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Chennai: The spice that brings goodness of health to Indian curries and is better known as the key ingredient of ‘.....

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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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15 Aug, 2020

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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16 Aug, 2020

PM Modi, during his address to the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort, said that the mission will bring a "re.....

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(Reuters) - South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said all indications were that South Africa had reached the peak of .....

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

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Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India's COVID-19 tally rose to 26,47,663 today with a single-day spike of 57,981 infection.....

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Novavax begins mid-stage study of COVID-
18 Aug, 2020

U.S. drug developer Novavax Inc (NVAX.O) said on Monday it started a mid-stage study of its experimental COVID-19 vaccin.....

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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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18 Aug, 2020

Are COVID-19 vaccines developed 100 per cent effective? With COVID-10 pandemic at peak in some countries, having less.....

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19 Aug, 2020

Union Health Ministry on Tuesday said currently recovered cases are 2.93 times the number of active cases of coronavirus.....

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

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19 Aug, 2020

The daily new cases of COVID-19 and deaths due to the disease have shown a declining trend from August 13, Union Health .....

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20 Aug, 2020

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20 Aug, 2020

MUMBAI (Reuters) - At least one in four people in India may have been infected with the coronavirus - a much higher numb.....

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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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20 Aug, 2020

Let’s cut the prelude here: how we have been living in the most unprecedented times of our life for the last eight.....

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21 Aug, 2020

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

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21 Aug, 2020

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

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21 Aug, 2020

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23 Aug, 2020

A US pharma company has successfully tested a Food and Drug Administration-approved over the counter ointment as the fir.....

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23 Aug, 2020

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

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India has crossed a significant milestone of testing more than 10 lakh samples for COVID-19 in a day, taking the cumulat.....

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The global coronavirus death toll surpassed 800,000 on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with the United States, B.....

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24 Aug, 2020

New Delhi, Aug 23 (PTI) India's COVID-19 tally sprinted past the 30-lakh mark, just 16 days after it crossed 20 lakh.....

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COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 74.69 per
24 Aug, 2020

NEW DELHI: A record 63,631 patients have recuperated from COVID-19 in a day pushing the recovery rate to 74.69 per cent,.....

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24 Aug, 2020

In addition to the Covid-19 vaccines being developed by the leading pharma companies of the developed world, many small .....

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Pfizer coronavirus vaccine: Pfizer, a US-based pharma giant, and BioNTech, a German biotechnology company, have together.....

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25 Aug, 2020

Serum Institute of India, which has partnered with Oxford University to produce covid vaccine, has clarified that Indian.....

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26 Aug, 2020

New Delhi:  In a significant development related to the COVID-19 vaccine, Russia has expressed its willingness t.....

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24 Aug, 2020

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26 Aug, 2020

BENGALURU, India (Reuters) - On June 9, an Indian health education minister posted an infographic on Twitter showing COV.....

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Japan plans to secure enough coronavirus vaccines to inoculate its population four times over, while German Chancellor A.....

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30 Aug, 2020

 Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwi.....

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 India on Sunday reported the biggest single-day jump in coronavirus infections of any nation in the COVID-19 pande.....

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As the race to develop a vaccine against COVID-19 rages on, some researchers are focused on a short-term way to treat pe.....

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3 Sept, 2020

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There have been reports regarding suspension of about 200 oncology trials in March and April, reflecting the concerns re.....

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September 2, 2020 -- A preliminary report released Tuesday outlines which groups may receive priority when a c.....

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As scientists edge closer to creating a vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Indian pharmaceutical companies are .....

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 India's COVID-19 tally of cases went past 42 lakh with a record 90,802 people being infected in a day, while 3.....

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The Indian government is considering the request of Russian government for holding phase 3 trials of the Sputnik V .....

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Business leaders have called on nations to be more inclusive when thinking about how they can reboot their economies fol.....

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A slew of studies from around the world has reported a disturbing trend: since the coronavirus pandemic started, there h.....

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Record 97,894 infections pushes India's
17 Sept, 2020

A record single-day increase of 97,894 infections pushed India's COVID-19 tally to over 51 lakh, while the number of.....

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Centre approved anti-viral medicines to
17 Sept, 2020

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18 Sept, 2020

A group of wealthy nations representing 13 percent of the global population have already bought up more than half of the.....

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TCS sets up 11 coronavirus isolation cen
21 Sept, 2020

India's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has set up 11 first-line COVID-19 isolation c.....

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21 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally reached 54.88 lakh with 86,961 people being infected in the past 24 hours, while 43,96,.....

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22 Sept, 2020

-India is hosting clinical trials for all the major vaccine contenders. -The timing of the vaccine is a contentious sub.....

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23 Sept, 2020

New Delhi: The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has issued a new set of guidelines, focusing on safety, immunoge.....

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24 Sept, 2020

You’ve seen the debates, on television or on social media, or even in your own conversations. They go something.....

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Daily Covid-19 recoveries have exceeded the new cases for the fifth consecutive day, the Union Health Ministry said Wedn.....

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Panacea Biotec today announced that its "successful completion of its Phase 1/11 study to evaluate the safety and i.....

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25 Sept, 2020

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

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26 Sept, 2020

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

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Covid-19 pandemic is spreading globally like a wild fire in dry leaves. Vaccine offers the only hope for its containment.....

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28 Sept, 2020

 India's COVID-19 tally galloped past 60 lakh on Monday with 82,170 new cases, while the recoveries have surged.....

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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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29 Sept, 2020

-Russia has pushed ahead with its potential COVID-19 vaccine at top speed with mass public vaccinations alongside the ma.....

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Tests reveal silent reinfections in hosp
29 Sept, 2020

Two staff members at a hospital in India who tested positive for the new coronavirus became reinfected several months la.....

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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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India's COVID-19 caseload races past 62
30 Sept, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload raced past 62 lakh on Wednesday with 80,472 infections being reported in a day, while the .....

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(Reuters) - Jordan, Northern Ireland and the Netherlands reported record daily increases in COVID-19 cases, while the Sl.....

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India's COVID-19 tally comes close to 64
02 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload inched closer to 64 lakh-mark with 81,484 infections reported in a day, while the number o.....

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NEW DELHI: Variation in a genetic mutation among Indians may be the main reason behind the difference in the death rates.....

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A small number of infected people are the main cause of the coronavirus’s spread, according to a massive contact t.....

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Dr Reddy's seeks DCGI nod to conduct pha
03 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI : The Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories has applied to the Drugs Controller General of India for per.....

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COVID-19 cases in India breach 65-lakh m
04 Oct, 2020

India's COVID-19 caseload went past 65 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crosse.....

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Single-day COVID-19 cases in India below
04 Oct, 2020

Daily COVID-19 cases in India dropped below 75,000 and less than 1,000 deaths were reported in a day after nearly a mont.....

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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 cases in India breach 66-lakh m
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India's COVID-19 caseload went past 66 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged.....

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05 Sept,2020

The patterns of infections and deaths caused by the new coronavirus differ starkly between resource-poor settings and we.....

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07 Oct, 2020

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

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Government to launch Ayurveda and Yoga p
07 Oct, 2020

The National Clinical Management Protocol based on ayurveda and yoga for the management of coronavirus disease (Covid-19.....

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India declines proposal to test Russia C
08 Oct, 2020

India's drug regulator has knocked back a proposal from Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd to conduct a large study in .....

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India reports 73,272 new coronavirus cas
10 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) India reported 73,272 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 69,79,423, while 59,.....

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12 Oct, 2020

The Covid-19 vaccines closest to the finish line are designed to be injected into the arm. Researchers are looking at wh.....

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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

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday informed that coronavirus vaccines currently are in various trial phases. .....

