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Top StoriesJul 16, 2021, 10:54 AM IST
Maharashtra: RT-PCR report no more mandatory if fully vaccinated
Announcing this move, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said such passengers will however have to carry vaccination certificates for both the doses.
Top StoriesJul 15, 2021, 4:33 PM IST
Kerala reports 5 fresh cases of Zika virus; alert raised in Karnataka-Kerala border
Kerala Health Minister Veena George has confirmed 5 fresh cases of Zika virus taking the total to 28 so far. As cases are on the rise, an alert has been sounded in other parts of the state as well as neighbouring Karnataka especially in Mangaluru.
Top StoriesJul 14, 2021, 3:38 PM IST
Health Minister Mandaviya rubbishes vaccine shortage reports, explains situation with 'real analysis of facts'
In a six-part Twitter thread in Hindi, Mandaviya asserted that “useless statements (on the availability of vaccines) are being made only to create panic among the people”.
Top StoriesJul 14, 2021, 2:07 PM IST
On Twitter, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya fact-checks states claiming vaccine shortage
The Union Health Minister said that to facilitate vaccination through government and private hospitals, 11.46 crore vaccine doses were made available to the state governments and Union Territories in June. The vaccine availability was increased to 13.5 crores in July.
Top StoriesJul 11, 2021, 9:49 PM IST
Kerala's Zika virus case tally goes up to 18 as three more test positive
The three new cases include a 22-month-old toddler, a 46-year-old man and a 29-year-old health worker.
Top StoriesJul 1, 2021, 4:33 PM IST
Harsh Vardhan warns of 'irresponsible statements' on COVID vaccination
Dismissing such criticism that despite the Centre now managing vaccination, there is a crunch, the health minister said that if there is any issue in any particular state, they need to better plan their drives.
World NewsJun 30, 2021, 10:07 AM IST
Brazil suspends Covaxin deal with Bharat Biotech amid accusations of irregularities, probe ordered
Brazil will suspend a $324 million Indian vaccine contract that has mired President Jair Bolsonaro in accusations of irregularities, the health minister said.
Top StoriesJun 12, 2021, 7:29 PM IST
5 cases in a day will lead to seal down of entire village, CEO's will be held responsible: Minister Sudhakar
In order to keep the Covid cases under control, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar said that if a village reports 5 positive cases in a day, then the entire village will be sealed. The minister also said that as the unlocking of lockdown will begin, if people are found flaunting rules, strict action will be taken.
Top StoriesJun 5, 2021, 4:50 PM IST
India opposes vaccine passports at G7 meet, Harsh Vardhan says idea 'discriminatory'
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, addressing the meeting of his counterparts from seven wealthy nations - to which India was invited this year as a guest - raised concerns about the availability of vaccines and low rates of inoculation in developing nations.
Top StoriesMay 26, 2021, 2:59 PM IST
IMA Uttarakhand slaps Rs 1000 crore defamation notice to Ramdev, calls it ‘criminal act'
Ramdev withdrew his statements on allopathic medicine after receiving a strong-worded letter from Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan who called his remarks 'inappropriate' and ‘extremely unfortunate’.
Top StoriesMay 25, 2021, 4:04 PM IST
Maharashtra government declares Mucormycosis or ‘black fungus’ as notified disease
Addressing the media, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said, "There are 2,245 cases of black fungus in the state. The state government has classified black fungus as a notified disease."
Top StoriesMay 19, 2021, 6:48 PM IST
Double delight: 58,395 recoveries in single-day, Karnataka gets 2 lakh Covidshield doses, says Sudhakar
Amidst slow vaccine process, Karnataka Health Minister K Sudhakar on Wednesday informed reporters that the state has got a fresh stock of 2 lakh Covisheld vaccines. Another good news is that Karnataka which was struggling with increasing Covid cases registered a single-day record with 58,395 recoveries.
Top StoriesMay 16, 2021, 6:57 PM IST
Cracks in Karnataka BJP govt: Health minister blocks beds in 3 Bengaluru hospitals for home district patients
Bengaluru MLAs including BJP leaders expressed displeasure over Health Minister K Sudhakar's action of blocking 15% beds at Bengaluru's private hospitals. Sudhakar who represents the Chikkaballapur Assembly segment defended his move saying as a Health Minister he has the right to save his Assembly voters, his district residents and hence blocked beds.
Top StoriesMay 16, 2021, 6:28 PM IST
From Yogi Adityanath to Dr Harsh Vardhan: Absurdity and bizarre claims by BJP leaders amid coronavirus crisis
Since the beginning of Covid pandemic in 2020 and till date, leaders especially with the ruling BJP both at different state and central level had pulled a joke about themselves. From batting for cow dung, urine as treatment and prevention to pitching for mass gathering and making an irresponsible statement about the shortage of vaccine, BJP leaders have said it out all openly. From Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan to DV Sadasanda Gowda and Himanta Biswa Sarma, all have made such statements.
Top StoriesMay 10, 2021, 10:31 AM IST
Karnataka: COVID-19 vaccination for 18-45 age group kickstarts from today amid doses shortage
In other districts, initially, vaccination will be provided at District Hospitals, Government Medical Colleges, and all Taluka Hospitals.