMRON, Khosla Ventures, WP Global Partners, Qualcomm Ve.....

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Eris Lifesciences appoints V Krishnakuma
19 Nov, 2020

V Krishnakumar brings over 22 years of professional experience across corporate finance, the pharmaceutical industry and.....

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HPE eHealth centers provide free Tubercu
19 Nov, 2020

This initiative is in line with the TB pledge HPE signed last year with USAID in support of the government’s targe.....

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Microsoft partners Social Alpha to boost
20 Nov, 2020

The partnership will focus on enabling these companies fastrack their progress with some of the best technology resource.....

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Medanta expands e-health outreach in Gur
23 Nov, 2020

The just-launched eClinic will provide trained medical staff, support for medical emergency and virtual consultation .....

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Narayana Health joins TriNetX to drive i
23 Nov, 2020

Narayana Health (NH) is looking to build on its unique ability to deliver affordable, accessible, evidence-based healthc.....

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Zuellig Pharma expands cold storage wa
24 Nov, 2020

Company prepares for the anticipated storage and distribution demands of COVID-19 vaccines in Asia excluding China and J.....

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Initiative to develop tech-driven solu
24 Nov, 2020

India Health Fund and Villgro Innovations Foundation collaborate to launch a first-of-its-kind platform to fight infecti.....

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GE Healthcare uses AI to assess ETT pl
25 Nov, 2020

Up to 45% of ICU patients, including severe COVID-19 cases, receive ETT intubation for ventilation By VOH News Desk .....

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In a first in India, doctors airlift C
25 Nov, 2020

Team of doctors from Max Super Speciality Hospital, Saket flew down to Kathmandu to put an ECMO on the sick patient who .....

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Omron leads $65M investment round for
26 Nov 2020

The strategic move reinforces cross-company alliance for remote cardiovascular condition management By VOH News Desk .....

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Koru Lifescience identifies drug compoun
26 Nov 2020

The finding is currently processed by Koru IP team before entering clinical trials scheduled for Q1 2021 By VOH News .....

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AstraZeneca partners RSSDI to empower
27 Nov 2020

Awareness and research-based effort to provide the much-needed support for early detection and treatment of Diabetes wil.....

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Govt reviews implementation of Ayushma
27 Nov 2020

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr Harsh Vardhan visited the National Health Authority and reviewed implem.....

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Australia to undertake clinical studie
27 Nov 2020

With a $1.12 million funding, clinical studies at the University of Sydney to look at the potential of needle-free deliv.....

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Moderna files for U.S. vaccine authori
1 Dec 2020

(Reuters) - Moderna Inc said on Monday it has applied for U.S. emergency authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine after fu.....

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Entire population may not need to be vac
02 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: It may not be necessary to vaccinate the entire population with Covid-19 vaccine as inoculating a critical ma.....

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Indian pharma sunrise segment prognosis
02 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 28 (PTI) Nourished by increasing spending, improving accessibility and growing exports, India's pharm.....

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U.S. CDC approves expert panel recommend
04 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday approved an advisory panel&r.....

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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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Zydus Cadila gets DGCI nod for phase 3 c
05 Dec 2020

In a regulatory filing, Zydus Cadila said it has received approval from the DCGI to start the phase 3 clinical trials in.....

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Midwives May Help Save the Lives of Mill
07 Dec, 2020

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of women die every year from pregnancy-related causes. More than 90 per cent .....

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UK medicine regulator says people with a
10 Dec, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The UK’s medicine regulator said anyone with a history of anaphylaxis to a medicine or food sho.....

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

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U.S. FDA authorizes Pfizer COVID-19 vacc
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The United States said it authorized the use of Pfizer Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, with the first inoculatio.....

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One in four health centres worldwide lacks access to water, putting around 1.8 billion people at increased risk of contr.....

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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 virus enters the brain, researc
18 Dec, 2020

More and more evidence is coming out that people with COVID-19 are suffering from cognitive effects, such as brain fog a.....

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Covid-19 vaccinations in European Union
18 Dec, 2020

The EU is to start Covid-19 inoculations on December 27, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thur.....

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22 Dec, 2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to .....

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Russia will jointly produce Sputnik V va
23 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: Russian envoy to India Nikolay Kudashev on Monday said Moscow will jointly produce the Sputnik V vaccine for .....

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India, get ready for Covid vaccines! M
26 Dec 2020

The dry run will include testing of cold storage and transportation arrangements for COVID-19 vaccine, management of cro.....

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AstraZeneca vaccine gives 100% protectio
28 Dec, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccine developed by the British drugs group AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford has achieved a ".....

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The beginning of the end: Europe rolls o
28 Dec, 2020

Europe launched a massive vaccination drive on Sunday with pensioners and medics lining up to take the first shots to se.....

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Efficacy of Oxford jabs at 95% if give
29 Dec 2020

AstraZeneca Plc will soon release data showing that the effectiveness of its covid-19 vaccine rises to as much as 95% if.....

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Covid-19 vaccination mock drill in fou
29 Dec 2020

Covid-19 vaccination mock drill: The two-day end-to-end dry run was being carried out in Krishna district in Andhra Prad.....

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India braces for COVID-19 vaccination dr
01 Jan, 2021

Corona Vaccines in India: The Union Health Ministry is leaving no stone unturned to make the COVID-19 vaccination proces.....

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Exclusive- Drugmakers to hike prices for
01 Jan, 2021

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drugmakers including Pfizer Inc, Sanofi SA, and GlaxoSmithKline Plc plan to raise U.S. prices on mo.....

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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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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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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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Parliamentary panel on health likely t
11 Jan 2021

India will begin the first phase of vaccination against coronavirus Saturday. In order of priority, an estimated 3 crore.....

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Covid-19: An FAQ factsheet for Covishiel
03 Jan, 2021

New Delhi: Prior to the beginning of the nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19 in India on January 16, the Pune-.....

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India delivers Covid-19 shots to prepare
03 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU: Indian airlines started delivering batches of Covid-19 vaccines nationwide on Tuesday, preparing fo.....

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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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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: Of those vaccinated, 0.18 pc w
20 Jan, 2021

Paul said the concerns about adverse effects and serious problems as of now seem to be unfounded, negligible, insignific.....

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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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Nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to g
21 Jan, 2021

A nasal COVID-19 vaccine will be easy to be give to school-going children who bear a “very mild” load of the.....

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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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Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers rece
23 Jan, 2021

Over 12.7 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country till the evening of the seventh day.....

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COVID-19 vaccination in India till now:
25 Jan, 2021

Over 16 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till the evening of the ninth day.....

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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 vaccination in India: Over 20 l
27 Jan, 2021

Over 20 lakh healthcare workers across the country have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs till Tuesday evening, as per prov.....

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Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 l
28 Jan, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination in India: Over 23 lakh healthcare workers have received COVID-19 vaccine jabs in the country so far.....

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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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Dr. Reddy - India ends study of COVID-19
28 Jan, 2021

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian drugmaker Dr.Reddy’s Laboratories said on Wednesday it had terminated its clinical st.....

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Messe Frankfurt India ties up with AMTZ
30 Jan, 2021

Slated from October 7-8, 2021 in Visakhapatnam, the joint effort aims to provide further impetus to indigenous manufactu.....

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India fought COVID-19 pandemic much bett
01 Feb, 2021

Vardhan expressed his deep gratitude to the scientific community for their contribution in developing and testing COVID-.....