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Less than 1000 coronavirus deaths reco
12 Oct, 2020

 India's COVID-19 recoveries crossed the 60-lakh mark, while less than 1000 coronavirus deaths have been record.....

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Aarogya Setu app helped identify coronav
14 Oct, 2020

World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has lauded India’s Aarogya Setu app, saying .....

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COVID-19 caseload in India rises to 73,7
16 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 16 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 73,70,468 with 63,371 new infections being reported in a d.....

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WHO trial results show remdesivir has li
16 Oct, 2020

- Remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir and interferon regimens appeared to have little or no effect on hospitalized.....

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16 Oct, 2020

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India's COVID-19 infection tally crosses
17 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 17 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload went past 74 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperated.....

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18 Oct, 2020

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19 Oct, 2020

Worldwide coronavirus cases crossed 40 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, as the onset of winter in the no.....

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19 Oct, 2020

Health experts have been witnessing an almost 15 per cent rise in the number of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (C.....

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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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50% Indians are likely to have Covid by
20 Oct, 2020

At least half of India's 1.3 billion people are likely to have been infected with the new coronavirus by next Februa.....

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India records 46,790 new COVID-19 cases
20 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 20 (PTI) The number of new coronavirus infections reported daily in India dropped below 50,000 nearly aft.....

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COVID-19: India records 55,839 new infec
22 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 22 (PTI) The number of coronavirus infections reported in a span of 24 hours remained below 60,000 for th.....

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22 Oct, 2020

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COVID-19 testing kit COVIRAP by IIT-Khar
22 Oct, 2020

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Serum Institute joins Merck, IAVI to dev
23 Oct, 2020

NEW DELHI: Serum Institute of India has entered into an agreement with German pharmaceutical giant Merck KGaA and IAVI, .....

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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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24 Oct, 2020

Coming three months will help in the determination of the Covid-19 situation in the country although the government is t.....

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COVID-19 cases in India mount to 79,09,9
26 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 26 (PTI) New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the .....

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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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Oxford covid vaccine seen effective in e
26 Oct, 2020

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After over 3 months, less than 40k COVID
27 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 27 (PTI) The number of coronavirus cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 aft.....

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Some evidence shows children could be Co
28 Oct, 2020

New Delhi: There is some evidence which shows that children who were earlier thought to be protected against coronavirus.....

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COVID-19 caseload in India breaches 80-l
29 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 29 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload surpassed the 80-lakh mark on Thursday, 18 days after it had gone .....

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COVID-19 caseload in India climbs to 80,
30 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 30 (PTI) India saw 48,648 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day taking the COVID-19 caseload.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload goes past 81 l
31 Oct, 2020

New Delhi, Oct 31 (PTI) With 48,648 fresh COVID-19 infections, India's caseload rose to 81,37,119 on Saturday, whi.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload crosses 82 lak
2 Nov, 2020

New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload crossed the 82 lakh-mark, while the number of people who have recup.....

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Bharat Biotech plans to launch vaccine c
2 Nov, 2020

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

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India crosses the landmark of 11 crore C
02 Nov, 2020

The country’s testing capacities have multiplied manifold with 2,037 labs across the country and with collaborativ.....

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

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Homegrown MedTech startup, Inito, clears
02 Nov, 2020

The company’s innovative Fertility Monitor is a small device that enables smartphones to perform lab-grade fertili.....

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Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital relea
02 Nov, 2020

According to the survey, four out of ten people have heard of breast cancer but don’t know much about the disease......

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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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Manipal Hospitals all set to acquire Col
04 Nov, 2020

Bengaluru-based hospital chain, Manipal Hospitals will soon begin the acquisition of Columbia Asia Hospitals in a mega d.....

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COVID-19: India’s Active Cases hav
04 Nov, 2020

With 38,310 daily new cases recorded after 105 days, the total recoveries exceed the active cases by 70 lakhs NEW DEL.....

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MedGenome launches tumor mutation burden
04 Nov, 2020

The test will help clinicians identify how many mutations occur in a given length of DNA to understand whether immunothe.....

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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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ResMed #WakeUpToGoodSleep campaign under
06 Nov, 2020

The digital campaign will educate consumers and doctors on sleep disorders NEW DELHI, November 6, 2020 #Healthca.....

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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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09 Nov, 2020

The campaign to encourage Indians to eat more sugar has come under severe criticism by health experts who were participa.....

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

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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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Sputnik V vaccine developers vouch for i
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The world’s first registered vaccine against coronavirus created on the well-studied platform of human adenoviral .....

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Zydus Cadilla completes Phase II trials
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Company’s biological drug, Pegylated Interferon alpha – 2b significantly reduced the viral load in moderatel.....

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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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The objective is to spread awareness regarding anemia, a public health concern that often does not get the requisite att.....

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LifeCell to provide COVID-19 and pregnan
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NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020— In an effort to reduce turnaround times for tests related to pregnancy health checks.....

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NEW DELHI, November 16, 2020—India has reported less than 50,000 new daily cases for the eight continuous day. I.....

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The production of vaccine is expected to commence in December 2020 and rollout likely to happen during January 2021 N.....

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Dr Bishnu Panigrahi joins Fortis Healthc
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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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V Krishnakumar brings over 22 years of professional experience across corporate finance, the pharmaceutical industry and.....

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The clinic will have certified epileptologists trained in adult and paediatric epilepsy, supported by a multi-disciplina.....

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HPE eHealth centers provide free Tubercu
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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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The partnership will focus on enabling these companies fastrack their progress with some of the best technology resource.....

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This clip device repairs leaky mitral valves without open-heart surgery and is delivered to the heart through a vein in .....

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3M strengthens efforts to fight Covid-19
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The leading MedTech company is working with Indian law enforcement agencies in multiple states to investigate counterfei.....

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MedTech startup, BrainSightAI gets Dassa
23 Nov, 2020

Through simulation of prognosis, doctors can easily develop a medication and therapy impact on the ailing patients suffe.....

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Junjiro Sato has been appointed as Representative Director to be based in Tokyo and spearhead the efforts NEW DELHI, .....

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

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Orbis Flying Eye Hospital lands in India
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The virtual flying eye hospital project will be carried out through Orbis’s award-winning telemedicine platform, C.....

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12 Dec 2020

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India will deploy its vast election machinery to deliver 600 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the most vulnerable p.....

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14 Dec, 2020

New Delhi, Dec 14 (PTI) India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 98.57 lakh, while the number of people who have recuperate.....

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New Delhi, Dec 15 (PTI) The daily new COVID-19 cases fell below 30,000 for the third time this month taking India&#.....

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15 Dec, 2020

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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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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 99.79 lakh with 22,890 new infections being reported in a day, while total recover.....

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MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has recorded 19,556 new cases of the coronavirus, according to health ministry data on Tuesday,.....

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A total of 29 people have tested positive for the new UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India so far, the Union Health Ministr.....

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s drug regulator on Friday approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and.....

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India recorded 16,375 new cases of coronavirus, the lowest in over six months,?taking the country's COVID-19 caseloa.....

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India's COVID-19 caseload increased to 1,05,12,093 with 16,946 infections being reported in a day, while recoveries .....

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

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India’s total COVID-19 recoveries have surpassed the active caseload by more than one crore, the Union Health Mini.....

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

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New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI) India reported the lowest number of daily coronavirus infections in over seven months with 10,06.....

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

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Covid-19 vaccination in India update: India has so far vaccinated over 7.86 lakh frontline workers against Coronavirus a.....

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Over 1,200 bird deaths have been reported in Delhi in the last 15 days amid the avian influenza situation here, official.....

