Bihar woman gets both Covaxin, Covishield shots in 5 minutes, condition stable

A woman in Bihar was administered shots of Covishield and Covaxin Covid-19 vaccines in a span of five minutes. The woman, identified as Sunila Devi, is doing okay and is under the observation of a medical team, officials have said. The incident reportedly took place on June 16 at a village in Punpun block of rural…

Mumbai vaccination fraud: Borivali college emerges possible victim, files complaint

Amid arrests in the fake vaccine scam in Mumbai, a city-based college has filed a complaint with the police against organisers of a vaccination camp held on its campus earlier this month. In a statement released on Friday, Borivali’s Aditya College alleged that a vaccination drive was held on its campus on June 3 by…

AstraZeneca Claims Victory In Dispute With Europe Bloc Over Slow Delivery

AstraZeneca said on Friday the European Union had lost a legal case against the pharmaceutical firm over the supply of COVID-19 vaccines, with a court in Brussels rejecting an EU request for more deliveries by the end of June. But European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Friday’s ruling supported…

India records over 67,000 new Covid-19 cases, active caseload lowest in 71 days

India recorded 67,208 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the overall coronavirus tally to 2,97,00,313, showed data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday morning. Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the single-day spike in Covid-19 cases for the 35th consecutive day. The…

Govt confirms first death after Covid vaccination in India

The panel which was studying vaccine side-effects has confirmed the death of the person following vaccination against the Covid-19 infection. A 68-year-old man died due to anaphylaxis after taking a coronavirus vaccine. India Today TV has accessed the report of the AEFI or serious adverse events following immunisation.…

Indian students not required to submit proof of vaccination for entering US: American Diplomat

“Visa applicants with an urgent need to travel to the US, for example, for lifesaving medical treatment, may apply for an expedited visa appointment… “Applicants requesting an expedited appointment must also submit evidence that they are not subject to Presidential Proclamation 10199 or may…

Private Hospitals Used 17% Vaccine In May, 1 Crore Doses Unutilised: Data

According to a press release by the Health Ministry, a total of 7.4 crore doses were made available across the country, of which 1.85 crore doses were earmarked for private hospitals. At a time when vaccine shortage is being reported across the country, government data has shown that only 17 per cent of doses were…

Delta variant 60% more transmissible, reduces vaccine effect, UK experts say

The Delta variant is 50% more transmissible than the Alpha variant, first discovered in the UK, experts from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and the CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) said. The rapid surge in cases during Delhi’s fourth Covid-19 wave was mainly driven by the…

Sulthan fame Karthi gets his first dose of COVD vaccine; fans say ‘Take care Anna’

Actor Karthi has got his first dose of COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Chennai. The actor shared a picture on his Twitter page, informing fans about his vaccination. The second wave of the coronavirus has hit the country so badly. Many have lost their loved ones. Experts suggest that getting vaccinated is the…

Just Got Vaccinated? Remember These Post-Vaccination Do’s And Don’ts

Covid-19 vaccination: Staying hydrated, eating healthy, and abstaining from junk food and alcohol are just some of the things you should keep in mind after getting the shot. Are you someone who just got the covid-19 vaccine? Or maybe your vaccine shot is scheduled just a few days from now? It is essential to follow…