India  /  Published 06.03.22

Covovax: Govt proposes consent for phase-3

An expert panel of India's central drug authority has recommended permission for conducting a phase-3 clinical trial of Covid vaccine Covovax as a booster dose in adults, official sources said on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 06.03.22

Hurdle for kids' Covaxin

The US drug regulatory authority has declined to grant emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Covaxin, India’s Covid-19 vaccine, for children aged between 2 and 18 years. The vaccine’s dev...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Jab expert to ISI students: Failures key to success

Students should not be afraid of failures as all discoveries stem from what did not work, said Gagandeep Kang, a professor of Christian Medical College, Vellore. Kang, who addressed the 56th convocat...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

India  /  Published 03.03.22

Vaccine not mandatory: Govt

Covid-19 vaccines are not mandatory, not even for children, the Centre told the Supreme Court on Wednesday. The bench of Justices L. Nageswara Rao and B.R. Gavai, however, asked additional solicitor-...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.02.22

The most watched Superbowl

Festive mood The Super Bowl LVI took place on February 14 with the Los Angeles Rams defeating the Cincinnati Bengals. According to the National Football League’s website, it was watched by more...
By Suhashini Sarkar


World  /  Published 24.02.22

Covid: Sanofi booster 100% efficacy

Two doses of a new Covid vaccine that is based on a conventional approach achieved 100 per cent efficacy against severe disease and hospitalisations, and it could be an effective booster after other C...
By Apoorva Mandavilli

World  /  Published 23.02.22

Vaccines: Gates lauds India

  Billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has praised India for its vaccine-manufacturing prowess and applauded the efforts of the country's manufacturers for supplyin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Washington

News  /  Published 22.02.22

In photos: Alia Bhatt in town, postal tribute to Lata Mangeshkar and more

[{"id":1,"type":"image","value":"","src":"","caption":"Actor Alia Bhatt at the launch of the song ‘Meri Jaan’ from ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 22.02.22

Kolkata hospitals left with thousands of doses of Covid vaccines with no takers

Most private hospitals in Kolkata have been left with thousands of doses of Covid vaccines that are unlikely to find takers before the expiration date and are approaching other healthcare units t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.02.22

Funds push for India's efforts to develop a broad-acting vaccine

A global vaccine development coalition has agreed to fund an Indian academic-industry research effort to develop a broad-acting vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, and other cl...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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