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21 Jan, 2021

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

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21 Jan, 2021

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s government has cleared commercial exports of COVID-19 vaccines, with the first consi.....

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

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In view of the bird flu scare, regulator FSSAI on Thursday advised consumers not to eat half-boiled eggs and undercooked.....

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

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

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Serum Institute of India (SII) will supply Saudi Arabia with 3 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 va.....

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The number of active coronavirus cases in the country dropped to 1,77,266 on Tuesday, constituting just over 1.60 per ce.....

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

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

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India will soon make available many more Covid-19 vaccines, on top of the .....

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain has received its first delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine produced by the Ser.....

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Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) has sought regulatory approval for carrying out trials in India for its sec.....

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

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

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

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Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) will be launching its second Covid-19 vaccine in June 2021. Adar Poonawalla.....

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

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

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd will seek emergency-use authorisation for Russia&.....

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India provided 56 lakh doses of coronavirus vaccines under grants assistance to a number of countries while 100 lakh dos.....

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India’s cumulative COVID-19 positivity rate has declined to 5.42 per cent while the weekly positivity rate (last w.....

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc said on Friday it had withdrawn an application for emergency-use authorisation of its C.....

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India has not given permission for use of any vaccine against bird flu nor other countries like the US, UK and the Europ.....

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India’s tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 1,08,38,194, with 11,831 new infections being reported in a day, while the.....

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

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

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Coronavirus treatment: Israeli scientist
11 Feb, 2021

While vaccination drives pick up pace, newer hope for fighting COVID and fastening recovery timelines has emerged in the.....

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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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Wockhardt COVID-19 vaccines supply deal
11 Feb, 2021

Drug firm Wockhardt on Wednesday said it has been awarded a six-month extension of its agreement with the UK government .....

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Vaccine Maitri Diplomacy: India gives su
12 Feb, 2021

Keeping in line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment that the country’s vaccine production capacit.....

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Covishield vaccine being procured by gov
13 Feb, 2021

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

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Panacea Biotec RDIF in advanced talks to
13 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI : Delhi-based vaccine maker Panacea Biotec Ltd is in advanced talks with Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF).....

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Indias Biological E aims to produce 60 c
13 Feb, 2021

Hyderabad-based Biological E is looking at contract-manufacturing 60 crore doses of Johnson & Johnson covid vaccine .....

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Covid-19: India’s daily case count
15 Feb, 2021

Last Friday, the number of new Covid-19 infections dipped below 10,000 for the fourth time in the past month. While infe.....

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Covid-19: Virus may never go away but co
15 Feb, 2021

What if COVID-19 never goes away? Experts say it’s likely that some version of the disease will linger for years. .....

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AYUSH Ministry, WHO SEARO ink agreement
16 Feb, 2021

The AYUSH Ministry and the World Health Organization’s South East Asia Regional Office has signed a Letter of Exch.....

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WHO authorises AstraZeneca’s COVID
16 Feb, 2021

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

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Serum will fly out Covishield to Canada
16 Feb, 2021

Vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday said it will send COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and O.....

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

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

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Govt confirms presence of South African,
17 Feb, 2021

After the UK variants, the Narendra Modi government on Tuesday confirmed that two other variants – South African a.....

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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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When will Covid 19 vaccine become availa
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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India stands on threshold of vaccinating
19 Feb, 2021

India stands on the threshold of vaccinating each and every Indian against COVID-19, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan.....

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

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

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Two new COVID-19 mutations found in samp
19 Feb, 2021

Researchers have found two new mutations in coronavirus samples from Amravati and Yavatmal districtsof eastern Maharasht.....

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

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

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WHO asks countries to expedite genomic s
20 Feb, 2021

New Delhi:Given the pandemic resurgence fears on account of new mutant coronavirus strains, WHO has asked all countries .....

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Covishield: Asked to prioritise for Indi
22 Feb, 2021

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

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Herd immunity difficult to achieve: AIIM
22 Feb, 2021

Herd immunity is “very difficult” to achieve and one should not think of it in “practical terms”.....

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Breathing a new life: India should try b
22 Feb, 2021

Quality of care is directly proportional to the quality of devices used for dispensing care in tandem with skill sets an.....

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India home to 7,000 coronavirus mutation
23 Feb, 2021

There are more than 7,000 coronavirus mutations in India of which some could pose a serious risk, a senior scientist sai.....

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Worlds Pharmacy India! Bolivia airlifts
13 Feb, 2021

Last week, India once again dispatched 15 tonnes of five different medicines to combat COVID-19 pandemic to South Americ.....

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

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

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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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Covid surge in Maharashtra and Kerala: R
24 Feb, 2021

While 187 cases of the UK strain, six of the South African (SA) and one of the Brazilian one — all contain the E48.....

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COVID-19: SARS-CoV-2 mutant strains &nda
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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MTaI urges govt. to include med device w
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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Bharat Biotech to provide efficacy data
24 Feb, 2021

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

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India warns of worsening COVID-19 situat
25 Feb, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India announced an expansion of its COVID-19 vaccination programme on Wednesday but warned that br.....

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India dispatches first batch of six lakh
25 Feb, 2021

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

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Hope other countries follow your example
27 Feb, 2021

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

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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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Hope other countries follow your example
27 Feb, 2021

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

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India COVID-19 cases surpass 1.11 crore,
01 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally surpassed 1.11 crore on Monday with 15,510 new infections, while the active cases registere.....

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

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

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Chinese hackers target Indian vaccine ma
02 March, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A Chinese state-backed hacking group has in recent weeks targeted the IT systems of two Indian vac.....

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Bharat Biotech hails PM for taking COVID
02 March, 2021

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

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Over 10 lakh citizens registered themsel
02 March, 2021

Over one million citizens have registered themselves on the Co-WIN portal till 1 pm on Monday, the Union Health Ministry.....

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2nd phase of COVID vaccination drive beg
02 March 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination drive for people above 60 years and those aged 45 and above with comorbidities began in Delhi o.....

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

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

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Covid-19 vaccination drive India update:
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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Indias manufacturing base is playing a c
03 March, 2021

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

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

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

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Clinical trials underway to test jab eff
04 March, 2021

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

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Indian scientists reveal new mutations,
05 March, 2021

A studyfrom the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has identified multiple mutations and unique proteins in isolates of .....

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COVID-19: India records 16,838 fresh cas
05 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 1,11,73,761 with 16,838 fresh cases reported in a day, while the number of p.....

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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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IIT Guwahati researchers design AI-based
05 March, 2021

A team of researchers from Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IITG), along with scientists from renowned research.....

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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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HC asks Delhi govt to comply with order
06 March, 2021

The Delhi High Court Friday said it expects that the AAP government will put things in order and comply with a judicial .....

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US export curbs can limit COVID-19 vacci
06 March, 2021

The production of coronavirus vaccines and scaling up global availability could be seriously limited due to ban on expor.....

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COVID-19 vaccine rollout India’s g
08 March, 2021

The rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines by India in collaboration with leading global institutions has “rescued the w.....

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COVID-19: India records 18,599 new cases
08 March, 2021

New cases of coronavirus infection in India were recorded above 18,000 for the third consecutive day taking the total ta.....

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Delhi Budget could make provision for fr
09 March, 2021

Delhi Budget 2021-22: The Delhi government is likely to present its state budget on Tuesday. Ahead of that, a report in .....

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India records 17,921 new COVID-19 cases,
10 March, 2021

India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 1,12,62,707 with 17,921 fresh cases being reported in a day, while the recoveries s.....

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

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

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Acceleration in delivering COVID-19 vacc
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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Covid-19 vaccine in India update: Covaxi
12 March, 2021

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

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Arthritis drug Tocilizumab may improve s
12 March, 2021

A tried-and-tested drug used to treat arthritis, an inflammatory condition, also increases the survival outcomes of pati.....

