Vaccines(Search results - 129)
Top StoriesMay 16, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
Second consignment of Russian Sputnik V vaccine arrives in Hyderabad
According to sources, 60,000 doses of vaccines have been sent by the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to Hyderabad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories as part of the second tranche in a special flight.
CoronavirusMay 15, 2021, 4:53 PM IST
Explained: What does the first vaccine dose do?
There are many among us who have been questioning the efficacy of the vaccines against Covid-19. Mostly, this hesitancy arises due to misinformation about the vaccination and its benefits. Let's put out some information that could help end this hesitancy.
Top StoriesMay 14, 2021, 1:42 PM IST
Karnataka Congress to amass Rs 100 crore fund to procure COVID-19 vaccines, seek permission from Centre, state
“Since the Modi and Yediyurappa governments have collectively failed to vaccinate the masses, we want to do it ourselves. We just need two small permissions, one from the Central government and one from the state government,” state Congress chief DK Shivakumar said in Bengaluru.
CoronavirusMay 14, 2021, 1:23 PM IST
Debunking 5 absurd myths about Covid vaccines
One of the major reasons for vaccine hesitancy in India is the prevailing misinformation about the safety and effectiveness of the vaccines. Social media, to which over 250 million users have access, is often flooded with misinformation related to health. Here are some popular myths busted about vaccines.
HealthMay 12, 2021, 5:01 PM IST
What are the side effects of COVID-vaccines? Can they be contagious? Read this
Since last year, we have been facing the wrath of the coronavirus. But the vaccine is now available so here know about the side effects beforehand.
Coronavirus IndiaMay 12, 2021, 12:45 PM IST
India made incorrect assumption and opened up prematurely: Dr Fauci on COVID-19 crisis
India has been severely affected by the unprecedented second wave of the coronavirus and hospitals in several states are reeling under the shortage of health workers, vaccines, oxygen, drugs and beds.
Top StoriesMay 11, 2021, 12:18 PM IST
BJP chief lashes out at Congress, says Rahul will be remembered for his duplicity and pettiness
"While there are certainly a few members of your party doing commendable work in helping people, their hard work gets eclipsed by the consistent negativity spread by the seniormost members of the party," JP Nadda said.
Top StoriesMay 10, 2021, 9:51 AM IST
Centre backs differential vaccine pricing, asks Supreme Court not to interfere
Centre said in its affidavit, "It is pertinent to note that the central government, by nature of its large vaccination programme, places large purchase orders for vaccines as opposed to the state governments and/or private hospitals. This reality has some reflection in the prices negotiated."
Top StoriesMay 10, 2021, 8:56 AM IST
Dr Fauci: Vaccination is the endgame to Covid pandemic in India
"India is the largest vaccine-producing country in the world. They have got to get their resources... other countries need to chip in to be able to either get supplies for the Indians to make their vaccines or to get vaccines donated," Dr Fauci said.
Top StoriesMay 7, 2021, 1:36 PM IST
India thanks US for backing IPR waiver on Covid vaccines
"The waiver is an important step for enabling rapid scaling up of manufacture and timely availability of affordable Covid 19 vaccines and essential medical products," the Commerce Ministry said.
BusinessMay 5, 2021, 12:41 PM IST
RBI okays Rs 50,000 crore liquidity for Covid infrastructure boost
Banks can provide fresh lending support to vaccine manufactures, importers or suppliers of vaccines and priority medical devices; hospitals and dispensaries; pathology labs; manufacturers and suppliers of oxygen and ventilators; importers of vaccines and Covid-related drugs; logistics firms and patients for treatment.
Top StoriesMay 3, 2021, 3:31 PM IST
Centre sets record straight, denies not placing fresh order for vaccines
The reports, which surfaced on Monday, claimed that the last order Centre placed was in March 2021 for 100 million doses of Serum Institute of India's Covishield and 20 million doses of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.
Top StoriesMay 3, 2021, 12:16 PM IST
'India still has inadequate healthcare spending'
"India still has inadequate healthcare spending, and the focus is to build new establishments rather than fixing old issues to rehaul the existing healthcare infrastructure," says Public Health Communications and Policy Expert Dr Rajiv Chhibber.
Top StoriesMay 3, 2021, 10:38 AM IST
13 parties appeal to PM for free vaccines, uninterrupted oxygen
In a joint statement, the 13 political leaders called upon the Centre to utilise the budgetary allocation of Rs 35,000 crore for the vaccination programme.
Top StoriesApr 30, 2021, 12:13 PM IST
Why is 'Arrest Chidambaram' demand trending on Twitter?
In a series of posts, Chidambaram had on April 28 slammed the government's handling of the second wave of Coronavirus in the country and its claims that there is no shortage of vaccines or anti-viral drug Remdesivir.