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Union Budget 2021: PM Atmanirbhar Swasth
02 Feb, 2021

Union Budget 2021 India: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman while announcing the Union budget has announced a new healt.....

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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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Coronavirus vaccination India update: Ov
03 Feb, 2021

Two states, Gujarat and West Bengal, initiated vaccination of frontline workers on Tuesday and 19,902 frontline workers .....

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India fastest country to reach 4 million
04 Feb, 2021

Five states and UTs account for 66.36 per cent of these. Maharashtra reported maximum casualties with 30 new fatalities......

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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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COVID-19: India now 3rd topmost country
08 Feb, 2021

New Delhi, Feb 7 (PTI) India has become the third topmost country in the world in terms of the number of COVID-19 vaccin.....

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More than 58 lakh healthcare, frontline
08 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against coronavirus crossed the 58 lakh-mark on the twenty thi.....

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Why Oxford Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine
09 Feb, 2021

Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine: As coronavirus vaccination programmes have begun in many countries across the world.....

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India achieves 60 lakh COVID-19 vaccinat
09 Feb, 2021

The total number of people who have received anti-coronavirus vaccine shots till Monday evening has crossed 60 lakh, the.....

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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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Overall COVID-19 seropositivity among he
10 Feb, 2021

The overall COVID-19 seropositivity among healthcare workers is assessed to be 25.7 per cent as per the third seropreval.....

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Covid-19 vaccine India: 68.26 lakh healt
11 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 68.26 lakh on Wednesday, the 26th day.....

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COVID-19 in India: Less than 5,000 activ
11 Feb, 2021

Active COVID-19 cases in the country have dropped to 1.41 lakh comprising just 1.30 per cent of the total infections, wh.....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Over 73.30 lakh health
12 Feb, 2021

The number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID-19 reached 74.30 lakh on Thursday, the 27th day .....

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Covid-19: ICMR testing efficacy of vacci
17 Feb, 2021

The ICMR is making efforts to test the efficacy of the vaccine against the South African and Brazilian strains of the Co.....

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Covid-19: ICMR testing efficacy of vacci
17 Feb, 2021

Over 60% of the country's healthcare workers have been vaccinated since India began vaccination drive on 16 January......

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Only 0.0004% required hospitalisation ag
17 Feb, 2021

The cumulative number of healthcare and frontline workers vaccinated against COVID19 has crossed 85 lakhs today. 85,16,7.....

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18 Feb, 2021

Covid-19 vaccines are likely to be available by the “year-end or before that” in the open markets, Director .....

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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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Upsurge in daily new COVID-19 cases in K
22 Feb, 2021

New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have recorded an "upsurge".....

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Need to increase pace of COVID-19 vaccin
22 Feb, 2021

The Union Health Ministry has written to all states and UTs highlighting the need to significantly enhance the pace of C.....

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Government integrates non-alcoholic fatt
23 Feb, 2021

Government on Monday integrated the Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in the National Programme for Prevention a.....

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24 Feb, 2021

There is no direct relation between the recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and some other states, and the mut.....

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24 Feb, 2021

Medical Technology Association of India (MTaI) has urged to the Government to include MedTech sector workforce in the ta.....

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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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National Medical Commission will bring g
27 Feb, 2021

The government is transforming the entire medical education and healthcare sector in the country and as part of the init.....

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Covid-19: Vaccine manufacturers to meet
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Top executives of vaccine manufacturers, including Serum Institute (SII) and Bharat Biotech, will meet Prime Minister Na.....

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03 March, 2021

Covid-19 vaccination drive India update: The Union government on Tuesday urged states and Union Territories (UTs) to uti.....

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

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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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04 March, 2021

Coronavirus immunisation drive: With the next phase of COVID-19 vaccination having commenced earlier this week for a who.....

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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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India grappling with shortage of ENT spe
05 March, 2021

NEW DELHI: A World Health Organization (WHO) report has pointed out to a huge deficit of healthcare workers for hearing .....

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Doses of AstraZeneca covid-19 vaccine pi
05 March, 2021

Europe’s reluctance to distribute millions of doses of AstraZeneca PLC’s Covid-19 vaccine is coming under pr.....

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Nearly 14 lakh inoculated against COVID-
06 March, 2021

Nearly 14 lakh people were inoculated against COVID-19 on March 4, the highest in a day so far, taking the total number .....

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Coronavirus vaccine: 81.59 lakh healthca
10 March, 2021

A total of 81.59 lakh healthcare workers and 1.01 crore frontline workers were registered on Co-WIN portal for anti-coro.....

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12 March, 2021

The Centre on Thursday said the acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vaccine shots has been achieved in collaboration wit.....

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Calling the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's newly released recommendation statement to expand eligibility for .....

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with chief ministers on the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination dr.....

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Cumulative number of COVID vaccine doses
18 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.64 crore, the Union Health Min.....

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Over 3.89 cr COVID-19 vaccine doses admi
19 March, 2021

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 3.89 crore with 17,83,303 of them bei.....

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Over 4.72 crore coronavirus vaccine dose
23 March, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 4.72 crore with 19,65,635 doses .....

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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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Covid-19: Maharashtra reports countrys h
31 March, 2021

Maharashtra has reported the highest positivity rate of 23.44% in the country in the last one week. The average positivi.....

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Healthcare sector expected to reach USD
31 March, 2021

Healthcare has become one of the largest sectors of the Indian economy and is expected to reach USD 372 billion in 2022,.....

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Over 6.24 crore coronavirus vaccine dose
31 March, 2021

New Delhi: The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 6.24 crore with 12,94,979 jabs b.....

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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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Those discharged from hospital after Cov
01 April 2021

People discharged from hospital after Covid-19 appear to have increased rates of organ damage ("multiorgan dysfunct.....

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Covid-19 waves will recur, treatment opt
03 April 2021

Since “we have to live with Covid-19”, research for developing more treatment options for infected people sh.....

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3rd phase of Covid 19 vaccination: Over
03 April 2021

Over 52,000 beneficiaries received shots on the second day of the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive which wi.....

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Over 34,000 vaccine doses administered i
05 April 2021

As many as 34,304 vaccine doses were administered across Haryana on Sunday, taking the total number of shots given so fa.....

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Zydus Cadila seeks DCGI nod for use of h
06 April 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has sought approval from the domestic drug regulator Drugs Controller General o.....

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Rare blood clot risk: UK agency says und
08 April 2021

The United Kingdom’s drug regulator says the AstraZeneca vaccine has huge benefits but people under 30 will be off.....

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Karnataka working to develop health infr
8 April 2021

Karnataka Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday said the state is working with a vision to develop basic health inf.....

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Serum Institute of India refunds South A
9 April 2021

  The Serum Institute of India has fully refunded South Africa for the 500,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, wh.....

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Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine trial likel
10 April 2021

Johnson & Johnson is in touch with the central government to start clinical trial of its much awaited single-dose CO.....

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As Covid cases rise, Zydus to scale up R
10 April 2021

Following the surge in cases of Covid-19, pharma major Cadila Healthcare (Zydus Cadila) is scaling up production capacit.....

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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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Zydus Cadila to double remdesivir produc
17 April 2021

In view of surging demand for antiviral drug Remdesivir, Ahmedabad-based pharma major Cadila Healthcare has decided to d.....

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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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Private sector to play vital role in COV
19 April 2021

The role of private sector would be vital as India scales up its COVID 19 vaccination drive, RS Sharma, the CEO of Natio.....