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US to provide financial assistance to In
13 March, 2021

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

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Current situation right time for Ayurved
13 March, 2021

Noting that people are realising the benefits of Ayurveda and its role in boosting immunity, Prime Minister Narendra Mod.....

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India treading on vaccine diplomacy 58 m
15 March, 2021

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

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

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

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Better covid vaccines are coming, WHO&rs
16 March, 2021

New Covid-19 vaccines, including ones that don’t require needles and can be stored at room temperature, may be rea.....

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Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: Sec
17 March, 2021

Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 in India Live Updates: From Bhopal to Surat, from Pune to Hyderabad, Covid lockdowns, night cu.....

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Maharashtra at beginning of second COVID
17 March, 2021

A central team has warned that Maharashtra is at the “beginning” of a second COVID-19 wave prompting the Uni.....

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Govt places new purchase order with SII
17 March, 2021

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

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Centre says COVID vaccine wastage in Ind
18 March, 2021

The average of COVID-19 vaccine wastage in India is 6.5 per cent, with Telangana and Andhra Pradesh recording 17.6 and 1.....

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

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

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6 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses sent to 7
22 March, 2021

More than 6 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been sent to 76 nations, while 4.5 crore doses have been administered t.....

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Serum Institute to delay further vaccine
22 March, 2021

NEW DELHI : The Serum Institute of India (SII) has told Brazil, Saudi Arabia and Morocco that further supplies of t.....

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Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live Updates:
23 March, 2021

Lockdown news today Coronavirus Lockdown 2021 Live News: India is experiencing not only a forceful second wave of the co.....

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Covid-19 vaccine update: SII seeks Govt
24 March, 2021

The world’s largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India, has sought permission from the Centr.....

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IISER, UNMC scientists explore Rapamycin
24 March, 2021

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal and the University of Nebraska Medi.....

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India wont expand export of corona vacci
25 March, 2021

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

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India detects a new variant of Covid-19:
25 March, 2021

India has detected a new "double mutant variant" of the coronavirus, the health ministry said on Wednesday. Th.....

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Trial for second SII Covid vaccine begin
27 March, 2021

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

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

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

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Govt planning to bring more population g
27 March, 2021

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

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Bharat Biotech ropes in its related firm
30 March, 2021

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

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Coronavirus in India Live Updates: India
31 March, 2021

2021 Coronavirus Cases in India Live Updates: As India prepares to go for the third phase of the Covid vaccination drive.....

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

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

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

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

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220 ICU beds to be added in 33 private h
01 April 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Wednesday said the city government has issued orders to add 220 more ICU beds fo.....

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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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COVID-19 second wave in India may peak b
03 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Scientists have predicted using a mathematical model that the ongoing second-wave of COVID-19 pandemic acros.....

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L452R mutant of coronavirus causing conc
05 April 2021

Pune: Lockdown helps in containing the spread of coronavirus, but affects the economy adversely and hence there is a nee.....

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Sputnik V vaccine: Russia says Panacea B
06 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russia's sovereign wealth fund), and Panacea Biotec today announced to pro.....

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Coronavirus India Live News: India repor
06 April 2021

Coronavirus Covid-19 second wave in India: The Covid-19 situation in India has turned grim with the country’s dail.....

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Covid in Maharashtra: New strains might
06 April 2021

The state of Maharashtra is facing an acute crisis with a massive hike in double mutated strain of Coronavirus L452R and.....

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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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Indonesia turns to China for more vaccin
9 April 2021

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

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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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European calculations suggest very small
9 April 2021

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

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

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

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Govt prohibits exports of remdesivir til
12 April 2021

In view of increased demand for remdesivir due to a surge in COVID-19 cases, the Centre on Sunday said the export of the.....

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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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Coronavirus Live Updates: Get ready for
13 April 2021

Coronavirus India Lockdown Live Updates: The ugly reality of the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic has hit home as.....

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DCGI authorises Sputnik V vaccine
13 April 2021

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

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Vaccinated people better protected again
13 April 2021

NEW DELHI : COVID-19 vaccines protect against serious illness but transmissibility can still continue and inoculated peo.....

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Companies set to double Remdesivir outpu
13 April 2021

Even as the Centre announced a slew of measures to improve access of Covid-19 therapy, Remdesivir, major players includi.....

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RDIF expects 50 Mn doses a month of Sput
14 April 2021

The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said it expects over 50 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine to be ma.....

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Co-Win portal can handle vaccination for
14 April 2021

The Co-Win vaccine registration portal can handle more users when the vaccination drive is opened to citizens under 45 y.....

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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine
14 April 2021

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

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Dr Reddy to start supply of imported Spu
14 April 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories will start supplying Sputnik V vaccines imported from Russia in May and tap locally source.....

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Covid-19: Tika Utsav does not do the tri
15 April 2021

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s call for a four-day Tika Utsav where an all-out effort was to be made to vaccinate .....

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Serum - new Covid-19 vaccines yet to ge
15 April 2021

The new vaccine approval norms in the country are unlikely to speed up the launch of new Covid-19 vaccines from Serum In.....

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Virus variants inciting India 2nd surge,
16 April 2021

NEW DELHI : The second surge of COVID-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because muta.....

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Foreign produced COVID-19 vaccines: Deci
16 April 2021

India’s drug regulator will take a decision on applications seeking approval for restricted emergency use of forei.....

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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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Haffkine Biopharma gets nod to produce B
17 April 2021

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

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1,189 samples have tested Covid positive
17 April 2021

A total of 1,189 samples have so far tested positive for variants of concern of SARS COV-2 in India, the health ministry.....

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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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Everyone above 18 can get Covid vaccine
20 April 2021

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

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Second wave sees rise in oxygen usage, R
20 April 2021

Indian Council of Medical Research director general Dr Balram Bhargava said on Monday the second wave had seen oxygen us.....

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

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

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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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Govt aid will help vaccine production, s
21 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) CEO Adar Poonawalla on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister .....

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Vaccine ramp-up: Advance of Rs 4,500 cro
21 April 2021

The Centre will release Rs 3,000 crore as advance payment to Covid-19 vaccine maker Serum Institute of India (SII) and a.....

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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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As hospitals gasp for Oxygen amid Covid
22 April 2021

Amid reports of oxygen shortage in the country, the Centre on Wednesday said of the total 7,500 metric tonnes of oxygen .....

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

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

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Biological E may launch vaccine by Augus
22 April 2021

NEW DELHI : Biological E Ltd is about to complete phase 1 and 2 trials of its covid-19 vaccine and is expected to launch.....

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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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COVID-19: CSIR lab develops technology t
23 April 2021

The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research's (CSIR) Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI).....

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Covid-19 vaccine: Centre has not contrac
23 April 2021

The ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW) on Thursday clarified that Serum Institute of India (SII) has not cont.....

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SARS-CoV genome sequencing to be ramped
24 April 2021

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

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Double and triple mutants of coronavirus
24 April 2021

The double and triple mutant strains detected in India are one and the same variant of the coronavirus, and the availabl.....

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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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India must reduce mobility and mixing to
24 April 2021

India must control mobility and mixing to reduce a surge in infections, the World Health Organization emergencies direct.....

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UK to fly out ventilators, oxygen concen
25 April 2021

More than 600 pieces of vital medical equipment including ventilators and oxygen concentrators will be on their way to I.....

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COVID-19: Saudi Arabia to ship 80 metric
26 April 2021

Saudi Arabia is shipping 80 metric tonnes of liquid oxygen to India as the country is running low on supplies due to an .....

