COVID-19: Adverse events seen in 0.18% of those vaccinated, says Centre; India to supply vaccines to 6 countries
India reported 10,064 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest single-day spike in seven months. Out of the total cases, active cases further dropped to 2 lakh while recoveries went up to over 1.02 crore
Of the 45 lakh doses, over 8 lakh will be supplied to countries such as Mauritius, Philippines and Myanmar, free of cost as a goodwill gesture
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said one poor country received a mere 25 vaccine doses while over 39 million doses have been administered in nearly 50 richer nations
COVID-19 vaccination: 2.24 lakh inoculated in two days; pandemic's third wave on wane in Delhi, says Satyendar Jain
India's COVID-19 case count on Sunday climbed to 1,05,57,985 with 15,144 new cases reported in 24 hours, while the toll rose to 1,52,274 with 181 more succumbing to COVID-19 in 24 hours, said the health ministry
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With COVID-19 making the immunisation of adults necessary, the Centre has involved cardiologists, neurologists, general physicians, and pulmonologists in the AEFI committees at national, state, and district levels
Over 1.91 lakh healthcare, sanitary workers get COVID-19 vaccine jabs; no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation, says Centre
The Union health ministry that the programme had been a "success" as no cases of post-vaccination hospitalisation had been reported as of 7 pm on Saturday
The central licensing authority has granted permission for the sale or distribution of Covaxin for restricted use in emergency situations in public interest as an abundant caution, in clinical trial mode
COVID-19 vaccination drive set to begin today; will be 'beginning of end' of pandemic, says Harsh Vardhan
On the eve of the vaccine rollout, Harsh Vardhan reviewed the preparations and visited the dedicated COVID -19 control room set up in premises of the health ministry
In view of the global COVID-19 situation, the Centre has decided not to have a foreign dignitary present at the Republic Day celebrations this year. It will be for the first time in over five decades that there will be no chief guest at the Republic Day parade
Narendra Modi to launch vaccination drive on 16 Jan, says Centre; over 56 lakh doses of Covishield sent to 13 cities
The Union health ministry was also quoted as saying that Modi is likely to launch the Co-WIN app, and interact with vaccine beneficiaries across the country
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said the AAP government will provide coronavirus vaccine free to the people of Delhi if the Centre fails to do so
Ready for vaccine roll-out on 16 Jan, COVID-appropriate behaviour important even after inoculation: Health Ministry
India's drug regulator has approved two vaccines — Oxford-AstraZeneca's Covishield manufactured by SII and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin— for restricted emergency use and the Centre has said that the vaccine roll out will begin from 16 January.
As India preps for COVID-19 vaccine rollout, Centre says 'no proposal' to indemnify vaccine manufacturers
Centre in response to an RTI filed said that it currently has no proposal to indemnify or exempt vaccine manufacturers from any liability in case of serious side-effects/adverse reactions due to inoculation of their vaccines.
COVID-19 vaccination drive to begin from 16 Jan for 3 cr people; Bhopal man's death unrelated to vaccine, says Bharat Biotech
In his address at the inauguration of the 16th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention, Modi noted India's image as the "world's pharmacy", and said it is ready with two locally manufactured COVID-19 vaccines to "protect" humanity
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Either pausing or cancelling approvals is not unheard of, and the CDSCO does have the authority to do so.
The drill will be held at three-session sites of 736 districts across 33 states and Union Territories, the health ministry said in a statement. The Union health minister will visit Tamil Nadu on Friday to review preparedness and oversee the dry run
Logistics at many stages have been worked out keeping this target temperature in mind to meet storage availability.
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Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushn also said that the Centre has not banned the export of any vaccines. The country's drugs regulator had on 3 January approved Oxford-Astrazeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, manufactured in India by Serum Institute of India, and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for restricted emergency use.
There are public health, moral and ethical reasons to invest in vaccines that can be delivered using non-cold-chain approaches.