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Drugmakers slash prices of covid-19 drug
19 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Seven pharmaceutical companies which manufacture remdesivir in India have slashed the prices of the drug, gi.....

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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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COVID-19: Scientists identify human gene
19 April 2021

"We wanted to gain a better understanding of the cellular response to SARS-CoV-2, including what drives a strong or.....

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IOC, BPCL supply oxygen to hospitals
20 April 2021

MUMBAI : State-run Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has started free supply of 150 metric tonnes of oxygen to hospitals in Delhi, .....

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COVID: Govt waives import duty on Remdes
21 April 2021

Amid surging COVID-19 cases in the country, the government on Tuesday waived customs duty on Remdesivir, its raw materia.....

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Expert panel to review Meril price exemp
22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Meril Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd’s request for exemption from price caps for its first locally-made biodeg.....

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Zydus Cadila - Virafin gets emergency us
24 April 2021

Amid a continuous spike in the number of coronavirus cases in India, Zydus Cadila’s Virafin has been granted emerg.....

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Centre installs DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen ge
24 April 2021

The Centre has decided to immediately install DRDO-Tata Sons oxygen generation plants at various state-run hospitals lik.....

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From Remdesivir to use of oxygen to vacc
27 April 2021

India has seen a staggering rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, which has wreaked havoc on India’s healthcare in.....

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Vital medical supplies reach India as CO
28 April 2021

Vital medical supplies began to reach India on Tuesday as hospitals starved of life-saving oxygen and beds turned away c.....

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Centre to direct states to utilise Rs 24
30 April 2021

The Centre will soon direct states to better utilise the staggering Rs 24,500 crore, lying unspent with district mineral.....

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Global community rushes medical supplies
30 April 2021

The international community on Thursday rushed much-needed medical supplies, relief materials, life-saving drugs as well.....

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Novel smell test may help diagnose COVID
01 May, 2021

A new capsule-based smell test may help in the rapid diagnosis of various diseases linked to the loss of smell such as C.....

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Antiviral drug Clevira repurposed for tr
01 May, 2021

Clevira, a drug primarily developed to treat dengue, has been repurposed as supportive treatment for mild to moderate Co.....

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US govt doing everything it can to help
08 May, 2021

The US government is making all the efforts to help India in this hour of crisis, a senior State Department official has.....

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WHO says virus strain in India a variant
11 May, 2021

Geneva, May 10, 2021 -Schools and stores reopened in parts of Europe on Monday, easing out of months of Covid-19 lockdow.....

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Covid-19: India fastest nation globally
13 May, 2021

India is the fastest country globally to reach the landmark of administering 17 crore doses in 114 days, Union Health Mi.....

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DRDO developed 2-DG drug could be game-c
15 May, 2021

The 2-DG drug developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) could be a game-changer in the fight.....

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Insufficient data to recommend widesprea
15 May, 2021

There isn’t enough data to back the widespread use of Ivermectin in Covid patients and it can be recommended only .....

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First batch of DRDO anti-Covid drug to b
17 May, 2021

The first batch of anti-Covid drug 2-DG, developed by the DRDO, will be released on Monday by defence minister Rajnath S.....

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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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India COVID-19 active caseload decreases
17 May, 2021

India’s COVID-19 active cases count has decreased to 36,18,458 with a net decline of 55,344 cases being recorded i.....

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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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Black fungus cases rising in Delhi, doct
20 May, 2021

NEW DELHI : Hospitals in Delhi have reported a rise in the number of black fungus cases or mucormycosis among people rec.....

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BDR Pharma inks licensing pact with Eli
20 May, 2021

Drug firm, BDR Pharma on Wednesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company for the manufacturing a.....

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Record 20.61 lakh COVID tests done in a
22 May, 2021

More than 20.61 lakh tests for detection of COVID-19 were conducted in a span of 24 hours in the country, the highest-ev.....

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India - Cadila to produce up to 30 milli
25 May, 2021

India's Cadila Healthcare is aiming to triple monthly production of Covid-19 vaccine candidate to as many as 30 mill.....

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25 May, 2021

After black fungus, the Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) is the next cause of concern for the medi.....

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Total Covid vaccine doses administered i
26 May, 2021

In a significant landmark, the cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has crossed 20 crore, the U.....

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Gujarat: Zydus Cadila now plans to test
31 May, 2021

After covering adults and children aged between 12 and 18 years under the ongoing clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccin.....

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Glenmark Pharma launches anti-epileptic
02 June, 2021

Glenmark Pharma on Tuesday announced the launch of anti-epileptic drug Rufinamide tablets in the US market. Glenmark Pha.....

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Israel claims likely link between Pfizer
02 June, 2021

JERUSALEM: Israel's Health Ministry said on Tuesday it found the small number of heart inflammation cases observed m.....

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Eli Lilly India gets nod for emergency u
02 June, 2021

Eli Lilly and Company India on Tuesday said it has received permission for emergency use of its antibody drugs combinati.....

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Zydus Cadila gets tentative USFDA nod to
04 June, 2021

Drug firm Zydus Cadila on Thursday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market Osimer.....

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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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B.1.617 variant of SARS-CoV2 drove surge
05 June, 2021

The surge of COVID-19 cases in the country in the last two months shows a correlation with the rise in B.1.617 variant o.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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40 lakh per year: US approves first new
08 June, 2021

U.S. regulators have approved Biogen Inc's aducanumab as the first treatment to attack a likely cause of Alzheimer&#.....

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Centre to facilitate vaccine supply to s
09 June, 2021

States and union territories would aggregate the demand of private hospitals for Covid vaccines based on which the Centr.....

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Govt issues guidelines on COVID in child
10 June, 2021

The government has come out with comprehensive guidelines for the management of COVID-19 among children in which Remdesi.....

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Monoclonal antibody therapy improved par
10 June, 2021

Clinical parameters of two COVID-19 patients improved significantly within 12 hours of administering monoclonal antibody.....

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Unplanned vaccination can promote mutant
11 June, 2021

A group of public health experts, including doctors from AIIMS and members from the national taskforce on COVID-19, have.....

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Single dose of COVID-19 vaccine sufficie
15 June, 2021

A single dose of COVID-19 vaccine is sufficient for an infected person as there was a greater antibody response when com.....

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Zydus Cadila gets USFDA tentative nod fo
15 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received tentative approval from the US health regulator to market epileps.....

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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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Top government officials, leaders from i
19 June, 2021

Top government officials, leaders from the industry and academicians from India and the US would take part in the annual.....

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India should brace for third Covid-19 wa
18 June, 2021

A third wave of coronavirus infections is likely to hit India by October, and although it will be better controlled than.....

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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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Record 69 lakh COVID vaccine doses admin
22 June, 2021

More than 69 lakh vaccine doses were administered across the country till Monday evening on the first day of the revised.....

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JV partnership extended for 3 years by C
22 June, 2021

Cadila Healthcare and Bayer (South East Asia) have decided to extend the operations of their joint venture by three year.....

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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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Pfizer in final stages of agreement to s
23 June, 2021

Pfizer is confident of producing three billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines and another four billion by next year, making .....

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Pfizer in final stages of getting approv
24 June, 2021

New Delhi: US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer on Tuesday said it is in the "final stages" of getting approval for .....

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Sputnik V is safest among all Covid-19 v
25 June, 2021

A study by the Buenos Aires Ministry of Health to monitor the safety of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 confirmed.....

