EC tells Centre to remove Narendra Modi's picture from COVID-19 vaccine certificates in poll-bound states, say reports
The EC's action came on a complaint by the Trinamool Congress that the prime minister's image on vaccination certificates violates the Model Code of Conduct
Coronavirus News Update: India administers over 1.8 cr vaccine doses; Maharashta and Kerala top in daily cases
The health ministry said that Kerala, UP, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu are the top five states showing a decline in active cases in the last one month, while Maharashtra, Punjab, MP, Haryana and Delhi are the top states showing a rise in active cases
Accenture and Infosys are among the first technology services providers to cover the cost of vaccination for its employees their dependents who are part of the company's medical benefits scheme
Coronavirus News Updates: Delhi HC questions controlled vaccination drive; Maharashtra, Kerala continue to see upsurge in cases
Maharashtra also displayed a rise in active cases in 24 hrs followed by Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat, the health ministry said
CoWIN registration for COVID-19 vaccine: Eligibility and how to register; all you need to know as Phase 2 drive kicks off
The Government of India is letting users add as many as three individuals using a single mobile number. Users can go to the ‘Account Details’ section click the ‘Add more’ tab
The Union Health Ministry added that people can book a vaccination appointment using the Co-WIN website, www.cowin.gov.in, or through the Aarogya Setu app
Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna plan to gradually test their vaccines in younger and younger age groups.
Once thawed, the vials can be stored at fridge temperatures of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius for up to five days, it clarified.
The government has also decided to extend current social distancing levels for at least another two weeks.
Johnson & Johnson's single-dose COVID-19 vaccine safe and effective, says FDA paving way for approval
The vaccine was 66.1% effective in preventing moderate to severe disease and appeared safe, the US Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday
Being the first nation to begin mass vaccinations in December, over 17 million UK resident have received at least a first dose so far.
The first shipment from India, from the Serum Institute, will be going out to at least 25 or 30 countries, said the WHO chief scientist
The 'HERA incubator' will bring together the pharmaceutical industry, laboratories, health authorities and researchers, a spokesperson said.
As many people in the world as possible should access the vaccine at the earliest, leaving no room for vaccine hesitancy or hoarding.
Britain says more than 160 million people are at risk of being excluded from coronavirus vaccinations because they live in countries engulfed in conflict and instability
As Maharashtra sees renewed COVID-19 spike, local authorities impose weekend lockdowns, night curfews
The state government has also decided to approach the Centre for permission to begin the third phase of the vaccination drive earlier than the scheduled date
COVID-19 explainer: How will we know we've reached herd immunity? And how emergence of variants impacts it
It’s not known how long immunity lasts, either after vaccination or from an infection, though experts believe it should be at least several months
The fate of the Tokyo Olympics and the billions of dollars at stake should the Games fail, makes Japan's vaccine campaign crucial.
Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka account for 76.5% of India's active COVID-19 cases, says health ministry
The health ministry said 33 states and Union Territories have reported less than 5,000 active cases in a span of 24 hours while 18 have not recorded any deaths in the same period
Amit Shah misleading Matuas by promising citizenship after COVID-19 vaccination, says Abhishek Banerjee
The TMC leader's remark came following Union Home Minister Amit Shah's announcement that the CAA will be implemented in Bengal once the COVID-19 vaccination is over, something that Banerjee claimed will take at least 10 years