Covid vaccine scam: BMC asks SII to verify batch of Covishield vials used in Mumbai housing society

In order to ascertain whether the vaccines administered to the residents of Mumbai’s Hiranandani Heritage housing society were genuine or fake, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Sunday wrote to Serum Institute of India (SII) and sought details of the batch number of the Covishield vials used in the…

Zydus Cadila may apply for emergency use approval of its Covid vaccine in 7-10 days: Sources

In a development that could boost India’s vaccination drive, Ahmedabad-based vaccine manufacturer Zydus Cadila has told the Centre that it could apply for emergency use authorisation for its Covid-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D in the next seven to ten days, sources privy to the development have told India Today TV. The…

BJP’s New Plan To Shake Off COVID-19 Criticism

The BJP is set to start the second phase of a countrywide voluntary service to promote Covid vaccination, promote awareness and help people affected with the disease. The programme was initiated last month by BJP chief JP Nadda as the country grappled with the second wave of Covid and the opposition accused the…

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: India records 3,403 deaths, 91,000 fresh cases, toll crosses 3.63 lakh

Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates: Digital companies with huge online presence such as Paytm, Makemytrip, Infosys and others are eyeing approval to start vaccine bookings on their platforms in third party integration with CoWIN. India has been ramping up vaccination to tackle the Covid-19 cases and has so far…

Indiscriminate, incomplete vaccination can promote mutant strains, health experts tell PM Modi

Public health experts, including doctors and members from the national taskforce on Covid-19 have said that unplanned vaccination can promote mutant strains. Experts have also said there is no need to inoculate those who have had coronavirus infection. A group of public health experts, including doctors from AIIMS and…