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Singapore will continue to give mRNA vac
28 June, 2021

The benefits of receiving an mRNA coronavirus vaccine continue to outweigh the risks of getting inoculated, the Singapor.....

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Govt allocates additional 2,12,540 vials
29 June, 2021

The government has allocated an additional 2,12,540 vials of Amphotericin-B to states, Union Territories (UTs) and centr.....

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Zydus seeks nod for world-first plasmid
02 July 2021

Ahmedabad: Homegrown healthcare and pharmaceutical major Zydus Cadila has applied for emergency use authorisation (EUA) .....

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Pregnant women in India now eligible for
03 July 2021

Pregnant women in India are now eligible to get vaccinated against Covid with the union health ministry Friday giving th.....

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Cadila Healthcare arm recalls 21,240 bot
05 July 2021

Viona Pharmaceuticals Inc is recalling over 21,000 bottles of metformin hydrochloride extended-release tablets manufactu.....

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Starch sold as MM medicine
08 July, 2021

Ahmedabad: While desperate relatives made beelines outside pharmacies for crucial drugs for their loved ones battling mu.....

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In 1st meet, revamped Cabinet approves R
09 July, 2021

Addressing a press conference here after the first meeting of the Union Cabinet following its reshuffle on Wednesday, He.....

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Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates two PSA ox
14 July, 2021

Gujarat: As the third wave COVID-19 wave grips the country, the Union Health Ministry is ramping up its preparations to .....

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Fortis Healthcare aims to focus on reven
14 July, 2021

Fortis Healthcare plans to initiate various measures like engaging with key corporate clients, leveraging digital platfo.....

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Single Dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may
15 July, 2021

A single dose of the Sputnik V vaccine may be enough to elicit strong antibody response against SARS-CoV-2, the virus th.....

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Centre asks states to analyse infrastruc
16 July, 2021

The Centre on Thursday asked states and union territories to conduct a quick gap analysis for various infrastructure com.....

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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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67.6 Percent population above 6 yrs fou
26 July, 2021

NEW DELHI: Of India's population above the age of six, 67.6 percent have developed antibodies against Covid-19, foun.....

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Longer gap in Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vacc
26 July, 2021

The study of 503 healthcare workers published on Friday found that longer dosing intervals resulted in higher neutralisi.....

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India generated 56K tonnes of Covid bio-
27 July, 2021

Bengaluru: India generated 56,898 tonnes of Covid-19-related biomedical waste between June 2020-21, an indication of the.....

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Covid-19: India’s cumulative vacci
07 Aug, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country has surpassed 50 crore with more than 43.29 .....

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SARS-CoV-2 antibodies remain stable or i
07 Aug, 2021

The levels of IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 remain stable, or even increase, seven months after infection, according.....

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45 PSA oxygen plants commissioned in gov
09 Aug, 2021

Forty-five PSA oxygen plants of 55.46 metric tonnes capacity have been commissioned in government hospitals in the natio.....

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Israeli survey finds 3rd Pfizer vaccine
09 Aug, 2021

Most people who received a third dose of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine felt similar or fewer side effects than they .....

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Zydus Cadila likely to get emergency use
10 Aug, 2021

Ahmedabad-based Zydus Cadila's three-dose COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D is expected to get an emergency-use nod from the .....

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14 Aug, 2021

Drugmakers Pfizer Inc, BioNTech and Moderna Inc are expected to reap billions of dollars from COVID-19 booster shots in .....

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E-health card for all Delhiites: Cloud-b
14 Aug, 2021

NEW DELHI: Delhi government’s ambitious cloud-based Health Information Management System (HIMS) is going to be imp.....

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Pfizer submits data for third dose appro
18 Aug, 2021

WASHINGTON: Pfizer and BioNTech on Monday submitted preliminary clinical data to US health authorities as part of their .....

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Ayushman Bharat ensures both poor, well-
19 Aug, 2021

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya Wednesday said the Ayushman Bharat scheme has enabled poor people to afford trea.....

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20 Aug, 2021

Pregnant and lactating women who receive the COVID-19 vaccine do not experience symptoms any more severe than their non-.....

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Delhi govts medical Oxygen production pr
21 Aug, 2021

A Delhi government’s policy to make the city “self-reliant” in production of medical oxygen to tackle .....

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Delhi reports 24 COVID-19 cases, positiv
23 Aug, 2021

Delhi reported zero daily deaths due to COVID-19 for the third consecutive day on Sunday and 24 new cases of the infecti.....

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Over 60 crore Covid vaccine doses admini
26 Aug, 2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 60-crore mark on Wednesday, Un.....

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Increase in viral infection cases in Del
27 Aug, 2021

Hospitals across the national capital are registering a rise in the number of viral infection cases owing to change in w.....

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Half of hospitalised Covid patients have
28 Aug, 2021

Around half the people hospitalised with COVID-19 experience at least one persistent symptom up to 12 months after the i.....

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U.S. vaccine advisers unanimously favor
31 Aug, 2021

An advisory panel to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday unanimously recommended the Pfi.....

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Over half of India’s adult populat
03/09/2021

The message of vaccination must be taken to the heartland of India, he said, adding, “No one should be left behind.....

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Hetero’s Tocilizumab biosimilar ge
07/09/2021

This authorisation will enable medical practitioners to use the drug for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalised adult.....

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India’s strong, decisive decisions
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Inter-sectoral coordination facilitated by establishing high level inter-ministerial groups and communication with state.....

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47 medical oxygen plants with 57 MT capa
10/09/2021

The data shared during the DDMA meeting held on August 27 showed that 20 more plants were to be installed by August 31 w.....

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G20 health ministers agree on vaccine co
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The G20 health ministers' meeting in Italy this week is focused on building on strong cooperation and collaboration .....

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Over 74 crore Covid-19 vaccine jabs admi
13/09/2021

Around 50,25,159 vaccine doses have been administered till 8 pm on Sunday, according to data from the CoWIN portal. A.....

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UK expert panel recommends COVID booster
15/09/2021

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation's (JCVI) recommendation notes that six months after a second COV.....

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Novel coronavirus may infect a higher pr
17/09/2021

Comorbidities such as anaemia, tuberculosis and diabetes mellitus were associated with an increased risk of maternal dea.....

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ICMR study highlights issues faced by he
17/09/2021

The study was conducted between September and December last year through telephonic interviews with 111 healthcare worke.....

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Delhi hospitals see rise in number of se
18/09/2021

"Especially infants under one year are showing severe symptoms, few of them needed to be hospitalised too. Many of .....

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Nurse to doctor ratio in India estimated
22/09/2021

The nurse to doctor ratio is estimated to be 1.7:1 in India on the basis of NSSO data, with Punjab (6.4:1) and Delhi (4......

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U.S. CDC advisers back COVID-19 booster
24/09/2021

A U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advisory panel on Thursday recommended a booster shot of the Pfi.....

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25/09/2021

The vaccination exercise as a tool to protect the most vulnerable population groups in the country from COVID-19 continu.....

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Amid COVID-19 booster data dilemma, EU n
04/10/2021

A patchwork of campaigns for an extra COVID-19 shot are being rolled out across the European Union even before the regio.....

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04/10/2021

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called upon the private sector to come forward and partner with state governme.....

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Seventy per cent of India’s adult
05/10/2021

Seventy percent of India’s adult population has been administered the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, Union Health.....

