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Vietnam receives 500,000 Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine doses donation from China – ET HealthWorld

Vietnam has received a shipment of 500,000 Sinopharm vaccine doses donated by China, the health ministry said on Sunday, as the country is ramping up inoculations to battle against a more widespread outbreak. The Southeast Asian nation approved China’s Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use against Covid-19 in early June. The vaccines will be used for […]

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States/UTs to get over 4L Covid vaccine doses in next 3 days – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: More than four lakh (4,48,760) vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the States and the Union Territories (UTs) within the next 3 days. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) made the announcement through a statement and also clarified that more than 1.53 crore (1,53,79,233) Covid-19 vaccine doses […]

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WHO says 47 African countries could miss vax target – ET HealthWorld

Nairobi: Nine out of ten African countries could miss the target of vaccinating 10 per cent of their population against Covid-19 by September, dimming hopes of containing the pandemic in the continent, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Thursday. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO regional director for Africa, said that nearly 90 per cent or […]

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Govt provides more than 24.65 crore vaccine doses to States/UTs: Health Ministry – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday announced that so far, more than 24 crore (24,65,44,060) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs through the free-of-cost and direct state procurement categories by the government. It informed that of the vaccines allotted, the total consumption, including wastages is 23,47,43,489 doses, as per government data updated […]

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US to donate 750K Covid vax doses to Taiwan – ET HealthWorld

Taipei: The US will donate 750,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses to Taiwan, Senator Ladda Tammy Duckworth said here on Sunday. “It was critical to the US that Taiwan be included in the first group to receive vaccines, because we recognise your urgent need and we value this partnership,” Duckworth said at the Taipei Songshan Airport according […]

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Over 1.63 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses available with states: Centre – ET HealthWorld

More than 1.63 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses are still available with the states and UTs to be administered, the Union Health Ministry said on Sunday. The Centre has so far provided, both through the free of cost and through direct state procurement categories, more than 24 crore vaccine doses (24,60,80,900) to states and UTs. Of […]

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India signs deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 million doses – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru: India’s government said on Thursday it has inked a deal with domestic vaccine maker Biological-E for 300 million Covid-19 vaccine doses for 15 billion rupees ($205.62 million), the first such order for unapproved shots. The vaccine, which is currently undergoing phase-3 clinical trials, is likely to be available in the next few months, the […]

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India says will have 120 million vaccine doses for local use in June – ET HealthWorld

India will have nearly 120 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines available for domestic use in June, the government said on Sunday. This marks a significant jump from the 79.4 million doses that were available in May. India has administered about 212 million doses, the most after China and the United States, but has given the […]

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Covid-19: Centre to provide over 3 lakh vaccine doses to states, UTs in next 3 days – ET HealthWorld

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday informed that more than 22.46 crore Covid-19 vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories (UTs) amid the pandemic so far. Furthermore, 3 lakh (3,20,380) vaccine doses are in the pipeline and will be received by the States/UTs within the next 3 days. “Government […]

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India trying to save vaccines by delaying shots for Covid patients: Government panel – ET HealthWorld

India is trying to save scarce Covid-19 vaccines by delaying shots for those who have recovered from the disease, the head of a government panel said, adding the campaign should not have been opened to all adults before covering the most vulnerable. Under fire for his handling of the world’s worst rise in coronavirus infections, […]

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