India to give COVID-19 booster shots to

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

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For now, Covaxin likely to be only Covid

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

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Same Covid vaccine that was given as fir

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

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All set to start administering precautio

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

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Once in a lifetime COVID pandemic has re

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

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Delhi inoculates 56k children with first

Over 56,000 eligible teenagers received their first COVID-19 vaccine doses in Delhi on Thursday, while more than 24,000 .....

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Covid-19: Total 158.74 crore vaccine dos

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

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Covid-19: Over 162 crore vaccine doses a

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

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Early signs of Covid case plateauing rep

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

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Nearly 169 crore Covid vaccine doses adm

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

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No gender gap in administration of COVID

There is no gender gap in administration of COVID-19 vaccines, Minister of State for Health Bharati Pravin Pawar informe.....

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Omicron now dominant variant of SARS-CoV

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

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Over 171 crore COVID-19 doses administer

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

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Decision on third dose of COVID-19 vacci

Noting that the decision on third dose of COVID-19 vaccine for all adults will be taken based on scientific need, the go.....

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96.8% adults received first dose of Covi

The government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that 96.8% of the adult population has been administered with first d.....

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Over 178.80 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses

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

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Over 180.95 crore Covid vaccine doses ad

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

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Experts say future Covid waves unlikely

Amid a resurgence of COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia and parts of Europe, experts in India feel that given the high vac.....

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Covid-19: Centre mulls booster shot for

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

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Covid vaccination pace has slowed down a

The first dose COVID-19 vaccination coverage of those aged 15 years and above is 95.5 per cent currently while the secon.....

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Covid-19: Over 183.49 crore vaccine dose

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

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High immune response to Covid variants i

A recent ICMR study has shown that breakthrough cases after full vaccination with Covaxin have shown a significant incre.....

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Serum Institute’s Covishield preca

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

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Slow start to administering of Covid pre

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

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SII to give free Covishield vials to pvt

A day after slashing the price of the precaution dose of Covishield to Rs 225 per shot for private hospitals, the Serum .....

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Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya asks p

Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday played down apprehensions about XE variant of the coronavirus saying it is .....

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Covid-19: Serum Institute’s Adar P

Vaccine major Serum Institute of India (SII) has appealed to the government to reduce the gap between the second and boo.....

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COVID-19: Over 1.42 lakh precaution dose

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

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No one safe until all vaccinated for Cov

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

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SII urges Centre to use 10 cr Covishield

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

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Two-dose ZyCoV-D regimen to help vaccina

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

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Covid-19: First dose to be given as boos

The first dose of Sputnik V vaccine can be administered as the precaution dose to all those vaccinated with the Russian .....

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Covid vaccine: Govt set to allow precaut

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

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Govt may not allow mixing of Covid vacci

The government may not allow precaution dose of a COVID-19 vaccine other than the one used for primary vaccination in li.....

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COVID-19 vaccine: Those travelling abroa

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

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Serum Institute of India seeks permissio

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

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In 15-18 years age group, over 80 pc got

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

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Covid-19: Focus on giving precaution sho

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

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NTAGI to discuss allowing Corbevax as bo

Allowing Biological E’s Corbevax as a booster for those fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with either Covishield o.....

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Covid not over yet; need to be alert wit

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

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NTAGI to review Covaxin, Corbevax data f

Government advisory panel NTAGI will meet on Thursday to review data on Covaxin and Corbevax vaccines for the 6-12 age g.....

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Covid-19: 89% of India’s adult pop

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

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Covid-19 vaccine for children: Govt pane

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

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Mohalla Clinics to double up as Covid-19

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

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DCGI approves indigenous mRNA Covid jab

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

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Gap between 2nd, precaution dose of Covi

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

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Free Covid precaution doses for 18-59 ag

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

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Free Covid precaution doses will create

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the government's decision to administer free precaution doses of Covi.....

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Health ministry seeks 5 cr free Covishie

The Union health ministry has asked global vaccine alliance GAVI to supply 5 crore of the allocated 10 crore doses of Co.....

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Covid-19: India’s cumulative vaccination

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

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Free booster dose drive proves a game c

The Union government extended the booster/precaution dose net to the 18-60 age group on April 10 in a bid to offer an ad.....

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India crosses 200-crore Covid-19 vaccine

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

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Centre closely following COVID-19 trajec

Given the emergence of COVID-19 variants with variable transmissibility and other public health implications, the Union .....

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COVID-19: Centre asks states to strictly

The Centre urged the states and Union territories on Wednesday to strictly monitor the home isolation cases of COVID-19 .....

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NTAGI panel reviews data for Corbevax as

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation's Covid working group has reviewed the data of Biological E.....

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Hospitalisation, death rates low despite

The COVID-19 case trajectory in some states is witnessing an upward trend since May but hospitalisation and death rates .....

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From malls to metros, Delhi govt running

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

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Covid-19: Only 11% of 69 crore beneficia

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

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Covid-19: Govt panel recommends Corbevax

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

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Govt looks to give booster shot to 3rd d

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

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PM Modi urges people to take precaution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged people to take precaution or booster dose of vaccines against COVID-19. .....

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Covid-19: Govt nod for Corbevax as boost

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

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Corbevax approved as precaution dose for

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

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