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Cadila Healthcare gets DCGI nod to condu
06/10/2021

Drug firm Cadila Healthcare on Tuesday said it has received permission from the Indian drug regulator for conducting pha.....

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Prepared to tackle a surge of up to 5 la
08/10/2021

The government on Thursday said it has made healthcare preparations to handle a surge of up to 5 lakh coronavirus cases .....

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Scientists discover 14 genes that cause
08/10/2021

University of Virginia scientists have identified 14 genes that can cause and three that can prevent weight gain. The fi.....

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Pandemic triggered 35% rise in anxiety,
11/10/2021

The first-ever global estimate of Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on mental health showed that cases of two ailments&md.....

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Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses given
11/10/2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country surpassed the 95-crore mark on Sunday, the Union Healt.....

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WHO nod boosts voices for a third Covid
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World Health Organization has recommended that all immune-compromised patients should get a third dose or booster shot o.....

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22/10/2021

India needs to raise public health spending to 2.5 – 3.5 per cent of GDP to support healthcare transformation, acc.....

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Big new Covid wave unlikely but too earl
23/10/2021

India is unlikely to see a Covid wave like the devastating second one unless there is a new immune escaping variant but .....

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Red Cross urges action for Papua New Gui
25/10/2021

Concerted international action is needed to support Papua New Guinea as a surge in COVID-19 cases overwhelms the Pacific.....

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Singapore looking into unusual surge aft
28/10/2021

Singapore’s health ministry said it is looking into an “unusual surge” in infections after the city-st.....

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Despite challenges 68 pc healthcare work
29/10/2021

Even as the burnout rate is high following the pandemic, 68 per cent of the healthcare workers said they would prefer co.....

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It is due to the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that health has been linked with development in India, Union Hea.....

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Zydus Cadila agrees to reduce its Covid
01/11/2021

Zydus Cadila has agreed to bring down the price of its COVID-19 vaccine to Rs 265 a dose following persistent negotiatio.....

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COVID-19: Over 110.18 crore vaccine dose
11/11/2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 110.18 crore on Wednesday, the Union health mi.....

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J&J to spin off consumer product
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The move by the world’s largest health products company follows similar announcements by conglomerates Toshiba Gen.....

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Rare case of post-dengue mucormycosis re
15/11/2021

A “rare” case of mucormycosis has been reported in a 49-year-old male patient at a leading private hospital .....

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India exported over 65 million doses of
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India exported more than 65 million doses of Covid vaccines to nearly 100 countries this year, Prime Minister Narendra M.....

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Over 118 crore Covid vaccine doses admin
24/11/2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 118 crore on Tuesday, the Union Health Ministr.....

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South African scientists detect new viru
26/11/2021

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in South Africa that scientists say is a concern because of its high number .....

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26/11/2021

The decline in the effectiveness of Covaxin, India’s indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, from 77.8 per cent to 50 per cen.....

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Over 120.96 crore Covid vaccine doses ad
27/11/2021

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the county have crossed 120.96 crore, the Union Health Ministry sa.....

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SEC recommendations on Covaxin emergency
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The Covid Subject Expert Committee’s recommendations on granting emergency use authorisation to Bharat Biotech&rsq.....

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Serum Institute seeks DCGIs approval for
02/12/2021

Serum Institute of India has sought from India’s drug regulator approval for Covishield as a booster dose citing a.....

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India sees impact of Omicron blunted by
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India expects the Omicron variant of coronavirus to cause less severe disease, the health ministry said on Friday, thank.....

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Over 128.66 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses
07/12/2021

More than 85 per cent of India’s eligible adult population has received the first shot of COVID-19 vaccine as the .....

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COVID-19: Over 129 crore vaccine doses a
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The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 129 crore on Tuesday, the Union Health Ministr.....

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday announced tougher measures such as work from home where possible, expa.....

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Twenty-five cases of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 have been detected across five states in the country, the governmen.....

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Less than half of the African continent is amenable to mandatory vaccinations for COVID-19, according to a study by a gr.....

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Over 81,000 health and wellness centres
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More than 81,000 health and wellness centres (HWCs) have been operationalised in the country and the target of 1.1 lakh .....

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Ayush Ministry releases document on &lsq
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With the threat of COVID-19 pandemic continuing to loom over the world, the Ministry of Ayush has come out with a compre.....

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Uninterrupted supply of medical oxygen in sufficient quantity is of critical importance to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic,.....

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The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corr.....

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Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses admini
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The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 137 crore on Saturday, the Union hea.....

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The Omicron coronavirus variant has been reported in 89 countries and the number of cases is doubling in 1.5 to 3 days i.....

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Drawing lessons from the pandemic-induced crisis of medical oxygen in the country, the government on Wednesday launched .....

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India to give COVID-19 booster shots to
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India will start administering COVID-19 booster shots as a precautionary measure to healthcare and frontline workers fro.....

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For now, Covaxin likely to be only Covid
27/12/2021

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is likely to be the only COVID-19 vaccine available, for now, for children in the age gro.....

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India says only Covaxin COVID-19 shot to
28/12/2021

Bharat Biotech's COVID-19 vaccine, Covaxin, will be the only shot available to children aged 15 to 18 when inoculati.....

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Covid-19: Over 144.45 crore vaccine dose
31/12/2021

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 144.45 crore on Thursday, the Union .....

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Britain approves Pfizer COVID-19 pill
01/01/2022

Britain has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill for adults who have mild to moderate infection and are at high risk of.....

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Covid-19: Tamil Nadu inoculated 86.95% o
03/01/2022

Tamil Nadu has inoculated 86.95 per cent of its population with first dose of vaccination against Covid-19 with 4,20,098.....

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Australia’s COVID-19 cases, hospit
04/01/2022

New virus cases in Australia surged to record levels on Tuesday, increasing the strain on hospitals and testing centres .....

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Same Covid vaccine that was given as fir
07/01/2022

The Centre on Thursday told all states and UTs that the same COVID-19 vaccine which was administered as first two doses .....

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All set to start administering precautio
10/01/2022

India will start administering the precaution dose of Covid vaccine to healthcare and frontline workers, and comorbid pe.....

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Restrictions imposed in several states i
10/01/2022

India reported 159,632 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus continues to spread rapid.....

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Molnupiravir not to be included in COVID
12/01/2022

The ICMR’s National Task Force for COVID-19 has decided against including antiviral drug Molnupiravir in the Clini.....

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Over 22k people take precautionary dose
12/01/2022

A total of 22,265 people, including 7,010 healthcare workers, got their “precautionary dose” of COVID-19 vac.....

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Makar Sankranti: Odisha bans religious g
12/01/2022

Authorities in Odisha Tuesday banned religious gatherings at river banks and ghats on Makar Sankranti and Pongal on Janu.....

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Once in a lifetime COVID pandemic has re
13/01/2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu and said the future w.....

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Covid-19: Total 158.74 crore vaccine dos
19/01/2022

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country have reached 158.74 crore so far, the Union Health Min.....

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Covid-19 vaccination: PM Modi lauds youn
20/01/2022

More than 50 per cent of India’s population belong to the age group between 15 aaand 18 years have received the fi.....

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Hospitalisations in Delhi during third C
21/01/2022

The hospital bed occupancy in Delhi during the third wave of COVID-19 has been significantly lower than the second wave .....

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Covid-19: Over 162 crore vaccine doses a
25/01/2022

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 162.77 crore on Monday, the Union Health Minis.....

