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UN helps deliver Covid-19 vaccines to Africa

United Nations, March 4 | The United Nations has delivered million of doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Africa through COVAX, the global tool to...

Duterte thanks China for Covid vaccines

Manila, March 2 | Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has thanked China for donating a batch of the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, CoronaVac."From the bottom of...

34 countries in queue to receive Covid vaccines: Jaishankar (IANS Exclusive)

Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, March 1 | The coronavirus vaccine - one of the world's most in-demand commodities - has become a new currency for...

China-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Philippines

Manila, March 1 | A batch of Sinovac vaccine CoronaVac donated by China arrived in the Philippines on Sunday, the first Covid-19 vaccine to...

Chile receives third shipment of Chinese vaccines

Santiago, Feb 26 | Chile received another shipment of anti-Covid-19 CoronaVac vaccines from Chinese pharmaceutical firm Sinovac, following two earlier batches that arrived on...

Mamata writes to Modi seeking help to buy vaccines for everybody

Kolkata, Feb 24 | With high-voltage state Assembly polls round the corner, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister...

Thailand receives first batch of Covid vaccines from China

Bangkok, Feb 24 | Thailand on Wednesday received the first batch of 200,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine from China's Sinovac Biotech, as the...

Senegal kicks off vaccination drive with China’s vaccines

Dakar, Feb 24 | Senegal on Tuesday officially began the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination, taking a new step in the crusade against the...

65% of vaccines manufactured in Hyderabad, says Krishna Ella

Hyderabad, Feb 22 | Almost 65 per cent of all vaccines manufactured in India and exported around the world come from Hyderabad, Bharat Biotech...

First batch of Covid vaccines arrive in Australia for roll out

Canberra, Feb 22 | Covid vaccines have arrived in Australia as the country kicked off its inoculation drive on Monday.Thousands of doses of Pfizer's...

Pakistan to get 5.6m coronavirus vaccines doses in March

Islamabad, Feb 21 | Around 5.6 million Covid vaccine doses are expected to arrive in the country by the end of March 2021, according...

Malaysia receives 1st batch of Covid-19 vaccines

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21 | Malaysia received its first batch of Covid-19 vaccines on Sunday, boosting its capability in the fight against the pandemic.Some...

China approves clinical trials of 16 Covid vaccines

Beijing, Feb 21 | China has approved 16 domestically made Covid-19 vaccines for clinical trials, six of which have entered phase 3, according to...

Mainland-made Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines arrive in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Feb 19 | The first batch of mainland-manufactured Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Hong Kong on Friday afternoon, which, as the first vaccines...

25 health workers receive Covid-19 vaccines in New Zealand

Wellington, Feb 19 | A total of 25 health workers on Friday became the first people to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in New Zealand.The...

Thai Deputy PM: Sinovac vaccines to arrive starting next week

Bangkok, Feb 17 | Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Wednesday reassured the delivery of Sinovac vaccines from China...

Palestine urges for int’l pressure on Israel to allow Covid-19 vaccines...

Ramallah, Feb 17 | Palestine called for an urgent international intervention to pressure Israel to allow the shipment of the coronavirus vaccines into the...

Hungary to receive first shipment of Chinese vaccines

Beijing, Feb 17 | A Hungarian cargo plane loaded with China's Covid-19 vaccines took off from China's capital Beijing. Hungary is set to receive...

Nepal to procure 2 mn vaccines from India at subsidised rate

Kathmandu, Feb 16 | The Nepal government on Tuesday decided to procure two million doses of Covid-19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India...

S.Korea secures additional Covid vaccines for 23mn people

Seoul, Feb 16 | South Korean Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said on Tuesday the government secured additional Covid-19 vaccines for 23 million people, raising...

Zimbabwe gets its first batch of Covid vaccines from China

Harare, Feb 16 | A batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by China has arrived at Robert Mugabe International Airport in Zimbabwe's capital here.The 200,000...

Zimbabwe receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccines from China

Harare, Feb 16 | A batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by China arrived in Robert Mugabe International Airport in Zimbabwe's capital here.The 200,000 doses...

India-made vaccines land in Mexico as shots fall short in Covid...

By SPS PannuNew Delhi, Feb 15 | Mexico received a consignment of 870,000 doses of the Pune-made AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine from India on...

Over 2.5 lakh beneficiaries get Covid vaccines, tally crosses 77 lakh

New Delhi, Feb 12 | A total of 2,61,309 beneficiaries took vaccine shots on Friday under the nationwide Covid immunisation drive running in the...