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Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI nod to extend
26 April 2021

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

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Throat spray, oral drug for malaria-arth
26 April 2021

Singapore: An antiseptic throat spray and an oral drug usually prescribed to treat malaria and arthritis have been found.....

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Molnupiravir approval sought to target e
27 April 2021

After an outcry for remdesivir, there is now yet another experimental anti-viral drug – Molnupiravir to deal with .....

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat B
27 April 2021

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

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Oxycon: Amid Covid-19 second wave, IISER
26 April 2021

At a time when India is witnessing an unprecedented surge in medical oxygen demand due to the deadly second wave of Covi.....

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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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Covishield, Covaxin effective against In
28 April 2021

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

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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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WHO to provide 4,000 oxygen concentrator
28 April 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) will provide 4,000 oxygen concentrators to India which is experiencing a surge in Co.....

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India to receive first batch of Russia C
28 April 2021

MOSCOW: India will receive a first batch of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 on May 1, the head of the Ru.....

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Sanofi to produce Moderna coronavirus va
28 April 2021

The French pharmaceutical company Sanofi will help manufacture the Moderna coronavirus vaccine beginning in September, j.....

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Covid-19: First consignments of medical
29 April 2021

The first consignments of medical supplies from the US and Russia are expected to reach India by Thursday and the govern.....

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Serum Institute cuts vaccine price for s
29 April 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) — the maker of the most used COVID-19 vaccine in the country — on Wednesday a.....

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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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AYUSH-64 drug useful in treating mild to
30 April 2021

NEW DELHI : AYUSH-64, a drug developed for curing malaria in 1980, can be useful for the treatment of asymptomatic, mild.....

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Bharat Biotech Covaxin found to neutrali
30 April 2021

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

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UK finds 2 further strands of Indian var
01 May, 2021

London: UK health authorities have said that two further strands with the same “parent lineage” as the so-ca.....

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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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India records over 66 lakh COVID cases i
01 May, 2021

India reported more than 66 lakh coronavirus cases in April, making it the worst month of the pandemic, and the total nu.....

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

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

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Tech Mahindra, Reagene to file patent fo
03 May, 2021

IT company Tech Mahindra is in the process of filing a patent, along with Reagene Biosciences, for a drug molecule that .....

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Could not predict exact nature of corona
01 May, 2021

A group of scientists working on mathematical models to forecast the surge of coronavirus cases said Sunday they could n.....

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Covid-19: India gets first batch of 1.5
03 May, 2021

India on Saturday received the first batch of 1,50,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine even as the country is .....

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Merck Pharma to sign licensing pacts wit
03 May, 2021

New Delhi: Drug firm MSD has decided to enter into voluntary licensing agreements for investigational oral antiviral dru.....

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UNICEF sent 3,000 oxygen concentrators t
04 May, 2021

The UN children’s agency has sent critical life-saving supplies, including 3,000 oxygen concentrators, diagnostic .....

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India - biggest Serum Vaccine order cove
04 May, 2021

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

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SII to invest Rs 2,400 crore in Britain
04 May, 2021

LONDON: The UK and Indian governments will announce their first enhanced trade partnership on Tuesday as a precursor to .....

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Health Body Chief On Status Of Covid Var
06 May, 2021

New Delhi: The UK strain of coronavirus is currently dominating parts of north India while the double mutant variant is .....

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Department of Space has gone beyond its
07 May, 2021

The Department of Space has gone beyond its call to provide COVID-related support mainly liquid oxygen to Tamil Nadu, Ke.....

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Covid third wave inevitable in India, sa
07 May, 2021

Health experts have warned that a Covid-19 third wave is “inevitable” in India, as evidence grows that new v.....

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India to buy medical oxygen from Gulf co
08 May, 2021

NEW DELHI: India will commercially import liquid medical oxygen from Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar, oil minister Dharmendr.....

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Dr Reddy - may distribute Sputnik Light
08 May, 2021

Hyderabad: The single-shot Russian Covid-19 vaccine, Sputnik Light, which was approved for use by Russia on Thursday, wi.....

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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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Foreign aid of 6,738 O2 concentrators, 1
10 May, 2021

New Delhi: The Centre has dispatched and delivered to various states and Union Territories 6,738 oxygen concentrators, 3.....

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

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

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Tech transfers, supply of materials must
10 May, 2021

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

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Centre issues advisory on management of
10 May, 2021

Mucormycosis, a fungal infection being found in COVID-19 patients with uncontrolled diabetes and prolonged intensive car.....

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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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Govt relaxes procurement norms for healt
11 May, 2021

With the world’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 severely straining the health system in the country, the government ha.....

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IP waiver will not lead to increased pro
11 May, 2021

Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India (OPPI) on Monday said waiving intellectual property rights will not le.....

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WHO warns of drug India recommends to fi
12 May, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday cautioned against the indiscriminate use of ivermectin, an anti-parasitic.....

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Covid-19: ICMR liberalises import of tes
12 May, 2021

Faced with the upsurge in Covid-19 cases in the second wave and to meet the urgent need to ramp up testing, the Indian C.....

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WHO classifies triple-mutant Covid varia
12 May, 2021

A World Health Organization official said Monday it is reclassifying the highly contagious triple-mutant Covid variant s.....

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Dr Reddy - inks licensing pact with Eli
12 May, 2021

Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Tuesday said it has inked a licensing pact with Eli Lilly and Company to produce Bariciti.....

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

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

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

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

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Pharmaceutical market reports strong gro
13 May, 2021

Mumbai: India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra) has said that the 51.5 percent year-on-year growth in India's pharmaceut.....

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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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216 cr vaccine doses to be available in
14 May, 2021

As states grapple with a shortage of coronavirus vaccines, the Centre Thursday said that over two billion doses will be .....

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

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

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Megalab gets Rs 300-cr seed fund to deve
14 May, 2021

The IIT Alumni Council-founded Megalab has secured a Rs 300-crore seed funding and is developing a two-dose Ayurveda-bas.....

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Variant first detected in India is forci
15 May, 2021

British authorities said on Friday that they are considering changing vaccination protocols and rein.....

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Will antibody cocktail help, HC asks Cen
15 May, 2021

New Delhi: One of the largest pharma companies has told the Delhi high court that a new “antibody cocktail” .....

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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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Covaxin effectively neutralises all key
17 May, 2021

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

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Second batch of Russian COVID-19 vaccine
17 May, 2021

The second batch of COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V on Sunday landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here, Sputnik V of.....

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

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

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Very little of 25 percent vax quota for
18 May, 2021

The central government’s current vaccination strategy allocates 25% of doses produced in India to the private sect.....

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Miniscule bleeding, clotting events post
18 May, 2021

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

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

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

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WHO reminds Serum Institute of its COVAX
19 May, 2021

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

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Will examine data of 2-DG drug for addin
18 May, 2021

The government will consider including India’s first indigenous anti-COVID drug 2-DG in the national COVID-19 trea.....

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

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

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

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

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Gujarat declares mucormycosis an epidemi
21 May, 2021

Ahmedabad: After over 1,500 cases of mucormycosis, also identified as black fugus, across the state, Gujarat on Thursday.....

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US civil rights leader to urge Joe Biden
21 May, 2021

Eminent American civil rights leader Rev. Jesse L. Jackson is urging President Joe Biden to release 60 million doses of .....

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

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

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Ayurvedic medicine touted as miracle cur
22 May, 2021

The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday decided to send the Ayurvedic medicine, being touted as a miracle cure for COVID.....

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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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DRDO develops Covid-19 antibody detectio
22 May, 2021

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a Covid-19 antibody detection kit that offers res.....

