India  /  Published 04.03.21

HC to vaccine makers: share produce capacity

The Delhi High Court Thursday directed Serum Institute of India and Bharat Biotech to disclose their capacities to manufacture Covaxin, Covishield vaccines. The high court also asked the Centre to ex...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.03.21

'Covaxin shows 81% efficacy'

Covishield evoked a strong immune response 28 days after the first dose, researchers in Delhi have reported in a study that they say represents the first public data from India on the immune responses...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.03.21

Covaxin 81% effective, claims Bharat Biotech

Covaxin and Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covishield are the two vaccines that are being administered in the country. The emergency approval of Covaxin raised eyebrows as it had not passed the Phase III t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Hyderabad, New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.03.21

Health minister gets Covid jab

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his wife took the first dose of indigenously developed Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin at the Delhi Heart and Lung Institute on Tuesday. India opened up vaccination f...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.02.21

Vaccine: three routes to jabs

Eligible people can seek Covid-19 vaccination through online pre-registration, walk-in spot registration or state-organised bulk inoculation, the Union health ministry said on Friday, outlining three ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 25.02.21

Vaccine shots: private hospitals on board

The Jharkhand government has started coordinating with private hospitals, especially those registered under the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, to start preparations for vaccination of senior citizens and mid...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.02.21

Covid: option to pay & get vaccinated on table

Covid vaccines will be offered from March 1 to all people aged above 60 and those older than 45 years with chronic health disorders, the Centre has said. The vaccines will be free in government hospi...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.02.21

India orders 10 million new doses of Covishield

The government has placed orders for one crore additional doses of Covishield from Serum Institute of India and 45 lakh more doses of Covaxin from Bharat Biotech, officials of the two vaccine makers s...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.21

Workers in a war of vaccination

India is witnessing one of the largest public vaccination initiatives, that of the two drugs against Covid-19. The responsibility to make sure that nobody is left behind will be borne by the bureaucra...
By Avantika Shrivastava, Prakriti Singh in

India  /  Published 06.02.21

'Superbly' safe tag on vaccines

The Covid-19 vaccines India is using are absolutely safe, top health officials have iterated, while also asserting that health authorities are adequately investigating all deaths among people who have...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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