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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

WHO: Final call on Covaxin

Covaxin manufacturer, Bharat Biotech, has been submitting data to the WHO on a rolling basis and submitted additional information at the WHO’s request on September 27. “WHO experts are cu...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.10.21

WHO: Vaccinate seniors first

On International Day of Older Persons, the World Health Organisation on Friday called for greater efforts in the South-East Asian region to expand COVID-19 vaccination coverage among the older populat...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.09.21

WHO: Covaxin decision in October

A decision on Bharat Biotech's submission seeking emergency use listing (EUL) for its Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine will be made in October, the World Health Organisation has said. The status of asses...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.09.21

Covaxin clearance delayed by WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has further delayed the emergency use authorisation (EUA) for Covaxin, the Covid vaccine developed in India, as the global body has sent more technical queries to i...
By Our Bureau, Agencies


India  /  Published 19.09.21

Covaxin: WHO decision in October

The Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on Immunization (SAGE) of the World Health Organisation would be meeting in October to make its recommendations on Bharat Biotech's Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 09.09.21

WHO prod on kids vaccines

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday urged India and other Southeast Asian countries to enhance routine children’s immunisation, flagging the need to repair damage caused by Covid-19, amid...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 25.08.21

Search for Covid origins stalled: WHO

The international scientists dispatched to China by the World Health Organisation to find out where the coronavirus came from said Wednesday the search has stalled and warned that the window of opport...
By PTI in London

India  /  Published 24.08.21

India may enter endemic stage

Covid-19 in India may be entering some kind of stage of endemicity where there is low or moderate level of transmission going on, Chief Scientist of the World Health Organisation Dr Soumya Swaminathan...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.08.21

EAM calls for understanding on jab certificates

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar suggested on Thursday that going forward some kind of understanding would have to be developed among nations on Covid-19 vaccination certificates rather than on ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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