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COVID-19 vaccine booster drive is falter
26/01/2022

The COVID-19 booster drive in the US is losing steam, worrying health experts who have pleaded with Americans to get an .....

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Covid-19: As home isolation cases surge,
26/01/2022

In view of a substantial number of COVID-19 patients recuperating in home isolation, Union Health Minister Mansukh Manda.....

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Early signs of Covid case plateauing rep
28/01/2022

Early indications of Covid infections plateauing have been reported in some places but the trend needs to be observed, t.....

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Indian frontline worker in UAE beats dea
28/01/2022

A 38-year-old Indian frontline warrior in the UAE was on Thursday discharged from hospital after he made a miraculous re.....

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Signficance of critical care, correct tr
31/01/2022

From realising the importance of critical care to determining correct course of treatment were some of the biggest learn.....

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Too many masks: WHO cites glut of waste
02/02/2022

The World Health Organization says overuse of gloves, “moon suits” and the use of billions of masks and vacc.....

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US lawmakers urge Biden administration t
04/02/2022

A group of prominent American lawmakers wrote to President Joe Biden to ensure global supply and distribution of COVID-1.....

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Nearly 169 crore Covid vaccine doses adm
05/02/2022

Nearly 169 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have so far been administered in the country, the Union health ministry said on .....

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Omicron now dominant variant of SARS-CoV
05/02/2022

Omicron variant is the dominant variant of SARS-CoV-2 in the country at present, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pr.....

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Tata Medical says OmiSure RT-PCR test up
09/02/2022

Tata Medical and Diagnostics on Tuesday said its OmiSure RT-PCR test has been upgraded to detect the new BA.2 sub-lineag.....

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Over 171 crore COVID-19 doses administer
10/02/2022

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 171 crore on Wednesday, the Union Health Minis.....

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WHO says quarantine can be shortened in
18/02/2022

The World Health Organization said on Thursday countries struggling with surging COVID-19 infections may shorten the rec.....

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Hong Kong in "all-out combat&am
21/02/2022

Hong Kong is in "all-out combat" to contain a surge in coronavirus cases, the city's number two official s.....

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India-US partnership critical to vaccina
23/02/2022

The partnership between India and the US in the healthcare sector is critical to vaccinating the world against the coron.....

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Don’t lower guard despite flatteni
24/02/2022

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday underlined the importance of basic amenities such as safe drinking water an.....

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High cases indicate Covid-19 Omicron wav
25/02/2022

High number of Omicron cases in Singapore indicates that the coronavirus wave due to the variant is likely to peak soon .....

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85% elderly faced difficulties during Co
02/03/2022

Nearly 85 per cent of the elderly admitted to facing difficult times during the COVID-19 pandemic, with financial woes t.....

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West looked up to Ayurveda, Unani for im
02/03/2022

Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the West started looking up to India during Covid for imm.....

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Over 178.80 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses
07/03/2022

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 178.80 crore on Saturday, the Union Health Min.....

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UK scientists identify genetic factors b
08/03/2022

Scientists in the UK have identified some genetic factors that make certain people suffer severe symptoms from COVID-19 .....

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Over 180.95 crore Covid vaccine doses ad
19/03/2022

Over 8.21 lakh children aged 12 to 14 years have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine so far, taking the tota.....

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Covid-19: Centre mulls booster shot for
22/03/2022

The Centre is considering a Covid vaccine booster shot for all those above 18 years in view of a surge in coronavirus in.....

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Second COVID vaccine booster significant
28/03/2022

Senior citizens who received a second booster of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination had a 78% lower mortalit.....

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Covid-19: Over 183.49 crore vaccine dose
29/03/2022

The total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 183.49 crore on Monday, the Union health .....

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Fixed trade margins of over 40 costly ca
30/03/2022

The government has fixed trade margins of over 40 costly cancer drugs following which prices have come down significantl.....

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U.S. authorizes second COVID booster for
30/03/2022

U.S. health officials on Tuesday authorized a second COVID-19 booster dose of the two most commonly used COVID-19 vaccin.....

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Shanghai asks entire city to self-test f
04/04/2022

Shanghai on Sunday ordered its 26 million residents to undergo two more rounds of tests for COVID-19 as public anger gro.....

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1.96:1000 nurse-to-population ratio in I
06/04/2022

India at present has 1.96 nurses per 1,000 population, the Union Health ministry informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday. .....

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Quebec extends mask mandate as new COVID
06/04/2022

Quebec will require masks to be worn in indoor public spaces for all of April, delaying a plan to relax the measure by t.....

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Govt’s focus on affordable healthc
07/04/2022

On the occasion of World Health Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said the government is working tirelessly .....

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Serum Institute’s Covishield preca
09/04/2022

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) on Friday said the precaution dose of its Covishield vaccine against COVID-.....

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Covid booster dose for adults from April
09/04/2022

The government on Friday said India’s entire adult population, or those who have turned 18, are eligible for vacci.....

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Slow start to administering of Covid pre
11/04/2022

Administering of precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccines began in Delhi on Sunday amid a steady rise in daily case count in.....

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One lakh excess premature deaths linked
12/04/2022

Exposure to air pollution has been linked to 100,000 excess premature deaths in the Indian cities of Mumbai, Bangalore, .....

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Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission: NHA see
15/04/2022

The National Health Authority (NHA), the implementing agency for the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission, has invited expres.....

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Britain approves Moderna’s COVID s
15/04/2022

Britain’s medicines regulator said on Thursday it had approved the use of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine in .....

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COVID-19: Over 1.42 lakh precaution dose
18/04/2022

A total of 31,818 precaution doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered to those aged 18-59 years on Saturday, taking t.....

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Shanghai reports seven more COVID deaths
20/04/2022

Shanghai reported seven more deaths due to COVID-19 as the Chinese financial hub grapples with a record outbreak, taking.....

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No one safe until all vaccinated for Cov
22/04/2022

Vaccine inequity remains an issue both within India, where less than 2 per cent of the population has received a Covid b.....

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Serum Institute’s Adar Poonawalla
23/04/2022

Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla on Friday warned against the return to the business-as-usual approach, sayi.....

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SII urges Centre to use 10 cr Covishield
25/04/2022

The Serum Institute of India has urged the Centre to use the available 10 crore doses of Covishield offered free of cost.....

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Four railway stations to be lit up to ma
26/04/2022

India has made remarkable progress in controlling malaria with 86.45 per cent decline in cases of the vector- borne dise.....

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Two-dose ZyCoV-D regimen to help vaccina
27/04/2022

Zydus Lifesciences said on Tuesday said a two-dose regimen of ZyCoV-D will help in administering the vaccine against cor.....

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Mental health issues in kids rose during
29/04/2022

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corr.....

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Some in Shanghai come out for air as Bei
03/05/2022

Some of Shanghai's 25 million people came out for brief walks and grocery shopping on Tuesday after enduring more th.....

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Omicron may be as severe as previous COV
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Omicron may be intrinsically as severe as previous coronavirus variants, according to a US study which contradicts assum.....

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WHO chief says China's zero-COVID policy
11/05/2022

The head of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday China's zero-tolerance COVID-19 policy is not sustainable .....

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Diabetes almost doubles risk of death fr
12/05/2022

People with diabetes were almost twice as likely to die with COVID-19 and nearly three times as likely to be critically .....

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Covid vaccine: Govt set to allow precaut
12/03/2022

The Union government is set to relax the norms for Covid vaccine precaution dose, allowing those going overseas to get t.....

