Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Get ready: India to get Oxford vaccine

In a world ravaged by the virus, hope, unsurprisingly, comes in the shape of a vial. The news that India is likely to receive the first contingent of Covid-19 vaccine developed by Oxford-AstraZeneca i...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 23.11.20

Low-cost Oxford vaccine springs hope in trials

The company is making rapid progress in manufacturing with a capacity of up to 3 billion doses of the vaccine in 2021 on a rolling basis, pending regulatory approval, AstraZeneca said. "The vacc...
By Aditi Khanna in London

World  /  Published 23.11.20

Oxford vaccine reports 90 per cent efficacy

Professor Sarah Gilbert, Professor of Vaccinology at the University of Oxford, added: The announcement today takes us another step closer to the time when we can use vaccines to bring an end to the de...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.09.20

Anti-rabies shots for strays in Telco

Tata Motors, as part of ongoing Tata Volunteering Week, will be supporting an active animal welfare group to hold a five-day drive to administer anti-rabies vaccines on strays in the steel city. ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 21.09.20

Polio vaccine to be given at home

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation will completely depend on door-to-door visits to give the polio vaccine this year, deciding to do away with camps at strategic locations that were organised till las...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 15.09.20

Be cautious: Global clamour for Covid vaccine

Sir — The global clamour for a cure for the novel coronavirus has led to the unrealistic expectation that a vaccine is just around the corner. Thus, when AstraZeneca, piloting its vaccine candid...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 10.09.20

Vaccine: Serum to continue

By Amit Roy, G.S. Mudur in London, New Delhi

Health  /  Published 15.11.18

Vaccine shame in time of statue pride

An impending price rise that is likely to raise India’s budget for a key vaccine by less than Rs 100 crore has prompted the government to seek an international donor’s help at a time it has built ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.02.20

Anti-rabies vaccine crisis

State-run MGM Medical College and Hospital has run out of anti-rabies vaccine, prompting doctors on emergency duty to ask dog-bite victims to buy it from the market. The development comes a few days a...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 22.09.19

Curcumin hope in TB fight

Indian scientists have shown that turmeric’s yellow ingredient may help enhance the efficacy of the lone standard vaccine against tuberculosis, which is given to all children at birth but is effecti...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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