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Tussle between Centre, states over jab shortage intensifies

New Delhi, April 8 -- A political fight between the Union government and some states over an alleged shortage of vaccines is threatening to cast a shadow over India's battle against covid-19. This co... Read More


Include labs and home care providers in vaccination drive: Pvt health sector

New Delhi, April 7 -- Private healthcare industry has urged the government to include diagnostic laboratories and home care providers for scaling up the ongoing nationwide covid-19 vaccination drive. ... Read More


States must refrain from politics over covid, says Vardhan

New Delhi, April 7 -- In a scathing statement, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said some state governments and political leaders were playing politics over covid and spreading panic a... Read More


Don't play politics over covid-19 vaccination: Harsh Vardhan to states

New Delhi, April 7 -- New DelhiHinting at vaccine politicking, union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said in a scathing statement that some state governments and political leaders are sprea... Read More


Vaccine booths may open up at workplaces for those above 45

New Delhi, April 7 -- The central government has asked states to allow covid vaccines to be administered at offices with about 100 workers who are 45 years of age or older and are willing to take the ... Read More


Start covid-19 vaccination in public private workplaces, centre tells states

New Delhi, April 7 -- The central government has asked states to launch covid-19 vaccination in both public and private workplaces from April 11, for employees above 45 years of age. As a substantial ... Read More


Genesis Rehabilitation partners Healthcare at Home to boost eldercare services

New Delhi, April 7 -- Genesis Rehabilitation Services India (GRSI) on Wednesday announced its partnership with Healthcare at Home India (HCAH) to boost home eldercare services. The collaboration would... Read More


Medical parts cos pivot towards ventilators again

New Delhi, April 7 -- Demand for life-saving medical devices, including ventilators, has shot up sharply once again amid the second wave of covid-19 infections. Domestic manufacturers that were plann... Read More


Prevention measures will be reinforced with more rigour: Harsh Vardhan

New Delhi, April 6 -- Measures to prevent and contain covid-19 "are not rocket science", Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday at a high-level virtual meeting with his counterparts and o... Read More


No vaccine shortage in any part of country: Vardhan after high-level meeting

New Delhi, April 6 -- Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday chaired a high-level virtual meeting with 11 states reporting very high rise in daily covid-19 cases and dai... Read More