Covid-19: Human trials of Oxford vaccine
14 Aug, 2020

Apart from the representatives from the pharma company, some members from regulator Indian Council of Medical Research (.....

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

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

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Coronavirus vaccine update: India begins
19 Aug, 2020

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

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Serum Institute clarifies on report of c
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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India will supply coronavirus vaccines t
03 Sept, 2020

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

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Oxford COVID-19 vaccine: Serum Institute
19 Sept, 2020

-The phase III trial of 'Covishield' vaccine will begin at Sassoon hospital from next week, said Dr Muralidhar T.....

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Government to use immunisation program m
18 Sept, 2020

-Currently, there are three covid-19 vaccine candidates that are in human trials in India -Russia’s Sputnik V vac.....

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Coronavirus vaccine likely to be ready f
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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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 vaccines under different trial
12 Oct, 2020

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

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Latest on the worldwide spread of corona
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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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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Oxford covid vaccine seen effective in e
26 Oct, 2020

- The Oxford covid vaccine is considered a frontrunner in the race to Covid-19 vaccine. - The outcome of the trials is .....

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India’s top vaccine producer, Se
26 Nov 2020

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

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Prime Minister Modi reviews vaccine deve
30 Nov, 2020

Indian government is supporting six new COVID-19 research projects across four institutions, allowing researchers to con.....

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India looking to be self-reliant in de
1 Dec 2020

A total of 10 vaccine candidates have been supported by Department of Biotechnology so far at both academia and industry.....

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Serum Institute denies side effects clai
01 Dec, 2020

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

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India biggest buyer of covid-19 vaccine
05 Dec 2020

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

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Serum likely to supply COVID-19 vaccine
08 Dec, 2020

BENGALURU (Reuters) - Serum Institute of India, the world’s largest vaccine producer by volume, is close to signin.....

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

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

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

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

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Covid19- Pfizer to price vaccine at litt
17 Dec, 2020

New Delhi: Pfizer said that its mRNA vaccine will be priced in a way that will help the Indian government to ensure supp.....

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Govt must indemnify vaccine makers again
21 Dec, 2020

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

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First indigenous vaccine against pneumon
24 Dec, 2020

NEW DELHI: The first indigenous vaccine against pneumonia, developed by Serum Institute of India (SII), is slated to be .....

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India will have Covid-19 vaccine withi
31 Dec 2020

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

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India drug regulator approves AstraZenec
02 Jan, 2021

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

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India approves AstraZeneca and local COV
04 Jan, 2021

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

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Vaccine restricted use considered based
06 Jan, 2021

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

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Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech call
06 Jan, 2021

After publicly trading barbs over the efficacy of their respective vaccines, Serum Institute of India chief executive of.....

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Delhi COVID-19 vaccination: Vaccine expe
07 Jan 2021

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

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

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

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India gears up for worlds biggest vaccin
12 Jan 2021

Indian carrier Spicejet carried a large consignment of COVID-19 vaccines from the city of Pune to the capital New Delhi .....

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

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

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

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

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Exclusive: India wants Pfizer to do loca
14 Jan, 2021

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Any vaccine maker, including Pfizer Inc that has sought emergency-use authorisation for its COVID-.....

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

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

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Serum Institute expects WHO emergency ap
15 Jan, 2021

The Serum Institute of India expects WHO emergency-use authorization soon for the Oxford University/AstraZeneca coronavi.....

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Coronavirus vaccine: Cambodia joins the
20 Jan, 2021

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

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

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

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Exclusive: India to begin commercial vac
22 Jan, 2021

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

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India undertaking contractual supplies
23 Jan, 2021

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

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

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

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Exclusive: Saudi Arabia to get three mil
27 Jan, 2021

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

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

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

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Bahrain takes delivery of AstraZeneca va
29 Jan, 2021

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

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

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

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Vaccine Maitri Diplomacy: India fulfils
30 Jan, 2021

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

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Covid-19: Serum Institute of India to la
01 Feb, 2021

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

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No data generated with Covishield, Covax
03 Feb, 2021

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

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

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

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Why Oxford Astrazeneca Covid-19 vaccine
09 Feb, 2021

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

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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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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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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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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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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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Covishield: Asked to prioritise for Indi
22 Feb, 2021

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

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

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

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India dispatches first batch of six lakh
25 Feb, 2021

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

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Hope other countries follow your example
27 Feb, 2021

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

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Hope other countries follow your example
27 Feb, 2021

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

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

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

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Indias manufacturing base is playing a c
03 March, 2021

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

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

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

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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 update: Precisa Medicam
10 March, 2021

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

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

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

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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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Govt places new purchase order with SII
17 March, 2021

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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DCGI authorises Sputnik V vaccine
13 April 2021

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

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Pfizer to pursue bringing Covid vaccine
14 April 2021

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

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

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

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Everyone above 18 can get Covid vaccine
20 April 2021

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

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

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

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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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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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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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Bharat Biotech seeks DCGI nod to extend
26 April 2021

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

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Modi Govt asks Serum Institute, Bharat B
27 April 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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Govt, Pfizer working together for earlie
28 May, 2021

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Biocon Biologics-SILS alliance to help i
18/09/2021

On Thursday, Biocon Biologics, a subsidiary of Biocon, had said it will offer around 15 per cent stake to Serum Institut.....

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With domestic manufacturing picking up p
23/09/2021

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

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

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

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Children less severely impacted by COVID
25/09/2021

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

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