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…

Coronavirus Live Updates: India Reported 91,702 New COVID-19 Cases Friday

India’s test positivity rate (positive cases identified for every 100 tests) is on the decline. It stood at 4.48 per cent, below the 5 per cent-mark for the fourth straight day Friday. India reported 91,702 new COVID-19 cases and 3,403 deaths Friday. The country vaccinated 32,74,672 in 24 hours Friday, taking 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…

How Centre’s U-turn in Covid-19 vaccine policy creates a clear roadmap

The Opposition has claimed that its concerted pressure for centralised procurement of vaccines and the Supreme Court’s rap on the Centre’s knuckles was behind the change in policy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is back in the hot seat to drive India’s Covid-19 vaccination efforts, eight weeks after the…

WHO says ‘more information’ required from Bharat Biotech for emergency use listing of Covaxin

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that “more information” is “required” from Bharat Biotech, which is seeking emergency use listing (EUL) for its Covaxin vaccine for Covid-19. The latest ‘Status of Covid-19 Vaccines within WHO EUL/PQ evaluation process’ guidance document dated May 18 on the WHO…

Corona virus is not turned as community transmission in India

AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria said in a press conference today that , there is not much evidence that the novel corona virus is turned as a community transmission, but there are certain hot spots where there is a increased cases spreading regularly and it is very likely that those area is considered to be as communal…

First Indian covid-19 vaccine, “COVAXIN” all set fort trials

India’s one of the leading manufacturer of medicines is ought to be a major part in the race of covid-19 vaccine all over the world. the first potential covid-19 vaccine has been given DCGI ( Drug Controller General of India) approval for the human trials which is planned to be held in the month of July across…