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Walk-in registration for jabs in next phase

New Delhi, Feb. 27 -- Members of the general public eligible for the next phase of coronavirus vaccinations beginning March 1 can walk up to a vaccination centre to be registered for a dose, the Union... Read More


More data sought on Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

New Delhi, Feb. 25 -- It will be some time before Sputnik V, the Russia-developed vaccine against the Coronavirus disease (Covid-19), is approval for use in India. The subject expert committee (SEC) o... Read More


Trust in country's health sector increased during pandemic: PM

New Delhi, Feb. 24 -- Like several other sectors, India is now preparing to be aatmanirbhar, or self-reliant, in the health sector with focus on the public private partnership model to deal with healt... Read More


India begins roll-out of second shot today

New Delhi, Feb. 13 -- India will begin administering second doses on Saturday to people who got a coronavirus vaccine 28 days ago when the drive was launched, sending automated SMS messages as well as... Read More


No death linked to Covid-19 vaccine in the country: Health ministry

New Delhi, Feb. 11 -- India's death rate among individuals who received the Covid-19 vaccine is one of the lowest in the world. With 23 deaths reported in persons post immunisation till date, the perc... Read More


Nearly 6 million vaccinated, India ranks 3rd in world

New Delhi, Feb. 8 -- India now ranks third among countries for the highest number of Covid-19 vaccines administered to citizens, with close to six million people having been inoculated against the vir... Read More


Vaccination for general public likely to begin in March 2nd half, says minister

New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Coronavirus vaccinations for the first of recipients from the general public is likely to begin any time in the second half of March, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan told parl... Read More


Pfizer drops emergency use application in India

New Delhi, Feb. 6 -- Pharma major Pfizer has withdrawn its application for an emergency-use authorisation of its coronavirus vaccine in India, the company said on Friday, as details of its meetings wi... Read More


One in 5 Indians exposed to coronavirus, says sero survey

New Delhi, Feb. 5 -- At least one in five (21%) Indians above the age of 18 years has been exposed to the coronavirus, according to Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) third nationwide sero su... Read More


One in 5 Indians exposed to virus, says sero survey

New Delhi, Feb. 5 -- At least one in five (21%) Indians above the age of 18 years has been exposed to the coronavirus, according to Indian Council of Medical Research's (ICMR) third nationwide sero su... Read More