North East  /  Published 21.04.20

Plea for anti-venom after snakes slither out

People and several organisations on Tuesday urged the state health department to stock sufficient quantities of anti-venom vaccines to treat an increase in snake bites following the widespread sanitis...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

World  /  Published 16.05.20

Trump vows vaccine by end of the year

President Trump doubled down on Friday on his promise to have a coronavirus vaccine available by the end of this year, betting that he can rally the pharmaceutical industry and the government to have ...
By David E. Sanger, Maggie Haberman and Noah Weiland in New York

Health  /  Published 18.11.19

Most anti-vaccine ads on Facebook funded by just two organisations: Study

The vast majority of advertisements on Facebook spreading misinformation about vaccines are paid by just two organisations, according to a study that highlights the role of social media in giving a pl...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 12.03.20

Covid-19 vaccine months away

Indian scientists have isolated 11 specimens of the novel coronavirus from infected patients in the country and hope to use them to design a vaccine. But even with expedited clinical trials, a home-gr...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 16.01.19

Miracle shot

Vaccines are among the most ingenious of inventions, and among the most maddening. Some global killers like smallpox and polio have been totally or nearly eradicated by products made with methods dati...
By New York Times News Service


World  /  Published 24.04.19

Malawi becomes 1st nation to immunise kids against malaria

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunising children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease.Alth...
By AP in London

World  /  Published 16.05.20

US to donate ventilators to India: Trump

The US will donate ventilators to India to treat the COVID-19 patients and help it fight the 'invisible enemy', President Donald Trump has announced, as he underlined the close bilateral ties and call...
By PTI in Washington

World  /  Published 21.04.20

Oxford speeds up vaccine research

Sarah Gilbert, the Oxford University professor who appears to be leading the worldwide race to find a vaccine for coronavirus, said on Monday that her team had compressed research that normally takes ...
By Amit Roy in London

Education  /  Published 14.04.20

Meet the woman working on a coronavirus vaccine

These are days in which a simple sneeze can spark a panic attack -- or worse, signal the beginning of a nightmare. The Covid-19 pandemic has created a global scare and thousands of new cases are being...
By Ishani Banerji

World  /  Published 11.04.20

Scientists in vaccine hope amid PPE row

With the Prime Minister Boris Johnson away for the foreseeable future, the strains in government are beginning to show with a huge row developing over the lack of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).T...
By Amit Roy in London


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