India  /  Published 19.11.21

Study confirms Covid vaccine efficacy

The first nationwide real-world effectiveness study of Covid-19 vaccines has corroborated earlier findings that Covishield and Covaxin provide significant protection from severe disease, whether cause...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.11.21

State Digest: Pen drives, mobiles recovered from rebel leader

Jamshedpur: A pair of Belgian Malinois puppies which had been inducted into Tatanagar dog squad in July, earlier this year, have been sent to a dog training institute in Rajasthan on Sunday. A team c...
By Our Bureau

India  /  Published 13.11.21

Drone delivers jabs to village

In a unique demonstration of technological prowess with a human touch, the National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) air delivered COVID-19 vaccines through their drone called Octacopter at a primary...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bengaluru

News  /  Published 10.11.21

Covaxin vials lie unopened in Kolkata private hospitals

Covaxin might have been granted approval by the World Health Organization but many private hospitals in Kolkata said there was barely any demand for the indigenously developed Covid vaccine.  Am...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

World  /  Published 05.11.21

Xi for smooth global trade in vaccines

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on Thursday for smooth global trade in vaccines and other medical supplies, saying that unilateralism and protectionism are rising across the world and globalisatio...
By Reuters in Shanghai


World  /  Published 02.11.21

Vax is Oxford’s shot in the arm

Apologies to jab, shot and “Fauci ouchie”. Oxford Languages’s 2021 Word of the Year is “vax”. That may seem like a no-brainer. But as with so much about public health, t...
By Jennifer Schuessler in New York

World  /  Published 02.11.21

Australia recognises Covaxin for travel status

Australia on Monday recognised Covaxin, one of India’s homegrown Covid-19 vaccines, for the purpose of vaccination status for travel that will allow fully-vaccinated Covaxin recipients to enter ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.10.21

Covid: Festivals set up tests

The coming 10 weeks punctuated by festivals will put to test forecasts that Covid-19 in India is unlikely to flare up again into a fresh nationwide wave and the effectiveness of vaccines against sever...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.10.21

Curb on jab syringe export

The Centre has imposed temporary export restrictions on syringes for Covid-19 vaccines to address a possible shortage that industry executives say could have been averted through government planning t...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.10.21

Drone vaccine delivery service takes off

India on Monday inaugurated a drone-based vaccine delivery service, using a robotic flying machine to ferry Covid-19 vaccines to a health centre in Manipur and adopting a technology already commercial...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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