World  /  Published 20.06.22

Parents face jab dilemma

It’s a moment many parents have anxiously awaited for months: Children younger than five years are now eligible for vaccination against the coronavirus, among the last Americans to qualify. Wit...
By Apoorva Mandavilli

World  /  Published 17.06.22

US: Covid shots for kids under 5

The US Food and Drug Administration granted emergency authorization Friday for the use of Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines in the youngest children, the final age group awaiting immunization in mo...
By Our Bureau, PTI

India  /  Published 17.06.22

'Covaxin safe for 2-18 years age'

Bharat Biotech International Limited (BBIL) on Friday announced that its COVID-19 vaccine Covaxin has proven to be safe, well-tolerated and highly immunogenic in paediatric subjects in phase II/III st...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

Health  /  Published 28.05.22

Nasal vaccine: how it works against Covid

Imagine inhaling just a few drops of liquid or mist to get protected from COVID-19. That is the idea behind nasal COVID-19 vaccines, and they have been getting a lot of attention recently as a spray ...
By Mayuresh Abhyankar in Charlottesville, Virginia

India  /  Published 21.05.22

Centre plans vaccine push

The Union health ministry on Friday flagged a “considerable decline” in Covid-19 vaccination in some states and announced a two-month programme from June to accelerate the vaccination of e...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


India  /  Published 20.05.22

Under pressure on wheat, India brings up vaccines

Under pressure to reconsider the wheat export ban, India on Wednesday sought to turn the tables on the West by urging it to not hoard the foodgrain the way Covid vaccines were cornered by the develope...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Covid vaccines given after expiry? Panel orders probe

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has ordered an investigation into an allegation that a diagnostic centre-cum-polyclinic in south Kolkata has administered Covid vaccine dos...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

India  /  Published 12.05.22

Covid summit: Modi calls for reforms in WHO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for reforming the World Health Organisation (WHO) and streamlining its approval process for vaccines and therapeutics to keep the supply chains stable a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 03.05.22

SC no to forced vaccination

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that citizens cannot be coerced into taking Covid vaccines since it violates the fundamental right to privacy, but said “reasonable” restrictions on indiv...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

India  /  Published 25.04.22

Haryana: Free booster doses

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Monday announced free Covid vaccine booster shots for beneficiaries in the age group of 18 to 59 years, according to an official statement. The eligible peo...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chandigarh


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