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Depression, stress can lower efficacy of vaccine

New Delhi, Jan. 15 -- Depression, stress, loneliness and poor health can weaken the body's immune system and lower the efficacy of covid-19 vaccines both under development and in early stages of distr... Read More


Centre to foot bill in phase 1 of India's covid vaccination drive

NEW DELHI, Jan. 15 -- The central government will bear the entire cost of administering covid-19 vaccines to the priority group of 30 million healthcare and frontline workers in India, Prime Minister ... Read More


All states have got vaccines for first phase, says Centre

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- Putting rest to apprehensions that covid-19 vaccines will be supplied to selected states in the first phase of vaccination drive, the union health ministry on Wednesday said that... Read More


Modi to roll out world's largest immunization drive tomorrow

New Delhi, Jan. 14 -- India will roll out the world's largest immunization exercise when Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches a nationwide covid-19 vaccination drive on 16 January, the Union health m... Read More


More covid vaccines are in the pipeline, says health ministry

New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- The choice of vaccine to be administered remains with the government, even as covid-19 vaccination remains voluntary in India, the Union government said on Tuesday. The two vacc... Read More


Covid-19: Is India moving towards herd immunity?

New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- As there has been a consistent decline in the fresh cases of covid-19 in India, public health experts have said that there is a possibility that the country is moving towards her... Read More


Centre to foot bill in phase 1 of vaccination

New Delhi, Jan. 12 -- The central government will bear the entire cost of administering covid-19 vaccines to the priority group of 30 million healthcare and frontline workers in India, Prime Minister ... Read More


Modi tells states to stay strictly vigilant on Bird Flu outbreak

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged states to keep a constant vigil on the avian influenza, or bird flu, situation. Modi also reviewed the preparedness for rolling out ... Read More


Centre to bear expenses for first round of Covid-19 vaccination: PM Modi

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- Central government will bear the total cost of immunising over 3 crore people with covid-19 vaccines in the first phase of vaccination drive starting from January 16, Prime Minis... Read More


Centre, states take stock of world's largest vaccine drive

New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- The central government on Sunday held a virtual meeting with all administrators of the Covid-19 Vaccine Intelligence Network (Co-WIN) in states and Union territories, to ensure a... Read More