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China’s PLA provides Covid vax to Philippine military

Beijing, Feb 28 | The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) on Sunday delivered a batch of Covid-19 vaccines to the Philippine military.The vaccines were...

2nd shipment of Chinese Sinovac vax arrive in Mexico

Mexico City, Feb 28 | The second shipment of Covid-19 vaccines from Chinese company Sinovac has arrived in Mexico City.Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard...

Germany urged to back AstraZeneca vax jab for over-65s

Berlin, Feb 28 | A senior German immunologist, Carsten Watzl, has urged his country to change its mind and start allowing persons aged over...

S. Korea: Innovative syringe to increase Covid vax doses

Seoul, Feb 27 | South Korea's health authorities on Saturday issued a new guideline to vaccination centres across the nation, asking medical staff members...

21% Indians to take Covid vax at pvt hospitals

New Delhi, Feb 27 | As the next phase of the Covid vaccination drive is slated to commence in two days, 21 per cent...

Azerbaijan Prez hails China’s vax commitment

Baku, Feb 27 | Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has lauded China for upholding the Covid-19 vaccine supply commitment, as he expressed concern over an...

Centre fixes Covid vax price at Rs 250/dose

New Delhi, Feb 27 | The Union Government has fixed the price of vaccines at Rs 250 for a dose which would be available...

NITI Aayog propose vax price between Rs 300-500

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Feb 27 | The NITI Aayog has promulgated a price range of Rs 300-500 for two Covid vaccines that would...

63% will not pay more than Rs 600 for Covid vax

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Feb 27 | A 63 per cent of those planning to take the Covid-19 vaccine in the next phase starting...

Hotel staff in 5 Thai tourist spots among vax priority group

Bangkok, Feb 24 | The hotel employees in Thailand's five tourist destinations are among the first people in the Southeast Asian country to receive...

Vax for 60+, comorbid people from March 1, free at govt...

New Delhi, Feb 24 | Announcing the third phase of vaccination against Covid-19 pandemic from March 1, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said...

S Korea targets homegrown Covid-19 vax early next year

Seoul, Feb 22 | South Korea could produce locally developed vaccines against the novel coronavirus early next year, the ICT minister said on Monday,...

All UK adults to get Covid vax jab by July 31:...

London, Feb 21 | All adults in the UK will be offered their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by the end of July,...

2nd Covid vax dose recipients outnumber those getting first jab

New Delhi, Feb 19 | The Union Health Ministry said that a total of 2,61,935 people, including healthcare and frontline workers, were vaccinated till...

Over 4.6 lakh health workers get second dose of Covid vax:...

New Delhi, Feb 18 | The Union Health Ministry announced that 3,17,190 people, including healthcare and frontline workers, were vaccinated on Thursday across all...

S Africa variant could reduce Covid vax protection: Pfizer-BioNTech

New York, Feb 18 | The South African variant of Covid-19 may significantly reduce antibody protection from the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, as per a laboratory...

WTO chief vows to promote free flow of vax, reform dispute...

Geneva, Feb 16 | New World Trade Organization (WTO)chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has vowed to tackle her top priorities of fighting against the Covid-19 pandemic...

No moment to relax despite vax rollout achievement: Johnson

London, Feb 16 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that "it's no moment to relax" despite the achievement of the country's vaccine...

New WTO new chief vows to promote free flow of vax

Geneva, Feb 16 | New World Trade Organization (WTO) chief Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has vowed to tackle her top priorities of fighting against the Covid-19...

China intensifies fight against crimes related to Covid vax

Beijing, Feb 15 | China's top procuratorate has pledged intensified crackdowns on crimes related to Covid-19 vaccines, following the emergence of cases including sales...

Only 4 severe cases among 500,000 given Pfizer vax in Israel:...

Jerusalem, Feb 14 | Pfizer-BioNTech's Covid-19 vaccine was 93 per cent effective at protecting against the virus, a leading Israeli health care provider that...

Hale and hearty so far: Beneficiaries of 2nd Covid vax dose

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Feb 13 | Despite testimonies and experience from peers, the vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers has continued. The reason for...

Another Chinese vax gets nod for emergency use in Pak

Islamabad, Feb 13 | The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) has issued emergency use authorisation to the Covid-19 vaccine by Chinese company Cansino...

Negligence in vax drive: 1 mobile number for hundreds of Corona...

Gwalior, Feb 9 | A case of gross negligence in the nationwide vaccination drive has come to light at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh: several...

Large section in India willing to pay Rs 500 for Covid...

New Delhi, Feb 9 | Indians are not only willing to get vaccinated against Covid-19, and a great many of them are even willing...

55% HCWs vaccinated with first dose of Covid vax: Govt

New Delhi, Feb 6 | The Centre said on Saturday that around 55 per cent of health care workers have been vaccinated in the...