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Covid-19: WHO provides over 340 MT of es
24 May, 2021

To support countries across the South-East Asia region's response to the surge in Covid-19 cases, the World Health O.....

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Dr Reddy - developing new treatment opti
24 May, 2021

Drug major Dr Reddy's Laboratories is working on the development of new treatment options for Covid-19 patients whic.....

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Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine 80 per cent e
24 May, 2021

Two doses from either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or the Pfizer vaccine are over 80 per cent effective in preventing infectio.....

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India - Panacea Biotec begins producing
25 May, 2021

Moscow: Indian biotech firm Panacea Biotec Ltd on Monday began production of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine against Covi.....

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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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Black fungus: Experts to study possible
25 April 2021

Experts in Karnataka will study whether the rise in the Mucormycosis cases is linked to use of industrial oxygen and its.....

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Post COVID complication among children a
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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Trials for 3rd booster dose of Covaxin a
26 May, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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BDR Pharma launches the first generic RU
28 May, 2021

Mumbai, 27 May 2021: BDR Pharmaceutical launched BDPARIB (RUCAPARIB) to treat advanced ovarian and prostate cancers toda.....

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Govt, Pfizer working together for earlie
28 May, 2021

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

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Next covid wave may come in November, co
28 May, 2021

BENGALURU : Like the flu, COVID-19 is here to stay for generations, according to the Director of the Indian Institute of.....

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DRDO anti-Covid drug priced at Rs 990 pe
29 May, 2021

Defence Research and Development Organisation's (DRDO) anti-Covid-19 drug will be sold at Rs 990 per sachet by Dr Re.....

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Singapore has been supporting India in s
29 May, 2021

Singapore’s position as an important trading and logistics hub turned out to be useful for the Indian High Commiss.....

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IIT Hyderabad develops oral amphotericin
31 May, 2021

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad has developed nanofibre-based, controlled-release oral tablets of amphoteri.....

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Indian Immunologiclas to start drug subs
31 May, 2021

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

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Monoclonal antibody cocktail unlikely to
31 May, 2021

New Delhi: Monoclonal antibody cocktail, used for the treatment of COVID-19, is unlikely to lead to further mutation of .....

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Wait six weeks for surgery after Covid,
01 June, 2021

Pune: Recovered Covid patients opting for non-urgent or elective surgeries are being asked by surgeons to go for repeat .....

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Price capping waiver to exemption from b
01 June, 2021

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

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AIIMS RDA urge Harsh Vardhan to implemen
01 June, 2021

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

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

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

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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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Sun Pharma, Ferring Pharmaceuticals ink
03 June, 2021

Drug major Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Wednesday said it has entered into a licensing agreement with Ferring Pharma.....

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IIT MegaLab to manufacture, deliver indi
03 June, 2021

New Delhi: The IIT Alumni Council-funded Megalab on Tuesday announced plans to manufacture 200 million doses per month o.....

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India signs deal with domestic vaccine m
04 June, 2021

Bengaluru: India's government said on Thursday it has inked a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 .....

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Reliance submits proposal for potential
04 June, 2021

Reliance Industries Ltd’s R&D arm has proposed the use of Niclosamide – the drug used to treat tapeworm .....

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US eager to involve Indian investigators
05 June, 2021

America's top infectious disease specialist, Dr Anthony Fauci on Thursday said his country is eager to involve India.....

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

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

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AIIMS Delhi to start screening children
07 June, 2021

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

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Vaccination drive: Centre to provide fre
08 June, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced that the central government will provide free coronavirus vaccine to st.....

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High vaccination rates can help reduce r
08 June, 2021

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

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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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India strategic ally, needs US help in f
09 June, 2021

India is a strategic ally and it needs the United State’s help in its ongoing fight against COVID-19, top lawmaker.....

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New Covid variant with more severity det
09 June, 2021

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

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

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

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WTO members to discuss patent waiver for
10 June, 2021

New Delhi: Members of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Wednesday agreed to hold discussions on patent waiver for Co.....

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Delta coronavirus variant believed to ha
10 June, 2021

LONDON : The Delta coronavirus variant of concern, first identified in India, is believed to be 60% more transmissible t.....

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Tatas to buy 51percent in 1MG for USD 2
11 June, 2021

Mumbai: India’s largest conglomerate Tata Group will acquire a majority stake in e-pharmacy retailer 1MG, broadeni.....

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Mankind Pharma launches drug to treat bl
11 June, 2021

Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has launched Posaconazole Gastro resistant tablets, used to treat black fungus, in th.....

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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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Meril receives nod from ICMR for its ind
11 June, 2021

Medtech firm Meril on Thursday said it has received approval from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for its .....

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Suven Pharma inks non-exclusive licencin
12 June, 2021

Hyderabad: After licencing the process knowhow for synthesis of Covid-19 wonder drug 2-DG (2-Deoxy-D-Glucose) to Lee Pha.....

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No need to panic on need for immediate c
12 June, 2021

The government Friday said there is no need to panic on the need for an immediate change in the dosage interval of Covis.....

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US denying emergency approval to Covaxin
12 June, 2021

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

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Direct link between malnutrition and dis
14 June, 2021

Underlining that there is a direct link between malnutrition and diseases, India country director of UN World Food Progr.....

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India holds vaccination drive for people
14 June, 2021

Ahmedabad: Authorities in an Indian city have organised a special drive-through vaccination camp for disabled people in .....

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

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

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Centre to provide over 96,490 Covid vacc
15 June, 2021

More than 1.40 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and Union Territories to be administered.....

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India plans USD 6.8 billion program to b
17 June, 2021

India is considering offering as much as 500 billion rupees ($6.8 billion) of credit incentives to boost health care inf.....

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

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

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Sputnik V pilot in final leg: Scaled up
17 June, 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories which has soft-launched Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V here has expanded the pi.....

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

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

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

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

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Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to be
18 June, 2021

Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V vaccine will be available in nine more cities across India, including Bengaluru, Mumb.....

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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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Delta variant on its way to becoming dom
19 June, 2021

The COVID-19 Delta variant, which was first identified in India, is becoming the dominant variant globally because of it.....

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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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As crowds swell, AIIMS chief warns of ea
21 June, 2021

New Delhi: A third wave of Covid-19 is inevitable and could hit the country earlier than expected, AIIMS director Dr Ran.....

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Scale up health infra, speed up vaccinat
21 June, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday called upon countries in its south-east Asia region to scale up public hea.....

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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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In Uttarakhand: Ayurvedic medical doctor
22 June, 2021

Dehradun: Chief minister Tirath Singh Rawat and ayush minister Harak Singh Rawat, on the occasion of International Day f.....

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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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Delta variant ‘greatest threat&rsq
23 June, 2021

Speaking at a White House briefing on COVID-19 on Tuesday, Fauci said the variant, which was first identified in India, .....

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India’s Covid tally tops 3cr, last
23 June, 2021

India has become the second country in the world after the US to record more than 3 crore Covid-19 cases since the begin.....

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

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

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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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Delta variant now reported in 85 countri
24 June, 2021

The Delta variant, the significantly more transmissible strain of COVID-19, is expected to become a ‘dominant line.....

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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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Serum Institute of India produces over 1
28 June, 2021

Fulfilling its commitment, Serum Institute of India has produced over 10 crore doses of its COVID-19 vaccine Covishield .....

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Zydus vaccine for kids above 12 years co
28 June, 2021

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila Covid-19 vaccine for children above 12 years is expected to be available by August as its trials.....

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CSIR-developed BGR-34 effective in post-
28 June, 2021

New Delhi: Dysfunction of glucose metabolism resulting in hyperglycaemia, a high blood sugar level, has been found in 14.....

