COVID VACCINE LATEST UPDATES
UK regulator to fast-track vaccine updates to combat new Covid variants
MHRA said this is because authorised COVID-19 vaccines that are modified in response to new variants will not need a brand new approval or "lengthy" clinical studies, according to guidance from the Access Consortium - a coalition of regulatory authorities from the UK, Australia, Canada, Singapore and Switzerland.
India stands ready to work with UN to ensure supply of Covid-19 vaccines in Syria
Speaking at the UN General Assembly high-level panel on the...
Over 50 lakh registrations on Co-WIN portal since Monday, no glitch in system: Govt
The vaccination drive for those over 60 years of age an...
Andhra Pradesh on alert mode with early signs of Covid-19 resurgence
Several states like Telangana, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, and West Bengal have been reporting a spike in the daily new cases. The Centre asked the states to maintain a rigorous vigil to contain the spread and not to squander away the gains of the collective work of the last year.
PM Narendra Modi addresses vaccine hesitancy, gets Bharat Biotech's Covaxin jab
PM Modi took the first dose of the vaccine at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi.
Golden Globe 2021 News highlights: Chadwick Boseman wins Best Actor Drama, 'The Crown' bags big
The Korean-American movie 'Minari' won best foreign language movie.
UK COVID-19 vaccine rollout expands to over-60s in latest phase
Almost 2 million people aged 60 to 63 will be invited after over 64s had been covered in the previous phase and letters will start arriving from Monday explaining how they can make an appointment for the jab.
Co-WIN 2.0 in the works for covid vaccine self-registration
The updated Co-WIN app, which can be integrated with private hospitals’ systems, will assist people in the 50+ years age group to get covid vaccinations.
Coronavirus in India: Nearly 90 lakh vaccinated so far; active cases stand at 1.36 lakh
According to the Health Ministry, total of 89,99,230 ...
Sharp decline seen in India's active COVID-19 cases
In fact, in the last 24 hour, only 1 state reported over 1000 cases. Four states and UTs including Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Ladakh, Tripura and Andaman and Nicobar Island have not reported any new cases in the last 24 hours.
AstraZeneca expects updated COVID-19 vaccine by autumn
Researchers began this work months ago when the variants were first detected, said Mene Pangalos, head of biopharmaceuticals research for AstraZeneca.
About 4.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in 19 days, says Health Ministry
In a span of 24 hours, 3,10,604 people were vaccinated across 8,041 sessions, it said, adding that 84,617 sessions have been conducted so far.
COVID-19 positivity rate at 5.42%; third sero-survey shows large population still vulnerable: Govt
India's cumulative COVID-19 positivity rat...
Budget 2021: Rs 2.23 lakh cr announced for healthcare; Rs 35,000 cr for COVID vaccination
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday annou...
Ahead of Covid vaccine, government & companies stock up vials, syringes
To meet that demand, pharma companies, which are working on the potential vaccine candidate for Covid-19, have started tying up with manufacturers of vials and the rubber stoppers that are used in the vials.