Tag: Vaccines

Vaccines don’t prevent COVID but will help in keeping symptoms mild: Sangita Reddy – ET HealthWorld

Vaccines don’t prevent coronavirus infections but will help in keeping the symptoms mild, Apollo Hospitals Joint MD Sangita Reddy said on Monday. In a series of tweets, Reddy also said she was going home today after being hospitalised for coronavirus infection. “After 500 days of dodging #COVID19 I tested +VE on June10th My initial reaction […]

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US will allocate vaccines : कोवैक्स के तहत भारत को अमेरिकी वैक्सीन में से बड़ा हिस्सा मिलेगा

कोरोना वैक्सीन को दुनिया के हर कोने तक पहुंचाने के लिए संयुक्त राष्ट्र के नेतृत्व में शुरू हुए कोवैक्स COVAX अभियान शुरू किया गया था. इस अभियान के तहत अमेरिका 8 करोड़ वैक्सीन देगा. इसमें से बड़ा हिस्सा भारत को मिलेगा. अमेरिका के स्टेट डिपार्टमेंट के अधिकारियों ने इस बात की जानकारी दी है. COVAX […]

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Moderna offers to sell booster shots from January; indemnity-waiver talks on – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: US vaccine maker Moderna has offered to sell booster doses of its Covid vaccine to India, from January 2022 even as the government continues to hold negotiations with Moderna and J&J on the indemnity waiver. At present, the talks involve the sale of almost 200 million doses. They include 50 million from Pfizer, […]

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Maharashtra in talks to get Sputnik jab, says State Health Minister

On partial or complete unlocking, Rajesh Tope urges people to strictly adhere to norms. With Maharashtra’s third phase of vaccination (for 18-44 age-group) proceeding slowly owing to a severe vaccine paucity, Health Minister Rajesh Tope has said a large stock of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine would be available in the State from July onwards. […]

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China authorises CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccine for children above 3 yrs – ET HealthWorld

Beijing: China has authorised the emergency use of CoronaVac, a Covid-19 vaccine manufactured by Chinese firm Sinovac, for children aged between 3 and 17 years, Sinovac Chairman Yin Weidong said. “But when the vaccine will be put into (emergency) use and starting from what age in the group has yet to be decided,” he was […]

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Narayana Health and GiveIndia roll out free Covid-19 vaccination drive for the underserved – ET HealthWorld

Bengaluru, 5th June, 2021: Narayana Health, India’s leading healthcare chain, in association with GiveIndia, India’s most trusted online giving platform, announced a ‘Free Covid-19 Vaccination Drive’ across Bengaluru today. The initiative will start by inoculating 2,000 people in its first phase and expand to a wider population of migrant labourers, underprivileged and underserved sections of […]

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India may get Pfizer’s vaccine against Covid-19 in July – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The government’s decisions to ease regulatory norms for clearing foreign-made vaccines for use in India and an in-principle consensus on an indemnity waiver are intended to facilitate the supply of Pfizer‘s vaccine against Covid-19, which officials hope can be made by July. The final agreement between the government and the American drug-maker on […]

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Delhi High Court on vaccine shortage: Some must be ‘charged with manslaughter’

Saying there is a “tearing emergency” to fast-track approvals and “handhold” vaccine manufacturers in the country, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday said some people need to be “charged with manslaughter” for sitting on the “untapped potential” of Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing. “What answer will you give for the loss of lives because of lack of […]

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