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Kerala, West Bengal report negative wastage of COVID-19 vaccines in May, Jharkhand has highest, says govt data
India

Kerala, West Bengal report negative wastage of COVID-19 vaccines in May, Jharkhand has highest, says govt data

Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Maharashtra reported 7.08%, 3.95%, 3.91%, 3.78% 3.63% and 3.59% respectively

Delta variant of COVID-19 can infect despite Covishield, Covaxin doses, claims preliminary AIIMS study
India

Delta variant of COVID-19 can infect despite Covishield, Covaxin doses, claims preliminary AIIMS study

The study included 63 people who got breakthrough infections; of which 36 patients received two doses, while 27 had received one dose of vaccine

WTO members agree to intensify talks on patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments
World

WTO members agree to intensify talks on patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines, treatments

Since October, the WTO has faced calls led by India and South Africa to ease patents, in what proponents argue will boost production in developing countries of vaccines, treatments needed to battle COVID-19

Covishield produced more antibodies than Covaxin, finds preliminary study
India

Covishield produced more antibodies than Covaxin, finds preliminary study

The study, which is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed, should not be used to guide clinical practice. However, it claimed that seropositivity rates to anti-spike antibodies were significantly higher in Covishield recipients

Serum Institute of India gets DCGI's nod to manufacture Sputnik V in India for test, analysis
India

Serum Institute of India gets DCGI's nod to manufacture Sputnik V in India for test, analysis

The Pune-based firm has collaborated with Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in Moscow for developing Sputnik V at its licensed Hadapsar facility

Narendra Modi speaks to Kamala Harris, appreciates US assurance for COVID-19 vaccine supply to India
India

Narendra Modi speaks to Kamala Harris, appreciates US assurance for COVID-19 vaccine supply to India

The US vice-president conveyed that the United States will begin sharing vaccines with India, along with other countries by the end of June

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre's COVID-19 vaccine strategy, blames PM's 'theatrics' for second wave
India

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre's COVID-19 vaccine strategy, blames PM's 'theatrics' for second wave

Addressing an online press conference, the Congress leader said that it's time for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be a leader and show that he can organise vaccines for everyone

Never exported COVID-19 vaccines at the cost of people in India, says Serum Institute
India

Never exported COVID-19 vaccines at the cost of people in India, says Serum Institute

The company in a statement said that it was committed to doing "everything possible" to support the vaccination drive in the country

Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson vaccines effective against B1617 variant of COVID-19, says top US health official
Health

Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson vaccines effective against B1617 variant of COVID-19, says top US health official

"The data is coming in, and it looks very encouraging that the US-approved vaccines do have effectiveness against this variant called B1617," Dr Francis Collins, Director of the National Institute of Science said

‘Disheartening’, says Bharat Biotech as state govts question company's intentions with Covaxin supply
India

‘Disheartening’, says Bharat Biotech as state govts question company's intentions with Covaxin supply

Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia had earlier alleged that Bharat Biotech had informed the state government that it cannot provide "additional" Covaxin doses to the National Capital

Joe Biden sets new COVID-19 vaccination goal, aims to inoculate 70% of US adults by 4 July
World

Joe Biden sets new COVID-19 vaccination goal, aims to inoculate 70% of US adults by 4 July

Already more than 56 percent of American adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and nearly 105 million are fully vaccinated

Not possible to ramp up production overnight, says SII's Adar Poonawalla as pressure to supply COVID-19 vaccine builds
India

Not possible to ramp up production overnight, says SII's Adar Poonawalla as pressure to supply COVID-19 vaccine builds

His comments come hours after the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare earlier on Monday rebuffed media reports alleging that the Centre has not placed fresh orders for COVID-19 vaccines

Mann ki Baat: Second COVID-19 wave has shaken India, says Narendra Modi, urges people to get vaccinated
India

Mann ki Baat: Second COVID-19 wave has shaken India, says Narendra Modi, urges people to get vaccinated

The prime minister in his monthly radio address stressed the need to follow COVID-19 protocols and cautioned citizens against rumours about coronavirus vaccines

US evasive on allowing export of critical COVID-19 vaccine raw materials to India
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US evasive on allowing export of critical COVID-19 vaccine raw materials to India

The White House said that it would be difficult to export the critical raw materials mainly due to an Act that forces American companies to prioritise domestic consumption

Manmohan Singh pens letter to Narendra Modi on COVID-19 crisis, suggests five measures to tackle pandemic
India

Manmohan Singh pens letter to Narendra Modi on COVID-19 crisis, suggests five measures to tackle pandemic

One of the key suggestions that Singh gave in his letter was that the government should indicate how this expected to supply will be distributed across states based on a transparent formula

Taiwan accuses China of luring Paraguay into switching diplomatic recognition with 'vaccine diplomacy'
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Taiwan accuses China of luring Paraguay into switching diplomatic recognition with 'vaccine diplomacy'

Paraguay is one of the only 15 countries that officially recognise Taipei over Beijing, which claims self-ruled Taiwan as part of its territory

Over 3.25 million vaccine doses administered on 22 March, highest single-day vaccination so far, says Centre
India

Over 3.25 million vaccine doses administered on 22 March, highest single-day vaccination so far, says Centre

Out of these, 29,03,030 beneficiaries were vaccinated across 48,345 sessions for the first dose and 3,50,065 healthcare workers (HCWs) and frontline workers (FLWs) received the second dose of vaccine

Coronavirus News Updates: India sees highest single-day spike of 2021 with 43,846 new cases; night curfew in eight Rajasthan cities
India

Coronavirus News Updates: India sees highest single-day spike of 2021 with 43,846 new cases; night curfew in eight Rajasthan cities

As India witnessed the highest daily tally of COVID-19 cases this year, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday that Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh account for 83.14 percent of the new infections

Maharashtra seeks 2.2 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses from Centre for ongoing inoculation drive
India

Maharashtra seeks 2.2 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses from Centre for ongoing inoculation drive

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope in a written letter to the Centre demanded the supply of 20 lakh doses per week to the state, which has been the worst hit by the coronavirus in the country

Cognizant India to cover COVID-19 vaccine cost for over 6 lakh people, including 2 lakh staff
Business

Cognizant India to cover COVID-19 vaccine cost for over 6 lakh people, including 2 lakh staff

E-sports company Mobile Premier League (MPL) and NxtGen Infinite Datacenter have also decided to absorb the cost of vaccination of their staff, joining the growing roster of enterprises in the country that are doing so