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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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Govt plans nat l stockpile of life-savin
29 June, 2021

Mumbai: The government is in discussions with the pharma and medical devices industry to create a “national stockp.....

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COVID-19: US-based diaspora organisation
01 July 2021

A leading diaspora organisation in the US has shipped a large quantity of critical medical equipment to India, including.....

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India believes there is urgent need for
01 July 2021

India believes there is an urgent need for carrying out “major reforms” in the World Health Organization to .....

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Drug regulator DCGI refuses to grant eme
02 July 2021

India’s drug regulator has refused to grant emergency-use authorisation to single-dose COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik-Li.....

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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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WHO chief calls for vaccinating at least
03 July 2021

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

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India plans 12 crore COVID vaccine alloc
03 July 2021

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

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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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Covid recovered with one/two doses of va
05 July 2021

Prior vaccination results in less severe disease against subsequent infection provide evidence that both humoral and cel.....

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India offering CoWIN to world as tech to
06 July 2021

Addressing the virtual Global CoWIN Conclave, he said India is inching closer to administering 36 crore Covid vaccine do.....

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Indian scientists working on developing
06 July 2021

Ignite Life Science Foundation has awarded its first grant award for "pandemic preparedness" research to a tea.....

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India-Covid vax coverage crosses 35 Cr-m
06 July 2021

New Delhi: The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a statement on Sunday said that India's vaccination coverage.....

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Morepen Labs starts production of test b
07 July, 2021

The first batch will be shipped to Gamaleya Center for quality control. RDIF and Morepen Laboratories have signed a coop.....

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India - COVID death rate hit record in J
07 July, 2021

A big rise in infections in April and May, driven largely by the more infectious and dangerous Delta variant, brought In.....

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Global COVID-19 deaths hit 4 million ami
08 July, 2021

The tally of lives lost over the past year and a half, as compiled from official sources by Johns Hopkins University, is.....

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

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

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Delta dominant variant in US, makes up m
08 July, 2021

The highly contagious Delta variant has become the dominant coronavirus strain in the US, accounting for more than 51 pe.....

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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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Mankind Pharma gets DRDO nod to manufact
09 July, 2021

Drug firm Mankind Pharma on Thursday said it has received licence from the Defence Research and Development Organisation.....

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MBBS interns will have to take Ayush tra
10 July, 2021

MUMBAI: MBBS students will soon have to undergo internship training in Ayush, along with their other postings. A draf.....

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ICMR to conduct clinical trial for evalu
10 July, 2021

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has proposed to conduct a clinical trial for ‘randomised evaluation .....

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Working actively with Moderna to see how
10 July, 2021

The government said on Friday that it is working actively with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturer Moderna to see how its vacc.....

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COVID-19: Northeast, Kerala regions of c
12 July, 2021

This is despite the nationwide tally of new cases remaining low, revealed an analysis by researchers at the Institute of.....

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ICMR to conduct clinical trial for evalu
12 July, 2021

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has proposed to conduct a clinical trial for 'randomised evaluation of.....

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Decision on emergency use listing of Cov
12 July, 2021

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

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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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Covid-19: Serum to start making Sputnik
14 July, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) and Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) on Tuesday said production of the Sputnik V vac.....

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

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

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Dispiriting setback: COVID deaths, cases
15 July, 2021

The World Health Organization reported Wednesday that deaths climbed last week after nine straight weeks of decline. It .....

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Covid-19 Variants AY.1 nor AY.2 is likel
15 July, 2021

Delta variant sub-lineages — AY.1 and AY.2 — are unlikely to be more transmissible than Delta said INSACOG, .....

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India has highest number of unvaccinated
16 July, 2021

India has the highest number of under-vaccinated or unvaccinated children worldwide at 3.5 million, an increase of 1.4 m.....

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Alcohol drinking linked to over 62,000 n
16 July, 2021

Alcohol consumption was associated with 62,100 or five per cent of newly diagnosed cancer cases last year in India, acco.....

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Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses
19 July, 2021

Over 41.99 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have so far been provided to states and Union territories, and more than 2.56 cr.....

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Delta variant infected even vaccinated p
19 July, 2021

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

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Costs of raw material for drugs rise by
20 July, 2021

Mumbai: A steep rise in the cost of raw materials for essential drugs, called active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in.....

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Hospitals have become large industries,
20 July, 2021

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday observed that hospitals in the country have become large industries now thriving .....

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Bharat Biotech dossier under review for
20 July, 2021

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

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4 Covid vaccine candidates in human tria
21 July, 2021

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

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67.6 pc people have COVID antibodies but
21 July, 2021

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

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No shortage of Covid vaccines, no delay
21 July, 2021

Advance visibility of these allocations i.e. the total doses of vaccine that would be available to a state and union ter.....

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Serum Institute writes to Union Health M
22 July, 2021

World's largest vaccine manufacturer by volume, Serum Institute of India (SII) has written to Union Health Minister .....

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Medical oxygen demand peaked to nearly 9
24 July, 2021

The demand for medical oxygen in the country peaked to nearly 9,000 MT in the second Covid wave as compared to the peak .....

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Over 3.29 crore unutilised vaccine doses
25 July, 2021

More than 3.29 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states, union territories an.....

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Covid-19: Cases of Kappa variant of coro
26 July, 2021

For the first time, five cases of `Kappa’ variant of coronavirus have been detected in Gujarat, the state health d.....

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India logs 39,742 new Covid-19 cases
26 July, 2021

New Delhi: India added 39,742 new cases of coronavirus infection taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,13,71,901.....

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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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Brazil scraps Covaxin emergency-use appl
27 July, 2021

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

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DRDO COVID-19 drug: BDR Pharma inks lice
27 July, 2021

BDR Pharma on Monday said it has inked a licensing pact with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to.....

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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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INSACOG sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2
28 July, 2021

New Delhi: An Indian genomics consortium has sequenced over 57,000 SARS-CoV-2 genomes out of which nearly 45,000 samples.....

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Made in India Sputnik V to be available
28 July, 2021

Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd expects the locally manufactured Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V to be avail.....

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Govt asks states/UTs to conduct state-sp
29 July, 2021

The Centre has advised all states and Union territories to conduct seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the ICMR .....

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Over 2.18 cr balance, unutilised COVID-1
29 July, 2021

More than 2.18 crore balance and unutilised COVID-19 vaccine doses are still available with states and union territories.....

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COVID-19: Active cases register increase
30 July, 2021

The active cases have increased to 4,03,840 and comprise 1.28 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID.....

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India received help from 52 countries du
30 July, 2021

Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said in a written reply that India has imported 31.5 lakh units o.....

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Japan to widen virus emergency after rec
30 July, 2021

A government panel approved the plan putting Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, as well as Osaka, under the state of emergency.....

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For every single COVID-19 case reported
02 Aug, 2021

For every single COVID-19 case reported in India, there were 30 cases that remained undetected or were missed, according.....

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

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

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Sputnik V vaccine production in India to
02 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: The production of Russia's coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V in India is expected to come fully on stream in .....

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India’s 7-day avg of Covid cases c
02 Aug, 2021

Kerala reported a slight drop in fresh Covid-19 cases on Friday but numbers rose for the second straight day in Tamil Na.....

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13 states see weekly Covid cases rise
03 Aug, 2021

It is not just Kerala and its neighbouring states where Covid infections have been rising over the past few days. As man.....

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Bharat Biotech's Covaxin effective again
03 Aug, 2021

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

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4 more Indian pharma firms expected to s
04 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said in Parliament that four more Indian pharma firms are .....

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

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

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

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

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Covid-19: India in talks with various co
06 Aug, 2021

India is in talks with various nations for a mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certifications, the government i.....

