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Immunisation
India  /  Published 25.08.21

Govt to plan on ZyCoV-D roadmap soon

The National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) will soon hold a meeting to devise a roadmap for introducing Zydus Cadila's Covid vaccine in the inoculation drive and prioritising be...
By Payal Banerjee

India  /  Published 29.06.21

Covid: 49% people aged 60 and above vaccinated

A marked increase in the pace of Covid-19 vaccination has been observed from June 21 with around 4.61 crore doses being administered in eight days, which is more than the population of Iraq (4.02 cror...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.06.21

Delta+ : affinity for lung tissues

The Delta plus variant of Covid-19 has a greater affinity to lung tissues as compared to other strains but it does not mean that it will cause severe disease or is more transmissible, head of coronavi...
By Uzmi Athar in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.06.21

Centre: Talks on Covisheld dose gap underway

In the last week of April, the data released by Public Health England, United Kingdom's executive agency of the Department of Health, showed that vaccine efficacy varied between 65-88 per cent whe...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 16.06.21

Vaccine: Question mark on dose gap

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By Reuters in New Delhi

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Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.21

Routine vaccine programme hit

Owing to Covid-19 and lockdown restrictions, Jharkhand achieved only 53 per cent of its routine immunisation target for children in April, officials of the health department said on Tuesday, claiming ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 15.06.21

First allergy death due to Covid vaccine confirmed

A government panel studying Covid-19 vaccine side effects has confirmed the first death due to anaphylaxis following vaccination. The causality assessment of 31 reported Serious Adverse Events Follow...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.06.21

Covid: Pfizer ‘works’ against variants

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By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.06.21

Covishield: call to cut dose gap

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By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 08.02.21

Wonder drug Insulin turns 100

1799 Smallpox vaccination The first vaccine ever, it eradicated smallpox. More important, it introduced immunisation 1897 First synthesis of synthetic aspirin Originally used as a pain reliever, it...
By Dr Partha Kar


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