Turkey starts inoculation of 2nd doses of China’s COVID-19 vaccines

Istanbul, Feb 12 | Turkey on Thursday began the inoculation of the second doses of China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines for healthcare workers.The nationwide vaccination...

2L UP frontline workers to get vaccines

Lucknow, Feb 11 | The Uttar Pradesh government will cover nearly two lakh frontline workers across 75 districts in the vaccination session taking place...

British PM urges most vulnerable to get coronavirus vaccines

London, Feb 11 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday called on around 2 million people in Britain's most vulnerable groups to come...

CGTN: Cooperation not Postponed: China, CEEC Gear up for Vaccines, Trade...

BEIJING, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The ninth summit between China and Central and Eastern European countries (CEEC), originally scheduled for the first half...

No link between post-vaccination deaths and vaccines: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Feb 9 | Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan stated on Monday that there has been no causal connection between the deaths occurred...

China announces providing 500k Covid-19 vaccines to Nepal

Kathmandu, Feb 6 | China has announced that it will provide half a million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine to Nepal.During a phone call...

China plays catch up: To offer coronavirus vaccines to WHO’s COVAX

By Rahul KumarNew Delhi, Feb 5 | In a bid to catch up with India over the latter's proactive stance in gifting coronavirus vaccines...

Iran to start receiving AstraZeneca vaccines in Feb

Tehran, Feb 4 | Iran will start receiving doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine in February via the Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) platform, Minister...

All approved Covid-19 vaccines welcome in Europe: Merkel

Berlin, Feb 3 | German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that every Covid-19 vaccine is welcome in the European Union as the bloc is facing...

Malawi to receive Covid-19 vaccines in late February

Lilongwe, Feb 3 | Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera has announced that his government has finally secured doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to help immunize...

Chile welcomes second shipment of Sinovac vaccines

Santiago, Feb 3 | The Chilean government received a second shipment of nearly two million vaccines developed by Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech, which will...

Rs 35k crore for vaccines lone positive aspect of budget: YSRCP

Amaravati/New Delhi, Feb 1 | Rajya Sabha MP and Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) senior leader V. Vijayasai Reddy said the budgetary...

Pak receives 1st batch of Chinese Covid vaccines

Islamabad, Feb 1 | Pakistan on Monday received the first batch of China's Sinopharm vaccine against the novel coronavirus.This batch, brought to Islamabad aboard...

Govt allots Rs 2.2L cr for health, Rs 35k cr for...

New Delhi, Feb 1 | The government of India has put a big focus on healthcare in the Union Budget amid the coronavirus...

EU preps for rapid development of vaccines against Covid variants

Brussels, Feb 1 | Top officials of the European Union (EU) held discussions with drug giants about the rapid development and production of vaccines...

Covid vaccines may exacerbate inequalities in distribution: WHO

Geneva, Jan 30 | Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), has said that vaccines are now giving a window of...

Uganda to receive Covid-19 vaccines in April

Kampala, Jan 30 | The Ugandan government said the country would receive Covid-19 vaccines in April or May this year.A government statement issued here...

Morocco receives 1st batch of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines

Rabat, Jan 30 | Morocco received its first shipment of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines, the ministry of health said.The first batch of vaccines developed...

Fauci: Covid-19 vaccines for kids by ‘early summer’

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Jan 30 | Children in the US under age 16 could begin getting Covid-19 vaccines by "early summer", according to...

Guterres reiterates call for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

United Nations, Jan 28 | US Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has reiterated his call for equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines as the global caseload has...

Morocco receives 1st batch of Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines

Rabat, Jan 28 | Morocco received on Wednesday its first shipment of Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines, the ministry of health said.The first batch of...

No indication Covid-19 variants can escape current vaccines: Expert

New York, Jan 28 | Study so far has proved that the current vaccines remained effective against the variants of the Covid-19, which already...

WHO lauds China for submitting Covid vaccines data for assessment

Geneva, Jan 27 | The World Health Organisation (WHO) has hailed China for submitting the data of its Covid-19 vaccines to the agency for...

IOC urges Olympians to take Covid-19 vaccines

Lausanne, Jan 27 | The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has urged the teams competing in the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games, scheduled to be...

Pichai commits $150mn for equitable access to Covid vaccines

New Delhi, Jan 25 | Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday pledged more than $150 million to promote vaccine education and...

Medical expert clears the air around Covid-19 vaccines

By Puja GuptaNew Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) To vaccinate or not to vaccinate - is the question on everybody's mind today. But in truth,...

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Petrol prices unchanged across metros for 8th day

New Delhi, March 7 | Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept fuel prices unchanged for the eighth consecutive day across the four metros on Sunday.In...