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‘One Step’ portal to provide
13/05/2022

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday suggested establishing facilitation centres at Indian embassies acro.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Those travelling abroa
14/05/2022

Those travelling abroad for jobs, education and business purposes can take the precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine anyti.....

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Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission transfor
16/05/2022

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) is transforming the .....

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Serum Institute of India seeks permissio
23/05/2022

The Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought permission from the country’s drug regulator to conduct Phase-3 tria.....

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ASHA workers at forefront of ensuring he
24/05/2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed ASHA workers after they were conferred with the World Health Organisation .....

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Global Centre for Traditional Medicine e
24/05/2022

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Indian government have established the Global Centre for Traditional Medicin.....

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WHO says no urgent need for mass monkeyp
24/05/2022

The World Health Organization does not believe the monkeypox outbreak outside of Africa requires mass vaccinations as me.....

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In 15-18 years age group, over 80 pc got
25/05/2022

Over 80 per cent of people aged between 15 and 18 years have received the first dose of Covid vaccine, Union Health Mini.....

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WHO says monkeypox 'containable' as more
25/05/2022

The outbreak of monkeypox cases outside of Africa can be contained, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as mo.....

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Digital health great equaliser, need to
26/05/2022

Calling digital health a great equaliser, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday said there is a need to create .....

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NHA launches public dashboard for Ayushm
31/05/2022

The National Health Authority (NHA) under its flagship scheme of Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) has launched a p.....

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Samples of suspected Monkeypox cases in
01/06/2022

Samples collected from people suspected to have Monkeypox would be sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV)-Pune.....

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Covid-19: Focus on giving precaution sho
06/06/2022

The government plans to focus on administering precaution dose of Covid vaccine to 4.7 crore 60-plus population, due for.....

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Govt strengthening district hospitals un
08/06/2022

Health minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said the government is committed to ensure health security for every citize.....

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U.S. seeks to expand monkeypox testing a
11/06/2022

U.S. health officials are working to expand capabilities to test for monkeypox beyond a narrow group of public health la.....

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Covid not over yet; need to be alert wit
14/06/2022

With some states witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya asserted on Monday that t.....

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Monkeypox outbreak ‘unusual, conce
15/06/2022

The global outbreak of monkeypox is “clearly unusual and concerning”, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Gh.....

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North Korea reports another disease outb
17/06/2022

North Korea on Thursday reported the eruption of another infectious disease in addition to its ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.....

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Covid-19: 89% of India’s adult pop
17/06/2022

Eighty-nine per cent of the country’s adult population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 while over 75 pe.....

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Online platforms for immunisation, organ
20/06/2022

Government’s platforms for vaccination of children, organ and blood donation are expected to be ready in six month.....

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Apollo Hospitals inks deal with Banglade
22/06/2022

Apollo Hospitals has joined hands with Bangladesh’s Imperial Hospital (IHL) to strengthen its presence in the neig.....

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Over 42 lakh deaths in India prevented b
24/06/2022

COVID-19 vaccines prevented over 42 lakh potential deaths in India in 2021, according to a modelling study published in .....

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Covid-19 vaccine for children: Govt pane
25/06/2022

An expert panel of India’s central drug authority on Friday recommended granting emergency use authorisation to Se.....

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Long Covid in children akin to adults, b
27/06/2022

Noting that long Covid manifests itself in children similar to adults, experts on Sunday said there is no need to panic .....

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Mohalla Clinics to double up as Covid-19
28/06/2022

Delhi government’s Mohalla Clinics will now serve as vaccination centres as well in order to boost the inoculation.....

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DCGI approves indigenous mRNA Covid jab
30/06/2022

The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) on Tuesday approved India’s first indigenously developed mRNA vaccine.....

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Covid-19: Centre asks states, Union Terr
01/07/2022

With India consistently reporting more than 10,000 Covid cases over the past few days, the Centre Wednesday asked states.....

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WHO asks South-East Asian countries to s
02/07/2022

The World Health Organization on Friday called on countries in South-East Asia to accelerate COVID-19 vaccination covera.....

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COVID-19 vaccine protects people of all
02/07/2022

COVID-19 vaccines greatly reduced the number of cases of severe COVID-19 for everyone regardless of their body size, acc.....

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Niti Aayog releases compendium of Ayush
04/07/2022

Government policy think tank NITI Aayog has released a compendium of Ayush-based practices from states and union territo.....

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Gap between 2nd, precaution dose of Covi
07/07/2022

The Union Health Ministry has reduced the gap between the second and precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccine for all benefic.....

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70 pc of senior citizens didn’t ha
11/07/2022

Around 70 per cent of senior citizens did not have access to proper healthcare facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic w.....

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Macau shuts all its casinos in race to c
11/07/2022

Macau shut all its casinos for the first time in more than two years on Monday as authorities struggle to contain the wo.....

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Free Covid precaution doses for 18-59 ag
14/07/2022

People in the 18-59 age group will get free precaution doses of the Covid vaccine at government vaccination centres unde.....

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States told to ensure screening, testing
15/07/2022

Amid a rise in monkeypox cases globally, the Centre on Thursday asked states to ensure screening and testing of all susp.....

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Covid-19: India’s cumulative vaccination
18/07/2022

The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country neared the 200-crore mark on Saturday, the Union healt.....

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India crosses 200-crore Covid-19 vaccine
19/07/2022

India achieved a major milestone in its vaccination programme against COVID-19 as the cumulative doses administered surp.....

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PM Modi lauds efforts of vaccinators as
21/07/2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written a letter to all vaccinators lauding their efforts as India crossed the COVID-19.....

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With PM Modi’s vision, Indians wea
21/07/2022

India crossing the 200-crore milestone in administering vaccination doses against COVID-19 reflects the “changing .....

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Karnataka accelerates surveillance activ
23/07/2022

In the wake of confirmed cases of ‘Monkeypox’ disease in neighbouring Kerala, the Karnataka government has d.....

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23 crore Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts
23/07/2022

Almost 23 crore Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) numbers, which are 14-digit health Ids, have been created so far, .....

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From malls to metros, Delhi govt running
26/07/2022

The Delhi government is running COVID-19 inoculation camps at high-footfall locations of the city such as metro stations.....

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Covid-19: 525,997 deaths reported in Ind
27/07/2022

A total of 5,25,997 deaths due to COVID-19, including those of doctors and healthcare workers, have been reported in the.....

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Covid-19: Only 11% of 69 crore beneficia
27/07/2022

Only 11 per cent of the nearly 69 crore eligible beneficiaries aged 18 years and above taking the precaution dose of COV.....

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109 mohalla clinics to be set up by end
27/07/2022

Punjab Health Minister Chetan Singh Jouramajra on Tuesday said 109 mohalla clinics will be set up by the end of this fin.....

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WHO says more than 18,000 cases of monke
28/07/2022

There have been more than 18,000 cases of monkeypox reported globally from 78 countries, with the majority in Europe, th.....

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Citizens to get digital health cards, pa
29/07/2022

The health department is looking to introduce a health management information system (HMIS), and also plans to go paperl.....

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Monkeypox or Skin allergy: People rush t
30/07/2022

Noida-based Priyanka was convinced that she had contracted monkeypox after she discovered red bumps and spots on her leg.....

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Covid-19: Govt panel recommends Corbevax
03/082022

A government panel on Covid immunisation has recommended allowing Biological E’s Corbevax as a precaution dose for.....