Pfizer’s Covid vax not allowed yet for emergency use in India

New Delhi, Feb 5 | India's drug regulatory authority has withheld approval of Pfizer's Covid vaccine after the Subject Expert Committee (SEC) said that...

3rd phase of Vax drive to cover those above 50, beginning...

New Delhi, Feb 5 | The most vulnerable age group of people in the country, those aged above 50 will get the first jab...

60 lakh Karnataka kids to get polio vax by Feb 3

Bengaluru, Jan 31 | About 60 lakh children in the 0-5 age group would be given polio vaccine across Karnataka from Sunday to Wednesday,...

Telangana healthcare worker dies on 11th day after vax shot

Hyderabad, Jan 31 | A healthcare worker has died in Telangana -- third case of its kind -- a few days after taking Covid-19...

49% vax target achieved in Lucknow in 3rd round

Lucknow, Jan 29 | In the third round of Covid vaccination on Thursday, less than half of the target for vaccination of health workers...

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vax neutralises UK, South Africa variants: Study

New York, Jan 28 | Drugmakers Pfizer and BioNTech have said that their Covid-19 vaccine has been found in laboratory studies to work against...

Bill Gates receives first dose of Covid vax

San Francisco, Jan 25 | Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who has been a target of conspiracy theorists for his push for vaccinations,...

WHO panel to make recommendations on Moderna Covid vax

Geneva, Jan 23 | A World Health Organization (WHO) panel of vaccine experts is set to issue recommendations on Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday.The...

With sharp focus on vax, Telangana conducting fewer tests

Hyderabad, Jan 22 | Shifting their focus to Covid vaccination, health authorities in Telangana are conducting fewer tests, leading to a further drop in...

Israel says Covid vax fears ‘inaccurate’ after many test positive

London, Jan 21 | After the man coordinating Israel's Covid-19 response reportedly said that a single vaccine dose against the disease appeared less effective...

Three days on, Telangana yet to roll out ‘local’ vax Covaxin

By Mohammed ShafeeqHyderabad, Jan 20 | Telangana has still not rolled out Covaxin, developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech, apparently due to fact that the...

1,000 Covid-19 vax doses found ‘frozen’ in Assam medical college

Guwahati/Silchar, Jan 19 | Authorities in Assam are probing how the 1,000 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine Covishield were found "frozen" in the vaccine...

Hackers manipulated stolen Covid vax data to ‘undermine trust’

London, Jan 19 | In a startling revelation, European Medicines Agency (EMA) has said that hackers have manipulated stolen Covid-19 vaccine data in an...

Covid-19 vax: WHO warns of ‘catastrophic moral failure’

Geneva, Jan 19 | The world faces a "catastrophic moral failure" because of unequal Covid-19 vaccine policies, the head of the World Health Organization...

Death of UP man not linked to Covid vax: Govt

New Delhi, Jan 18 | The central government on Monday said two people have died following Covid-19 immunisation, but the death of one of...

Steve Martin’s ‘good news/bad news’ about getting Covid vax shot

New York, Jan 18 | Hollywood star Steve Martin has shared his experience of getting the coronavirus vaccine. "Good news/Bad news. Good news: I just...

China slams US media silence over Pfizer vax deaths in Norway

New Delhi, Jan 16 | China has slammed the US media for its silence over the deaths of 23 Norwegian elderly patients who were...

Vax safety has been guiding principle, shun rumours: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, Jan 16 | Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday joined doctors and potential vaccine beneficiaries at AIIMS here at the launch...

Mild infection good sign, shows immune system responding to vax: AIIMS...

By Sumit SaxenaNew Delhi, Jan 16 | AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria on Saturday joined scores of healthcare workers across the country who were...

Ex-minister Mahesh Sharma becomes first public representative to get Covid vax...

Noida, Jan 16 | BJP Lok Sabha MP from Gautam Buddha Nagar and former Union minister Mahesh Sharma on Saturday became the first public...

Shun Pfizer’s mRNA Covid vax after Norway deaths: Chinese media (Lead)

Beijing, Jan 15 | In a disturbing news coming ahead of India beginning its mass vaccination drive from Saturday, Chinese publication Global Times on...

Chinese Covid vax found 50.4% effective in Brazil trials

Sao Paulo, Jan 14 | A leading Chinese Covid-19 vaccine, developed by Sinovac Biotech, has been found to be 50.4 per cent effective in...

Delhi: How and where Covid vax will roll out

By Ashish SrivastavaNew Delhi, Jan 13 | : The robust preparations ahead the D-day when the world's biggest immunization exercise against the Covid-19 starts,...

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I-T raid on Chennai-based tiles maker

New Delhi, Feb 28 | The Income Tax Department conducted searches on a business group engaged in tiles and sanitary ware maker based out...