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Preparing for worst-case scenario, setti
06 Aug, 2021

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday said the city government was preparing for the worst-case scenario in a.....

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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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Hopeful of launching Covovax for adults
06 Aug, 2021

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

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India’s Covid R-naught tops 1 agai
07 Aug, 2021

The delta variant, considered more contagious than chickenpox, has now pushed up the R-naught —the average number .....

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India sees 4% dip in weekly cases as tal
09 Aug, 2021

Weekly Covid-19 cases in the country fell by 4% after having registered a 7.5% spike last week, mainly due to a steep de.....

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Covid-19: Beyond Delta, scientists are w
09 Aug, 2021

The continued spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has spawned a Greek alphabet of variants – a naming system used by th.....

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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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COVID-19: Delta Plus variant detected in
11 Aug, 2021

The Delta Plus variant of SARS-CoV2 has been detected in 86 samples in the country so far and it has not led to any expo.....

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Over 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses pro
13 Aug, 2021

More than 54.04 crore Covid vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far, and 1,09,83,510 additional doses .....

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Clotting linked with COVID-19 vaccine ve
13 Aug, 2021

The very rare blood clots that can be caused by the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine can be aggressive and deadly .....

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Bharat Biotech Covid nasal vaccine gets
14 Aug, 2021

The first nasal vaccine against COVID-19, developed by Bharat Biotech, has received regulator’s nod for conducting.....

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

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

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COVID-19 third wave unpredictable: AIIMS
16 Aug, 2021

Talking to reporters at the Gitam Institute, where he received the Foundation Day Award in recognition of his services, .....

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New biomarkers may detect early eye chan
16 Aug, 2021

Washington: New biomarkers found in the eyes could unlock the key to helping manage diabetic retinopathy, and perhaps ev.....

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India to recalibrate air quality standar
17 Aug, 2021

NEW DELHI: India is likely to have new national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) in 2022, factoring in more polluta.....

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Nasal Covaxin phase II & III tri
18 Aug, 2021

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

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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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COVID R-value drops to below 1 in countr
19 Aug, 2021

After breaching the value of one in the first week of August, the R number, which reflects how rapidly the coronavirus p.....

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Northeast cancer capital of India with h
19 Aug, 2021

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh's Papum Pare district and Aizawl in Mizoram recorded the highest incidence of new cancer.....

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First Made in India 3-D printed heart va
19 Aug, 2021

Chennai: A Chennai-based heart surgeon announced he has designed and developed India's first 3-D printed heart valve.....

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Over 50-cr samples tested for COVID-19 i
20 Aug, 2021

The number of samples tested for COVID-19 in the country has crossed the 50 crore-mark and in this month, the average da.....

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Covid ebbing as R-value drops to below 1
20 Aug, 2021

New Delhi: After breaching the value of 1 in the first week of August, the R number, which reflects how rapidly the coro.....

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

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

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Johnson & Johnson files applicat
21 Aug, 2021

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

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Covid vaccination for kids may start onl
21 Aug, 2021

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

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

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

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SII informs Centre it will supply around
27 Aug, 2021

Serum Institute of India (SII) has informed the Centre that it will be able to supply around 20 crore doses of COVID-19 .....

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India gifts medical oxygen plant to Nepa
27 Aug, 2021

India on Thursday donated a medical oxygen plant to Nepal as part of New Delhi’s continued commitment to the Himal.....

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43% of ICUs & 75% of ventilators in
28 Aug, 2021

Even as Kerala continued to report over 30,000 positive cases for the third consecutive day, Health Minister Veena Georg.....

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Uneven COVID-19 vaccine distribution may
28 Aug, 2021

While the global economy is still growing, the uneven distribution of vaccines is widening disparities as rich countries.....

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First commercial batch of Covaxin releas
30 Aug, 2021

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

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Out of 65 crore Covid vaccine doses give
01/09/2021

The daily COVID-19 vaccinations crossed the 1 crore mark on Tuesday for the second time in five days, taking the total n.....

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Cumulative Covid vaccine doses administe
02/09/2021

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night,.....

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Intranasal Covid vaccine phase II trial
02/09/2021

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

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India will start exporting Covid vaccine
03/09/2021

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Thursday said India would start exporting Covid-19 vaccines after its public health needs are m.....

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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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Granules India gets licence from DRDO to
03/09/2021

Developed by DRDO, 2-DG has been granted permission by Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) for emergency use as adju.....

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India reports 45,352 new COVID-19 infect
03/09/2021

NEW DELHI, Sept 3 (Reuters) - India reported 45,352 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the health ministry said on.....

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

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

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After dropping below one, Covid R-value
04/09/2021

The R-value of Kerala stood at 1.33, which is the highest number of active cases in the country. Similarly, the R-value .....

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu calls fo
06/09/2021

Naidu further emphasised that both medical education and treatment should be affordable and within the reach of the comm.....

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Over 66.07 crore Covid vaccine doses pro
06/09/2021

The Union government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout th.....

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For 3rd time in 11 days, India’s d
07/09/2021

Citing data collated till 7 pm, the ministry said the country has so far vaccinated 53,29,27,201 beneficiaries for the f.....

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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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Will focus on dealing with pandemic here
07/09/2021

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, Vikram Nath and Hima Kohli said the petitioner NGO 'Abhinav Bharat Congress'.....

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Dr Reddy’s starts supply of Sputni
08/09/22021

The development came following the announcement that Panacea Biotec supplied the first shipment of the second component .....

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India’s strong, decisive decisions
08/09/22021

Inter-sectoral coordination facilitated by establishing high level inter-ministerial groups and communication with state.....

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AIIMS to conduct study to ascertain pres
08/09/22021

Addressing a press conference on the 36th Eye Donation Fortnight celebration by the National Eye Bank (NEB), he said tha.....

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Cumulative number of COVID-19 vaccine do
09/09/2021

More than 73 lakh (73,80,510) vaccine doses were administered till 7 pm on Wednesday. However, the daily vaccination tal.....

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Molbio Diagnostics gets DCGI nod for Nip
09/09/2021

Nipah virus (NiV) is an emerging zoonotic disease that causes severe disease in humans. Signs and symptoms range from as.....

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Govt develops COVID-19 vaccine tracker t
10/09/2021

Speaking at a briefing of the Union health ministry, ICMR Director General Balram Bhargava said the vaccine tracker has .....

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

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

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Percentage of Delta variant found in Del
10/09/2021

In the same month, the Alpha variant (B.1.1.7) constituted 2.3 per cent and rest of the variants in toto, comprised 6.8 .....

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G20 health ministers agree on vaccine co
10/09/2021

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

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Nearly 73 crore vaccine doses administer
11/09/2021

The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late in the.....

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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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Health ministry, ICMR have issued guidel
13/09/2021

The applications for issuing the document and for redressal of grievances shall be disposed off within 30 days of submis.....

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Experts highlight benefits of natural an
13/09/2021

Launched in India for the first time as vegetarian capsules, gamma oryzanol is very quickly gaining popularity as a supe.....

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India world’s biggest Covid misinf
15/09/2021

The Covid-19 vaccine does not generate magnetic properties in the human body. Lemon juice up the nose won’t kill t.....

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

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

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Russia’s COVID-19 single dose vacc
16/09/2021

According to the recommendations of the SEC meeting held last month, Dr Reddy's, which has tied up with Russian Dire.....

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Mu, C.1.2 variants of SARS-CoV2 not foun
16/09/2021

The consortium has called for more strongly implementing existing recommendations on sequencing of positive samples from.....

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Glenmark concludes study on COVID drug F
16/09/2021

Results showed no new safety signals or concerns with the use of Favipiravir, and already-known side effects like weakne.....

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