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Monkeypox: 70 isolation rooms set up acr
03/08/2022

Seventy isolation rooms have been set up across six hospitals in Delhi to tackle the monkeypox situation, officials said.....

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Govt looks to give booster shot to 3rd d
04/08/2022

At a time when the national capital is again witnessing a spike in the number of Covid-19 cases, only around 15% of the .....

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Monkeypox in India: Centre holds meeting
05/08/2022

A meeting of top health experts called by the Centre on the need for revisiting existing guidelines on management of mon.....

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People letting their guards down leading
05/08/2022

People letting their guard down and not following social distancing norms are leading to a surge in the number of COVID-.....

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Heal in India: Govt plans interpreters,
08/08/2022

Interpreters and special desks at 10 airports, a multi-lingual portal and simplified visa norms are going to be the high.....

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Himachal Pradesh prepares map of remote
08/08/2022

The Himachal Pradesh government is working to ensure delivery of medicines and vaccines in remote and cut-off regions th.....

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Covid-19: Govt nod for Corbevax as boost
10/08/2022

The Union health ministry is expected to soon approve Biological E’s Corbevax as a precaution dose for people abov.....

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Corbevax approved as precaution dose for
11/08/2022

The government has approved Biological E’s Corbevax as a precaution dose for those above 18 years fully vaccinated.....

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Long COVID risk up for unvaccinated chil
12/08/2022

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corr.....

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Cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses admini
16/08/2022

The cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed the 208.21 crore-mark on Sunday, wit.....

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UK approves first COVID booster vaccine
16/08/2022

The UK has become the first country to approve a so-called “bivalent” COVID vaccine that targets both the or.....

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Sanofi trial failure ends development of
18/08/2022

French healthcare company Sanofi said it would stop further work on amcenestrant, once seen to have large potential aga.....

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Nation will always be indebted to health
23/08/2022

The role of healthcare professionals and frontline workers has been immense during the testing times of COVID-19 and th.....

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Singapore eases COVID-19 restrictions, m
25/08/2022

Singapore on Wednesday relaxed its social-mixing restrictions on COVID-19 and said that wearing masks won’t be man.....

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Govt asks docs to identify suspected cas
25/08/2022

With tomato flu cases reported in some states, the state government has issued guidelines to its officials across the st.....

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Mumbai: National cancer grid goes digita
27/08/2022

The Koita Centre for Digital Oncology set up at Tata Memorial Hospital, with a donation of Rs 25 crore for a five-year p.....

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Uttar Pradesh: Integrated approach will
27/08/2022

Batting for an integrated approach to strengthen public health facilities in the state, deputy chief minister Brajesh Pa.....

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Health, insurance require parallel inves
31/08/2022

Insurers need to work together with hospitals, and investors in health insurance should also put money in healthcare whe.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Only 12 pc of people i
31/08/2022

Around 12 per cent of the eligible 77 crore population in the age group of 18-59 years have taken the precautionary dose.....

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Cancer vax to cost between 200-400
02/09/2022

Scientific completion implies that R&D activities pertaining to the vaccine are complete and now the next step of ma.....

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Over 99% of India's population breathes
03/09/2022

Over 99 per cent of India's population is breathing air that exceeds the World Health Organisation's health-base.....

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UK approves second bivalent booster for
05/09/2022

The UK health authorities on Saturday approved a second "bivalent" vaccine to be used as a booster vaccine to .....

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Padma awardee doctors suggest ways to tu
05/09/2022

A group of Padma awardee doctors came together to deliberate on ways for turning India into a global healthcare leader, .....

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Can't expect Centre, state govts to give
06/09/2022

The Supreme Court on Monday said the Centre and the state governments cannot be expected to provide security cover to pr.....

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WHO Southeast Asia committee adopts Paro
08/09/2022

Member countries of the World Health Organisation’s Southeast Asia region on Tuesday adopted the Paro Declaration,.....

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'Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav': Registrations
07/09/2022

Registrations for the 'Raktdaan Amrit Mahotsav' have begun on the Aarogya Setu portal as part of a mega voluntar.....

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CIPACA ties up with ImpactGuru.com to of
09/09/2022

Emergency healthcare provider CIPACA has entered into a partnership with ImpactGuru.com to help patients living in rural.....

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PM Modi lauds physiotherapists, says the
09/09/2022

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded physiotherapists on the World PT (physical therapy) Day on Thursday, saying they pla.....

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Zydus acquires rights to market MonoFerr
10/09/2022

Zydus Lifesciences Ltd on Friday said it has acquired rights to market MonoFerric (iron isomaltoside) injection, used to.....

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Paras Healthcare ties up with Fujifilm f
13/09/2022

Multispecialty hospital chain Paras Healthcare on Sunday said it has signed an agreement with Fujifilm India for bringin.....

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Novel plastic film can kill Covid virus
15/09/2022

Scientists in the UK have developed a plastic film that can kill the SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which land on its surfac.....

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Israelis to be administered variant tail
16/09/2022

Israel will start vaccinating its population with variant tailored second generation coronavirus vaccine from Pfizer, wh.....

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Not just big pharma: how social factors
17/09/2022

The increasing use of antidepressants in India stems not only from pharmaceutical company marketing. Social stigma and e.....

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Indian scientist and industrialist Swati
19/09/2022

Prominent Indian scientist and industrialist Dr Swati Piramal has been conferred France's top civilian honour for he.....

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Post-ICU rehabilitation project launched
19/09/2022

In an effort to reduce the number of fatalities among patients discharged from ICUs, the All India Institute of Medical .....

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11 upcoming hospitals to boost health in
20/09/2022

New Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday said the 11 upcoming hospitals will boost the health infrastru.....

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Alzheimer's might not be primarily a bra
21/09/2022

The pursuit of a cure for Alzheimer's disease is becoming an increasingly competitive and contentious quest with rec.....

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Government forms committee to regulate m
22/09/2022

The government has constituted a high-level committee to hammer out a legal mechanism to address the issue of pharmaceut.....

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Assam to use portable device 'SAANS' to
23/09/2022

Following the success of a pilot project to reduce neonatal mortality with special equipment 'SAANS', the Assam .....

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ICMR, IISc ink pact to create high-quali
23/09/2022

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have signed an MoU to collabora.....

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Only 19% aged above-18 have taken 3rd CO
24/09/2022

Only 19 per cent of those aged between 18 to 59 have taken the precautionary doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in Delhi, acc.....

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India's healthcare system has shown grea
27/09/2022

India's healthcare system has shown great efficiency not only in providing diagnostic and management facilities but .....

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HC quashes NPPA demand notices to Bharat
30/09/2022

The Delhi High Court has quashed several demand notices raised by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) h.....

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Govt to soon launch national tele-mental
03/10/2022

The government is working on launching a national tele-mental health programme and a toll-free helpline number soon to e.....

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QR codes posted in Bengaluru traffic jun
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A digital solution (QR codes) has been launched for Bengaloreans to provide first aid care and medical services to peopl.....

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From civil hospital to public health lab
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At a time when people were afraid of accepting allopathic medicines, a young queen had started a vaccination wing in her.....

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Increasing number of private wards at AI
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Converting a third of general wards at all AIIMS into special wards and increasing the number of private wards can impro.....

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Singapore plans to hire 180 junior docto
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Singapore is planning to hire 180 junior doctors from India over the next three years, a move questioned by many, accord.....

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